Issue 66 December 20, 2012
I’m writing this issue from Kentucky while on Christmas vacation with family but there will be no issue next week. I’ll be back in two weeks to kick off 2013 with another issue jam packed with Drupal goodness.
Aaron Winborn is a Drupal contributor that was diagnosed with ALS. If you can give please do so.
KatteKrab has a nice list of photos from Drupal Global Training Day events all over the world.
Wanna go to DrupalCon but don’t have the funds. Checkout the scholarship opportunities and see if you qualify.
Checkout this spreadsheet linked on g.d.o for a the current status of Drupal 8.
A short video from J. Renée Beach demonstrating getting JSON from Drupal 8.
“The implementation is well under way with basic operations working including routing, serialization and simpletests. There is still quite some work ahead of us to make the module more useful in real world scenarios.”
January 18th & 19th, 2013 in Westport, Co. Mayo, Ireland.
January 25th & 26th, 2013 in Cartagena de Indias.
January 19th, 2013 at the University of Massachusetts Amherst in Amherst, Massachusetts.
Feburary 1st - 3rd at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey.
“This quick tutorial will show you how to create you own custom panel, the form for settings, and finally how to use the substitution variables from the entity being rendered within your settings.”
If you need to get up to speed on Drupal Commerce I highly recommend you check these videos. All free by the way.
While the video is demonstrating this module in Drupal 6, there is also a Drupal 7 version. I have not used the module in Drupal 7 but it works great in Drupal 6 installs.
An interesting approach the war on spam comments from Yuriy Babenko. Most definitely worth a look.
Fredrik Jonsson and Christopher Wiklund have launched a new Drupal podcast. If you speak Swedish and have been looking for a Drupal podcast you are in luck!
Looking for Books about Drupal? Head over to Drupal.org. I heard about this in the Drupal Association Newsletter, and while you are thinking of the Association have you renewed your membership? Do it!
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