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Fri, 01/29/2016 - 22:12
The Migrate team would like to finish up the Migrate subsystem for next month's release of Drupal 8.1.0. They've collected a number of issues for the upcoming global sprint weekend: Global Sprint Weekend Migrate Issues There are issues available for all levels of expertise. If you need help, the Migrate maintainers are in #drupal-migrate on irc.freenode.net as usual and are happy to answer...
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 21:43
DC DenisonTom Kraft and Renato Francia were conferring in the kitchen, laptops open, “trying to make the Feeds module work better out of the box.” In a nearby conference room, Dan Feidt was juggling a bunch of open windows on his laptop screen, tackling “a little puzzle around virtualization and Vagrant.” Kay VanValkenburgh, who was in charge of beginners and onboarding, was roaming, talking to...
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 20:02
  Thanks to new innovations in the search engine optimization space, there’s more tools than ever before. This article explores 5 powerful keyword research tools that might not even be on your competitors’ radar yet. 
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 16:05
We had a discussion in one of our previous blogs that Drupal 6 is “dead”, however if you’re a site owner and still not sure whether you need Drupal 7, we’ve prepared this article specifically for you. Read more
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 15:04
Jess (xjm)This blog post is part of a series on everyday tools and strategies for code review, drawn from Drupal contribution experiences. xjm is a Drupal 8 core maintainer and release manager. If you have spent much time developing software with others, you've probably asked yourself some of these questions at one time or another:Tags: acquia drupal planet
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 07:58
This year, DrupalCon North America heads to New Orleans, and I can't tell you how excited I am. Together with all the other members of our local Louisiana Drupal user group, we are truly looking forward to hosting the Drupal community as much as you all are excited to come experience everything New Orleans has to offer. For those visiting for the first time, I hope your expectations are exceeded...
Fri, 01/29/2016 - 05:43
There is a discussion underway about adopting a similar release schedule for Drupal 7 that Drupal 8 is using (i.e., a six-month feature release schedule, with pseudo-semantic versioning). This is not a major change to current policy, but it would mean that new features or other potentially disruptive patches to Drupal 7 core would be limited to two windows per year, with the corresponding...
Thu, 01/28/2016 - 23:35
Generally speaking hiding content goes alongside a bit of javascript that unhides the content under certain circumstances (think hamburger menu). Sometimes the content improves accessibility but is considered visual noise (says the designer). So as the developer you have a lot of ways to... pat the cat(?) But not all cats react the same to being patted :D
Thu, 01/28/2016 - 15:10
It’s strange but true: seven years after the PDF reference was published as an ISO standard (ISO-32000-1), there are still developers who think that the Portable Document Format is a closed document format owned by Adobe. PDF is often perceived as a strange, impenetrable document format. It’s high time we bury that idea and take a look at what’s going on in the world of PDF today...

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