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Drupal SA-CORE-2014-005

Drupal Security threats and how we respond at NEWMEDIA! Here at NEWMEDIA! we are constantly learning and improving. Over the course of the past year we have been refining our continuous integration and hosting platforms as they relate to Drupal. A significant threat, and subsequent fix has been identifeid in all versions of Drupal 7 … Continued

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DrupalCamp Colorado 2014: Large Scale Drupal

With less than a week until the camp, here is a preview of what to expect from our team! Everyone here at NEWMEDIA is extremely enthusiastic about this year’s DrupalCamp Colorado, which will be held on August 1st-3rd in Denver. This year’s theme for the camp is “Large Scale Drupal” where the focus is on how … Continued

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Drupal PCI Compliance White Paper: Version 1.1 Released!

Version 3.0 of the PCI compliance standard becomes mandatory on January 1st, 2015 and will be a complete game changer for most Drupal eCommerce sites.Are you ready to meet the challenge? For those wanting to dive right in, simply click this link to download the white paper. Matt Kleve was spot on in his DrupalCon … Continued

DrupalCamp Colorado: My "Crossing the Rubicon" Moment

DrupalCamp Colorado: My “Crossing the Rubicon” Moment

Contributing to and interacting with the Drupal community isn’t as scary or as daunting as you might think. My advice—take the plunge by attending a local meetup or camp and be open to the many opportunities that will start presenting themselves. It worked for me! Here’s my story… Looking back at my Drupal career, I … Continued

No Man is an Island

At NEWMEDIA, we pride ourselves on our ability to collaborate and work as a team. It is this mentality that has gotten us to where we are today and will lead us into the future as a successful company. During Drupalcon, the keynote on the first day talked about having a rock star on the … Continued

Drush Make: Don’t Store What is Stored

In the devops community the standard process is to allow other repos store what is theirs, and let your repo store what is yours. To do this we use scaffolders, builders, bundlers, package managers, etc. Drupal is not an exception, it is an example. Drush is the tool we use for Drupal and it allows … Continued

Web Components? Are They Forrealz?

At Drupalcon, one of John Albin’s session was a discussion about the possibility of using W3C Web Components as a templating engine. The session was the first time that I had heard about Web Components and it lead me to look into the complexities that Drupal and Web Components offer. What are web components This … Continued

Partial to Partials: BoF Recap

At DrupalCon, I held a session about the organization of partials. @johnalbin and @sungug were kind enough to make an appearance and impart some of their wisdom with the Drupal Community of how they do partials. In this article I will discuss their methods, as well as mine, for doing partial layouts in the Drupal … Continued

Drupal CMI: How Drupal 8’s Configuration API Can Work for Development Teams

Drupal 8 opens the door for clean, readable, version-controlled configuration in Drupal development. But how can we leverage this system effectively in development teams? Configuration Management in Drupal 7, Our Process Our collaborative Drupal 7 development process typically starts with a site built by a team, entirely defined in code. We don’t do databases until … Continued

Twig: Extending Drupal Templates

This is the first part of a series on Twig and how to use it in Drupal 8. This blog will discuss how to extend templates using blocks and complicated overrides One of the sessions I enjoyed the most was Twig: Friendly Curl Braces Invade Your Templates by KNP Labs Ryan Weaver. He discussed a … Continued