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Issue 275 - February, 2nd 2017


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Playing with the Sculpin Static Site Generator

As someone who has moved my personal site from Wordpress to Drupal to Jekyll and now Sculpin, I agree with Janez Urevc. Using a CMS is not always the best choice for every web site.

My Security Resolutions for 2017! #SecurityResolutions

David Snopek, of the Drupal Security Team, shares his personal security-related New Year's resolutions. Do you have any security resolutions for 2017?


Drupal 8: How to Reference a Views' Block Display from a Field

In Drupal 8 Blocks are full entities, and you can reference any entity with an entity reference. Coupled with Views, this allows us to create powerful content management options as you will learn in this post by Mediacurrent's Michelle Cox.

Loading and Using JavaScript in Drupal 8

Todd Zebert shows us the many ways we can use and load Javascript in Drupal 8.

Transitioning from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8: Programmatically Creating Blocks

Advanced Techniques for Route Access Control in Drupal 8

Continuous Integration Is for Teams - on-Demand Webinar

Discussions of Continuous Integration often revolve around the coolest new tools and technologies. Have you tried Yarn yet? How about Docker, Composer, Gulp, Grunt, or Robo? This webinar goes past the tooling hype and looks at the benefits of Continuous Integration for developers, project managers, and clients. Ultimately a successful Continuous Integration practice makes a team work faster, safer, and more predictably.

Set Up BLT and Drupal VM Entirely Within Windows 10

Spinning Up the Drupal Environment with Drupal VM

I've linked to Drupal VM related posts before but if you haven't checked it out before Evgeny Leonov has a good intro.


Drupal 8 Module of the Week: Group

Jeffrey McGuire introduces us to the Group module for Drupal 8.


entityreference_prepopulate 7.x-1.7

Jsonapi 8.x-1.0-Alpha4

Metatag 8.x-1.0

Pathauto 8.x-1.0-Rc1

Speedy 7.x-1.28

Thunder 8.x-1.0

Thunder 8.x-1.0-Rc6

Token 7.x-1.7

Viewfield 7.x-2.1

Webform 7.x-3.27-Rc1

Webform 8.x-5.0-Beta5

workbench_email 7.x-3.12


Mediacurrent: Friday 5: 5 Tips for Preparing for the Acquia Certification Test

User Personas Module

This time Drupal Modules: The One Percent introduces the User Personas module, a module which allows you to assign groups of roles to your users.


Acquia Podcast: 245: Drupal Association Board Community Elections 2017 - Meet Megan Sanicki

DrupalEasy Podcast 190 - Ted Sings! (Dan Schiavone, Elizabeth Lipinski - DrupalCon Baltimore Sessions)

Hacking Culture - Matt Westgate and Seth Brown on Doing Good with Drupal

Mediacurrent: Dropcast Episode 28: Ahh Fabian Franz


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