The Week in Drupal: July 11, 2014

Friday, July 11, 2014
Wayne Eaker

A review of interesting modules, articles and other Drupal news of the last week: July 4 - 11, 2014.

Drupal News

Drupal core updates for July 10, 2014

Shared Values and the Drupal Community

DrupalCon Amsterdam- Convince Your Boss to Send You to DrupalCon Amsterdam team week notes -27

Drupal core announcements- This Month in Drupal Documentation

Great Posts and Tutorials

Dries Buytaert- Fostering inclusivity and diversity

Using Sass Breakpoints Effectively

Entity Metathing what? -- A very brief introduction on entity_metadata_wrappers

Launching Commerce on Drupal 8

Add 301 Redirects to a Drupal Migration

Drupal WYSIWYG Best Practices

Build a Mobile App to Sell Products with Drupal

How To Create A Custom Filter Handler In Views

Drupal Development - "The Gizra Way"

Headless Drupal, One form at a time

Easier configuration development for Drupal 8

The Drupal 8 version of EntityFieldQuery

Interesting New Modules

Better field descriptions - Allows users to write field help text without access to content type admin pages

Phone User - Phone User allows people to register at a Drupal site with only a phone number, for example to register for an event using Registration module.

Drush Recipes

Nodepoints - "The code is heavily inspired by the Userpoints module, which works in a very similar way, except for the fact that the entities rewarded with points are users."

Entity Cache Loader

Node Revision Cleanup - Drush command for cleaning up lots of old node revisions.

File Entity Usage - Allows you to build a view based on the file entity that can be filtered on file id and lists all entities that link to this file.

Entity view count - The entity view count designed tracking views of entities. Unlike the Node view count, Entity view count can track views of entity for a specific view modes.

Formui - Object-oriented replacement for FormAPI

Commerce Custom Views Add To Cart - Adds customization options to the Commerce Views product add to cart form.

Link Field Formatter - This module provides a new format for the Link field type. This format presents the file as a fully rendered object within a web page - i.e. it displays the contents of the link as appropriate to its filetype: Adobe Acrobat .pdf, Microsoft Word .doc/.docx, Micrososft Excel .xls/.xlsx, Microsoft Powerpoint .ppt/.pptx, using the Google Docs embedded rendering engine.