Issue 101 August 29, 2013
If you have an idea that would improve Drupal.org the Drupal Association wants to hear from you. Voting and feedback closes on September 2nd.
This is an epic discussion thread so I’m linking to Webchick’s summary comment. I’m on the fence about this but if you contribute to Drupal you will want to get up to speed on this topic.
SensioLabs, the company behind Symfony annouced this week the move from a Silex and Wordpress based site to one built on Drupal 8. Really cool to see them jumping into the deep end of the Drupal pool.
In response to the discussion about the future of drupal.org and talk of moving code repos to Github, Thomas Svenson makes some compelling arguments for why we should host the Drupal community infrastructure on Drupal.org.
A must read from core contributor Larry Garfield in which he defends PHP and provides valuable info about it’s more “modern” features.
Another good Drupal 8 example module tutorial.
Mediacurrent’s Albert Volkman walks through the Drupal 8 installation in this webinar.
An update from xjm on the status of Drupal 8 API’s.
Acquia’s Jeffrey A. McGuire (jam) discusses Drupal 8 core with Larry Garfield and Kris Vanderwater. This is a must watch/listen for those who care about the inner workings of Drupal 8.
Good advice from Moshe Weitzman.
Came across this list of Drupal 8 resources this week from Jesus Manuel Olivas. It’s a good list.
Core contributor Kris Vanderwater shares his experiences digging into Symfony.
Danny Sipos has a good collection of Drupal 8 resources over at webomelette.com.
Jeff Geerling has written up a tutorial that I should have written a few weeks ago since had to do exactly same thing a few weeks ago. If you need to override a field collection tpl read this post.
Workbench Moderation is great module that makes managing content workflow easy for content managers. Jeff Eaton explains more in this post.
Damien McKenna does an excellent job explaining why you should be running the Advanced CSS/JS Aggregation module on your site.
A nice list from OSTraining.
This week Jeff Eaton did a Reddit Ask Me Anything(AMA). Jeff is a big thinker in the Drupal world and had many interesting answers.
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