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Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:35
We've rescheduled Drupal 8 beta 12 for June 29, 2015 to provide a little more leeway time for Drupal 8 core issues that require an update function. Starting June 29, any Drupal 8 core issue that includes a data model change must include an update function and update path test. See the previously announced core policy on requiring hook_update_N() for more information. Identify your data model...
Thu, 06/25/2015 - 00:12
In the Esperanto language there was a great writer and activist known as "Kabe". After creating magnificent translations and reaching a position of authority, he suddenly left Esperanto life, never to participate again. So notorious was his disappearance, the language gained the verb "Kabei" -- to vanish suddenly from a position of great visibility. I'd be flattering myself to compare my position...
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 23:00
Following our unfortunate bug in Shoov which caused login to stop working, we decided to write a Behat test that will continuously check the live site and make sure login with GitHub is working properly. Writing the Behat test was pretty easy, however it had a major problem - it didn't work. @javascript Scenario: Login to shoov Given I am an anonymous user When I visit the homepage...
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 19:01
Have a requirement like “I want users to not be able to add, update, delete or view content if some condition is true?” If so, hook_node_access might be all you need. This hook simply allows you to alter access to a node. Now let’s learn how to use it. How this hook works Anytime a user accesses a node (to add, update, delete or view it) this hook is called and can be used to...
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 16:29
We love Drupal Camps for a lot of reasons, and the popular Camp in the Twin Cities is no different. We get to learn about new projects, see old friends, and discover interesting ideas and solutions to challenges in Web development, design, and strategy. In addition, not only does our Senior Web Designer Carl Martens live in the Twin Cities area, we’ve worked with a number...
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 16:13
What, localize.drupal.org still runs on Drupal 6? Yeah. It is absolutely time to update to Drupal 7 so we can keep improving the site on an up to date platform, so we need your help to try the new staging version out. Sebastien Corbin and Gábor Hojtsy with the invaluable help of the Drupal Association prepared the staging site and hope it is near ready for the upcoming live update. But we need...
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:37
24 Jun Brian Gilbert At DrupalCon Sydney where I was the Community track chair, for the first time at a DrupalCon both Stuart and I had offered to help as mentors at the post conference sprint. We felt in a relatively good position to do this as we’ve been running a mentoring event locally in Melbourne nearly every month since some time in...
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 11:29
Site speed is one of the most critical factors when running a site. If a site takes too long to load, visitors will hit the back button and go elsewhere. Google is well aware of this, so slower sites will not rank as well as fast sites (all other things being equal). Drupal performance optimisation can be a complicated specialisation in its own right. Consultants and Drupal agencies can spend...
Wed, 06/24/2015 - 07:00
Published: Wed, 06/24/15Download this episodeMath Field Module What does the Math Field module do? Why did you develop it? What hole does it fill? You mentioned EntityForm... How does it compare to the Computed Field and other modules? What are the limitations? When wouldn’t you use it? You mentioned before we started recording that you actually rewrote the entire module to use core’s AJAX...

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