Other Top Drupal Blogs from December

Tuesday, January 10, 2017 by Matic

In December 2016 we started implementing a new idea. An idea that looks back at the best Drupal blogs that were written by other authors in the previous month. We started with a November's overview. Here is next one in the row, bringing you December's action.

Building Views Query Plugins for Drupal 8

We begin our list with the second part of Building Views Query Plugins for Drupal 8 by Matt Oliveira. He wrote about coding the plugin and ended up with a basic functioning example. Yet, the author left some space open for the final third part.

You can read the full blog post here.

The wonders of Twig theming

Our second choice is Ixis with The wonders of Twig theming. This blog post uncovers Twig theme layer, which was used for rebuilding the Ixis site in Drupal 8. The post also covers some things about frontend tools in general, making information very useful for Drupal developers.

You can read the full blog post here.

Diversity Matters

Drupal Camp Munich raised a lot of questions about diversity in Drupal, because copies of a men's lifestyle and entertainment magazine were about to be handed out to participants as part of the welcome bags. Josef Dabernig was present on the event and he, from first hand, wrote about diversity at Drupal community events, stating that diversity does matter.

You can read the full blog post here.

Drupal 8 Configuration Management in the real world - workflow and gotchas

Configuration Management has made it possible to store all Drupal configuration in code, making it a huge win for Drupalistas. But there are several gotchas that companies and individuals have to be careful of. John Locke pointed them out in his blog post.

You can read the full blog post here.

Contact Block

There has been many blog post about Drupal modules that run on less than 1% of reporting sites. Contact Block, a module which will expose your contact form to the block system, really caught our eye.

You can find the full blog post here.

Drupal as a Political Act

We know now that being involved in a Drupal community can only be beneficial for you. Whether you are a web developer or not. Matthew Tift makes our list with his blog post Drupal as a Political Act, where he described how Drupal community makes World a better place with bringing people together, discouraging hate and promoting democracy.

You can read the full blog post here.

Lamborghini using Drupal

And for the last, it’s very important for Drupal to gain users with a big reputation. Users, which are well known around the world, can only help Drupal in gaining its popularity. Therefore, a blog post by founder Dries Buytaert about Lamborghini using Drupal also finds its place.

You can read the full blog post here.

 

That's our selection for the past month. We are quite aware that not everyone is interested in everything and that some other important topics were covered as well. But as we said, that's our selection. Don't forget, we'll make a list every month so that you will be informed as much as possible. Until then, wait for our next blog post.