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Thu, 08/06/2015 - 19:14
Each DrupalCon is filled with inspiration, networking, and fun — and while cutting-edge sessions are plentiful, sprints are the heart of the conference. A sprint is a get-together for focused work on a project, and a fantastic opportunity to make contributions to Drupal. Even if you are not giving a session or leading a BoF ("birds of a feather" event) at DrupalCon, there is plenty of...
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 15:12
The Museu de Cultures del Món, is a museum specialized in the history of different cultures around the world, located in Barcelona. It was open in early 2015, and we can found non-occidentals collections from the Museo Etnológico de Barcelona and the Colección Folch, as well as pieces from private funds. To create this website...
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 15:00
Conditional Formatting of Data In Drupal ViewsA few years ago then Google CEO Eric Schmidt was quoted as saying, “There was 5 exabytes of information created between the dawn of civilization through 2003, but that much information is now created every 2 days, and the pace is increasing”. The great volumes of data available for analysis have necessitated the development of tools and methodologies...
Thu, 08/06/2015 - 11:16
Category: NWDUGLast night NWUG held an evening of Lightning Talks at Madlab in Manchester. These are small talks that last up to 10 minutes long or can be run in the Pecha Kucha format with 20 slides in 6 minutes (1 slide every 20 seconds). For me lightning talks are brilliant. In one evening you get to hear a wide palette of topics, discover from a high level subjects you might like to explore...
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 22:06
One of the biggest challenges for companies in the Open Source space, is how to make sure they contribute back to the community. Contribution is a core value at Forum One, but that doesn’t mean that it’s been any easier for us! This year we are testing a new structure for our community contribution. Once a month, we schedule a “sprint day.” All of our technical architects have the time blocked...
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 19:35
MortenDK (geek Röyale), our favorite bleeping curmudgeon, explains, in graphic detail, the extraction of Drupal 8’s front end from its back end.Ouch! And read his Angry Themer articles in Drupal Watchdog (Yo. Subscribe: https://drupalwatchdog.com/subscribe/2015) Tags:  Video Drupal DrupalCon LA Video:...
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 18:00
Large software projects lead to many features being developed over time. Building new features on top of an existing system always risks regressions and bugs. One of the best ways to ensure that you catch those before your code hits production is by adding unit tests. In this article series I will guide you through adding PHPUnit tests to your Drupal 7 modules. This article explores what unit...
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:45
What's new with Drupal 8? Since the last Drupal 8 Core Update, 8.0.0-beta13 and 8.0.0-beta14 were released, work started on the Drupal 8 User guide, Code Drop and PreviousNext merged, and Holly Ross gave a summary of the latest Drupal Association board meeting. Some other highlights of the month were: The markup for comments, drop-buttons and the contextual links component in Bartik were cleaned...
Wed, 08/05/2015 - 16:15
Out of the box, Drupal does a good job of providing securely written code. For instance, core modules sanitize user input and interactions with the database use Drupal's database API to prevent SQL injection attacks. However, Drupal doesn't enforce strong passwords by default which can lead to a scenario that is not too hard to imagine. Let's say a new content editor named David...

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