Issue 73 February 14th, 2013
If you didn’t get to attend DrupalCon Sydney, have no fear. You can watch the Driesnote and many (if not all) of the sessions on Youtube.
I for one am pleased that YouTube is being used to host the DrupalCon Sydney video. Now I can easily watch them on my TV! Hats off to the Drupal Assoc and the Sydney community on from what I hear was a great event.
Don’t miss the deadline to submit your session for DrupalCon Portland. Get it in by February 15, 2013 at 11:59PM PST. That’s Friday!
I’ve mentioned Aaron Winborn who is suffering from ALS before but there are new people subscribing to the newsletter every week. Aaron has been an active part of the Drupal community for many years and needs our help. Please consider helping his family.
Haven’t found the time to take the 2.0 alpha for a spin yet but I’m very excited about it. Aegir is a key part of my Drupal stack and a super powerful tool for hosting and managing your Drupal sites.
Jared Ponchot has posted a what I would call a short manifesto over on the Lullabot site. I highly suggest you take a minute to read it and the articles he links to. Really good advice to follow.
Over on the Four Kitchens blog Chris Ruppel shares a receipt for implementing responsive images in Drupal. Great info.
I’ve mentioned Simplytest.me before but this post from Cathy Theys brought to my attention again this week. Cathy outlines how to use the free service to test patches. Simplytest.me makes it easy to spin up a Drupal site for testing, a really handy tool to have in your pocket.
Drupal Association executive director Holly Ross recaps DrupalCon Sydney.
Emma Jane Hogbin shares how she should have started a project. Posts like this are really great.
Webchick’s (Angie Byron) video and slides from her Upgrading your modules to Drupal 8 talk at DrupalCon Sydney 2013, featuring the Pants module.
Xjm gives us a recap of the London VDC sprint and the new features being added to Drupal 8 including core token support, bulk actions checkbox, responsive Views administration, and more.
John Hannah of Friendly Machine has a nice tutorial to get you started with the @font-your-face module. @font-your-face allows you to use and configure web fonts in the Drupal admin.
Get your deployment workflow streamlined without cracking open the terminal. Oh, and this new series from Drupalize.Me is free.
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