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Module Development

Moshe Weitzman: "A Tour of Drush"

August 2014

Drush speeds up many common Drupal tasks. It is also the basis of many one-off and automation scripts related to Drupal. Moshe will demonstrate the installation and common uses of Drush, the command line shell for Drupal.

Moshe will demonstrate the installation and common uses of Drush, the command line shell for Drupal. Drush speeds up many common Drupal tasks. It is also the basis of many one-off and automation scripts related to Drupal.

Chris Pliakas: "Accelerate Drupal Development By Getting Off The Island"

May 2014

As Drupal 8 development marches forward, it is clear that the community is looking beyond its borders by integrating non-Drupal projects into core. However the current Drupal landscape, including Drupal 8, makes it difficult for module developers to benefit from third-party code in the same way that Drupal 8 core does.

Ben Melançon: "Powering your API with Drupal 8"

March 2014

Drupal 8 comes with "Built-in Web Services", the official Drupal.org 8 promotion page is proud to say, but what does that mean for you as a developer (or someone who has some influence on Drupal developers)? The new feature teaser isn't too specific:

"Build mobile apps with Drupal as the data source, or even post back to Drupal from the client. Drupal 8 implements state-of-the-art Hypertext Application Language (HAL) as well.

Justin Ludwig: "Shibboleth SSO & Drupal"

October 2013

What is single sign-on?

Single sign-on (SSO) allows a user to log in once and gain access to all independent, but related, software systems without being prompted to log in again at each of them.

Why use single sign-on?

Large institutions benefit from SSO by centralizing authentication servers that all other applications use.

Panel: "High Performance Drupal"

January 2014

Jeff Shelton, Naryan Newton, and Nathaniel Catchpole literally wrote the book on Drupal performance. This presentation will take a shallow dive into the broad pool of Drupal performance, using the book as our guide. Topics to be covered include: tools for collecting performance-related metrics to establish a baseline, and areas to look to improve Drupal's performance, such as Drupal configurations, module development, caching & swappable storage, reverse proxy caching and MySQL.

Stéphane Corlosquet: "Keeping your Site Secure"

August 2013

While Drupal core comes with secure settings out of the box, it is very easy to open up holes for hackers to damage your brand, steal information, or penetrate your site and server. In this session you will learn how to maintain your site in a secure fashion, what modules to use and what modules to avoid. We will also look at the ways the Drupal community helps you keep up with the security patches and new threats that emerge on the web.

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