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Webform Eloqua

New Drupal Modules - 16 October 2018 - 7:42am

Webform Eloqua integrates Drupal 8 Webforms with Eloqua.

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Drupal Modules: The One Percent: Drupal Modules: The One Percent — User Password Reset Link Timeout (video tutorial)

Planet Drupal - 16 October 2018 - 7:29am
Drupal Modules: The One Percent — User Password Reset Link Timeout (video tutorial) NonProfit Tue, 10/16/2018 - 09:29 Episode 48

Here is where we bring awareness to Drupal modules running on less than 1% of reporting sites. Today we'll consider User Password Reset Link Timeout, a module which permits you to set the duration of password reset links.

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Matt Glaman: Running Drupal's FunctionalJavascript tests on DDEV

Planet Drupal - 16 October 2018 - 7:12am
Running Drupal's FunctionalJavascript tests on DDEV Tuesday 16, October 2018 mglaman

This is part two of a series on running Drupal’s testing suites on DDEV. We left off last time with trying to execute a FunctionalJavscript test and having every test case skipped because no browser emulator was available. In this post, we will run through getting set up to execute Drupal’s FunctionalJavascript tests inside of your DDEV web container.

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OpenSense Labs: Drupal in the age of FinTech

Planet Drupal - 16 October 2018 - 6:41am
Drupal in the age of FinTech Shankar Tue, 10/16/2018 - 19:11

FinTech and the disruption it can cause to the traditional banking systems is now a hot topic of debate in the banking conferences. Global venture capital funds are super-bullish on this front and are accentuating investments in the FinTech companies. Thanks to the burgeoning demand of FinTech in recent times, more crowdsourcing platforms are letting artists or fledgling entrepreneurs to crowd-source capital from a large constituency of online donors or investors.


For instance, peer to peer (P2P) lending, the high-tech equivalent of borrowing money from friends, helps in raising a loan from an online community at a mutually negotiated interest rate. Also, digital wallet providers allow people to zip money across borders even without any bank accounts using handheld devices.

Amalgamation of these technologies, which goes under the umbrella term FinTech, is expected to metamorphose the way all of us use banking and financial services. And Drupal can act as the perfect content management framework for building a great FinTech platform.

A portmanteau of financial technology


Financial technology, which is referred to as FinTech, illustrates the evolving intersection of financial services and technology. FinTech allows people to innovate while transacting business ranging from digital money to double-entry bookkeeping.

The lines between technology and the financial services are blurring

Since the advent of the internet revolution and later the mobile internet revolution, financial technology has grown multifold. Originally referred to   technology applied to the back office of banks or trading firms, FinTech now caters to a broad variety of technological interventions into personal and commercial finance.

According to EY’s FinTech Adoption Index, one-third of consumers leverage at least two or more FinTech services and more and more of these consumers are also aware of FinTech being a part of their daily lives.

FinTech encompasses the startups, technology companies or even legacy providers. Startups use technology to offer existing financial services at affordable costs and to provide new tech-driven solutions. Incumbent financial enterprises look to acquire or work with startups to drive digital innovation. Technology companies offer payment tools. All these can be seen as FinTech. Surely, the lines between technology and the financial services are blurring.

Origins of FinTech Source: 16Best

In broad lines, the financial industry has seen a gargantuan shift over the years with the way it is leveraged in the times of rapid technological advancements. 16Best has compiled a brief history of FinTech which shows how the gap between financial services and the technology has got bridged over the years.

The gap between financial services and the technology has got bridged over the years.

In 1918, the Fedwire Funds service began offering electronic funds transfer. And while the Great Depression was ravaging the world’s economies, IBM provided some solace with its 801 Bank Proof Cach Machine that offered the means for faster cheque processing. Subsequently, credit cards and ATMs came into existence in the ‘50s and ‘60s.

In 1971, first all-electronic trading emerged in the form of NASDAQ. And in 1973, the SWIFT (Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications) built a unified messaging framework between banks for handling money movement.

1997 was the year which saw the emergence of mobile payment through Coca-Cola Vending Machine. Fast forward to 2000s and the present decade, a slew of innovations crashed into the finance sector with the introduction of digital wallets, contactless payments and cryptocurrencies.

FinTech is definitely re-inventing a quicker and more durable wheel as the world continues to witness a superabundance of new ventures refining financial services with technology.

