Issue 77 March 14, 2013
This is a maintenance release to fix incompatibilities caused by the the 7.20 security release. You can and should read the release notes for more information.
The good people over at Funny Monkey have shared their script for fixing image paths inserted into text areas that were broken by the Drupal 7.20 security release.
Greg Dunlap gives us an update on the Configuration Management Initiative.
The Tour module powered by the jQuery Joyride plugin provides guided click thorough tours of your site, module or whatever. It’s in Drupal 8! Check out the screencast to see the awesomeness in action.
April 13th - 14th 2013 in London, United Kingdom.
Frontend United, formerly known as Drupal Design Camp, is a yearly
European conference that moves from country to country, previously
hosted in Prague, Berlin and Amsterdam.
Media Current’s Dawn Borglund shares a few cool things that can be accomplished with Drupal. Old hat for you Drupal old timers but worth a look if you are just kicking the tires.
“Once Drupal 8.0 comes out, community support for Drupal 6 disappears. That is not the time to start thinking about upgrading. The time to start thinking about it, budgeting for it, planning it is now!”
Drupal’s creator, Dries Buytaert, on Drupal 8 and the open source project’s future in the enterprise.
If you want to improve your chances of getting help with that bug you found in that contributed Drupal module you are using take a few minutes and read Damien McKenna’s great post on the Mediacurrent Blog.
Some really good advice for remote workers from Lullabot’s Esther Lee.
A nice tutorial for setting up a centralized logging system for you sysadmins and devops folk.
Interesting post from Greg Knaddison on automating and sanitizing your production database for safe development.
Gonna let is slide that Kyle Hofmeyer does not like the commandline. Seriously though, a nice post from the Bot.
Set “minimum” and “maximum” numbers on text fields.
I really nice alternative to the Webform module that unlike Webform uses Drupal’s Field API.
054 The Simplenews and Newsletter Modules with Sascha Grossenbacher and Paris Liakos - Modules Unraveled Podcast
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