Archive for: May, 2016

rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.


Drupal Developer (PHP) position is open

Toronto, ON, Canada Drupal Developers: jobs.drupal.org

Gábor Hojtsy: Winner of the 2016 Aaron Winborn Award

The Aaron Winborn Award was created in 2015 after the loss of one of one of the Drupal community’s most prominent members, Aaron Winborn, to Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (also referred to as Lou Gehrig’s Disease in the US and Motor Neuron Disease in the UK). Aaron’s commitment to the Drupal project and community made him the epitome of our unofficial motto: “Come for the code, stay for the community”. The Community Working Group with the support of the Drupal Association came together to honor Aaron’s memory by establishing the Aaron Winborn Award, which annually recognizes an individual who demonstrates personal integrity, kindness, and above-and-beyond commitment to the Drupal community. Nominations were opened in March, giving community members the opportunity to nominate people they believe deserve the award, which were then voted on by the members of the Community Working Group, along with previous winners of the award. We are pleased…

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Practice Head – Drupal position is open

Bangalor, Karnataka, India Drupal Developers: jobs.drupal.org

Senior Drupal Developer position is open @outdoorproject

OR, United States Drupal Developers: jobs.drupal.org

Online Harassment and DrupalCon

It’s no secret that online harassment is a huge and growing problem for people trying to use the Internet. A 2014 Pew Research Center study found that 73% of adult Internet users in the United States have observed someone being harassed online and 40% have personally experienced harassment themselves. The same study found that women and minorities are disproportionately the targets of the most severe forms of harassment, such as sexual harassment and stalking. The perpetrators of this harassment frequently use anonymous accounts on Twitter and other social media networks to say horrific things that they would never dare to say to someone’s face in real life. The recent #MoreThanMean video (trigger warning: contains descriptions of physical and sexual violence) by American sports journalists Sarah Spain and Julie DiCaro is just one example of the impact that this anonymous abuse has on others. One of the shared values of the…

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DrupalCon New Orleans Wrap–up

Matt & Mike talk with a gaggle of Lullabots about their experiences at DrupalCon New Orleans. Drupal Developer

DrupalCon New Orleans Session Extravaganza!

Matt and Mike talk with a plethora of Lullabots about their sessions at DrupalCon New Orleans, what their favorite all-time DrupalCon experience was, and what sessions they’re looking forward to seeing this year. Drupal Developer

Enabling Fancy Attributes in Commerce 2.x

In Drupal Commerce 1.x, we used the Commerce Fancy Attributes and Field Extractor modules to render attributes more dynamically than just using simple select lists. This let you do things like show a color swatch instead of just a color name for a customer to select. Fancy Attributes on a product display in Commerce Kickstart 2.x. In Commerce 2.0-alpha4, we introduced specific product attribute related entity types. Building on top of them and other contributed modules, we can now provide fancy attributes out of the box! When presenting the attribute dropdown, we show the labels of attribute values. But since attribute values are fieldable, we can just as easily use a different field to represent it, such as an image or a color field. To accomplish this, we provide a new element type that renders the attribute value entities as a radio button option. Read more to see an example…

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