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Fri, 05/22/2015 - 15:07
/** * Implements hook_action_info(). */ function mymodule_action_info() { return array( 'mymodule_update_products' => array( 'type' => 'entity', 'label' => t('Update products by 2%'), 'configurable' => FALSE, 'triggers' => array('any'), 'pass rows' => TRUE, ), ); } function mymodule_update_products(&$entity, $context) { $...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:57
The Drupal 8 multilingual team is really great in spreading know-how on the new things in the upcoming version, so we had our session (1h) and workshop (2h) recordings published and widely available. While we of course love our baby and can talk all day about it, who has hours when they just want to explore what is coming up? We just addressed that this week with the following. 1. New 2m22s...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 14:54
Years ago now, the Drupal community adopted Git as a version control system to replace CVS. That move has helped development since the distributed nature of Git allows better tracking of work privately before uploading a patch to drupal.org. Sandbox repositories allow contributors to clone an existing project to work on independently (therefore not needing permissions for the canonical...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 10:11
Last week most of Lullabot was at DrupalCon Los Angeles. In this episode Addison Berry, Greg Dunlap, Matthew Tift, Chris Albrecht, Helena Zubkow, and Will Hetherington share their thoughts and experiences from the whirlwind of awesome that is DrupalCon. We chat about the keynotes, and the contrast between them, session picks, the coffeepocalypse, the real value of DrupalCon, and let Greg rant a...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 07:00
If you're building a Drupal website with a lot of content for a community of users, chances are you'll need to set up some editorial controls. Starting with the Workbench and Workbench Moderation modules, you can create editorial workflows for content types. Nodes pass through different 'States', like Draft, Needs Review, and Published. Different User Roles control the flow of nodes through...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 05:38
Earlier this week Matt Mullenweg, founder and CEO of Automattic, parent company of WordPress.com, announced the acquisition of WooCommerce. This is a very interesting move that I think cements the SMB/enterprise positioning between WordPress and Drupal. As Matt points out a huge percentage of the digital experiences on the web are now powered by open source solutions: WordPress, Joomla and Drupal...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 02:06
If you’re anything like me, right now you’re thinking: Finally! It’s a very exciting moment for those in our field who have craved ways to collaborate, learn from experiences and refine our craft. The Drupalcon team has heard our request loud and clear, and we can now enjoy the very first Project Management Track!
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 02:00
DrupalCon LA So I did not make it along to DrupalCon Los Angeles, but I did spend some time reading twitter, and watching the sessions online. Here are some of the sessions I found entertaining and insightful and would recommend to others. Driesnote Keynote Dries, as always, sets the lay of the land with Drupal. He also goes into the early days of Drupal, and how some key people he was...
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 22:57
Our first foray into public during Drupalcon Los Angeles. Bob, Jason and Mark are live interviewing anyone who showed up to our BOF (Birds of a Feather) and gave away fancy Weekly Drop T-shirts. We also talked about our favorite sessions in this years North American ‘Con. Special thanks to Benztown Radio for the use of their equipment.
Thu, 05/21/2015 - 22:36
There’s many dirty little secrets in Drupal 7 core’s API when it comes to inconsistencies and oversights. It’s a big part of why so much care is being placed in D8 and its taking so long, because people realize this is a platform that’s used for the long haul and core decisions today will have lasting impacts a decade from now.

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