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Issue 50 August 30, 2012

Wow! Issue 50 is packed with news from DrupalCon Munich as well as some handy modules and tutorials. It’s been a crazy ride publishing this newsletter and I wanna thank you all for your support. I also wanna thank Drupal Watchdog for sponsoring this issue. The Watchdog is the print magazine covering the Drupal world. It’s a beautifully designed magazine filled with great articles by people you know in the Drupal community. It also looks great on any desk or coffee table.

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DrupalCon Prague 2013

Join us and thousands of others in the beautiful city of Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic.

White House Contributes to Drupal

The code behind “We the People” was released last week. In case you missed it, “We the People” gives US citizens the ability to create petitions on the Whitehouse web site to the President.

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DrupalCon São Paulo video

DrupalCon São Paulo looks awesome! We should all go. Who’s with me?

Drupal 8 UX Initiative Update

Catch up on the progress of the unofficial D8 UX initiative and watch Bojhan Somers’ Drupalcon Munich presentation.

Drupal world domination - Step 2

Acquia co-founder Jay Batson announced he’s stepping away from his duties at Acquia to start a Drupal Accelerator program. The goal of is to help kick start new companies. Sounds like a great opportunity.


Phase2 announces their DrupalGive page. I love this initiative. Basically DrupalGive pages are a place where you or your organization can highlight how you have contributed to the Drupal community.

20 Rock Star Mentors, 20 Eager Students, 1,000 Hours of Community Contributions

Michael Anello of Drupal Easy is back at it with round two of the Drupal Career Starter Program. Mentors from the Drupal community are paired with students spending 1–2 hours a week helping them get involved. I can’t wait to see the results.


DrupalCon Munich Keynote: Dries Buytaert

In case you missed it, here it is.

Drupalcon Interviews: Vesa Palmu, CEO, Wunderkraut

Drupalcon Day 2 Roundup

Drupal Radar did a great job covering DrupalCon Munich. This summary post includes the Day 2 Keynote video given by Anke Domscheit-Berg.

Drupalcon Day 3 Roundup

Drupalcon Interviews: Greg Dunlap, D8 Initiative Lead

Hats off to Drupal Radar for their coverage of DrupalCon Munich.

Drupalcon Interviews: Donna Benjamin, DA Board Member

Articles & Tutorials

Using Search API Attachments With Remote Solr Extraction

Image Title as Text Description for Colorbox Image Formatter

Nice little tutorial from Anton Sidashin.

Reviewing Code Using Dreditor

An easy way to start contributing to Drupal.

Migrating HTML Files Into Drupal With jsdom

Modules & Tips

Module Monday: View Unpublished

Have you ever wanted more fine grained control of the permissions to view unpublished nodes? This module is the ticket.

Introducing the Unsubscribe Module

This module allows you to opt out of all emails set by your Drupal site.

Module Monday: Apply For Role

Jeff Eaton introduces us to a great little module.

Project Review Wednesday: Commerce Justpay


Matt Farina and HP Cloud - Modules Unraveled Podcast


The Periodic Table of Drupal Modules

Amazee Labs has produced a sweet Drupal infographic. Take a sec and check it out.


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