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Wed, 07/20/2016 - 09:06
When I started making sites with Drupal 8 I missed a special body class that I sometime need for theming as well as other times, and that's the language body class. When making multilingual sites this comes in handy sometimes. For Drupal 7 this was made possible by the Internationalization (i18n) module, but since that module has been moved into core in Drupal (source) that special body-class...
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 08:13
GSoC ‘16 - Week #9: Mailhandler report During the 8th week of Google Summer of Code 2016, we have started with adding support for posting comments via email. After getting the feedback from my mentors, there was some space to improve proposed solution. The suggestions were accepted and briefly explained below. Comments in a submodule As comments are supported through new handler...
Wed, 07/20/2016 - 01:29
One of the most exciting aspects of preparing for a DrupalCon is selecting the sessions that will be presented. It’s always incredibly impressive and humbling to see the great ideas that our community comes up with— and they’re all so great that making the official selections is definitely not an easy process!
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 23:58
This is the first European DrupalCon since Drupal 8 was launched and we are excited to offer six solid trainings that will really help level up your skills. There is a little something for everyone with trainings that span job functions and skill levels.  Check out the training courses that we will be offer ong 26 September from 9:00-17:00 at DrupalCon Dublin.  
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 22:31
[Social API] Creating a Social Auth implementer #2 - Routes and Network Plugin In the last post of this series, we started declaring our module information (social_auth_google.info.yml) and its dependencies through a composer.json file. In this post, we will move on and start working on the routing, settings form, and Settings Manager. Routes Now that we have let Drupal about our...
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 22:00
[Social API] Creating a Social Auth implementer #1 - kicking off In the last few months we have been working on the Social API project which tries to harmonize Social Networking functionality in Drupal. This project is divided in four main components which are: gvso Tue, 07/19/2016 - 16:00 Tags Drupal Drupal Planet Social API...
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 20:55
By now, you may have heard that we’re putting on a show: the ROW Roadshow, to be exact! ROW stands for Results Oriented Websites, and it means just what it says. We think that all of our clients – and everyone in the United States! – should have a meaningful web presence, with a website that produces real results and helps them grow their company. The ROW Roadshow is our way of taking that...
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 18:08
Behat with Drupal - Tutorial Anonymous (not verified) Tue, 07/19/2016 - 16:08 On our first day as interns at Cheeky Monkey, we (Jared and Jordan) were given the task of exploring the somewhat uncharted waters of using Behat, an open source BDD (Behavior-driven development) testing framework, with Drupal 7.   Why BDD Testing? We all know that testing is...
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 17:22
Maybe you are already grokking Drupal 8's new configuration management system; maybe you've already absorbed D8's embrace of object-oriented code. But that doesn't mean you should scoff at easy on-ramp introductions to Drupal 8. Solid overviews of Drupal 8 can be tremendously valuable when you're working on a team that includes non-technical members. They also come in handy when you are...
Tue, 07/19/2016 - 15:15
It’s been almost six months since I started at Zivtech as a Junior Developer, and I could never fit everything I’ve learned into one blog post. That said, one of the best things I’ve learned is how to compress my database and copy it across servers. These two commands are drush sql-dump and scp. If you’re unfamiliar with Drush, you can find some background information here. I learned...

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