Issue 33 May 3, 2012
This week Google announced the Google Summer of Code results with 13 projects being funded. The Weekly Drop hit a milestone passing 1,000 subscribers. As I finish this week's issue we are at 1,030 subscribers and climbing. Thank you all for spreading the word. I would also like to congratulate Andrew Larcombe, the winner of our BuildaModule.com Giveaway.
Google invests over $72,000 in Drupal by sponsoring 13 Drupal projects this year.
July 27th & 28th, 2012 in Washington, DC.
Get your session submitted before May 11th in one of the following categories Coding and Development, Community, Design and Theming, Business and Strategy, Site building, or DevOps.
Wim Leers has written a nice tutorial covering setting up the CDN module with Amazon's CloudFront service.
If you are considering Drupal as your CMS or trying to sell your boss on Drupal this might be a good article to check out. I hesitated to linking to this since there is a popup ad on this site.
I have to remind myself sometimes that new people are entering the Drupal community every week and some may not know about some of the cool projects that have been around for a while. I came across this nice writeup about Open Atrium this week and thought I would share it for the newbies. If you need an Intranet or Drupal based PM system check it out.
Matt Petrowsky of GotDrupal.com is back with a new video demonstrating his use of Nginx on OS X for local dev work. Matt shares a few cool tips and tricks worth checking out.
Michael Mesker shares Palantir's experience creating responsive templates for the University of Michigan Medical School with flexible navigation. This is a great read for anyone doing a responsive site with complicated navigation.
Frontend United looks like it was a great event. Hope to see more of these events. Maybe one in the US? I especially enjoyed Jesper Wøldiche's slides from his Going Mobile First With Drupal workshop.
A nice list of Drupal 7 themes.
It's just a matter of time until you will need to create an FAQ page on a Drupal site. Jeff Eaton gives us a quick overview of this field based FAQ module.
If you've been doing Drupal for a while there won't be any surprises here.
Some cool news from the Drupal 8 Mobile Initiative Lead.
Another great collection of conversations from DrupalCon Denver including Ryan Szrama of the Drupal Commerce project and Palantirs Colleen Carroll and Robin Barre talking about Workbench.
Brian chats with J. Ayen Green, author of Drupal 7 Views Cookbook.
DrupalEasy's Michael Anello delivers a nice review of this book covering the Views module.
I launched a site this week perfect for answering that ever prevalent question, "Can Drupal Scale".
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