Issue 34 May 10, 2012
Guarantees, Drupal Skirts, and a slew of Drupal events.
These releases include bug fixes for both D6 & 7 and fixes for security vulnerabilities found 7.13.
This week Dries announced the Spark project which in his words seeks to "act as an incubator for Drupal 8 authoring experience improvements that can be tested in the field".
This week the Drupal Association announced the hiring of Marta Betts as the Marketing Communications Manager.
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June 2nd, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland
June 15th, 2012 in Salt Lake City, UT.
June 15th - 17th, 2012 Barcelona, Spain.
June 22nd, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA.
June 22nd & 23rd, 2012 in Oxford, UK.
July 26th & 27th, 2012 in Madison, WI.
If you wanna get involved in Drupal 8 check out the Theme Sprint happening on Sunday, May 20th.
Chx has proposed a session for DrupalCon Munich in response to the blog post of the same name. The Twitter conversations in response to the "Guaranteed Failure" post were pretty entertaining and are one more reason I love this community.
If you wanna help make DrupalCon São Paulo great you should check out this post. There is also a RFP.
Metal Toad's Dylan Tack shares how they improved their site's performance.
I'm going to spoil it for ya. Matt Grasmick picks Facebook OAuth as the best module to use to connect your Drupal site into the Facebook platform. Matt includes some handy code examples in his tutorial.
Josh Koenig of Pantheon Systems shares how they strip out the drupal packaging info in their Git repos.
Lullabot Andrew Berry shares a simple script and tutorial for doing off-site backups.
I haven't had a chance to try this out yet but being able to query Google Analytics with views is a huge win for anyone using GA with Drupal.
Drew is a super nice guy with a cool backup service for Drupal called NodeSquirrel.
Hear what the Drupal 8 Blocks & Layouts Everywhere Initiative Lead has to say about "Panels in Core".
Heather James shares how she turned a pile of Drupal t-shirts into a sweet skirt. Love it Heather.
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