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Wed, 09/03/2014 - 19:55
Topic: DrupalAfter spending the summer in Boston, I'm ready to fly across the world ... literally, as I'm leaving on a two week trip to China and Japan later this week. I'm very excited about it as I've never had the opportunity to see either of these countries. I will arrive in Beijing on Saturday, September 6th, for the Young Global Leaders Annual Summit. A private path from where I'll...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 18:55
The world is full of Drupal news sources - Planet Drupal, Drupal Fire, Groups.Drupal.Org, and many many more.  So of course we've decided to build another one. Why?  Because we can. And because we've been spending a lot of time playing around with Rebelmouse.  So - aggregating content from all over the planet, we bring you Drop NewsDrupalPlanetPlanet Drupal
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 18:11
I am unabashedly an engineer. I obsess over the pursuit of finding the most efficient solution to any problem. In the realm of open source software, this approach has served me well. We read, reverse-engineer, fork, improve, and share. I want my process to be faster, more flexible, and maintainable for the long haul. As I’ve investigated different methodologies, one characteristic I...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:08
By Michael Ross This article was published in the print magazine Drupal Watchdog, Volume 4 Issue 1, 2014-05, on page 21, by Tag1 Publishing. The magazine was distributed at Drupalcon Austin, 2014-06-02. Prior to Drupal 8, the core directories (includes, misc, modules, profiles, scripts, and themes) were located in the installation's root directory. Drupal 8 consolidates them into a new "core"...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:07
By Michael Ross This article was published in the print magazine Drupal Watchdog, Volume 4 Issue 1, 2014-05, on page 21, by Tag1 Publishing. The magazine was distributed at Drupalcon Austin, 2014-06-02. When custom and contributed themes are added to a fresh Drupal installation, the core themes often fade into the background, even though they are valuable, particularly for learning theming. In...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:05
By Michael Ross This article was published in the print magazine Drupal Watchdog, Volume 4 Issue 1, 2014-05, on page 20, by Tag1 Publishing. The magazine was distributed at Drupalcon Austin, 2014-06-02. Compared to its predecessor, Drupal 8 offers website builders far more capabilities without the use of contributed modules, because it incorporates many of the most popular ones into core (e.g.,...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 17:03
By Michael Ross This article was published in the print magazine Drupal Watchdog, Volume 4 Issue 1, 2014-05, on page 20, by Tag1 Publishing. The magazine was distributed at Drupalcon Austin, 2014-06-02. In Drupal 7, site administrators can utilize its core Toolbar module for speeding navigation. Drupal 8's equivalent improves upon it, sporting a more readable interface, with clear icons. Admin...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 14:41
Drupal users who want to build or customize displays or layouts, or simply build their own administrative areas will love Views from the Ground Up and now is your chance to attend this training at DrupalCon Amsterdam! Views from the Ground Up consists of 8 real world (and useful) views that are created with an increasing level of complexity. By the end of this class, students will be able to take...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 13:07
Published: Wed, 09/03/14Download this episodeProject It’s easier than you think to publish your module on Drupal.org. This is my experience going through the entire process. Sharing this experience I hope to convince you and others to do the same. Contributing back to the community that gives all of us so much, to many of us our livelihood. When Doug first recommended that I talk to you about...
Wed, 09/03/2014 - 02:32
What do you get when you combine a state-of-the-art open source content management system with a seemingly endless need for developers, an instructor passionate about developing Drupal talent with solid fundamentals and best practices (yours truly), six eager, geographically diverse students (pictured above - more on them in future blog posts), and a modern online classroom environment (the...

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