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Spinning Code: Salesforce Developer Podcast Episode 119

16 Apr 2022

This week’s Salesforce Developer Podcast featured an interview I did with the host, Josh Birk, the end of last year. As much as I still don’t like the sound of my voice on recordings it was a fun interview and I am really excited to see it come out. We talk about Snowfakery,...

Chapter Three: Why has decoupled Drupal been slow to adopt?

14 Apr 2022

The notion of using Drupal as an API-first CMS has been floating around the community for many years. There has been a dream to fully use Drupal as a content platform and a cool React-based technology for the front of the house. It's been a slow road of adoption; why? Drupal is a Content...

ImageX: On the Safe Side: Top Modules for Password Security in Drupal

13 Apr 2022

Passwords are little gatekeepers that take care of securing a website’s user accounts. Considering their mission, they certainly need to be strong. Their strength can be especially crucial if a website contains sensitive information or if a particular user has a lot of permissions.  To equip your...

Gábor Hojtsy: Gather interest and involve contributors for your projects at Drupal events

13 Apr 2022

I have decades of experience in event organization starting from student summer camps in high school all the way to developer conferences for hundreds and then thousands of people. Especially with open source events, we found that these gatherings are especially good to get on the same page even on...

Web Wash: How to Bulk Delete Content in Drupal

13 Apr 2022

This tutorial will show you the various ways of batch deleting content inside Drupal. You may want to delete content if you’re doing the following: You want to work on a clone of a Drupal site but delete some or all of its content.You want to clean up your Drupal database and delete some old...

Matt Glaman: Avoid using `loadByProperties` to load entities

12 Apr 2022

Drupal's entity storages have a loadByProperties method to simplify loading entities based on conditions. For configuration entities, these are on their properties. For content entities, these are on their field values. It is a common carry-over from the old days of Drupal 7 with...

Redfin Solutions: Leading Drupal’s Project Browser Strategic Initiative

12 Apr 2022

Project Browser is one of Drupal’s six current strategic initiatives aimed at providing a friendlier experience to new users and site builders by making it easy to find and install modules right from a Drupal site. Redfin’s Chris Wells and Leslie Glynn are the initiative leads appointed by Drupal’s...

Specbee: Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Migrate from Drupal 7 to Drupal 9 (even with the EOL extension)

12 Apr 2022

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Migrate from Drupal 7 to Drupal 9 (even with the EOL extension) Shefali Shetty 12 Apr, 2022 It was coming in fast. Even with the previous end-of-life deadline...

Talking Drupal: Talking Drupal #342 - Acquia Code Studio

11 Apr 2022

Today we are talking about Acquia Code Studio with Matthew Grasmick and Ron Northcutt. Topics What is Acquia Code Studio? Are merge requests something that can be done via the Acquia Dashboard? Can I make edits in the browser? Is it Acquia Cloud only? Can you use gitlab...

Jacob Rockowitz: The future of our Drupal CMS and APIs, UI, and UX

11 Apr 2022

IntroductionThe current trend in the CMS community is pushing organizations to consider going headless, which for most organizations is a momentous amount of effort. The reality is that having a well-thought-out CMS architecture can significantly help an organization address its current and future...