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Wed, 05/18/2016 - 13:10
Members of the British Council Digital team were delighted to receive the RITA2016 award last Thursday for the huge change in IT cloud infrastructure that Ixis delivered in the summer of 2015.read more
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 13:02
I am very happy that my GSoC project, Web Component-ize Drupal 8, got accepted this year. I would like to say thanks to my mentors skyredwang and wimleers, as well as all the members of the community who are supportive of the Google Summer of Code program, in particular Slurpee who has spent a lot of time coordinating and helping students.
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 11:27
In this blog post I'll discuss some methods of ensuring that your software is kept up to date, and some recent examples of why you should consider security to be among your top priorities instead of viewing it as an inconvenience or hassle. Critics often attack the stability and security of Open Source due to the frequent...
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 11:03
Top 5 sessions of DrupalCon New Orleans (security and maintenance related) Igor Kandyba Wed, 18.05.2016 - 11:03 Drop Guard team didn't make it to DC North America this year, but we've spent quite a time talking to our colleagues there, interacting with people via Twitter and Facebook, and obviously - enjoying the sessions as soon as they're available for the...
Wed, 05/18/2016 - 03:50
I had the honor of speaking last week at DrupalCon in New Orleans, and got to see a whole slew of great presentations. For a recap at our local DrupalPVD meetup I put together a few slides listing some of my favorites, and a few others that I know had generated a lot of buzz. All the session videos are live, so be sure to have a look at the DrupalCon NOLA site to see all the rest of them.
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 20:59
Semantic versioning special! Every day, developers in the Drupal community work on improving our open source software. So far in this series, we have been concentrating on profiling some of the most useful modules, projects, and tools available for Drupal 8. This week, however, we're talking about something brand new in Drupal: significant new features being added to our current major release and...
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 18:49
Normally in Drupal, all the entities are stored in the same database, which is usually MySQL or other Relational Databases. What if we have data elsewhere, and want to access them in Drupal? I often use MongoDB, and I think it is a good idea if I could directly retrieve or edit from Drupal, without having to import data into Drupal. What we could utilize is a module called External Entities. It...
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 16:49
In the Open Source community, the best way to get involved, and learn, is to dive in, head-first, at the deep end. This is exactly the reason why we run hackathons: to introduce new concepts to developers in an environment where they can be nurtured. By combining a hackathon with a DrupalCamp, developers get enveloped in a blanket of Drupal and Open Source for a few days, essential for rapid...
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 07:00
So, you've built your Drupal Commerce site and are now setting up Search. You probably aren't going to use Drupal core's search since it won't give you enough control over what and how search results are returned. You are going to set up your own search server and index using Search API. In this example, I am using Solr Search with Acquia Search for Search API. It doesn't matter how you have...
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 05:08
Community, Connections, Console & Personalization. FFW Rocks DrupalCon. brent.bice Tue, 05/17/2016 - 03:08 A week of beignets, beer and learning Drupal! FFW let the good times roll at DrupalCon 2016 New Orleans. In case you missed out, here are four must watch presentations to jazz up your week. Is size just a number?: Reflecting on community growth, mentoring, and where we...

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