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Issue 93 July 4th, 2013

News

Drupal 8 API Freeze

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.

DrupalCon Prague Earlybird Registration is Now Live

Register before August 2nd to save some dough, and don’t forget to book your room before they fill up.

DrupalCon

The Making of a DrupalCon: Where Should We Go Next?

Learn about some changes are coming to future DrupalCons.

In The Beginning There Were Scholarships

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.

Drupal 8

Using Drupal 8’s New Route Controllers

Kim Pepper of PreviousNext covers the basics of creating a route controller for Drupal 8, and how to pass in dependencies using dependency injection.

Technical Debt in Drupal 8 (Or, When Will It Be Ready?)

Xjm shares charts and data about Drupal 8 issues and how they could after the release date of Drupal 8.

Articles

Why Cheap Drupal Themes Suck

Sage advice from LevelTen’s Brent Bice.

Securing Your Site: Clickjacking and X-Frame-Options

Tutorials

Quickly Resetting a Local MySQL Database From The Command Line

Jeff Geerling discovers drush commands(drush si and drush sql-drop) in his updated post about reseting your Drupal DB quickly.

How To Update A Drupal Site Built By Others

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.

Solving Content Profile Privacy Problems on Drupal 6

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

Dekyll - Drupal on Jekyll

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.

Top Five Open Atrium 2.0 Features for Non Profits

Danielle Miller outlines some handy features included in the new version of Open Atrium.

The Current State of Drupal Admin Themes

A nice list of admin themes from LevelTen’s Kyle Taylor.

Introducing subDrush: a Sublime Text 3 interface to Drush

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.

The Entity Reference Autocomplete Module

Commerce PayPal 2.0 Released

Aegir 2.0-beta2 Released

Podcasts

BDD, Behat, and Drupal - Drupalize.Me Podcast

Jane Westby joins the Lullabots to discuss BDD (Behavioral-driven development) , Behat, and Drupal. This is a really good intro to Behavioral-driven development.

DrupalEasy Podcast 108: Panopoly, Pins, Prague, and Paper Plates

Jobs

Drupal Engineer / Interactive Producer UChicago (Chicago, IL)

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.

PHP Engineer Opportunity at CARD.com (Santa Monica, CA | Denver, CO)

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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