Issue 57 October 18, 2012
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Nice little tutorial covering how to customize the output of your addresses wit the Address Field module.
An excellent tutorial from Karen Stevenson of Lullabot.
View modes in Drupal 7 are really handy. If you wanna get up to speed on why and how to use them Julia Sifers has written a nice tutorial o get you started.
A short tutorial covering setting up Drush aliases that allow you to execute drush commands on remote sites via ssh.
November 16th & 17th, 2012 in Toronto.
November 10th, 2012 in Maracanã, Rio de Janeiro.
November 1st - 4th, 2012 in Berkeley, California.
November 10th, 2012 in Chicago, Illinois.
D8 Code Sprints
DrupalCamp North West November 24th - 25th at Media City, Manchester, UK.
October 26th, 2012 in Atlanta, Georgia.
If you need to export a list of data as a CSV, DOC, XLS, TXT or XML file check out the Views Data Export module intro from Jeff Eaton. I love this module.
There are a lot of improvements in the new branch of Features module. Checkout Mike Potter’s highlights.
This module has been around for a while and I don’t know why it’s new to me. If you have ever wanted to have a menu item that didn’t link to anything this is the module for you.
More interesting new Drupal modules featured in this list from Cocomore.com.
A very short and easy to understand explanation of PHP closures.
A very nice tip for making your Drush backups smaller.
This is a really good list of best practices when creating views from Jody Hamilton of Zivtech.
This isn’t specifically Drupal related but I thought it was important enough to mention here. WebPlatform.org is a new site and community with the goal of making developing for the web better with documentation and best practices. There are some big names behind this project and it appears to have a lot of support.
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