Issue 96 July 25th, 2013
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Loving that the DrupalCon organizers are trying new things. Drupal Labs sound very cool.
PCI compliance is a big scary thing most of us are thankful we don’t have to deal with. Thankfully Rick Manelius, Greg Knaddison, and Ned McClain have done a ton of work preparing this information in a digestable format that is readable. Hat tip to them.
An intriguing tutorial from Tyler Frankenstein.
Ryan Szrama shares some cool customizations to the Drupal Commerce Add to Cart form. If you need to modify this part of Commerce take a look at this post.
More Sass goodness from Mike Crittenden of Phase2.
Mediacurrent’s Jason Smith explains why Git flow is awesome. I’m a big fan of Git and Git flow is a great tool/workflow that you should look into.
A nice list of tips from Bryan Braun.
Lullabot’s Jerad Bitner shares some insight on their workflow and a few tools they use.
Hot drama here. No. Seriously, I’m not trying to make light of it.
Drupal 8 will be here before we know it. Start getting ready for it today with Kristof De Jaeger’s tutorial on field formatters.
In part three of her series Shyamala Rajaram shows how easy it is to set up responsive images on your Drupal site with screenshots and various contrib modules.
Testing Drupal with Behat. I really want to try this. Need more hours in the week.
Sergiu Savva from Propeople shows us how to add an entity form fields like users, comments, or customer address to a custom form. If you haven’t needed to do this yet you will at some point. If nothing else, bookmark this post for later.
Use Relative Path to Absolute URLs module.
Steven Jones makes the case for Entity cache use and integration in more entity modules.
This video is from the ESIP Summer Drupal Lab in Chapel Hill North Carolina and clocks in at about an hour. Some good stuff in there.
Mike Potter of Phase 2 discusses Open Atrium 2 with the gents from DrupalEasy.
An interview with Acquia’s Jeff Beeman. I have to agree with him that the Drupal community is a great space to work in.
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