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Wed, 11/26/2014 - 02:54
The next beta for Drupal 8 will be beta 4! Here is the schedule for the beta release. Tuesday, December 16, 2014 Only critical and major patches committed Wednesday, December 17, 2014 Drupal 8.0.0-beta4 released. Emergency commits only.
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 23:23
The Panels and Panelizer modules have opened up a whole world of options for layouts in Drupal, but too often the usage and features of these powerful tools get confused. My goal with this post is to explore some of the capabilities the Panels module has to offer before ever getting into the realm of using Panelizer. At a high level, the goals of each of these modules break down into the...
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:26
Topics:  Drupal Planet Drupal 7 Quality Assurance If you're interested in code quality and providing a means by which to bring Drupal beginners up-to-speed on the coding standards, I recommend reviewing code from all developers. I say "all" developers because everyone needs an editor....
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:13
On december 12 the Dutch Drupal Foundation will organise the first edition of the "SplashAwards". This award is to put outstanding projects in the spotlight, the best Drupal projects and community contributions from Belgium and The Netherlands. Both Drupal agencies and individuals who have achieved extraordinary results get special recognition from inside and outside the Drupal community. The...
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 22:00
If you need to create dynamic output on an entity when it is displayed on your Drupal site you have multiple options. One method that is easy to implement is using hook_entity_view(). You can insert this hook function into your custom module (see creating a custom module for more info). Example:
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 20:19
Recently, I had the need to refer back to a custom module I wrote at a previous job years ago and like it tends to do, the code scared me. As far as I know, this module is still chugging along doing its job to this day, and hasn’t had any issues. But for it to work for us at Mediacurrent, it needed some serious refactoring.
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 20:18
HostBot is a new one-stop site for originally-crafted web hosting content including: Categories: MediaLanguages: EnglishDrupal Version: Drupal 7.x
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 19:44
What's new with Drupal 8? Drupal 8.0.0 beta3 was released since the last core update, with over 200 fixes after the prior release. There are still over 100 known critical issues, which means more beta releases to come. We take special care to resolve security and performance issues. Both types of issues may require API changes. There is now defined criteria for performance issues as to what kind...
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 19:25
Twelve weeks after it began, the first online class of Drupal Career Online (DCO) graduated yesterday, launching six new Drupalists on their way to a new career. With this class, DrupalEasy has now graduated 71 participants from Drupal Career online and in-person programs. Our graduates were taught the fundamentals of Drupal site-building, Git, introductions to module and theme development, site...
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 18:08
I wasn't sure whether to publish this review or not. One of our members wanted a really simple shopping cart for Drupal. They found the Basic Cart module and asked me about it. So, I set up and tested Basic Cart. Everything worked great, until the end when I realized there was no payment gateway. None. Basic Cart is a great little e-commerce store ... except it has no way to pay.

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