Issue 298 - July, 13th 2017
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myDropWizard: Not Just for Drupal 6 Anymore!
While much of the Drupal world knows myDropWizard as the premiere Drupal 6 support resource, as Drupal 7 reaches middle-age, you know it's time for your team to start focusing on Drupal 8. Of course, the same great support & maintenance services we provided for Drupal 6, we also provide for Drupal 7 & 8! You rock at putting out new Drupal projects. Don't get weighed down and slowed down by customer support and critical Drupal security updates! Let us do it!
Common Pitfalls When Configuring Entity Browser in Drupal 8
In this article by Marcos Cano of Lullabot you will pick up some tips on how to configure and use the Entity Browser.
Drupal 8 on Google Cloud with Kubernetes
"A month ago I received the honour to present at DrupalJam 2017. What a wonderful event! I had been invited to talk about deploying Drupal 8 onto kubernetes, which can be found as a hosted service in Google Cloud."
Drupal vs Sitecore, Part 1 of 2
A useful article for anyone trying to measure Drupal against Sitecore from Mediacurrent's Bill Shaouy.
Entity Reference Roundup
A nice list of modules for working with and extending Drupal's useful entity reference feature.
Registration Open! Decoupled Developer Days - NYC - Aug 19-20
Registration is now open and it will fill up fast. Don't miss this small developer-focused conference for architects, developers, and businesspeople involved in implementing decoupled Drupal architectures. The mission of Decoupled Dev Days is threefold: share best practices in sessions, discuss difficult shared problems in discussions, and build open-source projects in sprints.
Inclusivity Through Accessibility
Lessons Learned as a DrupalCon Presenter
Observations and opinions on Drupal from long time community member Ben Finklea.
On Simplicity & Maintainability: CDN Module for Drupal 8
Insights and history from Wim Leers on Drupal 8 and various modules that are now in core. It's an interesting read.
Choosing an Image Style When Embedding with CKEditor
Learn how to configure image styles in CKEditor from Acquia's Adam Balsam.
Getting Started with React, Drupal 8, and JsonAPI
A useful tutorial from Zivtech's Jody Hamilton with example code.
How to Create Forms Using Webform and Contact in Drupal 8
How We Used a Meta Tag Strategy and Drupal to Look Our Best on Social Media
Learn how team at Princeton used the Meta Tag Module to customize their content on social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.
Learn Why Developers and Agencies Are More Successful with Pantheon
Switch to Pantheon for the most reliable Drupal hosting. Pantheon delivers a better platform, unlimited support, and fewer hassles. Now offering free migrations!
Overriding Admin Views in Drupal 7
A handy tutorial for those doing Drupal 7 from Third & Grove's Josh Fremer.
Using Configuration Split to Have Dev-Only Configuration in Drupal 8
I've linked to Config split module before but this a good tutorial that covers some common use cases for the module by Dave Hansen-Lange of Advomatic.
Video: Setup Multiple Drush Version's on Your Machine, Make Drupal Maintenance Easier
Simple MailChimp Module for Drupal 8
"The Simple MailChimp module for Drupal 8 intends to be the easiest way to add MailChimp integration to your site."
Simple Password Reveal for Drupal 8
"Simple Password Reveal alters password fields on user login and user edit forms to show plain text by default, while also adding a checkbox for concealing the password as needed."
Mediacurrent: Friday 5: 5 Reasons to Attend a Drupal Camp
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