In every year there are a lot of interesting Drupal-related meetups all around the world - Cons on two continents, Camps in one of each countries' cities and a lot more. The diversity of topics is the strength of these events- business, frontend and backend are also covered.
The good old animated Gif is a cool format again. It works on everything, no Flash or HTML5 video needed. You can handle it as simple as a static image... or not? By default the majority of Drupal installs are using GD to create thumbnails (image styles). But the stock PHP GD extension (coming with mod_php) lacks the functionality of properly handling animGifs and your mainpage or lister pages will remain static and boring.
I had a session at DrupalCon Prague yesterday. I just created this blog to have a place to share and discuss more details about this ongoing real-world project.
I will share details in separate posts topic-by-topic and I promise I will try to answer all the incoming questions.
This week, the White House released its first official federal source code policy, detailing a pilot that requires government agencies to release 20 percent of any new code they commission as open source software, meaning the code will be available for anyone to examine, and reuse in their own projects.