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Issue 35 May 17, 2012

Drupal.org moving to Drupal 7, Community Cultivation Grants, and a ton of Drupal Camps around the world.

Headlines

Our Drupal.org Website Is Stepping Up To Drupal 7

With a goal of completing this upgrade before DrupalCon Munich plenty of help is needed. Wanna help make this happen? What are you waiting for? Do it.

Drupal Community Cultivation Grants Now Open

The DA is now accepting application for the Community Cultivation Grants. In 2011 over $20,000 was given to 17 projects with the goal of transforming, supporting, and educating Drupal communities around the world. If you have an idea but need a little cash to get going you should check this out.

Events

Drupal Summit CERN'12

May 23rd, 2012 at Cern in Genève, Switzerland.

DrupalCamp Gent

May 25th & 26th, 2012 in Gent, Belgium.

Drupalcamp Lyon

May 26th & 27th, 2012 in Lyon, France.

Drupal Balkan Summit Sarajevo

May 26th, 2012 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Drupal Camp Sacramento Area

June 8th - 10th, 2012 at UC Davis Campus in Davis, California.

Drupalcamp Bogota

June 22nd, 2012 in Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas.

DrupalCamp LA

July 28th & 29th, 2012 at UC Irvine in Irvine, California.

Atlanta Drupal Business Summit & DrupalCamp Atlanta

October 26 & 27th, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Drupalcon

The Second Rate Citizens Of Drupalcon

Morten, the King of Denmark shares his opinion about half price DrupalCon tickets for students. There is a good conversation in the comments.

DrupalCon Global Track Chairs

Rick Nashleanas shares a little insight in what it means to be a DrupalCon global track chair.

Articles

Impending Drupal Site Launch? Use the List

Zivtech's Meghan Palagyi has compiled a great pre-launch list.

Getting Started with Drupal, Part 1: Building Blocks

Tobias Sjösten has written a nice intro to Drupal on the New Relic blog.

Tutorials

How to Conditionally Display a Value from Two Fields in Views

A very nice Views tip from Ki Kim of Urban Insight.

Responsive Web Design Off the Shelf with Panopoly

Victor Kane gives a quick tutorial for setting up Panopoly distribution. Panopoly is a really nice Apps enabled distribution of Drupal powered by lots of CTools and Panels magic. It's goal is to be a base profile from which to build you own profiles.

Getting Meta Tags on Views in Drupal 7

Oneliner Drupal Install

Virtual host, hosts file, downloading and enabling modules and installing drupal in one line.

Theming

Kiss My Sass - Community Day 2012

As always, and epic slide deck from Morten.

Use SASS and Compass to Streamline Your CSS development

Questions

Displaying "Sticky" Notifications To Users

Is there a module for displaying “sticky” notifications to users(i.e., messages that continue to appear until closed)? There is, and it's called Absolute Messages. Great little module. Get more details over at Drupal Answers.

How To List Users And Have The Number Of Nodes Created By Them

StackExchange has a great family of sites one of which is a Drupal specific one, Drupal Answers. This Views question caught my attention.

Tools & Modules

Sublime Text 2 Plugin For Drupal

Tancredi D’Onofrio has released a Sublime Text 2 plugin for Drupal. Really been digging ST2 lately. With a solid Drupal plugin I may just ditch TextMate.

Commerce Extra Panes

Great to see the wealth of features being added to the Drupal a commerce world.

Video

Free Series On The Learn Drupal Ladder

Drupalize.Me announces the Drupal Latter video series, a free video series with the goal of helping people become Drupal contributors.

The Drupal Media Initiative Webinar

Podcasts

Modules Unraveled: 019 Randall Knutson and Drupal Apps

Drupal Voices 227: Florian Loretan talks about DrupalCon Munich

Drupal Voices 226: Nathan Haug Talks About Webform.com

DrupalEasy Podcast 82: Mapping Middle Earth

Jobs

List Your Job on Drupal Jobs

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.

Featured Jobs

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