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
As soon as the newsletter went out last week Dries made this announcement. I think it’s a good call.
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
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 CEO Tom Erickson talks with TechCrunch TV about the latest round of funding.
Another really nice DrupalCon site.
As a part of Global Drupal Training Day OSTraining is offering their Drupal Beginner Class free training through the month of December.
Some good things to practice and think about from Karoly Negyesi (chx) on Drupal Watchdog.
Great tutorial about Drupal’s very powerful Text Formats from PINGV’s Garrett Albright. It’s a good read.
I list of various presentations from Drupal Camp Atlanta from presentors from Mediacurrent.
Rod Martin from OSTraining presents his “Absolute Beginners Guide to Drupal” talk.
From Drupal Answers. If you haven’t checked out this site you are missing out.
A very nice high level look at Commerce Kickstart.
Shane of Code Karate walks us through the Email Field module.
Great Modules Unraveled Podcast epi. I’m looking for good things from Pedro and Morten the newest members of the Drupal Association Board.
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