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Fri, 10/17/2014 - 22:14
DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014…what a week! Drupal 8 Beta released, core contributions made, and successful sessions presented! Drupal 8 Beta — has a nice ring to it, don’t you think?! But what exactly does that mean? According to the drupal.org release announcement, “Betas are good testing targets for developers and site builders who are comfortable reporting (and where possible, fixing) their...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 21:28
Feature On Feb. 11, 2014, Drupal.org – flagship site of the Drupal project – joined thousands of other websites in a campaign against state Internet surveillance dubbed “The Day We Fight Back.” In announcing Drupal.org participation in the campaign, leading Drupal developer Larry Garfield made a strong link between free software and...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 21:00
In this episode, Joshua Mitchell, CTO at the Drupal Association talks with Amber Matz about the exciting initiatives in the works for drupal.org and associated sites. We also talk about how the community, including the D.A. Board, working groups, and volunteers are utilized to determine priorities and work on infrastructure improvements. There's exciting changes in the works on drupal.org...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 20:54
I was going to write a blog about Drupalcon Amsterdam and our commitment to Drupal and then I realized the best way to say it was to show it. Thursday, October 16, 2014 Memo to all staff: I am pleased to announce that starting this quarter Blink will significantly increase our efforts in support of Drupal. 
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 19:13
Drupal SA-CORE-2014-005Drupal Security threats and how we respond at NEWMEDIA!Here at NEWMEDIA! we are constantly learning and improving. Over the course of the past year we have been refining our continuous integration and hosting platforms as they relate to Drupal. A significant threat, and subsequent fix has been identifeid in all versions of Drupal 7 that has literally rocked the. The good...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:39
Yesterday, when the Drupal 7.31 SQL injection vulnerability came up, I think this was one of the most crititcal updates I ever saw in the Drupal world. First of all - thanks a lot to everybody that helped to find and fix this issue. With the discovering of this security issue and the fix, the Drupal security and the community behind has shown once more how important this combination is. All...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:25
Faster import & display with Data, Feeds, Views & Panels Handling loads of data with nodes and fields in Drupal can be a painful experience: every field is put into a separate table which makes inserts and queries slow. In case you just want to import & display unstructured data without the flexibility and sugar of fields, this walkthrough is for you...
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 18:22
I just had the time to watch Larry Garfield's DrupalCon Amsterdam core conversation on managing complexity today. I did not have the chance to attend his session live due to other obligations, but it is nonetheless a topic I am very interested in.
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 14:40
Episode Number: 174In episode 174, we look at a new way to display administrative messages. In other words, absolute messages is a module that changes how status, error and warning messages are displayed. For the most part, this is a nominal improvement, but does allow for hiding and showing of messages. Tags: DrupalMessagingDrupal 7Drupal PlanetSite AdministrationUI/Design
Fri, 10/17/2014 - 12:38
Now that Drush has become standard equipment in every developer's toolbox, and Drupal 8 is around the corner, you may find yourself asking "Which Drush version should I use?" While Drush 6 has a stable release, only Drush 7 can be used with Drupal 8. Usually, I use Drush 7. It works well with both Drupal 7 and Drupal 8, and even though is doesn't have a stable release yet, it feels pretty...

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