Merits of FinTech


Financial technology has taken the financial services to a whole new level with a cluster of merits that it offers. Here are some of the major benefits of FinTech:

  • Robo Advisors: They are one of the biggest areas of FinTech. These online investment services put users through a slew of questions and then relies on algorithms to come up with an investment plan for them.
  • Online Lending: It encompasses all aspects of borrowing from personal loans to refinancing student loans which improves money lending.
  • Mobile payments: There is a growing demand for mobile payment options with the stupendous rise of mobile devices over the years.
Total revenue of global mobile payment market from 2015 to 2019 (in billion U.S. dollars) | Statista

Personal Finance and Savings: A plethora of FinTech organisations in the micro saving department have been helping people to save their change for rainy days and a whole lot of them rewarding customers for doing so. For instance, Digit allows you to automate the process of saving extra cash.

Source: Statista

Online Banking and Budgeting: Online banks like Simple reward users for using their ‘automatic savings’ service and also offer a cost-effective option over a traditional bank. Leveraging online tools, they assist users to plan budgets and handle their money smartly from their mobile devices with minimal effort to meet their savings goals.

Insurance: New insurance models have been strengthening the FinTech space. Metromile, an insurance model, sells pay per mile car insurance.

Source: Statista

Regtech: Regulation Technology, which utilises IT to enhance regulatory processes, is one of the significant sectors where numerous FinTech app ideas have come into light around this domain. Regtech is useful for trading in financial markets, monitoring payment transactions and identification of clients among others. For instance, PassFort helps in standardising the online compliance processes.

How is Drupal powering FinTech?

Organisations offering FinTech solutions need to maintain a robust online presence. Drupal has been powering the landscape of FinTech with its enormous capabilities.

The launch of TPG Capital


TPG Capital is one of the major enterprise-level FinTech companies which has leveraged the power of Drupal 8.

One of the primary objectives for TPG’s marketing circuit was to harness the Drupal’s flexibility as a digital empowerment platform. They wanted the ability to make alterations to content on the fly and try out new messaging approaches. Simultaneously, the financial industry’s stringent legal and regulatory requirements called for a flexible TPG platform that would meet the specific needs of the sector thereby offering top-notch security.

Drupal came out as the right choice when it came to the CMS that would facilitate the TPG’s goal for mirroring their cutting-edge business practices and incorporate modern website design and branding.

A digital agency built a responsive, mobile-first site. It featured newer CSS features like Flexbox and CSS animations and minimised the site’s dependence on Compass by introducing auto prefixer. Moreover, Drupal 8 version of Swifttype was built for the search component and contributed back to the Drupal Community.

The launch of Tech Coast Angels


Tech Coast Angels are one of the biggest angel investment organisation in the US. 

Tech Coast Angels selected Drupal as their CMS of choice for its excellent features vis-à-vis user authentication, account management, roles and access control, custom dashboards, intricate web forms for membership and funding application, workflow management and email notifications.

Performance improvements were made by a digital agency to both the Drupal application and the server environments which brought down the costs to a huge extent by minimising the hardware requirements necessary to run the Drupal codebase in both staging and production environments.

With Drupal being one of the most security focussed CMSs, it helped a great deal in making amendments related to security of the site. Views caching were enabled and unnecessary modules were turned off on the production server.

Market trends


The Pulse of FinTech 2018 by KPMG shows that global investments activity in FinTech companies has been steadily rising with 2018 turning out as the most profitable year. It is only going to grow more in the coming years.

In the coming years, the main trends in the asset and wealth management, banking, insurance and transactions and payments services industries can be seen in the illustration above.

Conclusion

FinTech is a great alternative to traditional banks. FinTech excels where traditional banks lag behind. In addition to offering robust financial services leveraging technological advancements, organisations offering FinTech solutions need to have a superb digital presence to offer a great digital experience. Drupal can be an awesome content store for an enterprise-level FinTech platform.

Drupal experts at Opensense Labs have been powering digital transformation pursuits of organisations offering a suite of services.

Contact us at hello@opensenselabs.com to build a FinTech web application for your business using Drupal.

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PayWithPaytm

New Drupal Modules - 16 October 2018 - 6:36am

Paytm is a revolutionary Payment Gateway that changes the way the world shops online.
Offer your customers all popular payment methods in one solution. They can also pay using their Paytm Wallet and gain much from it.
Simple to integrate and ensures hassle-free payment experience for customers.

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Google analytics light report

New Drupal Modules - 16 October 2018 - 6:10am

This module integrates with Google Analytics Report API and provides different reports
of Google analytics with Pie and Line chart.

It uses "google-api-php-client" Library for Google Analytics Core Reporting API integration.

It will create three different blocks for google analytics report.

It will show:
1. Google analytics report count for User,Seession, Bounce Rate and Pageviews
2. Google analytics report for Pageviews List.
3. Top Browsers (by pageview) using Pie Chart.

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Web Wash: Getting Started with Bootstrap 4 using Barrio in Drupal 8

Planet Drupal - 16 October 2018 - 5:45am

Bootstrap is a powerful front-end framework which helps you build sites and web applications faster by offering prebuilt CSS and JavaScript components.

