A new major version of Drupal core not only means contributed module developers are hard at work upgrading their modules to the new version, but it also gives us the opportunity to think about existing solutions and re-imagining them using all the new advancements Drupal 8. The Group module isn't a new module for Drupal 8, but with the Organic Groups upgrade not having any traction at the moment, it is getting some (worthy) attention.
This screencasts demonstrates how to use the Drush sql-dump and sql-sync commands to back up Drupal databases as well as copy a Drupal database from one environment to another. The screencast also provides a review of setting up Drush aliases for local and remote sites.
In this video, Kevin "cyberswat" Bridges gives us his take on Drupal as a data store that can talk to other systems and act as a conduit for other platforms' data, based on the vision laid out by Dries Buytaert.
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Ryan Price interviews Doug Green (douggreen) of CivicActions about DrupalCon Paris 2009, his multi-lingual session at the conference, and his recent contributions to the Drupal community, namely the Coder and core Search modules. Check out more DrupalCon Paris 2009 coverage at drupaleasy.com
Ryan Price interviews Larry Garfield (crell) from Palantir about his contributions to Drupal 7, his leadership in the community, and his sessions at DrupalCon Paris 2009. Check out more DrupalCon Paris coverage at drupaleasy.com