Blog - Tag: SprintWeekend2015

How to Create & Submit a Patch

01/12/2015 - 13:05 -- Mike Miles - Ge...

When working on an issue during a Drupal sprint, (such as the upcoming 2015 Drupal Global Sprint weekend), you may find yourself needing to contribute code changes. Code changes are submitted to an issue using files known as patches. A patch is basically a file that lists the changes made to sets of files. To correctly create and submit patches, there are a few steps you should follow.

Step One: Prepare your environment.

Still more to contribute to Drupal 8

01/08/2015 - 14:05 -- Peter Bull - Acquia

[Note from the OwnSourcing editorial team: This article was written by Peter Bull from Acquia. Visit for more about Pete.]

The Drupal Global Sprint Weekend is not specifically focused on Drupal core. As Drupal 8 becomes more polished, there's plenty to be done in the world of contributed modules. Helping to port a module to D8 is a great way to get involved while learning what's new.

Why Contrib?