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Tue, 10/14/2014 - 19:43
Drupal and many of the people who work with it are moving toward a configuration in code model of site development. One of the advantages of a config in code approach is that the code you add, share, and modify works for all the members of your team and across environments. Instead of everyone syncing databases (or passing around notes on how to update their environment because something changed...
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:51
In this quick tip, we’ll be installing a local instance of Drupal 8, beta 1. By the end, you’ll have a copy of Drupal that’s not only ready to be extended with Symfony bundles and other packages, but also ready to accept content and display it to end users. Step 1: Prepare EnvironmentContinue reading %Quick Tip: Up and Running with Drupal 8 in Under Five Minutes%
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:45
Here at OSTraining we've given significant coverage to Drupal Commerce. You can watch a video class with nearly 30 lessons and download a book, "Building E-commerce Sites with Drupal Commerce". However, Drupal Commerce is an enterprise-quality solution and a good number of OSTraining members have asked for simpler solutions. For those members, we often recommend the Payment module which makes...
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 18:04
This post was originally shared on the Drupal Association blog. DrupalCon Amsterdam has wrapped up, and now that we're over the jet lag, it's time to look back on one of the most successful DrupalCons to date. DrupalCon Amsterdam was the largest European DrupalCon yet, by far. Just to knock your socks off, here are some numbers: More than 2,300 attendees showed up to 120 sessions and nearly...
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 14:00
To complete my series on multilingual Drupal, here are some mini-lessons I've learnt. Some of them are are to improve the experience for administrators & translators, others cover obscure corners of code. The first few don't require any knowledge of code, but the later ones will be much more technical.
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 13:46
Drupalcon Amsterdam: some (user) experience DrupalCon Europe 2014 was all about a new era that has now began on Wednesday, October 1st with the official beta 1 release - the era of Drupal 8. Compared with the DrupalCon Europe 2013, this conference was more about business and development and less about UX related matters. However, UX topics and raised questions are definitely worth...
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 11:18
For a long time I’ve harboured the belief that too few in Drupal receive the recognition they deserve. I often wonder how many bright (young) stars fall through the cracks of our vast community, fade away and perhaps leave altogether. When the Drupal project was small if you did some heavy lifting, people noticed. Now our numbers have swelled beyond 1 million it is no wonder worthy effort goes...
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 01:44
At the recent DrupalCon Amsterdam sprints something amazing happened, people from all corners of the globe assembled to sprint on DrupalCI. DrupalCI is an initiative born out of the requirement for new testbot infrastructure. Our goal is to implement a brand new Continuous Integration (CI) workflow that can not only be used for Drupal but anyone wishing to run a CI infrastructure / Automated...
Tue, 10/14/2014 - 00:42
As part of the Google Summer of Code, I began work on getting CiviCRM and the upcoming Drupal 8 working together nicely. I made an update about midway through and it's time for another update. I had separated the project into a number of milestones. Phases 1, 2 and 3 dealt with varying aspects of the core CiviCRM module functionality. This work has largely been completed and there are...

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