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Stéphane Corlosquet, Sachni Herath, Kevin Oleary, Chris Wells, and Kay VanValkenberg join Mike, Ted, and Ryan for a look into Drupal 8's impressive integration with Schema.org. The RDF UI module is really the star of the show, it promises to provide a super-easy way to create a content type based on an existing schema. We also talk about Dries' 2014 Drupal retrospective, Twig syntax vs. tokens, and Mike's bad internet connection causes hijinx. Picks of the week include a font for demos, a lightweight alternative to a popular Drupal module, and Views changes in D8.
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DrupalEasy Podcast 75: Andrew’s Birthday

Drew Gorton and Ronan Dowling from Nodesquirrel.com join Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, Mike Anello, and a mystery guest(!?) on the 75th episode of the podcast. Nodesquirrel is a new Drupal site database backup service that integrates seamlessly with the Backup and Migrate module. Listen in as we discuss the Drupal 8 timeline, the mystery guest takes a geography quiz, and we all do our very best not to mention that it's Andrew’s birthday (spoiler alert - we succeed!)

Five Stories

  1. NodeSquirrel.com, Nodesquirrel module, Backup and Migrate module, gortonstudios.com
  2. Drupal Association DrupalCon Europe 2013 survey (vote by March 1)
  3. DrupalCon Denver Ski Trip
  4. Drupal 8 Code Freeze, December 1, 2012
  5. Most followed issues on drupal.org 

Picks of the Week

  • Mike - Friendly Register by Andrew M Riley (Andrew M Riley on drupal.org) - checks if a username and/or email address is already in use prior to the user submitting the registration page.
  • Andrew - Webform A/B Testing by Brock Boland (BrockBoland on drupal.org) - shows some users webform A, other users webform B and eventually declares a winner based on conversions.
  • Ryan - Decisions by various maintainers -  a replacement for poll.module and provides advanced voting systems and decision-making tools.
  • Drew - Pressflow - Drupal with performance patches - many of which make it into the subsequent core release (e.g. D7 has Pressflow 6 stuff in it)
  • Ronan - Recurring Billing session by Joe Shindelar (eojthebrave on drupal.org) from Lullabot at DC Denver:



Site of the Week

http://mascotas.chollu.com/ sent in by Carlos (translated to English)

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Memorize the capitals of all the European countries.

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