Issue 71 January 31th, 2013
Adam DiCarlo of OpenSourcery discusses using Twig with Backbone.js both of which are in Drupal 8. Having tinkered with Backbone.js over the holidays I think its addition to Drupal is going to be very interesting.
Drush Make is a powerful tool that the details of your Drupal deployments. Most of the time it is flawless. I experienced this issue with patches the other day and couldn’t figure it out. Thankfully this post describes the solution to the issue.
Jonathan Dale of Digett shares why he and Digett as a company contribute to Drupal.
Alexander Ross has written a nice short tutorial that shows you how to use a batch process in your update hook to process long tasks.
Ivan Zugec over at Web Wash has written a nice tutorial about getting a VM running Drupal going using the Drupal Vagrant project.
Kevin Miller’s (kevee) Reference Helper module allows you to add recent or most relevant entities to Drupal entity reference fields. That may not sound impressive at first but since Kevin added an API the possibilities of this module are pretty interesting.
Another nice module intro from Jeff Eaton. Menu Position allows you set the menu position per content type which is very handy.
If you are experience slowness for logged in users and you use Panels then check out “Panels, Why so slow?”
Developer Tools, Product Development, and Drupal History.
Sydney 2013 Frontend Track with Mr. Snow and John Albin.
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