Issue 79 March 28th, 2013
If the newsletter is a little off this week it’s because I’m a bit under the weather. I do want to thank this week’s sponsor NodeSquirrel. If you need off-site backups of your Drupal site I hightly recommend checking them out. It’s super easy to set up.
A little discussion going on over on the Drupal sub Reddit page.
There was a slight brew haha over Phase2’s new web site launch. This was due to the fact that they chose to use Wordpress. Oh the humanity! But seriously, I totally get their reasoning. I like to see what other projects are doing as well. For my personal site I use Octopress for example.
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Nice collection of tools from PreviousNext.
A nice short novice level tutorial from OSTraining.
This post shows you how to leave the files on your remote site while doing local development. Also check out Stage File Proxy module which is mentioned in the comments.
Nice quick tutorial that shows the power of the media module from Web Wash.
Pretty sure this is just a rite of passage for every developer. Andrew Berry has some tips to avoid making this mistake. Yeah, I’ve done it at least twice.
Modules / Projects / Themes
Ashok Modi(BTMash) has released a very cool Drush extension that I can’t wait to try out on one of my entity heavy sites. Drush Entity Cache Loader basically warms up the entity cache so visitors have a faster page load.
A nice clean Zen based theme. Zen is a great starter theme by the way.
“Autofloat is a simple input filter that can be added to any Input Format on a Drupal site, like Full HTML or Filtered HTML.” Looks like a cool little module if CSS is not your strongest area.
David Bassendine’s talk from DrupalCamp Atlanta 2012.
Randall Kent’s talk from DrupalCamp Atlanta 2012.
Jay Callicott’s talk from DrupalCamp Atlanta 2012.
Michael Anello very cool slideshow walkthrough from DrupalCamp Atlanta 2012.
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