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Thu, 11/27/2014 - 00:53
Language Undefined Voices of the ElePHPant / Acquia Podcast Ultimate Cage Match Part 2 - I had the chance to try to pull Cal Evans out of his shell at DrupalCon Amsterdam. After a few hours, he managed to open up and we talked about a range of topics we have in common. In this part of our conversation we talk about 'Getting off the Island', inter-project cooperation in PHP...
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 19:54
If you’ve ever had to extract data from Drupal entities you know it can be a painful process. This post presents a solution for distilling Drupal entities into human-readable documents that can be easily consumed by other modules and services. Projects Drupal
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 18:28
Curious why the Rules module still isn't finished, even when our initial milestone planning aimed to ship Rules 8.x by 2014? The bad news is we are a bit delayed, but that pretty much aligns with the state of Drupal 8 core. And we are working hard on solving problems in a generic way for entire Drupal core instead of having to fork APIs in Rules. DrupalCon Amsterdam Recap We were quite active at...
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 16:04
Episode Number: 181The Drupal 7 File Resumable Upload Module is a great way to allow your Drupal site to upload large files. This is especially helpful if your server limits the size of files you can upload to your Drupal site. The module simply replaces the standard Drupal file upload field with a better alternative that allows:Tags: DrupalDrupal 7File ManagementMediaDrupal Planet
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:06
/** * Implements hook_install(). */ function artist_install() { artist_install_vocabularies(); artist_install_terms(); } /** * Installs artist module's default terms that are read from * text files in the module's includes folder. */ function artist_install_terms() { foreach (array_keys(artist_vocabularies()) as $machine_name) { $v =...
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 05:27
It is hard to believe, but we just finished our second-to-last board meeting of the year. The Association has grown and changed so much in 2014 and the November meeting was a great chance to talk about some of those changes and what we are planning for 2015. It was a somewhat short public meeting as we spent the bulk of our time in Executive Session to review the financial statements from the...
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 - 23:12
It's that wonderful time of the year when Google Code-In students (ages 13-17) work on tasks for Drupal. Starting on Monday December 1st, hundreds of students from around the world will be contributing tasks to open source organizations competing to win an all expense paid trip to visit Google in California. Luckily Drupal was invited back by Google to participate in 2014 and timing could not be...
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....

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