The Week in Drupal: May 29, 2014

Thursday, May 29, 2014
Wayne Eaker

A review of interesting modules, articles and other Drupal news of the last week: May 16 - 29, 2014.

Drupal News

Drupal core announcements: Drupal 8 module code may move to PSR-4 on May 27 (alpha 12 May 28)

Drupal Association News: Improving support

Drupal Association Board Meeting Summary: 14 May 2014

Great Posts and Tutorials

Drupal 8 multilingual tidbits 16: configuration translation development

Using Drush for a Seven Day Daily Backup scheme for Drupal sites

Drupal 8 Now: Composer dependencies in Drupal 7

The Web Developer: Using the sass @for directive to generate staggered :nth-child transitions

Configuring Apache Solr 3.6 for Drupal on Ubuntu 14.04, with password authentication

Taking recurring ACH and credit card payments with Drupal Commerce and Commerce iATS 2.0

Interesting New Modules

Quick Edit - Backport of the Drupal 8 in-place editing feature to Drupal 7.

Block Visibility Addon - Gives greater control over the block visibility setting allowing you to do things like: Negate paths using a !, and use Regular Expressions

Views number field calculate - Add a global field named Number field calculate in views, which used to calculate the sum of the two numeric type field. The results support for sort and filter.

Views Adjustable Table - Defines new style plugin for Views: 'Adjustable Table' which allows the end user to select table columns and their order for the resulting table output of the view.

Webform Calculation - Adds support of Calculations for the Webform module.

Commerce DrupalGap Kickstart - A kickstart module to sell Commerce products as In-App Purchases with DrupalGap. See Commerce Kickstart for more information.

Feeds Entity Reference Append - Allows entity reference fields imported by feeds to append to the existing values rather than overwrite. Especially useful when you want multiple sources to update the same set of nodes

Markdown Insert - Alters the output of the Insert module to use Markdown syntax. It also adds an optional link field to the widget, so on you can have images link to other pages.

Breakpoints JS - This module means to create a JavaScript interface for other modules to make use of breakpoints in the client side using a common way.

OG Bulk Add Users - a module to easily add users to an Organic Group group.

Flipboard RSS - Helps you output an RSS feed that complies with the standards for Flipboard distribution.

Views Merge-Sort - A Views plugin to replace on selected views the default "staggered" sort by a "merged" sort.