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Issue 63 November 29, 2012

The features are flying into the Drupal 8 branch of Drupal as the December 1st feature freeze deadline draws near.

Update: Drupal 8 feature freeze extended

News

Too Many Changes

Daniel Wehner gives us a run down of the features committed to Drupal 8 in the past week.

Layout initiative - UI update

This initiative is getting very exciting. Be sure and check out the screencast.

The State of Drupal 8: Before the Feature Freeze

Steve Burge has compiled a nice write up about pre-feature freeze Drupal 8.

Drupal 8 Progress from My / MongoDB Perspective: Update #8

Articles

Drupal Functions for Sanitizing User Input

Old hat for you Drupal veterans but a must read for those of you new to Drupal.

Implementing User-specific, Role-based Access Control Per Node Type, Per Group. (part 3)

Google Code-in != Drupal

Janez Urevc shares the frustration about the missed opportunity with no Drupal tracks in Google Code-in.

Events

Learn Drupal: Global Training Days

December 14, 2012 all over the world!

Frontend United

April 13, 2013 in London, United Kingdom

Tutorials

Configuring Layouts with Display Suite in Drupal 7

Display Suite is one of the coolest layout modules on the Drupal scene. Ivan Zugec has posted a great tutorial that will help you get up to speed.

Building Maps with OpenLayers in Drupal 7

Complex Development Environment Simplified With Vagrant

Seems like we are in the middle of another wave of Vagrant adoption in the Drupal community. It’s a great tool for sure. This post from Rumen Yordanov gives a good basic overview of the virtualization tool.

Taking The Leap Into Vagrant, Aegir And Easy Development

Getting Remote Import To Work On A Barracuda Setup With Vagrant

Features: Empowering Developers One Feature At A Time

Drupal Development Like A Boss Using Drush And Features

Great commandline tips for managing your feature modules without the GUI.

Modules

Salesforce Integration with REST, OAUTH, and Entities

Great to see integrating with Salesforce is getting better.

Module Monday: ImageAPI Optimize

Another nice module pick from Jeff Eaton.

5 Cool Modules To Help You With Your Blocks

Blocks are a key feature provided by Drupal but by adding a few contrib modules you can make them much more flexible. Daniel Sipos shares a list of modules that will help you get started.

Drupal 7 Javascript Ajax Framework Example From A Link

A nice tutorial covering using the Ajax framework in Drupal seven. Also check out the linked video.

Crop Down Your Images With The Imagefield Crop Module

A Git Commit Hook Helps You Keep Your Code Clean

A very handy Git tip.

Video

Drupal 7 Tutorials

A nice YouTube screencast series covering a broad range of beginning Drupal topics from setting up Drupal on your local machine to enabling modules.

Podcasts

Insert Content Here, Episode 5: Marc Danziger and Andrew Berry on Reinventing the Knowledge Base with NBC

Modules Unraveled Podcast: Ezra Gildesgame and the Drupal Commons Distribution

Jobs

Project Manager

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Drupal Developer

Phase2 Technology is seeking a Senior Drupal Developer with experience developing innovative web applications including websites, CMS, CRM, e-commerce, and performing custom web development. Must be proficient in web-based technologies to include, but not limited to; MySql, PHP, Java, XML, AJAX, etc.

Environmental Defense Fund Sr. Producer

The sr. producer manages digital production, guides development of our digital infrastructure, and works with a small team to shape and execute projects to support EDF’s digital goals.

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