Issue 34 May 10, 2012
Guarantees, Drupal Skirts, and a slew of Drupal events.
Drupal 7.14 and Drupal 6.26 Released
These releases include bug fixes for both D6 & 7 and fixes for security vulnerabilities found 7.13.
Announcing Spark: Authoring Improvements for Drupal 7 and Drupal 8
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".
Marketing Communications Growth at the DA!
This week the Drupal Association announced the hiring of Marta Betts as the Marketing Communications Manager.
Open Atrium 1.4 Security Release and Migration to Drupal.org
Announcing Tatiana (tvn) as Drupal.org Project Coordinator
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June 2nd, 2012 in Helsinki, Finland
Drupal Camp Utah 2012
June 15th, 2012 in Salt Lake City, UT.
Drupal Developer Days Barcelona
June 15th - 17th, 2012 Barcelona, Spain.
June 22nd, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA.
Oxford Drupal Camp
June 22nd & 23rd, 2012 in Oxford, UK.
Midwest Drupal Developer Summit
July 26th & 27th, 2012 in Madison, WI.
Twin Cities Drupal Camp - D8 Theme Sprint
If you wanna get involved in Drupal 8 check out the Theme Sprint happening on Sunday, May 20th.
Drupal - Guaranteed Failure
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.
Update on DrupalCon São Paulo 2012!
If you wanna help make DrupalCon São Paulo great you should check out this post. There is also a RFP.
Mobile Drupal Optimization Results
Metal Toad's Dylan Tack shares how they improved their site's performance.
Connecting Facebook With Drupal, The Easy Way
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.
Migrating Old HTML Files into Drupal
Packaging Info and Updating Core with Git
Josh Koenig of Pantheon Systems shares how they strip out the drupal packaging info in their Git repos.
Simple Off-Site Backups with rsync, ssh, and sudo
Lullabot Andrew Berry shares a simple script and tutorial for doing off-site backups.
Virtualmin + Drupal 7.x on Ubuntu 12.04
Speedy 1.0 Released
Drupal Views Now Supports Queries Of Google Analytics Report Data
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.
Module Monday: Field Label Plurals
Drupal Voices 224: Drew Gorton talks Backup
Drew is a super nice guy with a cool backup service for Drupal called NodeSquirrel.
Drupal Voices 225: Kris Vanderwater
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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