Issue 98 August 8, 2013
The tracks include Business + Strategy, Coding + Development, DevOps, Frontend, and Site Building. Oh, and not to be overlooked. Drupal Labs!
An update on Drupal.org D7 upgrade progress.
The Drupal Association is commissioning a Drupal 8 logo. If you have the design chops check out this post.
I didn’t see anything earth shattering in either a good or bad way in this post but it’s here if you wanna check it out.
Larry Garfield shares Palantir’s build spec document and how they use this approach during the discovery phase of their projects. It’s worth reading for the spreadsheet alone. Seriously valuable for anyone leading, architecting, or building Drupal sites.
Phase2’s Tobby Hagler describes how to make two awesome modules play nice together. I’ve never tried using these together but Workbench revisions tied to Panelizer layout revisions sounds very interesting.
If you only read one article about Drupal 8 this week, read this one written by Alex Bronstein (effulgentsia).
Kristof De Jaeger continues his Drupal 8 Field API series with part 2, field widgets. Great stuff.
My co-worker Derek DeRaps did a great job in this video explaining many of the terms and concepts that are coming with Drupal 8 and all of the new Symfony components.
Tim Plunkett gives us an update on the Blocks and Layouts (SCOTCH) initiative and news that he will be working on it over the next couple weeks.
A very commonly requested feature explained in this Web Wash tutorial.
Robert Bates explains how to use Views RSS module to tweak your RSS feeds in this Phase2 blog post.
A few nifty Features tips from Deeson Online’s John Ennew including reverting features in update hooks.
Susan McCormick share tips for making Drupal easier for content administrators to use on the Chapter Three blog. Take a look at the list of recommended modules. There were a couple there I haven’t used before.
If you need to install Solr, read Ben Chavet’s tutorial on Lullabot.com.
Jeff Eaton introduces us to a module that lets editors select the focus point of their image crops in the Drupal UI.
“Multiple Node Menu is a module that let’s you add multiple menu items for a node at once.”
Learn how to setup the popular Nivo Slider on your Drupal site.
Slides from Keenan Holloway’s session at CapitalCampDC.
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