Issue 92 June 27th, 2013
Just take a look at the changes since 8.0-alpha1. That’s just a crazy amount of work.
With the Drupal 8.x alpha 2 release this week Dries encouraged Drupal devs to begin upgrading their modules as Drupal 8 enters the polish phase of the release cycle.
Acquia’s Jakub Suchy offers tips and advice for your trip to DrupalCon Prague.
Bojan Živanović from Commerce Guys explains why the Commerce Guys have moved their support of the Commerce project from the Drupal.org issue queue to the Q & A section on drupalcommerce.org.
Some good advice for those of you who handle the client side of Drupal work.
Alexandra Atzl from Singlebrook share how they organize their themes to optimize the use of Guard/LiveReload and Sass. Take a look at the example theme on Github as well.
Deeson Online’s John Ennew discusses code complexity and advocates for a patch to Coder module that will add a check for cyclomatic complexity. I first heard this idea at DrupalCon Portland and I’m sure there will be significant debate surrounding it. That said, I think encouraging simplification of Drupal functions is a great idea.
Juan Pablo Novillo shares how the Lullabots encourage best practices on their team.
Gábor Hojtsy has written a series of blog posts covering the multilingual features in Drupal 8 that you should read.
If you have never set up a calendar in Drupal check out Steve Burge’s tutorial.
Menu Block allows you to display a Drupal menu starting with any level of the menu. It’s a super handy module. Jeff Amaral shows how you can make it work with the features module so that it is exportable.
I’m a sucker for placeholder image services. It’s not a secret. Brad Czerniak shows us how to use one with the Devel Generate module.
Fuse Interactive announces improvements in the 1.0 release of Seed, their heavy-weight script for the management of Drupal servers.
OSTraining’s Steve Burge shares how to replace Drupal Usernames like bobkepford with a user’s desired real world name(Bob Kepford).
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