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Mon, 06/20/2016 - 16:00
This episode we celebrate our fine podcast finally coming of drinking age and finally get our act together to welcome Oscar Menjivar back, again, for a third time, to talk about his project Exploring Tech which helps youths in south central LA learn how to develop technology. As always we have the latest Drupal news, Bob talks about the most recent Mediacurrent blog posts and Ryan rings us home...
Mon, 06/20/2016 - 09:01
It has been nearly 7 months since Drupal 8 first release and as a developer, I am still in the learning process. It can be hard sometimes to know what is going wrong with your code and how to solve it. I will tell you about few things to know on how to develop and debug Drupal 8 projects and continue learning, learning and learning ! Disabling cache First of all, to avoid having a crazy terminal...
Sun, 06/19/2016 - 12:49
Resources Read time: 5 minutes In this article I’d like to share with you a module that I’ve recently created for Drupal 7 and 8 called Facebook Comments Block. It gives visitors of your website the opportunity to comment on your site’s content using a widget that is directly integrated with Facebook. Here is the screenshot showing you how the commenting box...
Sat, 06/18/2016 - 02:45
Its name is Watney. Watney lives in Matrix. Watney is a bot I created about 6 months ago to start helping us with various tasks that are instrumental for day-to-day tasks we need to do in our business. Watney patiently waits for requests in a bunch of chat rooms we use for internal communications about each website we manage, each project we work on. Watney does a bunch of helpful things already...
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 19:01
I met 15-year-old serial entrepreneur--CEO of goCreative--and budding Drupalist Brandon Relph at the inaugural ThinkNation event in Canterbury, in December 2015. In this podcast, we talk about how he got to know Drupal 8 and what he thought of it. And I was surprised to learn that there is a world of professional Minecraft out there, in which Brandon runs two professional ventures and employs...
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 16:35
If you are like me and have to spend a lot of time reviewing large patches on GitHub you know it is a daunting task. There is no easy way to navigate through multiple diffs so you have to scroll a lot (and I mean a LOT) and watch very carefully to not to miss what you are looking for. It is tiring and frustrating. Tags: acquia drupal planet
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 15:58
Direct .mp3 file download. Michael Schmid (Schnitzel), Group CTO of Amazee Group, CTO of amazee.io and super-active Drupal community contributor joins Kelley, Anna, and Mike to discuss amazee.io and Michael's recent DrupalCon New Orleans Community Keynote. This episode also touches on the new (also Swiss!) king of the hill in Drupal code contributions as well as the recent changes at the Drupal...
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 12:30
There is no question about the importance of regularly updating your Drupal installation, including core, contribs, and libraries. No matter how you manage the workflow - by using dedicated tools, custom scripts, or just update the codebase via FTP - keeping the application's 3rd party code always up-to-date is a must for every open source project. Without...
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 05:08
PHPStorm has a lot of built in test runners, but it doesn't support Drupal's Simpletest test runner. In this blog post we'll see how we can execute Drupal tests inside PHPStorm using Drupal test runner.
Fri, 06/17/2016 - 01:06
There are many different ways to handle offsite database backups for your Drupal sites. From host provider automations to contrib modules like Backup and Migrate and everywhere in between. This week, I was looking to automate this process on a Drupal 8 site. Since Backup and Migrate is being rewritten from the ground up for Drupal 8, I decided to whip up a custom shell script using Drush. I knew...

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