What's new in Drupal World

What's new in Drupal World? Week #25 DrupalDevDays special

The big event of last week is of course the Drupal Dev days in Barcelona: not so many tweets about it though, but don't worry I've managed to find some interesting links!

New version for Commerce Kickstart

The CommerceGuys rolled out a version 2 of the Drupal Commerce installation profile, the new UI will surely amaze during client demos http://commerceguys.com/blog/sneak-preview-commerce-kickstart-v2

Barcelona DrupalDev days sessions

Here are the slides of the different sessions:

WSCCI and Web Services

A sprint in Paris took place last week on Web Services in Drupal 8, here's the summary by @Crell. This sums up how you are going to code with the future entities in D8 and what protocol is discussed for providing Web Services in Drupal http://groups.drupal.org/node/237443

Twig in D8 core

Twig just got committed to Drupal 8 core http://drupalcode.org/project/drupal.git/commit/07e217036136e0bc3369c276...

New UI for string translation committed

The issue is finally pushed to 8.x, congratz! http://drupal.org/node/1452188

Drupal 8 Plugin architecture

A draft of D8 plugin architecture is on the way by EclipseGc http://drupal.org/node/1637614

A Drupal energy drink spotted

drupal energy drink
So that you can code harder, better, faster, stronger...

What's new in Drupal World? Week #24

This is a followup to my last week's blog post, where I bring to you the latest news in Drupal world:

New 404 and 403 handling

In one of the latest drupal core patches drupal_not_found() and drupal_access_denied() were replaced with symfony exceptions http://drupal.org/node/1616360
Follow @Drupal8changes for this kind of updates.

Install Apache Solr on Mac OS X

A short blog post on how to install Solr on Mac, very useful! http://ramlev.dk/blog/2012/06/02/install-apache-solr-on-your-mac/

Yet another drupal showcase

Well, it's always good to advertise http://www.withdrupal.com/

Drupal 8 at Symphony Live

This is the big news of this week, @Crell went giving a presentation at Symphony Live on the state of Drupal 8 core and Symphony. As a reminder, D8 will use (for now) 6 components of Symphony:

  • HttpFoundation
  • HttpKernel
  • EventDispatcher
  • ClassLoader
  • DependencyInjection
  • Yaml

http://garfieldtech.com/presentations/sfl2012-drupal8/index.html http://lockerz.com/s/215044232

The Drupal Association Store

The Drupal Association opened a section on their site to sell some T-Shirt, more is expected though. It is currently built with Ubercart, and will likely be rewritten with Commerce in the D7 version of drupal.org https://association.drupal.org/store

Views in Drupal Core, the tour

If you missed it, two weeks ago, Earl Miles announced that D8 will ship with Views in core in his blog post, now that he raised some money to work on it with few others, it is time to plan trips to multiple drupal event and code sprints! http://www.angrydonuts.com/chaos-world-tour-12

For more info, Earl gave 2 interviews as podcasts: http://www.lullabot.com/podcasts/podcast-103-views-core and http://modulesunraveled.com/podcast/023-earl-miles-and-getting-views-in-...

D7 has now has full Entity language support

Another change in Drupal core, but this one has been backported to Drupal 7, read more at http://groups.drupal.org/node/236548

What's new in Drupal World? Week #23

I'm trying to make another kind of blog post, very short and simply stating what happened in the last week in the Drupal world. Those news come mainly from Twitter, and are the links that are highly mentioned or retweeted by the community:

Initial prototype of in-place editing features in Spark

@Dries made a blog post about the Spark distribution and its expected feature, in-line editing. Check out the video by @webchick http://youtu.be/a53Wcq31LmY

Dries et la baguette

Dries went in Paris at the end of last week, seeing Radio France people and venue, and giving some interviews to several tech magazines, including Le Journal du Net, here's the article (in French) http://www.journaldunet.com/developpeur/php/drupal-8-0512.shtml

Olivier Friesse, technical executive at Radio France, talked about their media management module: ScalD, that just hit a Drupal 7 version.

The state of Drupal 8 by @webchick: hook_future_alter()

Angie made a great slide deck for people who want to know/talk about D8: http://webchick.net/drupal-8-slides

The Drupal Code of Conduct

During the last DrupalCon booth babes were spotted, this started a debate on twitter, and resulted in the creation of a DrupalCon Code of Conduct: http://groups.drupal.org/node/232633

A new face for DrupalCommerce site

The Drupal Commerce project homepage is back with a sweet new theme and user support channel http://www.drupalcommerce.org/

The kernel has landed

@Crell (Larry Garfield) announced that the HttpKernel from Symphony got into Drupal http://www.garfieldtech.com/blog/wscci-kernel-merge

Entities are now classed objects using a defined interface

OOP is getting to Drupal 8 and fast! http://groups.drupal.org/node/235193

That's it, see you next week for other news!

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