Some of the CSS components it offers are a grid system, buttons, navigation, jumbotron and so much more. On the JavaScript side, it comes with a few useful items such as a modal, collapsible divs, carousel to name a few. Read the Bootstrap documentation to find out more.

Bootstrap in Drupal

If you search for “drupal bootstrap” in Google, the first result will likely be the Bootstrap theme. This theme is the most popular on drupal.org with over 150,000 reported installs. But as of this writing, the theme only supports Bootstrap 3, not version 4 which is the latest.

So if you want to use Bootstrap 4 you’ll need to use another theme until the Bootstrap theme supports version 4.

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to configure and use the Drupal 8 version of the Barrio theme which uses Bootstrap 4.

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Agiledrop.com Blog: Our blog posts from September 2018

Planet Drupal - 16 October 2018 - 4:09am

You have already seen what Drupal blogs were trending in previous months, and now it is time to look at all the blog posts we’ve written. Here are the blog topics we covered in September 2018.

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Log URL Parameters

New Drupal Modules - 16 October 2018 - 3:59am

This module helps to log the paths with specified URL parameters in a table along with user id, timestamp and URL. A table is exposed to views for reports.

Use cases

  • Log all the search keywords
  • Log specific the UTM sources to the site
  • Log the specific referrals
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dFinance - Drupal Accounting and Finance

New Drupal Modules - 16 October 2018 - 2:29am

dFinance aims to be a complete business accounting and finance solution, development is still ongoing.

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Facets view mode processor

New Drupal Modules - 16 October 2018 - 1:34am

This module extends the facets module and provides a processor to render facet entity reference items as view modes

Installation

See the README.txt file for detailed installation instructions.

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Deleted Modules

New Drupal Modules - 16 October 2018 - 1:19am

Provides a set of drush commands for dealing with Drupal modules which were removed from the file system without being previously uninstalled correctly.

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OSTraining: How to Install CKEditor Plugins in Drupal 8

Planet Drupal - 15 October 2018 - 10:25pm

CKEditor is the WYSIWYG editor that you'll see in Drupal 8.

The default installation of CKEditor has a lot of options, but you can also add more features. CKEditor is an open source editor and has a wide range of extra plugins.

One of our customers asked how they could add 'color",  "text" and "font family" buttons to their CKEditor. This tutorial will explain how to add these buttons to the editor.

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Search 365

New Drupal Modules - 15 October 2018 - 8:48pm
Overview

Provides integration for Search 365.

Display search results from your Search 365 backend in Drupal

Features
  • Search block
  • Configurable search results page
Requirements

You require an active subscription/account with Search 365

Known problems

Please use the issue queue to report any issues

Credits

Brought to you with love by PreviousNext.

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agoradesign: Two ways to ajaxify and decouple Drupal Commerce add to cart and wishlist actions

Planet Drupal - 15 October 2018 - 2:17pm
There are a couple of modules out there to ajaxify the add to cart form of Drupal Commerce, but I'll introduce to one that on top offers a real decoupled solution. Additionally I'll show how you can achieve a simpler version of that with only a few lines of custom JS code.
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Colorfield: Install CiviCRM 5 with Drupal 8 using Lando

Planet Drupal - 15 October 2018 - 1:01pm
Install CiviCRM 5 with Drupal 8 using Lando christophe Mon, 15/10/2018 - 22:01 CiviCRM is an old Drupal 7 friend and its relationships with Drupal 8 are in a pretty good way. Let's make them meet the Composer template for Drupal projects, a widespread setup that stores the vendor directory outside of the docroot. Lando will host the party by spinning up a local environment, however this method should be generalizable with any other development environment.
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Promet Source: Accessibility Remediation is a Must

Planet Drupal - 15 October 2018 - 10:34am
If someone sues you because your website has accessibility issues, it usually means they need you to fix said issues. Sadly, there will be those lawsuits where the complaint is trigger more by the desire of monetary compensation from a settlement than the present accessibility issues, but in either scenario, there has to be grounds for the complaint which means something needs remediation on your site. 
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Media oEmbed Control

New Drupal Modules - 15 October 2018 - 7:06am

Allows for controlling media assets embedded with oEmbed. Currently providing a field formatter option for video autoplay (YouTube, Vimeo).

Currently this module depends on the core patch from #3006729-2: Allow passing context information to media_oembed_iframe theme implementation..

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Layout Builder Discovery Extra-Layouts

New Drupal Modules - 15 October 2018 - 5:57am

Generate new layouts for the "Layout builder" module

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Layout Builder Discovery Extra Layouts

New Drupal Modules - 15 October 2018 - 5:46am

Generate new layouts for the "Layout builder" module

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