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Thu, 08/27/2015 - 13:40
This episode we have Mario Hernandez, front end developer at Mediacurrent, to talk about his upcoming talks at DrupalCamp LA, and how to properly plan for giving a presentation. We talk about the smart_trim module in our Pro Project Pick, which is an awesome module. We talk about Drupal 8 news and as always, birthday boy Ryan, brings it home with the Final Bell. Also, Mark starts his run for...
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 08:24
Autoloading in D8 is much more convenient that in previous versions, however, it still has limitations. One such issue is with hook_requirements(), which is supposed to be present in the module install file, not the module itself: when called at runtime for the site report page, the module is loaded and the PSR/4 autoloader works fine. However, when that hook is fired during install to ensure the...
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 02:47
Thursday, August 27, 2015 - 10:47The Drupal 8 Accelerate campaign has raised over two hundred and thirty thousand dollars ($233,519!!).  That's a lot of money! But our goal was to raise US$250,000 and we're running out of time. I've personally helped raise $12,500 and I'm aiming to raise 8% of the whole amount, which equals $20,000. I've got less than $7500 now to raise. Can you help me?...
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 01:22
Drupal is an amazing platform for making websites, but it can also be a world-class API that can easily integrate with other technologies. In this class you will learn how to create fully featured APIs in Drupal, and you’ll build a simple Node.js application that consumes that API to make a highly interactive website. If you are looking to learn about building APIs in Drupal, or creating...
Thu, 08/27/2015 - 01:00
Based on my presentations at DrupalCamp London, on Saturday 28th February 2015 and DrupalCamp Bristol, July 4th 2015 Concept of a field Fields are the data entry points to a web application. Usually, they provide HTML elements and may be responsible for any manipulation of data before it goes into and comes out of the application. The data captured from a single field can be simple or complex...
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:57
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Wed, 08/26/2015 - 19:20
We couldn’t have trained dozens of Acquia employees on Drupal 8 without using various applications to schedule, measure our progress, and follow communications about the massive undertaking. Let’s take some time in this, the fifth blog in a series about Drupal 8 instruction, to give a quick overview of the tools we used to train. We used the collaboration software Confluence because we could set...
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:52
Label the Rest of the Things!
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:37
At Singlebrook, we're using Styleguide Driven Development to create efficiency and strengthen code quality. Jeff Amaral led a session at Cornell Drupal Camp 2015 on the topic of Styleguide Driven Development. He has shared his slides here as a downloadable PDF: "Singlebrook Styleguide Driven Development in Drupal".  The slides contain an outline of major points to consider when using...
Wed, 08/26/2015 - 18:00
We’re working on our first Drupal 8 project here at Advomatic, and Jim and I have been tasked with implementing a content migration from the client’s existing Drupal 6 site. My first assignment was to write a plugin which rewrites image assist tags in node body fields as regular HTML image tags. Fortunately, lots of... Read more » The post Altering Data For a Drupal 8 Migration, Step-by-...

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