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DrupalCon Austin

The entertainment industry is not for the faint of heart.

Ron Brawer

Outed in Austin

Today, my cover was blown.

Ron Brawer

Call For Contributions: Spring/Summer 2015, Strategy Cookbook

As Drupal Watchdog approaches its fifth year of publication, we’re sending out a call for contributions to our upcoming Spring/Summer 2015 issue.

Jeremy Andrews

The Drupal 6 to 8 Upgrade Challenge - Part 1

Nathaniel Catchpole , the Drupal 8 release maintainer and Tag1 Senior Performance Engineer, suggested that Drupal shops everywhere could support the

Melissa Anderson

PHP and JavaScript Closures

PHP closures are pretty simple as they are barely more than syntactic sugar over the following:

Karoly (Chx) Negyesi

Drupal Watchdog in 2015

Thanks to the fantastic support of the Drupal community, 2014 was a terrific year for Drupal Watchdog.

Melissa Anderson

The Drupal 6 to 8 Upgrade Challenge - Part 3

Part 3 in the Drupal 6 to 8 Upgrade Challenge examines the actual upgrade: what worked, what didn't, what needed patches.

Melissa Anderson

The Drupal 6 to 8 Upgrade Challenge - Part 2

Having concluded the readiness assessment, we turn next to migrating the content and configuration. In reality, there’s little chance that we would migrate anything but the blogs from our old site. For the sake of giving Migrate in Core a workout with real conditions, however, we’re going to upgrade with core’s Migrate Drupal module rather than rebuilding.

Melissa Anderson
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