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Wed, 09/21/2016 - 11:35
DrupalConsole RC-1 is close, is really really close, as close as DrupalCon Dublin, less than a week at least thats our goal. Where are we? We accomplish a lot of changes during the last two months, and this is an overview of the milestones completed for RC-1 release. * Languages separated from the main project.https://github.com/hechoendrupal/drupal-console-en * Core commands and features to...
Wed, 09/21/2016 - 09:26
We’re proudly sponsoring the Women in Drupal event at DrupalCon Dublin 2016. This prompted me to reflect on our own track record on employing and advancing women. Of course our own house is in order. Right? No, it is not. Including our current hiring round, in our team of 40 people: 0% of our four most senior posts are held by women 10% of our full leadership team is made up of women 20% of our...
Wed, 09/21/2016 - 07:00
For a recent website I worked on, the client wanted search results to be grouped by content type, and also wanted to control which content type results were displayed first, second, and third. While you can get most of the way there in terms of sorting search results using Views, if the desired order of the content types doesn't luckily correspond to some kind of alphabetical sorting of the...
Wed, 09/21/2016 - 03:27
DrupalCon Dublin includes a full track of core conversations where you can learn about current topics in Drupal core development, and a week of sprints where you can participate in shaping Drupal's future. In addition to the core conversations, we have a few meetings on specific topics for future core development. These meetings will be very focused, so contact the listed organizer for each if...
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 20:55
The Secret Sauce, Ep. 32: Documentation and Training The Secret Sauce brandt Tue, 09/20/2016 - 13:55 Ryan Price with Allison Manley Sep 20, 2016 We want to make your project a success. Let's Chat. There are many benefits to documenting your project and teaching someone else how to use it. Senior Engineer Ryan Price dives into the...
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 17:55
No matter what industry you’re in, chances are your website is battling for visitor attention. No less than a fully optimized web presence built to respond to any device is required to get ahead of today’s fierce, strategic competition. Cisco estimates that 50 billion smart devices will be connected to the Internet by 2020 – that’s three times the 15 billion devices that are connected today!
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 16:46
DrupalCon New Orleans had many good Core Conversations. The Core Conversation track sessions are a bit different than regular session. Presenters frame a topic, discussion, or concern. And then, the conversation with the audience continues in the session recordings. I was the local track chair and I listened to all of the convos. Here are some choice quotes. Enjoy the highlights from New...
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 16:39
Rules are everywhere: at school, at work, in life in general ... and there are some Rules in Drupal 8 as well! Although it’s definitely not what you think it is :) Read more
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 15:32
As a junior developer ramping up to learning Drupal, I spent a lot of time clicking through the UI. After getting familiar with it, I wanted to take a look behind the scenes at Drupal’s codebase. Writing code for a Drupal site can be an overwhelming experience because, even though it’s written in PHP, there’s a dense API behind it. One of the biggest parts of that API is...
Tue, 09/20/2016 - 14:38
If you're anything like me, you've spent a few years in the freelance/agency world performing work for clients. If your clients are anything like the ones I've had, they come in with preconceived notions, "wives tales", and many, many things that are just not in their best interest.I know there is a tendency to say "the customer is always right." I would prefer to say "the customer is entitled to...

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