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Fri, 05/22/2015 - 23:00
In this guest post, Luke Herrington shares his experience with integrating an existing Drupal backend with a Backbone.Marionette Todo app. If you're reading this, you probably already know about all of the great work that Gizra has done in the Drupal/REST space. If you haven't, I highly recommend you check out their github repo. Also see the RESTful module. One of the projects that...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:16
If you are sub-theming Drupal Bootstrap, you are probably spoiled by all of the awesome functionality that comes with the Bootstrap framework and the Drupal Bootstrap theme. One place where you can’t easily throw a row and col class around your divs through the admin UI is if you are creating a Webform. I came up with a quick solution to this that, with a little setup, allows the user to...
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 22:16
Last week, was in sunny Los Angeles for DrupalCon 2015. Though many were seasoned veterans, it was my first time at a Con. It was a whirlwind of team building, a magical Prenote, great one-on-one coversations and plenty of Drupal talk. Needless to say, I'm still recovering! But if one thing is certain, our team had a wonderful time. Here are some of their takeaways:
Fri, 05/22/2015 - 20:22
Download Commercial Progression presents Hooked on Drupal, “Episode 9: DrupalCon LA 2015 Highlights with Steve Burge from OSTraining".  In this special DrupalCon edition of Hooked on Drupal we conferenced in Steve Burge of OSTraining for an on the ground report from Los Angeles.  Held on May 11-15, 2015 DrupalCon LA was the premiere event for the Drupal...
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...

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