Drupal by the Drop: August 12, 2015

Wayne Eaker

A review of interesting Drupal tutorials posted this week: August 5 - 12, 2015.

For Site Builders

Googlebot cannot access CSS and JS on your Drupal site - If you received this email from Google, here are instructions to fix it.

Module Spotlight: Smart Trim - Helps you create better formatted node summaries automatically.

How To Manage Your Drupal Patches with 'Drush Patch File' - I'll be using this for all future projects. Looks sweet.

Conditional Formatting of Data In Drupal Views

Does your site show user names and allow weak passwords? A simple attack scenario.

Automating image optimisation with Drupal to improve performance - Automatically running pngcrush and similar tools on images can reduce their size by 20-25%.

Drupal Taxonomy Tips and Tools

For Module Developers

Executing Drupal Behat tests on Vagrant from within PHPStorm - I will definitely be implementing this soon. Cool stuff.

Write your own Views Bulk Operations actions in Drupal 7

Write Unit Tests for Your Drupal 7 Code (part 1) and (part 2)

REST Easy Part 2: Sub Property Boogaloo - Tutorial on using the RESTful module. (an alternative to Services module)

Drupal 8

D8FTW: Storing data in Drupal 8 - A very complete overview of D8 data storage options.

Drupal 8 Configuration Management: beware of the pitfalls

How to make custom commands in Drupal Console - Going to be using this for Wrappers Delight D8 version.

Upcoming Drupal Events

DrupalCamp Asheville - August 14 - 15

DrupalCamp CT - August 22

DrupalCamp LA - August 29 - 30

DrupalCon Barcelona - September 21 - 25