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Issue 42 July 5, 2012

Issue 42. I don't have the answer to everything but we do have some cool tips and tricks for Drupalers. I also wanna mention that if you want to support TheWeeklyDrop you can now do so. Head on over to the new donate page if you would like to support your favorite weekly Drupal news source.

Headlines

Drupal 7 Core Release Postponed

Drupal 7 core release postponed; help still needed resolving release blockers.

News

Drupal Governance Sprint

Randy Fay and Dries Buytaert are holding a sprint about Drupal Governance on July 16 and 17 in Portland, Oregon just after the Community Leadership Summit. If you have suggestions for topics jump in and get involved.

DrupalCon Contributions to COD

DrupalCon São Paolo Updates and Call for Session Proposals

It's time to start gearing up for DrupalCon São Paolo! Call for session proposals opened on June 28th and closes August 24th.

Pantheon Raises $5M Series A From Foundry

Congrats to the Pantheon crew. They are absolutely killing it.

Transitions at the Drupal Association

Announcements

Welcome To The Hen House

This week ThinkShout announced RedHen, their Drupal CRM distro. It looks very promising.

Skill Compass Updates

Drupalcon

Drupalcon Munich's Community Track

Tutorials & Articles

A Simple Async JavaScript Loader

De-Drupalizing The Login Form

Oh course Morten DK wrote this article for Drupal Watch Dog :)

Affordable Faceted Search Using Solr

Drupal Drush Tutorial and Documentation

Unlike many Drush tutorials, OSTraining's tut is not Mac/Linux centric.

Inheriting your Drupal Profile From an Existing Distribution

Video

Drupal Development with Vim

Updating Features

Tips n Tricks

You and Your Development Environment

Automatically Increment Features Version Numbers Using Drush

Another nice tip from Alex Weber.

Find and Replace Paths Within Code Files

Theming

Creating Page Layouts with Omega Theme

Responsive Wireframes with Foundation

Dave outlines the great Foundation framework by Zurb. Foundation is a responsive HTML/CSS/JS prototyping framework. It's a really nice way to quickly flesh out an idea and demo it to a client. Just used it a few months ago. Highly recommend Foundation.

Modules and Tools

Module Monday: Node Announce

Project Review Wednesday: Responsive Image Styles

Sublime Text 2 for Drupal Development

Podcasts

Modules Unraveled: 026 Bob Christenson and Making a Living in Drupal

Great Modules Unraveled episode with Bob Christenson of Mustardseed about making a living with Drupal.

Jobs

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Featured Jobs

Drupal Developer - Onsite Opportunity in Dallas, TX & Chicago, IL - Multiple Opportunities - Full time / Contract

Photon Interactive Dallas/TX/USDallas/TX/US

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