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Thu, 06/23/2016 - 15:16
Last updated 2nd December 2015 John Ennew, Drupal 8 contributor and Deeson technical lead has collected together the questions we’ve been receiving from clients about Drupal 8 into one handy list. John is a speaker at DrupalCon and maintains Drupal modules used on thousands of websites throughout the world. He holds a Masters in Computer Systems Engineering and is an IET Chartered Engineer, in...
Thu, 06/23/2016 - 14:34
TL;DR In my last post Avoid Explicit Contents in the images using Google Vision module, I had discussed about the services which “Safe Search” feature of the Vision API provides us, and how we have put this into use in the Google Vision module as a constraint to all the image fields which would be validated when the option is enabled. This week I have worked on developing simple web tests for...
Thu, 06/23/2016 - 12:45
Completed Drupal site or project URL: https://www.drupal.org/project/socialOpen Social is a new Drupal 8 distribution. It's social software for communities and social intranets, similar to the Drupal 7 distribution Commons. Open Social empowers people to effectively collaborate and organize. Open Social has many features, such as Profiles, Groups, Events, Streams, and Notifications, and is...
Thu, 06/23/2016 - 11:06
Are you preparing to migrate to Drupal 8? If so, you’re probably experiencing an influx of questions about what this means for your business. With so much time lapsed between the releases of Drupal 7 and 8, it’s hard to know what this new era will bring. But fear not; Deeson’s technical lead John Ennew has been busy collating all the queries we’ve received so far and writing some useful,...
Wed, 06/22/2016 - 20:42
As you may know, Drupal 6 has reached End-of-Life (EOL) which means the Drupal Security Team is no longer doing Security Advisories or working on security patches for Drupal 6 core or contrib modules - but the Drupal 6 LTS vendors are and we're one of them!Today, there is a security release for Secure Password Hashes to fix a security bug.By default in Drupal 6, all of a user's existing login...
Wed, 06/22/2016 - 18:01
Software design patterns are a very good way to standardize on known implementation strategies. By following design patterns you create expectations and get comfortable with the best practices. Even if you read about a design pattern and realize you have been using it for a long time, learning the formal definition will help you avoid eventual edge cases. Additionally, labeling the pattern will...
Wed, 06/22/2016 - 16:04
When LevelTen gets into talks with potential clients or even current clients, our first thought is to recommend businesses to Pantheon hosting for scalable websites. When we first began looking for partners to host and manage our Open Enterprise Pro CMS, a Drupal distribution, Pantheon was a clear choice. Our company philosophy is built around providing infinitely scalable content management...
Wed, 06/22/2016 - 05:53
I use drush aliases between Drupal VM and Drupal hosting services quite a bit. It was great to learn that drush site-set allows me to set the alias to use for the current session, so I don't have to type the alias name over and over again. For instance, I can set an alias like this: $ drush site-set @drupalvm.drupal8.dev, allowing me to check the status of the site on the Drupal VM with $ drush...
Wed, 06/22/2016 - 02:00
I started the week by providing test coverage for functionalities I added to the module in week 3. Since the main functionality I added was the automatic generation of keys, the tests I wrote assert for these capabilities:
Tue, 06/21/2016 - 23:29
Each day, new functionality is being created for and built with Drupal 8. At the same time, more and more Drupal 7 modules are also being migrated to the Drupal community’s latest major release. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some of the most prominent, useful modules, projects, and tools available for Drupal 8. This week: the Drupal 8 Lightning distribution. Tags:...

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