Drupal by the Drop: October 14, 2015

October 14, 2015 by Wayne Eaker
Drupal by the Drop: October 14, 2015

A review of interesting Drupal tutorials posted this week: October 7 - 14, 2015.

Drupal Releases

Drupal 8 RC 1 Is Out! What Now?

For Site Builders

Login Destination: Sending us where we need to go!

An overview of using the Login Destination module to redirect users to custom locations after login.

Prevent "Access Denied" for anonymous users - Session node access module

Lets you grant edit/delete permissions on content created by a anonymous user for the duration of their session. Gives you a way to on-board people without forcing them to create an account.

Build a Blog in Drupal 8: Using Views

Why and how we migrated comments to Disqus

A step by step guide to exporting comments from Drupal and importing them into Disqus.

Managing Inventory in Drupal Commerce

How to connect to Microsoft SQL Server from Drupal

Covers how to access MSSQL server from Drupal, not run Drupal off it.

For Module Developers

How to Log Messages in Drupal 8

An overview of the replacement for the watchdog() function in Drupal 7.

Programmatically attach files to a node in Drupal 8

Something I always have to Google how to do in Drupal 7.

Create Dynamic Form Fields in Drupal 7

How to use AJAX to load new form items into a form dynamically.

Headless Drupal & Node.js | Part 3/3: Express JS and Drupal API integration

For Themers

Adding Responsive Images to Your Drupal 8 Site

Really good overview of how to create breakpoints in your theme and then build corresponding image styles. This is for the new Breakpoints module that is part of Drupal 8, so parts of it are applicable to everyone.

What You Need to Know About Theming in Drupal 8 with Lewis Nyman and Morten DK - Podcast

A Tale of Two Base Themes in Drupal 8 core

The differences between Classy and Stable, two base themes that come with Drupal 8 core.

Upcoming Drupal Events

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DrupalCamp Ohio - October 23 - 24
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