MidCamp - Midwest Drupal Camp: MidCamp 2020 Early-bird Sponsorship
MidCamp 2020 Early-bird Sponsorship Midwest Drupal Camp (MidCamp) 2020, on March 18-21, will be the seventh-annual Chicago-area event that brings together designers, developers, users, and evaluators of the open source Drupal content management software. Attendees come for four days of presentations, professional training, contribution sprints, and socials while brushing shoulders with Drupal service providers, hosting vendors, and other members of the broader web development community. Early-bird Deal! For 2020, tables will be exclusive to Core sponsors, and the early-bird rate will be $2500, increasing to $3000 on June 1, 2019. Core sponsors will have the option to add on $1000 for "naming rights" to any component of camp they choose—a party, Training Day, Contribution Day, snacks, coffee, or something else. If you'd like to lock in your table now, send us an email to sponsor@midcamp.org and we'll get an invoice out to you ASAP.
Horizontal Integration: A custom Styles library with Config Entities
In this project we had built a collection of components using a combination of Paragraphs and referenced block entities. While the system we built was incredibly flexible, there were a number of variations we wanted to be able to apply to each component. We also wanted the system to be easily extensible by the client team going forward. To this end, we came up with a system of configuration entities that would allow us to provide references to classes and thematically name these styles. We built upon this by extending the EntityReferenceSelections plugin, allowing us to customize the list of…
DrupalCon News: Know Before You Go
On behalf of the Drupal Association, we’re excited to welcome you to Seattle, DrupalCon, and the Washington State Convention Center. Your week will be packed with opportunities to learn, network, collaborate, and most importantly, have fun... Drupal style! To add some listening enjoyment to your travels, download the Drupal Seattle Spotify playlist by Kanopi Studios.
Freely Give Blog: A Proposed Drupal privacy initiative and the Cross CMS privacy group.
Note this is a copy of page: https://joomla.github.io/cross-cms-compliance/drupalprivacyandcrosscmsgroup Background At this point in the history of the open web, privacy is arguably the key issue in software development. As a range of scandals arising from the misuse of data bring pressure on governments and civil society to take action, it is important for software projects - including Drupal - to take proactive steps to value, resource, and support privacy work. To date, the Drupal project has largely been reliant on the community to take the lead on privacy work. Development initiatives on privacy issues have mostly centred around contributed modules to implement privacy standards required by the EU’s GDPR privacy legislation. The status of Drupal’s work on privacy was discussed at great length at Drupal Europe last year with members of the WordPress and Joomla communities, as well as a variety of community members in Drupal who are continuing to focus on privacy beyond GDPR. As a result, we created the Cross-CMS privacy group, where participants from a number of open source CMSes learn from each other and work to bring our respective software ecosystems towards a common open standards and principles. For DrupalCon Seattle we would like to present a core privacy initiative that will bring together some of the existing work in contrib as well as the efforts of the others in...
Droptica: 5 reasons why Drupal is more secure than any other CMS
You can find many comparisons between popular CMS systems on the internet. Whenever Drupal is mentioned in them, it is always described with words like: safe, open, regularly updated. Today I'm going to explain why it has such an opinion. I will also present evidence that the level of security claimed by the Drupal community is not just empty words. Here are five reasons behind the Drupal's safety: 1. Open-sourceness You'll probably say: most CMS systems are distributed using the Open Source model. Why would that be Drupal's advantage? But take a broader look at CMS ecosystems. Almost all are available under open licenses, but their modules, plug-ins and skins are also being distributed using a purely commercial model. In the case of WordPress – the sale of add-ons is quite popular, and it limits the openness of their code. 
Lullabot: Lullabot Podcast: DrupalCon Seattle: Lullabot Sessions on Thursday, April 11th
Mike and Matt talk to a conglomerate of Lullabots about their DrupalCon sessions on Thursday, April 11th.
Brian Osborne: The challenge of using responsive image styles with Drupal's layout builder
Content management systems like Drupal provide dynamic layout building tools. This article details the challenges associated with trying to deliver the most appropriately sized image in these dynamic layouts.
Phase2: I’ve Got This. Hold My Draft.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before. You’re working on a big, time-sensitive update to a page. Maybe it’s a landing page, or a home page. Whatever it is, stakeholders are involved, and Big Names are giving input. You’ve got 15 versions of this in draft. Your workflows are performing perfectly and launch is ten days away. Then, disaster strikes.
