Issue 7 - November 3, 2011
Another big week in the Drupal world. I want to thank all of you who helped spread the word about TheWeeklyDrop. We blew past 200 subscribers last week. Now, on to the links.
This release includes critical and major bugs, and a few new API features.
November 12th - 13th at ASU in Phoenix, Arizona.
November 19th & 20th, 2011 in Austin, Texas.
December 10th, 2011 in Downtown Chicago, Illinois.
Cameron Eagans shares his experience setting up a very small VPS to serve a Drupal 7 site with NGinx and SQLlite
The folks over at the Cocomore Drupal blog give us a good tutorial covering setting up the BUEditor.
Matt Butcher makes a very strong case for developing locally with a VM. I have been considering ditching my current local MAMP setup and switching to VM's managed by Vagrant. This is definitely worth a read if you develop & deploy Drupal sites on a regular basis.
Chocolate Lily announces a new Drupal distro for Nonprofits.
Kevin King of Phase2 Technology shows how easy it is to populate a Taxonomy vocabulary with Terms using an module's install file.
Chris Shattuck of BuildaModule.com has a really interesting training program that he is offering. If you need Drupal training for a group of people, this might be a really good way to do it.
Matt Butcher makes the case for coding standards. Oh course we all use them already... right?
Over at Phase2 Tech, Josh Caldwell talks about what's new in the OpenCalais module for Drupal 7.
We are partnering with BuildaModule.com to give you a great free video every week. This week we will learn how to work with staged and unstaged files in Git.
Over at DrupalEasy.com, Mike Anello has a nice little screencast showing us how to get Acquia Commons setup.
The gang from Do It With Drupal 2011 take questions and talk about Drupal.
Re.vu allows you to create an original and compelling visual resume for free. Its a stunning site and guess what, it's a Drupal site.
Wanna get the word out about your great Drupal job? Get your job in front of hundreds of Drupal job seekers every day at Jobs.Drupal.Org.
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Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Chevy Chase/MD/US