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Issue 71 January 31th, 2013

News

Radio France Sponsors Spark Drupal 7 Work

Proposal: Drupal PCI Compliance White Paper

Now Accepting DrupalCon Portland Trainings!

Drupal Sprint Weekend March 9, 2013 and March 10, 2013

Articles

Backbone.js, Twig, and Drupal

Adam DiCarlo of OpenSourcery discusses using Twig with Backbone.js both of which are in Drupal 8. Having tinkered with Backbone.js over the holidays I think its addition to Drupal is going to be very interesting.

When Drush Make Fails to Apply Patches…

Drush Make is a powerful tool that the details of your Drupal deployments. Most of the time it is flawless. I experienced this issue with patches the other day and couldn’t figure it out. Thankfully this post describes the solution to the issue.

Core caching and drupal_static to make cached drupal_http_requests

The Benefits of Drupal Contributions

Jonathan Dale of Digett shares why he and Digett as a company contribute to Drupal.

2012 Global Training Days: A Great First Year

Drupal 7 Node Access: Grants, Locks, and Keys

Managing an Aegir development stack for the purpose of developing a Drupal SaaS hosting system

Use More Screenshots in the Drupal Issue Queues

Tutorials

Running Batch Processes in an Update Hook… in Bed

Alexander Ross has written a nice short tutorial that shows you how to use a batch process in your update hook to process long tasks.

Trigger A Javascript Event When An Autocomplete Field Changes

How to use Drupal’s Context Module

Getting Started With Drupal Vagrant

Ivan Zugec over at Web Wash has written a nice tutorial about getting a VM running Drupal going using the Drupal Vagrant project.

Using Drupal’s Meta Tag Module for Facebook Open Graph, Google rel=author, and Page Titles

Using Simple Google Maps Module In Drupal 7

How to manually add entity field forms to a custom Drupal form

Video

Work Flow for Solo Developers and Small Team

Baby Got Backend - Keynote: Jeff Eaton

Books

“Drupal Rules How-To” Book Review

Drupal 8

D8 Updates: Scotch, Mobile & Multilingual + Call for help!

Designing a Mobile Drupal

Drupal 8 progress from my / MongoDB perspective: update #12

Modules

We Have a Winner! - The Module Off Challenge #2

Kevin Miller’s (kevee) Reference Helper module allows you to add recent or most relevant entities to Drupal entity reference fields. That may not sound impressive at first but since Kevin added an API the possibilities of this module are pretty interesting.

Using Views Responsive Grid in Drupal 7

Module Monday: Menu Position

Another nice module intro from Jeff Eaton. Menu Position allows you set the menu position per content type which is very handy.

Screencast: References Dialog

Panels, Where Did My Time Go?

If you are experience slowness for logged in users and you use Panels then check out “Panels, Why so slow?”

Drupal 7 Form Builder Module

Podcasts

Acquia Podcast: Meet Moshe Weitzman

Developer Tools, Product Development, and Drupal History.

Drop.coop Podcast Episode 1

Drupalize.Me Podcast 10: Becoming a Drupal Code Contributor

Modules Unraveled Podcast Sydney 2013 Frontend Track

Sydney 2013 Frontend Track with Mr. Snow and John Albin.

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