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Entity Storage, the Drupal 8 Way

In Drupal 7 the Field API introduced the concept of swappable field storage.

Francesco Placella

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

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

DrupalCon Austin

The entertainment industry is not for the faint of heart.

Ron Brawer

Drupal Watchdog Joins the Linux New Media Family

Drupal Watchdog 6.01 is the first issue published by Linux New Media.

Drupal Watchdog 6.01 is the first issue published by Linux New Media. Come see the Drupal Watchdog team at DrupalCon 2016!

Drupal Watchdog was founded in 2011 by Tag1 Consulting as a resource for the Drupal community to share news and information. Now in its sixth year, Drupal Watchdog is ready to expand to meet the needs of this growing community.

Drupal Watchdog will now be published by Linux New Media, aptly described as the Pulse of Open Source.

Jeremy Andrews

Welcome to DrupalCon Barcelona - The Director's Cut

For all you schedule-challenged CEOs – and ADHD coders – this Abbreviated Official Director’s Cut is just what the doctor ordered.

Ron Brawer

Welcome to DrupalCon - The Barcelona Edition

Did we have fun in Barcelona?
OMG, yes!

Did we eat all the tapas on the menu and wash them down with pitchers of sangria?
Yes indeed!

Ron Brawer

Recursive Closures and How to Get Rid of Them

This came up while manipulating taxonomy children and their children recursively, so it’s as not far from Drupal as you’d think.

Károly (Chx) Négyesi
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