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Thu, 10/30/2014 - 21:50
The first time I spoke at a tech conference was about five years ago at the University of Southern California (USC), in Los Angeles. It was at an annual conference called Code Camp whose audience is mostly Microsoft developers. I didn’t know what to expect in that kind of setting. I selected a topic I was fairly comfortable with, Designing with CSS3. Not only was the topic well received but it...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 19:26
I recently ran into an issue where drush vset was not setting a string variable (in this case, a time period that would be used in strtotime()) correctly: # Didn't work:$ drush vset custom_past_time '-1 day'Unknown options: --0, --w, --e, --k.  See `drush help variable-set`      [error]for available options. To suppress this error, add the option--strict=0. Using the --strict=0 option resulted in...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 18:03
BIP 70 describes a high-level payment system for Bitcoin. It uses Protocol Buffers and X.509 certificates for the following major improvements: Human-readable payment destinations instead of Bitcoin addresses Resistance from man-in-the-middle attacks Payment received messages sent back to the wallet Refund addresses I compiled the BIP 70 Protocol Buffers definition file into PHP using...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:58
Selling Organic Groups with Drupal Commerce just got way more powerful. Actually it did so a while ago when Commerce License and Commerce License OG where created. About 18 months ago I wrote about how you could sell access to Organic Groups with Drupal Commerce with a configuration of fields and Rules. With Commerce License and Commerce License OG selling access to Organic Groups you have a...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:34
Feature One of the most anticipated features in Drupal 8 is the integration of RESTful Web Services in Drupal core. Drupal devs are looking forward to being able to do things with core which they couldn't before, such as: Offering their site’s data up in an API for others to use and contribute to; Building better user interactions by adding and updating...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 17:09
This has been an interesting couple of weeks for Drupal, and that platform as a whole has received a lot of press.  With the release of Drupal 7.32, a major (I use this term lightly) security vulnerability was corrected.  Drupal then announced this week that, despite there being no significant evidence of a large number of sites attacked, any site that wasn't patched within a 7 hours of the patch...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 08:42
With the first Drupal 8 beta having been released at Drupalcon Amsterdam, we thought this would be a good time to a look at the top 100 projects on drupal.org to see just how far along the line the process of preparing for Drupal 8 is. However, given that there's a lot of progress to be made and I don't feel like manually updating a long list of modules, I decided to make a small tool to get the...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:30
With the Drupal Security team's release of a public service announcement, the infamous security update known as 'SA-005' is back in the news. Even though it's old news, we've been fielding a new round of questions, so we thought we'd try to clear up some of the confusion.
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 06:00
Published: Thu, 10/30/14Download this episodeCINC What is CINC? How is it different from Features or Configuration Management? Is it something you use on an ongoing basis? Or is it just for the initial site setup? What types of configuration can you manage with CINC? What if you already have a content type created, and you want to add a field to the content type? How does that affect existing...
Thu, 10/30/2014 - 05:00
By: Tim Erickson, stpaultim, @stpaultim from Triplo Alina, alimac, @czaroxiejka Cathy Theys, YesCT, @YesCT from BlackMesh DrupalCon Amsterdam Sprints DrupalCon is a great place to enhance your Drupal skills, learn about the latest modules, and improve your theming techniques. Sure, there are sessions, keynotes, vendor displays, and parties... like trivia...

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