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Drupal Association blog: DrupalCon Portland 2022 Program Pathways: Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

14 Mar 2022

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are essential values in the Drupal community. We’ve seen a wave of actions that promote more inclusive recruitment, training, and contribution practices in the past years. As we gather in person for the first time since 2019, it’s the right time for a renewed...

The Drop Times: Marketing Drupal: Necessity of the Hour According to Dries 

14 Mar 2022

At a recent Fireside chat with the DIA, while discussing myriad topics related to the Drupal ecosystem, Dries Buytaert stressed the need for marketing Drupal. Here is a brief on Dries’ take on marketing Drupal as discussed on March 10th, 2022, with Rahul Dewan of Srijan Technologies and Shyamala...

Axelerant Blog: A Complete Overview of Drupal Migration & More

14 Mar 2022

With the launch of Drupal 9 in June 2020, the topic of Drupal migration is fresh on everyone’s mind. We will be delving deeper into the nitty-gritty around the topic in this blog.  Migration is the process where the content from the old site, converted into the desired format and is saved in the...

Axelerant Blog: Upgrade Drupal to PHP 8: Compiling extensions

14 Mar 2022

In the last article, we discussed the changes required to get Drupal 9.1 running on PHP 8. At that time, we got the Drupal 9.1 dev release working on PHP 8.0.0 RC4 with a few patches. Since then, a lot has changed with many of those patches being committed and Drupal 9.2 dev open for development....

Axelerant Blog: A Guide To Automated Testing With Drupal And Applitools

14 Mar 2022

Traditionally, Drupal web applications are built using various entities like Content types, blocks, components using Layout Builder, and then the product is made available to the end-user on the front-end using HTML, CSS and JavaScript. The team usually starts with backend stories related to...

Axelerant Blog: Drupal 9.1 Is Here: Are You Ready to Upgrade?

14 Mar 2022

As expected, Drupal 9.1 was released on schedule at the closure of 2020. We have already talked about the Drupal 9 release and how it’s a testament to the predictable and reliable nature of the Drupal release cycle. Drupal 9.1 takes a step forward by adding more features and releasing them as...

Axelerant Blog: Developing a custom CSV validator in Drupal 8

14 Mar 2022

In our recent project, we had a requirement from one of our clients where we need to validate data in CSV files based on custom requirements. This validated CSV would need to be imported into Drupal 8 into various content types.   In this article, we will look at the requirement, the library, the...

Axelerant Blog: Axelerant Celebrates Drupal By Giving Back

14 Mar 2022

Open-source has the power to change the world, but, as we depend on it for democratic innovation, open-source also depends on us to thrive. At Axelerant, we know and own this; hence we’re constantly engaging in different open web communities, including Drupal’s. Why are we writing this? First of...