Issue 275 - February, 2nd 2017
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Digital signage can be a great way to extend your organization’s reach, moving your content and your brand beyond the typical website experience. In this tech talk, we’ll present a case study along with a few technical examples of decoupled Drupal and digital signage. Attendees will learn how JSON API and other strategies can help standardize data from multiple sources, and more.
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.
David Snopek, of the Drupal Security Team, shares his personal security-related New Year's resolutions. Do you have any security resolutions for 2017?
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.
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.
I've linked to Drupal VM related posts before but if you haven't checked it out before Evgeny Leonov has a good intro.
Jeffrey McGuire introduces us to the Group module for Drupal 8.
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.