Issue 35 May 17, 2012
Drupal.org moving to Drupal 7, Community Cultivation Grants, and a ton of Drupal Camps around the world.
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.
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.
May 23rd, 2012 at Cern in Genève, Switzerland.
May 25th & 26th, 2012 in Gent, Belgium.
May 26th & 27th, 2012 in Lyon, France.
May 26th, 2012 in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.
June 8th - 10th, 2012 at UC Davis Campus in Davis, California.
June 22nd, 2012 in Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas.
July 28th & 29th, 2012 at UC Irvine in Irvine, California.
October 26 & 27th, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
Morten, the King of Denmark shares his opinion about half price DrupalCon tickets for students. There is a good conversation in the comments.
Rick Nashleanas shares a little insight in what it means to be a DrupalCon global track chair.
Zivtech's Meghan Palagyi has compiled a great pre-launch list.
Tobias Sjösten has written a nice intro to Drupal on the New Relic blog.
A very nice Views tip from Ki Kim of Urban Insight.
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.
Virtual host, hosts file, downloading and enabling modules and installing drupal in one line.
As always, and epic slide deck from Morten.
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.
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
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.
Great to see the wealth of features being added to the Drupal a commerce world.
Drupalize.Me announces the Drupal Latter video series, a free video series with the goal of helping people become Drupal contributors.