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Issue 47 August 9, 2012


Drupal 7.15 Released

This is a maintenance release including only bug fixes. No security fixes this time.

Proposal from First Drupal Governance Sprint


DrupalCamp Kyiv

September 14th - 15th in Kiev, Ukraine.


Interviewing Dries at Drupalcon Munich

Josh Koenig of Pantheon will be interviewing Dries like he did at BADCamp last year. Should be good stuff. Be sure and get you questions in soon.

Update Your D.O Profile by August 10 for a Rockin’ DrupalCon Badge!

Build Something Awesome

Sign up for Tropo Hackathon at DrupalCon Munich. Hackathons are a lot of fun. Wish I could go to Munich.

News & Announcements

Introducing Trekk - a Drupal Distribution for Universities

Drupal Connect has been busy working on a distro for Universities with some nice features for sharing content across multiple sites. I need to find some time to check it out.

New Events Page on

This week some nice updates were pushed to the events page.

Installation Profile for Omega Theme

DrupalCon + COD = OSS Love

The Drupal Association and COD are getting together. Good news :)

Articles & Tutorials

Server-side Mapping

Drupal’s Big Data Problem

Programmatically Creating Date Formats

Brad Blake shares a quick tutorial showing us how to create date formats in code with a few hooks and statements.

Agile Resource Planning at a Fixed-Bid Drupal Dev Shop

Kent Bye shares some insight about how the Metal Toad Drupal shop works.

Un(b)locking the Drupal Learning Curve

Rules for Admin Notifications, Part 2: New Comments and Content

Troubleshooting Drupal: Why I Can’t See My Page?

This is all basic stuff, but is very handy if you are fairly new to Drupal.

Little Views Tricks #2

Manage Content Per Tag

Johan Falk shows us how we can make managing our content a bit easier.

How I got Twitter, UNIX Timestamps, and Drupal 7 to all Play Nice

Chaos Monkey and the Coffee Shop: A Quality Emergency Plan

5 Things You Can Do to Improve the Performance and Scalability of Your Drupal Site

Why You Should Spend the Extra Time to Write Drupal Update Scripts

How to Write Drupal Update Scripts


Relation Migrate Integration And *Reference Upgrade Path

Module Monday: Configuration Builder

Nice module that adds makes it easy create configuration screens you can then export configuration screens to your Features modules.


Robert Douglass and Commerce Kickstart 2.0 - Modules Unraveled Podcast

DrupalEasy Podcast 87: DrupalCon Munich!

Florian Loretan (floretan on, one of the main organizers for DrupalCon Munich, joins Mike Anello and special-guest co-host Ted Bowman to find what attendees can expect at this year’s European DrupalCon.


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