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Issue 64 December 6, 2012

A lot has happened in the past week. Drupal Feature Freeze was extended, DrupalCon Portland co-locates with Symfony Live, and Acquia raises 30 million in funding.
~ Bob Kepford

Headlines

Drupal 8 Feature Freeze Extended

As soon as the newsletter went out last week Dries made this announcement. I think it’s a good call.

DrupalCon Portland Will Co-Locate with Symfony Live and WebVisions

DrupalCon Portland is joining forces with Symfony Live and WebVisions. No, there aren’t combining the three cons but special rates will be available to attend all three conferences. This seems like a great opportunity for exposing Drupal to a wider PHP developer audience

Acquia Raises $30 Million Series E

In this post Dries talks about the new funding from Investor Growth Capital, Goldman Sachs, Accolade Partners, North Bridge Venture Partners, Sigma Partners and Tenaya Capital. He doesn’t get into to much detail other than they will be doing more of what they are doing now. For those who are tracking this, they have now raised $68.5 million in total funding. Not too shabby.

Acquia Lands $30 Million Series E To Scale Out Its Enterprise Drupal Development Platform

Acquia CEO Tom Erickson talks with TechCrunch TV about the latest round of funding.

News

Drupalcon Portland 2013 Site Launch

Another really nice DrupalCon site.

December is Free Drupal Month at OSTraining

As a part of Global Drupal Training Day OSTraining is offering their Drupal Beginner Class free training through the month of December.

Articles

Practical Website Security

Some good things to practice and think about from Karoly Negyesi (chx) on Drupal Watchdog.

Charts and Drupal

The Content Editors Are Your Most Important Users

Fulfilling the Drupal Destiny: The Missing Marketing Piece?

Responsive Drupal AdaptiveTheme. How Do They Do It?

Drupal SEO Checklist for 2013

Tutorials

Drupal Text Formats 102: Developing Custom Filters

Great tutorial about Drupal’s very powerful Text Formats from PINGV’s Garrett Albright. It’s a good read.

Create A Custom Field Formatter In Drupal 7

Better Advertisement Integration With Drupal 7 & Views

Control The Comment Form Display Using The Drupal Theme Layer

Presentations

Keynote: Jeff Eaton from Drupal Camp Toronto

2012 Drupalcamp Atlanta Presentations

I list of various presentations from Drupal Camp Atlanta from presentors from Mediacurrent.

Drupal 8’s Multilingual Wonderland Session Video From BADCamp

Drupal Camp Montreal 2012 - Fearless Development with Drush, Vagrant and Aegir

Meet Rod at DrupalCamp Ohio

Rod Martin from OSTraining presents his “Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal” talk.

Content Staging for Drupal, BADcamp Presentation

Questions

Technical Advantages Of Either Configuration Or Features Over The Other?

From Drupal Answers. If you haven’t checked out this site you are missing out.

Including Multiple Authors In Authoring Information For A Drupal 7 Node

Modules

Create Custom Pages For Your View Modes

Project Review Wednesday: Contact Plus

Video

Commerce Kickstart Tour

A very nice high level look at Commerce Kickstart.

Drupal 7 Pathologic Module

Introduction to Drupal 7 Ooyala Module

Module Investigator: Drupal 7 Email Field Part 1

Shane of Code Karate walks us through the Email Field module.

Podcasts

MortenDK and Pedro Cambra - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Great Modules Unraveled Podcast epi. I’m looking for good things from Pedro and Morten the newest members of the Drupal Association Board.

Jobs

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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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