Drupal News Feed

Fri, 07/11/2014 - 00:53
What's new with Drupal 8? The past two weeks have seen steady progress on Drupal 8, with the release of drupal 8.0-alpha13, the Clearing of the RTBC Queue, the expected deployment of Semantic Versioning support on Drupal.org, the launch of the #D8CX initiative, and the announcement about the roadmap for Drupal Commerce for Drupal 8! Updates to api.drupal.org If you go to https://api.drupal.org/...
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 22:13
What's new with Drupal 8? The past two weeks have seen steady progress on Drupal 8, with the release of drupal 8.0-alpha13, the Clearing of the RTBC Queue, the expected deployment of Semanitc Versioning support on Drupal.org, the launch of the #D8CX initiative, and the announcement about the roadmap for Drupal Commerce for Drupal 8! Updates to api.drupal.org If you go to https://api.drupal.org/...
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 21:57
Often times, Drupal gets a bad rap for usability. That’s because out of the box Drupal isn’t very user friendly. As with everything Drupal, it requires a few contributed modules in order to really make it shine. Below are a list of fourteen modules that you can add to your Drupal site to increase its usability. Let’s begin! Views Bulk Operations - VBO is a module that allows you to execute bulk...
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 17:28
Completed Drupal site or project URL: http://www.ox.ac.ukThe previous version of the University of Oxford site, also designed by Torchbox, was the top rated University site in a Times Education Supplement survey and was much imitated, but after more than seven years of duty, it was a little dated and, critically, wasn’t responsive. The University of Oxford and Torchbox were excited to have...
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 15:39
Spectacle is an open source digital signage publishing system for displaying content on any screen. The content is administered by Drupal and displayed using Meteor. Classic Graphics, SUAR IT at UNC Charlotte, CharDUG, and Meteor Charlotte are sponsoring a Spectacle sprint on July 25th form 9am-4pm ET at Classic Graphics. While the project is well underway, there is still a lot to do. We will...
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 11:00
DrupalCon has always served as an important forum to discuss the status of the project as well as a great place to learn Drupal skills from the experts. But technology moves fast. It’s no longer sufficient to focus solely on today’s challenges. That’s why DrupalCon has evolved into a one-of-a-kind event to not only help attendees solve the problems they face today, but also plan for the future...
Thu, 07/10/2014 - 05:36
DrupalCamp Colorado: My "Crossing the Rubicon" MomentContributing to and interacting with the Drupal community isn't as scary or as daunting as you might think. My advice—take the plunge by attending a local meetup or camp and be open to the many opportunities that will start presenting themselves. It worked for me! Here's my story...Looking back at my Drupal career, I regret...
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 23:19
Amitai Bustein is one of the founders of Gizra, a legendary Drupal contributor as maintainer of the Organic Groups (og) system, and gives amazing presentations. This is his BoF from DrupalCon Austin in which he explains "the Gizra way". It's a must-see for anyone dreaming of upgrading their development practices. What's wonderful about Amitai's presentation is not just that it's entertaining...
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:49
We could not be more excited that two of our favorite DC events – Capital Camp and Drupal 4 Gov – are merging! The combined event, happening July 30th through August 1st at the National Institutes of Health, promises to be one of the most informative and inspiring conferences on Drupal and  open source in government yet. Phase2 is proud to be a platinum sponsor of what is sure to be...
Wed, 07/09/2014 - 19:38
This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Drupal 7 to Wordpress 3.9 MigrationThe setting With no specific reason, or maybe with regards to the strong editing capabilities of WordPress out of the box, I wanted to opt out of Drupal as my blogging platform for enginx.com. Even though I’m a seasoned Drupal developer, even authored a book on Drupal 7 Media, and presented the topic on a local...

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