May marked another important month for the Drupal community, with a new minor version of Drupal being released on May 1st and Acquia acquiring the open source marketing platform Mautic. In case you missed any of these important pieces of news, here’s an overview of the top Drupal blog posts from May.
Our developer Peter is one of the release managers of the upcoming PHP 7.4 release. Even though he has a lot on his plate right now, he was able to take the time to answer a few questions and give us a glimpse into what new features we can expect. Enjoy the read!
Web developers are constantly looking for tools, which will optimize their work and make their lives as easy as possible. When they come to Gulp they often, accidentally or not, mixed it with Grunt. These two cause confusion all the time, but be careful, they are not the same. To avoid any misconceptions we present you Gulp and some of its differences with Grunt.
Latest version of Drupal, known as Drupal 8, transformed today's world. Its functions are being explored practically everyday. But not so many people know that Drupal 8 is based on Symfony. This PHP web application framework created many websites and web applications and is used by either small or big corporations, so we present you the basics of it.
When I first got introduced to Organic groups for Drupal 7, I was struggling. Particularly with understanding the concept of having nodes that carry content, being used as an entity, for forming groups. It worked, but it wasn’t done intuitively. It just didn’t make any sense to me.
Drupal Association organises DrupalCon three times a year on three different locations, in the USA, Europe & Asia. My first DrupalCon was in Copenhagen in 2009, and soon after returning from Denmark, three Slovenian Drupalistas (Rok Zlender, Janez Urevc and I) organised the first user group meetup in Slovenia.
If you ever needed to deploy your Drupal 7 page from local environment to staging and further to production, you probably used Features to accomplish this task. Although the module itself wasn’t built for this purpose, it was widely (ab)used to move entire configuration from one environment to another.
If you are using Drupal for your web development project and need additional assistance to help you with it, then it would be well worth looking at staff augmentation. Why bring in staff that are unaware of the workings of the framework, when you can hire professionals that become your teammates on a long-term basis.
You may have heard the phrase “headless Drupal”. You also may have heard about building a RESTful API with Drupal, but you’re not quite sure what that means or how these features can be utilised. No worries, in all honesty things are not as scary as they may appear and are also much simpler than they sound.
Marketers stand a chance to greatly benefit from Drupal new release than any other segment as it features so much of the needed functionality. To generate and nurture their current potential customers, marketers simply need to leverage the strongest, most important marketing tool that Drupal has risen to become with its newest release.
Today we caught up with Tina, one of our web developers here, to get some info about her involvement in UNESCO's World Radio Day website project, which AGILEDROP completed in February and can be viewed at http://www.diamundialradio.org
Tell me a bit about your role at AGILEDROP...