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Notes from North Texas Drupal June meetup on debugging

Allen Shaw presenting at North Texas Drupal June 2015 meetup

If you didn't make it out to the North Texas Drupal meetup last night, you missed a really great, interactive session!  Thanks to Allen Shaw for his time and effort and his notes below.

Allen's slides and stories can be downloaded from the "Presentations" page athttp://twomice.me/presentations/­­ , under "MIDCAMP 2015, NORTH TEXAS DRUPAL MEETUP (JUNE, 2015)"

The Drupal "no uploads to paths under symlinks" issue, which was the cause of the bug in our group debugging exercise, is here: https://www.drupal.org/node/1008402

Other links that were mentioned during the talk:

http://robotframework.org­­ : Robot Framework, "a generic test automation framework for acceptance testing and acceptance test-driven development"

https://github.com/garris/BackstopJS­­ : BackstopJS, "automates CSS regression testing of your responsive web UI by comparing DOM screenshots at various viewport sizes"

https://drupalreleasedate.com­­ : Using a Monte Carlo simulation to estimate the time required to complete remaining issues leading to a launch date for Drupal 8

https://www.drupal.org/project/webprofiler­­ : A Drupal module Port of the Symfony WebProfiler Bundle, as a Drupal 8 module (useful for profiling the Drupal execution call stack in various, rather slick, ways)

https://randomuser.me : Random User Generator, "A free API for generating random user data. Like Lorem Ipsum, but for people."

http://lorempixel.com­­ : lorempixel, "Placeholder Images for every case. Webdesign or Print. It's simple and absolutely free!"

From Allen- "I had a great time and learned a lot from the interaction. Thanks to everyone for a great discussion!"