Did you know Drupal was accepted into Google Summer of Code 2017 and that Drupal selected 8 projects? In other words, Google is funding 8 people to contribute to Drupal for 10 weeks worth ~$40,000 USD (thank you Google!). Congratulations to selected students who collectively became one of the top 20 contributing organizations on drupal.org (list @ https://www.drupal.org/organizations). Proud to note... - News from Planet Drupal
This is Part 2 of 2 of my Drupal vs Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) blog post. In the first part, I've... - News from Planet Drupal
Acquia Developer Center Blog: Announcing OpenEDU: An open source Drupal distribution for higher education
The editorial experience is a critical and often overlooked part of website development. A weak editorial experience means slower site updates. Without a robust and intuitive content creation process, editors lose motivation to keep their site up to date. Our modular content creation process makes it quick and easy for editors to create content while providing front-end users with a rich visual experience.
What Are Modular Content Components?
Modular Content Components are a... - News from Planet Drupal
Every spring, members of Acquia's Product, Engineering and DevOps teams gather at our Boston headquarters for "Build Week". Build Week gives our global team the opportunity to meet face-to-face, to discuss our product strategy and roadmap, to make plans, and to collaborate on projects.
One of the highlights of Build Week is our annual Hackathon; more than 20 teams of 4-8 people are given 48 hours to develop any project of their choosing. There are no restrictions on the technology or solutions... - News from Planet Drupal
For a while now, Vagrant has been my local development environment of choice. It’s great for a lot of reasons but sometimes working in what is essentially a remote environment, has its challenges. One such challenge is running Behat Tests in a native browser like Chrome with Selenium.
Behat... - News from Planet Drupal
Token is one of the 3 most popular modules in Drupal.
It allows you to use small placeholders to automatically complete tasks.
To take a simple example, if you put [site:name] on your site, it will be replaced by the actual name of your site. To take a more complicated example, you can use Token together with the Pathauto module to automatically create... - News from Planet Drupal
A stable release of a Webpack starter kit! Remove its HTML processing to befriend it with Drupal and build a Drupal module or a theme easily.
Webpack starter kit is based on the following concepts:
- dividing source code from compiled
- separated production task
- modern, future-proof technologies
- linting (code style / syntax errors checking)
- live reloading for browsers
- dependencies through node modules (you can install... - News from Planet Drupal
One of our members wanted to automatically fill in Drupal fields from another node.
It took a little experimentation, but we managed to make it work using the Token, Token Filter and Entity Reference modules.
This technique works for nodes, but it should allow you to automatically popular field using data from users, comment or any other... - News from Planet Drupal
I love the title of the above Paul Gauguin painting - it’s three questions make you think about the past, present, and future. The Drupal community continually asks these questions as well. Personally, I feel Drupal is bigger than me and I’ve been more interested in listening to the dialog around these questions than entering the discussion. For two years I listened to the discussion... - News from Planet Drupal