Mass.gov Digital Services: Our DrupalCon 2019 Can’t-Miss Sessions
DrupalCon2019 is heading to Seattle this year and there’s no shortage of exciting sessions and great networking events on this year’s schedule. We can’t wait to hear from some of the experts out in the Drupalverse next week, and we wanted to share with you a few of the sessions we’re most excited about.Adam is looking forward to:Government Summit on Monday, April 8th“I’m looking forward to hearing what other digital offices are doing to improve constituents’ interactions with government so that we can bring some of their insights to the work our agencies are doing. I’m also excited to present on some of the civic tech projects we have been doing at MassGovDigital so that we can get feedback and new ideas from our peers.”Bryan is looking forward to:1. Introduction to Decoupled Drupal with Gatsby and ReactTime: Wednesday, April 10th from 1:45 pm to 2:15 pmRoom: 6B | Level 6“We’re using Gatsby and React today on to power Search.mass.gov and the state’s budget website, and Drupal for Mass.gov. Can’t wait to learn about Decoupled Drupal with Gatsby. I wonder if this could be the right recipe to help us make the leap!”2. Why Will JSON API go into Core?Time: Wednesday, April 10th from 2:30 pm to 3:00 pmRoom: 612 | Level 6“Making data available in machine-readable formats via web services is critical to open data and to publish-once / single-source-of-truth editorial workflows. I’m...
Aten Design Group: When to Consider Decoupled Drupal
With all the excitement about decoupled Drupal over the past several years, I wanted to take a moment to articulate a few specific factors that make headless a good approach for a project – as well as a few that don’t. Quick disclaimer: this is definitely an oversimplification of an otherwise complex subject, and is based entirely on our experience here at Aten. Others will draw different conclusions, and that’s great. In fact, the diversity of perspectives and conclusions about use cases for headless underscores just how incredibly flexible Drupal is. So here’s our take. First, What is Decoupled? I’ll keep this real short: decoupled (or headless) Drupal basically means using Drupal for backend content management, and using a separate framework (Angular, React, etc.) for delivering the front-end experience. It completely decouples content presentation (the head) from content management (the body), thus “headless”. There are tons of resources about this already, and I couldn’t come close to covering it as well as others already have. See Related Reading at the end of this post for more info. Decoupled and Progressively Decoupled For the purpose of this post, Decoupled Drupal means any Drupal backend that uses a separate technology stack for the front-end. Again, there’s lots of great material on the difference between “decoupled” and “progressively decoupled”. In this post...
Jacob Rockowitz: Learn about leveraging Webforms and more at the DrupalCon Seattle Healthcare Summit (#DrupalHealth)
Webforms for HealthcareI am looking forward to talking about my experiences in implementing webforms for healthcare.This presentation will be my first time discussing the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's (MSKCC) implementation of the Webform module. I am even going to show the MSKCC project, which inspired me to build the Webform module for Drupal 8. This presentation will approach the topic of "Webforms for Healthcare" from two different angles.The three big digital concerns for healthcareFirst, we are going to explore Webform features and add-ons to address core digital concerns, accessibility, privacy, and security. Accessibility and privacy are important topics that are going to be discussed throughout the Healthcare summit.The three primary audiences for healthcareSecond, we are going to explore how to leverage Webforms to address healthcare's three primary audiences for Clinical Care, Research, and Education. Each one of the audiences has a different use case and requirements. After twenty years of working in the healthcare industry, I also know that doctors need to be included in all aspects of healthcare.Join us at the Drupal Healthcare SummitJoin us at the Drupal Healthcare Summit on Tuesday, April 9th. Throughout the day we are going to talk about patient experiences, education, privacy, inclusion, accessibility, and more…If you can't join us at the Drupal...
wishdesk.com: A simple tour on using Drupal 8 Views contextual filters
Views added to Drupal core is one of the most frequently mentioned Drupal 8 benefits. Drupal Views gives us a UI for creating data collections based on any desired criteria. One of the ways to fine-tune the results is to use Drupal Views filters. A level higher from regular filters stand contextual filters that accept dynamic values. This helps us create flexible and interesting solutions. Let’s review Drupal 8 Views contextual filters in more detail.

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