Issue 97 August 1st, 2013
As a part of the Drupal Association’s Drupal.org governance initiative, a content working group has been formed to help develop, manage, and maintain the overall content strategy for Drupal.org.
LevelTen’s Kyle Taylor has written up a comparison article if you are looking to run a Drupal site on the cheap. He compares Amazon Web Services Free Tier, OpenShift, Pantheon, and Acquia Free Cloud.
Dustin Cooper has written an introduction to the Singularity grid system to on the Mediacurrent blog. I’m familiar with it but it looks pretty slick and it uses Sass.
We’ve all heard the story about the web agency that is trying to move away from client work to developing products. It’s a fun and exciting story for sure. Dave Terry shares a different vision for Mediacurrent. I think it’s worth reading if you do Drupal client services.
Kim Pepper continues his Drupal 8 series on the PreviousNext blog demonstrating how to use the new AccessCheck interface.
Mark Carver from LevelTen introduces and explains the new Twig translation tag for Drupal 8.
In this Drupalize.Me blog post and video Joe Shindelar creates a hello world module for Drupal 8. If you haven’t written a Drupal 8 module before this is a great place to start.
We’ve all had to do but Juan Pablo Novillo Requena has written an article covering doing Drupal upgrades on the Lullabot blog.
I love the Drupal Answers site. A wealth of info there.
Another nice question and answer from Drupal Answers.
A handy tip from Tim Kamanin. By the way, check out dropbucket.org while your at it.
DrupalCon Prague Opens Seven Full-day Professional Training Courses Led By World Class Drupal Trainers
DrupalCon Prague has an impressive array of training sessions for sure.
Ivan Zugec from Web Wash has shared a list of modules that extend the popular Context module.
I’m a big fan of Mailchimp and use it for this newsletter. ThinkShout has done a great job with the MailChimp Drupal module and in the this post cover the improvements in the latest release.
I featured this module way back in issue 1 but it’s so good it’s worth another mention. Web Omelette provides an intro to the Select (or other) module which as it’s name implies, allows you to add an other field to your select fields.
The Acquia podcast goes video! Jam chats with prominent PHP developer Michelangelo van Dam about the history of PHP and what fresh and hot in PHP land.
Brain talks with Janne Kalliola about the Business and Strategy track at DrupalCon Prague.
August 7th - 10th, 2013 in Iowa City, Iowa.
August 10th, 2013 in New Haven, Connecticut.
October 19, 2013 at the Cobb Galleria Center in Atlanta, Georgia. This will be my first DrupalCamp Atlanta and I’m pretty stoked about it. Check out the cool intro video.
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