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WordCamp London 2017 Drupal Takeover!
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire on Mar 24, 2017
A couple of Drupalists meet WordCamp London 2017 - WordCamp London 2017 was my very first WordPress community event; my first time up close with a community rumoured to have a very different focus and feeling than the Drupal community I know and love. But contribution, the one theme unifying us...
china map
Posted by Adam Malone on Mar 21, 2017
Following on from my previous blog posts around how Drupal and open-source are growing in China, we must start looking at how the overall ecosystem can be nurtured to turn one of the most populous countries in the world on to Drupal. From a developer perspective, it’s clear to me that, for the most...
javascript
Posted by Preston So on Mar 17, 2017
Beyond variable scope, there are other important considerations when assigning values to variables, and that’s where ES6’s new capabilities for default values and destructured assignment come into play. In addition, juggling variables of a particular type can be challenging when writing functions....
Drupal Splash Awards Germany 2017
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire on Mar 16, 2017
Hamburg, March 15, 2017 - Members of the German Drupal community — contributors, service providers, end users — came together to celebrate their successes in 2016 with the world’s leading open source content management system and application platform at the 2017 German Splash Awards. Compared...
javascript
Posted by Preston So on Mar 15, 2017
For many Drupal developers, JavaScript can sometimes feel like an uncharted wilderness. This is particularly true for those of us who haven’t worked with JavaScript since the first browser war, when cross-browser inconsistencies led to more than a few visits to the swear jar. Fortunately,...
give back graphic
Posted by John Faber on Mar 13, 2017
As Drupal 8 was approaching release velocity in 2015, Chapter Three, a digital agency in San Francisco, decided to go all-in on the new version. Chapter Three made a commitment to build new sites on Drupal 8. The company hired a Drupal core maintainer and allowed him to work full-time on Drupal 8...
train couplers
Posted by DC Denison on Mar 08, 2017
Not even three months into 2017, and already two industry articles have appeared that claim that this is "the Year of Decoupled." If so, this is propitious development for Drupal, and the Acquia Developer Center. Because we've been publishing "decoupled"-related (AKA "headless," AKA "API-First")...
Drupal 8 logo
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire on Mar 07, 2017
This week: The Webform Module // Drupal 8 has more and more features available practically every day. Alongside module migrations and new projects, the Drupal community’s latest major release also offers new ways of solving common problems. Some functionality has moved to Drupal core and new...
Drupal 8 logo
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire on Feb 28, 2017
This week: The Drupal 8 Panopoly distribution // Drupal 8 has more and more features available practically every day. Alongside module migrations and new projects, the Drupal community’s latest major release also offers new ways of solving common problems. Some functionality has moved to Drupal...
graphic for webinar
Posted by Greg Kihlström on Feb 27, 2017
In January of 2015, Accel-KKR, a private equity firm, combined Ektron and the Swedish company Episerver into a single company and CMS platform. This has caused many organizations to choose to migrate off the Ektron platform and onto a CMS like Drupal. Two factors are driving this trend: the high...