Issue 32 April 26, 2012
I'd like to welcome our newest sponsor Drupalize.me. Be sure you check out their great offer for Weekly Drop readers. I was an early subscriber to Drupalize.me and can recommmend their service to anyone that needs to sharpen their Drupal skills.
Good to see progress on the drupal.org D7 upgrade front.
Another bugfix release with many Nginx support improvements.
From Our Sponsor
Drupalize.Me provides video training resources — delivered by experts from Lullabot — for new and experienced Drupal developers. You get instant access to an extensive library of more than 500 high-quality, in-depth Drupal training videos, available at your desk or on the go. Use coupon code TWD10 to get $10 off your subscription (expires May 31, 2012). Sign up today!
Károly Négyesi (chx) announced this week that 10gen, the company developing MongoDB is going to begin paying him to make sure Drupal works smoothly with MongoDB.
June, 1st 2012 in Vancouver, Canada.
June 2nd in Vancouver, Canada.
Looks like DC Munich will not have voting on sessions. However, they are encouraging comments on the session proposals. The track chairs will be making the call and using the communities comments to assist their decisions.
If you want to speak at DrupalCon Munich you'd better get your session in soon.
Check out the the progress of the Drupal Mobile HTML Prototype project headed up by Lewis Nyman.
There is a discussion about funding the WSCCI initiative to allow Larry Garfield to focus on this very important initiative. What is the WSCCI initiative? It's a major project to take Drupal 8 beyond it's current page oriented architecture. It's a huge undertaking and one that would make Drupal much more flexible and versatile.
This is a nice profile writeup about Dries and look at the Business side of Drupal for the project's leader. No big revelations but it's an informative read.
ReneB's sandbox project is worth a look see.
Mortendk gives a complete run down on Frontend Unitied which sounds like it was an amazing event. In case you missed what Frontend United is all about, it's the successor to Design for Drupal. Basically an event centered around design, theming, and the Drupal frontend world.
Rene Bakx slides from Frontend United covering Twig for Drupal 7. Twig is a PHP templating engine created by Fabien Potencier, the creator of the Symfony framework that can be used in place of phpTemplate.
John Ennew of Deeson Group shares a quick tip for including your own views templates with your Features modules. I really could have used this post around this time last year. Thanks John.
Michael Nielson of OpenSourcery.com gives us a run down of Drupal Commerce modules that just might come in handy on your next project.
Node Pane offers an improved way to put content into your panels. Florian Lorétan has created a nice screencast show the traditional way to add content with Panels and how it works with Node Pane Module.
Gabor Hojtsy and the Multilingual Initiative for Drupal 8.
Greg Dunlap and the Configuration Management Initiative.
How does a 6-month membership with BuildaModule.com sound? Pretty awesome right. That's a $156 value. All you have to do is subscribe to TheWeeklyDrop.com before May 1st and you will be entered to win. If you are already a subscriber you are already entered. The winner will be announced in the newsletter on May 3rd.
Wanna get the word out about your great Drupal job? Get your job in front of hundreds of Drupal job seekers every day at Jobs.Drupal.Org.
Other Media London/GB
Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Chevy Chase/MD/US