The 123rd issue of ProcessWire Weekly brings in all the latest news from the ProcessWire community. Modules, sites, and more. Read on!
Welcome to the latest issue of ProcessWire Weekly. This time we've got less content than usually for one simple reason: I'm currently on a vacation at Spain without a laptop or even a stable network connection. As a matter of fact I'm writing this on a mobile device, so all the misspellings can be credited to that.
The content we do have this week includes a new site of the week, a brief look at the latest processwire.com guest blog post, and a list of recent links and forum highlights. We'll be back to our usual topics next week, so bear with us through this week's "mobile issue".
Thanks to all of our readers for being here with us again, and as always, any feedback is most welcome – please don't hesitate to drop us a line if there's anything in your mind you'd like to share with us. Enjoy our latest issue and have a great weekend!
On the processwire.com blog this week: Benjamin Milde introduces the Migrations module
With Ryan still on his well deserved vacation, this week we have a guest post from Benjamin Milde at the processwire.com blog. In his post Benjamin walks us through the basic concepts and provides a few hands-on examples for the Migrations module he built and released a while ago.
Many of you have probably faced a situation where you need to make changes to a live site, most likely while someone else adds content. Making changes real-time can be tedious, and migrating changes from a local copy to live site takes it's toll too. Problematic situation, right?
One solution is the Migrations module, which provides a clean way to migrate changes from one version of a site (development) to another (production). While useful even for single developers, it's usefulness increases exponentially when applied to a team of developers working on the same site.
The Migrations module is a wonderful piece of work and Benjamin does a very good job at explaining both it's benefits and usage. Check out the guest post for more details!
Weekly forum highlights, tutorials, and other online resources
Here we've got a new collection of support forum highlights and other useful and/or interesting resources. As always please let us know if there's anything important we've missed so that we can include it in one of our future issues.
- First of all, we've got some pretty good discussion about the benefits of ProcessWire 3.0. Worth checking out, especially if you're still wondering whether an upgrade is worth it!
- Discussing work flows is always fun, right? Well, here's one recent discussion about a HTML first approach, HTML includes, and templates engines.
- This is pretty neat: a fork of the TextformatterVideoEmbed module with improved aspect ratio support for responsive videos.
- Finally, some help from Horst for anyone still running the old Thumbnails module and looking into upgrading to 3.0 and Croppable Images.
If you're interested in ProcessWire news, discussions, and updates, there's always something going on at the support forum. Since we're only able to include a tiny selection of all that in our weekly updates, head down to the forum for more.
Site of the week: Proximus Network
Our latest site of the week belongs to Proximus Network, a marketing and consulting company based in Novi Sad, Serbia. Their services range all the way from graphic design and web development to staff training.
Since this issue of ProcessWire Weekly is being written primarily on a mobile device, the site of the week being usable on mobile too is pretty much a must. The site of Proximus was built by Alec Zekic and it works very well on both large and small screens.
From a technical point of view this multi-language site seems to respond quickly, and in this regard we have no complaints whatsoever. Overall this is another great (and great looking) site powered by ProcessWire.
Thanks to Alec for sharing his work with us, and congratulations to Proximus for having such a wonderful web precense!
Stay tuned for our next issue
That's it for the 123rd issue of ProcessWire Weekly. We'll be back with more news, updates, and content Saturday, 24th of September. As always, ProcessWire newsletter subscribers will get our updates a few days later.
Thanks for staying with us, once again. Hope you've had a great and productive week, and don't forget to check out the ProcessWire forums for more interesting topics. Until next week, happy hacking with ProcessWire!