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Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:15
Larry GarfieldWeb developers are discovering that Web services have become critical to interacting with third parties -- whether on Web sites or in applications. Many Drupal developers now have the need to expose content and features on their site via an API. Fortunately, Drupal 8 now has this capability in core. And some contributed modules are attempting to make it even better.Tags: acquia...
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 16:14
So many locations! Drupal Global Sprint Weekend is January 30 and 31, 2016, and so far we have 40 locations all over the world. You might think you can't help Drupal, that you should not go to a sprint… But anyone who has worked with Drupal before (content editors, site builders), can help at a sprint. So you should go to one! Bring your computer. :) (No location near you? *You* can...
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 14:51
As you may know, Drupal 6 will reach End-Of-Life (EOL) on February 24th, 2016. This means the Drupal community (including the Security Team) will no longer support Drupal 6!However, a small group of commercial vendors will collaborate with the Drupal Security Team to take on Long-Term Support of Drupal 6! And myDropWizard is one of those Drupal 6 long-term support vendors. :-)In this article, we'...
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 14:22
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Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:09
Image: Body:  Part 2 of 2 - Amy Parker, the Director of Acquia University, and I sat down in Acquia's downtown Boston headquarters to talk about Acquia's technology boot camp, affectionately known as "Acquia U". In this podcast we talk about the diversity of candidate backgrounds, the candidate selection process, and go into what makes a successful Acquia "Ubie." We also talk about...
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 13:00
Most of us have been using the Features module for configuration management in Drupal 7 for years now.  This is not what the module was originally intended for, but it has allowed us to move variables and configurations that were kept in the database into code, so they can be transferred from development to staging and production sites. Features is a module that creates other modules.  It was...
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 10:23
You may already be familiar with Amazon S3, the most popular solution for cost effective storage services nowadays. You will need it when you are looking for: Low cost storage: it happens to be my case, when I implemented a Drupal based web app for a local governmental authority. The app is used by branches from all provices of the country, and they...
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 09:50
In the web community, PDF has become synonym for a range of accessibility bad practices. Some people even think that we would all be better off if PDF would finally die, just like Flash and Internet Explorer. As a result PDF is not very sexy in the Drupal and wider PHP community and this has negatively impacted our tooling.
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 06:16
For those of us who have been breathlessly waiting since you saw the jazz band in Los Angeles, registration for DrupalCon New Orleans is open at last! Coming up in May, DrupalCon New Orleans promises to be a fantastic time — so make sure you register today to get the earlybird rate.
Tue, 01/26/2016 - 05:23
In this post I wanted to share my experience of integrating an automatic living style guide into a Drupal 8 theme.

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