Some Javascript Tour Libraries

Here’s a list of JS tour libraries that are open source and currently maintained. Tour libraries provide a way for site designers to create guides that will show the features of a website via a walk through of pop-up dialog boxes. They’re really handy for complex sites.

Mediacurrent Launches a Drupal Theme Generator

In a fast moving industry like ours, it is imperative that we have tools that allow us to build environments (front and back-end), quickly, while providing consistency all across. The same way we have DevOps processes for quickly spinning off a complete Drupal built with composer, drush, Drupal console and more, we need a system that automates the process of creating Drupal themes which include all the essential tools needed for a modern, best practices and standards compliant environment.

Source: Mediacurrent’s Drupal Theme Generator | Mediacurrent

This looks intriguing. While the demo highlights generating a Drupal 8 theme the underlying tool chain is general enough that it should adaptable for other platforms or straight web theming. Best of all, no Ruby required, making it a bit easier to run on Windows and elsewhere.

Set up H5P for Drupal

H5P empowers everyone to create, share and reuse interactive content – all you need is a web browser and a web site that supports H5P.

Source: Set up H5P for Drupal

DLAW 5.0 Released: Open source platform for public information websites | Urban Insight

We are happy to announce the release of DLAW 5.0, an open source website management solution for building effective and beautiful public information websites.

Source: DLAW 5.0 Released: Open source platform for public information websites | Urban Insight

Drupal 7.50 released | Drupal.org

Drupal 7.50, the next release in the Drupal 7 series, is now available for download. It contains a variety of new features, improvements, and bug fixes (no security fixes).

Source: Drupal 7.50 released | Drupal.org

Firm up that Backend: Easy Exercises for a Usable Admin Interface | Palantir.net

Firm up that Backend: Easy Exercises for a Usable Admin Interface | Palantir.net https://www.palantir.net/blog/firm-backend-easy-exercises-usable-admin-interface

Getty Scholars’ Workspace: A Drupal-based platform for collaborative research | Opensource.com

Built on Drupal, the Getty Institute’s Getty Scholars’ Workspace provides a platform for art historians, and researchers in similar fields, to work collaboratively on multiple projects without having to use several different platforms.

A Drupal-based platform for collaborative research | Opensource.com https://opensource.com/education/16/3/getty-scholars-workspace

The platform includes scholar friendly features like importing Zotero files to create bibliographies and collaboration tools like forums and shared documents. If course it is Drupal so it’ll take some take configuration to get it going. With checking out.