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Tue, 07/15/2014 - 08:10
Sprints are an important part of DrupalCon you will want to experience. Arrange your travel and hotel to take advantage of the extended sprints before DrupalCon on 27-28 September, the big sprint day on Friday, 3 October, and the extended sprints after DrupalCon on 4-5 October. Stay for the sprints on Friday Every DrupalCon, we cap off the week with a full day of Drupal sprints. DrupalCon...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 05:20
Drupal PCI Compliance White Paper: Version 1.1 Released!Version 3.0 of the PCI compliance standard becomes mandatory on January 1st, 2015 and will be a complete game changer for most Drupal eCommerce sites.Are you ready to meet the challenge?For those wanting to dive right in, simply click this link to download the white paper. Matt Kleve was spot on in his DrupalCon Denver 2013 presentation...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 01:00
PreviousNext have been using Behat to test Drupal 7 sites for some time now. More recently, there has been a big push to introduce Behat tests in Drupal 8. So what is it all about? In this post, I'll be taking a look at the Mink layer behind Behat and using it for web scraping and functional testing and what this means for the future of Drupal testing.
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:53
There hasn't been an update for some time now; things have quieted down a bit, I am mostly just writing drivers now (and coach people on migrate). MongoDB module caught up with the latest config changes and so the module works again. Migrate bugfixing moves along steadily with more and more people actually trying it and fixing bugs, hurray! Blocks now get placed more sensibly, there's steady...
Tue, 07/15/2014 - 00:22
We held our July Drupal Association Board Meeting last Wednesday. Halfway through the year, we took the opportunity to review our metrics for the year thus far, discuss some possible changes to our governance model, and tackle a couple of housekeeping issues in executive session. If you somehow managed to miss us during the live session, never fear! We've got a recording, the meeting materials,...
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 21:12
Deeson Online and DrupalCon Amsterdam: From rockstar speakers to world-class sessionsBy Lizzie Hodgson | 14th July 2014Look alive! DrupalCon Amsterdam is going to be here in no time, and Deeson Online are once again a proud Silver Sponsor of what is shaping up to be a rather spectacular event. Possibily the most significant date in the European Drupal community diary, DrupalCon Amsterdam will not...
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 20:00
Fighting spam is an ongoing cat and mouse game as site owners come up with protections against spam, and spammers come up with increasingly impressive ways to bypass those protections. Solutions like Mollom have been popular in recent years, however Mollom is tied to an external service and only works while that service is running smoothly. Additionally, it costs money if your site has a lot of...
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 16:36
Every so often, advocates and vendors of proprietary/closed source software attempt a FUD (Fear, Uncertainty & Doubt) campaign of comment and link-baiting in order to reframe the conversation around Open Source. The arguments brought up in these discussions are predictable and generally straw man arguments that hold little water, so I wanted to take time to break these down...
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 15:02
Today we're going take a look at the Path Redirect Import module, which lets you import redirects in bulk into your Drupal site. All of the modules described in this post are available on Stanford Sites.
Mon, 07/14/2014 - 13:48
Function scope & Drupal cacheWhen developing with caching in mind it's important to consider functionality scope. For example, writing code which is per visitor specific in PHP with caching support ahhh =O. While rewriting that same functionality in JavaScript offers us a quick and cache friendly solution. Consider the following examples. /** * Implements hook_preprocess_TEMPLATE(). */...

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