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How to Start Contributing Code to Drupal

Practical advice on contributing code to Drupal.

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Help Kick the Door for New Contributors to Drupal Back Open (and get credit for it)

After years of giving a terrible initial experience to people who want to share their first project on, the Project Applications Process Revamp is a Drupal Association key priority for the first part of 2017.

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Adding Bootstrap Button Stylings to Drupal 8's Action Links and Node Links

Things did not go according to plan when styling page-level action links (such as "Add new Forum topic").

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Redirect Users After Login to the Page They Were Viewing in Drupal 8

Your users will be so happy, they'll send you an Edible Arrangements basket.

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The Door for New Contributors to Drupal is Still Locked

How can people feel good about contributing when the issue queue is so long it can be months before your code is reviewed?

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Web Components: What Are They, and Can We Use Them Yet?

Web Components are a group of related standards promising to bring component-based extensibility to HTML documents. The great promise is that once you or someone else builds some component that provides a particular feature, it can easily be included and reused in other projects.

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How to Organize Drupal Global Training Days Workshops: Experiences and Lessons Learned

How to organize a Drupal Global Training Day workshop with key lessons learned from the trainings organized in Nicaragua.

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Visualizing and Growing Diversity in Software Communities

If you cannot visualize it, chances are you cannot realize or actualize it. How can people build their vision of a diverse community?

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Moving Towards a Service Oriented Architecture

We helped Zeit Online relaunch their publishing platform by first mapping out the services their system delivers.

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Working with Long-term Projects

What we've learned on long-term projects to help ensure the tech stack stays current.