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Issue 45 July 25, 2012

As I write this I'm getting ready to head out the door on vacation so this week is a bit light on commentary but full of useful links. I'll be at Drupal Camp LA this weekend so be sure to say hi. I ♥ talking to TheWeeklyDrop readers.

Headlines

DrupalCon Downunder in Sydney 2013

DrupalCon Downunder will take place in Sydney, on February 6th - 9th in 2013. Drupal is taking over the world!

Events

DrupalCamp Ohio

November 30 - December 1 at The Ohio State University

Drupal Con

Core Conversations Schedule Completes 100% of DrupalCon Munich

Articles

The Future of Drupal - Sustaining Effective Growth

Protect the Internet with Drupal

Alan Palazzolo shares info about the Internet Defense League and an accompanying module. I'm still educating myself about this new group but at first glance this looks pretty legit.

Hello, Shadow is Here!

Richard Mo gives us an intro to Adobe® Shadow, a new inspection and preview tool which make testing on multiple devices much easier.

Tips & Tutorials

JQuery Theming Tips for Drupal 7

Building Custom Blocks with Drupal 7

Your Site Administration UI Should be Loved as Well

Maintaining Different Settings on Different Environments With Drush

More handy drush tips. Seriously, why are you not using Drush?

Create a Related Content Block

Using views contextual filters you can create a related content block with Drupal 7

Responsive Embedded Video

Modifying the Page Display for a Monthly Archive View

Reusing Drupal Webforms Across All Your Content

How to Setup a Drupal LAMP Development Environment on Linux (Ubuntu)

Kristen Pol walks use through a simple LAMP setup.

RedHen and Mandrill - 10-minute Setup for a Bulk Mail Tool

It's no secret that I'm a big MailChimp fan, and the MC folks now have a transactional email service called Mandrill that you learn to use with this handy tutorial

Pretty Up that GMap

Blossoming as a Drupal Developer -- My Favorite Tips and Tricks

Check out some of the handy Drush tips here.

Video

Introducing Views Slideshow

A nice walkthrough covering one of my favorite modules.

Getting Started in the Issue Queue

Install Git

Podcasts

Modules Unraveled: 029

Joachim Noreiko and Jamie Abrahams and the Party module CRM.

Finally

Drupal Give - Mediacurrent

Really nice Drupal Give page from good folk of Mediacurrent.

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