Issue 93 July 4th, 2013
On July 1st Dries Buytaert announced the Drupal 8 API freeze. The two primary goals of this period are to resolve critical tasks that would block a release and provide a stable API for developers to port D7 modules to D8.
Register before August 2nd to save some dough, and don’t forget to book your room before they fill up.
Learn about some changes are coming to future DrupalCons.
DrupalCon Prague 2013 Scholarship Lead Pedro Cambra announces the new scholarship program. Be sure and check it out if you contribute to Drupal and can’t afford to attend DrupalCon. Scholarships for Drupalcon Prague are currently open and will end on 12 July at 23:59 CEST.
Kim Pepper of PreviousNext covers the basics of creating a route controller for Drupal 8, and how to pass in dependencies using dependency injection.
Xjm shares charts and data about Drupal 8 issues and how they could after the release date of Drupal 8.
Sage advice from LevelTen’s Brent Bice.
Jeff Geerling discovers drush commands(drush si and drush sql-drop) in his updated post about reseting your Drupal DB quickly.
Ben Mirkhah of Chapter Three highlights how to use the hacked and diff modules to assist you in sniffing out problems in your inherited Drupal code.
Mediacurrent’s Damien McKenna offers a solution to a problem you may be unaware of. If you are using the Content Profile module for Drupal 6 you should read this post.
Modules, Themes, and Tools
Amitai Burstein of Gizra.com introduces the Dekyll installation profile. Dekyll combines the speed and simplicity of Jekyll, the static site generator with the power of Drupal.
Danielle Miller outlines some handy features included in the new version of Open Atrium.
A nice list of admin themes from LevelTen’s Kyle Taylor.
Kosta Harlan has created a very cool and powerful plugin for Sublime Text 3 that allows you to run some Drush commands without even leaving the editor. It’s still early days for this plugin (version 0.1) and Sublime Text 3 but I’m keeping eye on this project.
Jane Westby joins the Lullabots to discuss BDD (Behavioral-driven development) , Behat, and Drupal. This is a really good intro to Behavioral-driven development.
The University of Chicago’s Alumni Relations and Development Interactive Media team is seeking a highly creative experienced Drupal engineer. The Interactive Producer manages, engineers, and leads the technical design of Drupal web application development.
We are seeking a Front-end Developer to help build our online banking platform. You are familiar with Drupal, comfortable with Ubuntu, and proficient with PHP. CARD.com is a well funded Santa Monica startup that makes banking fair, fashionable, and fun.
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