Issue 157 - September, 25th 2014
Drupal 8.0.0-alpha15 "...can be treated as a "beta release candidate"". We could see the first Drupal 8 beta in the next couple weeks!
This is pretty cool. The Drupal security team worked with the Wordpress team on a joint release that addressed a shared issue. Another cool bit of info is the news that two factor auth is coming to Drupal.org. Oh and check out the long term support update for Drupal 6! You should just read this post for yourself.
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A great post from Mediacurrent's Derek Reese.
Dries Buytaert shares his experiences from his recent trip to Japan. Unsurprisingly a big issue in the Japanese Drupal community is the lack of documentation in Japanese.
I completely agree with this. It is a great time to begin your Drupal career.
This week's update is crammed packed with info. Be sure to check it out.
In this screencast, Drupalize.me's Amber Himes Matz demonstrates Drupal 8's responsive table functionality in the UI as well as how to build a responsive table using Views.
Great to see so many people working on Migrate in core. If you want to get involved there are plenty of opportunities available.
Michael Anello offers some background on why Migrate module is the the "upgrade path" for Drupal sites on versions 6 and 7.
In the latest edition of Angie's great series on Drupal 8 she discusses the code changes in D8. But don't let the code focus scare you. Even if you haven't written a line of PHP this post is relevant to you.
"Composer helps us keep track of what external code our application relies on, and get it installed the right way on every copy of that application. This article will show you how to use Composer successfully in your own projects."
In this Code Karate screencast they cover a few Entity Registration add on modules.
In this screencast Code Karate covers the best anti spam module I have every used. If you have not tried Honeypot module you should.
A screencast tutorial covering the the ShareThis module.
A tip of the hat to Damien McKenna on a big release he has been working for some time. Great work Damien.
Introducing the Drupal 8 Console Scaffolding Module Generator with Jesus Manuel Olivas - Acquia Podcast
October 3rd - 4th at Kennesaw State University Conference Center in Kennesaw, Georgia.
November 1st in Providence, Rhode Island.
November 6th - 9th in San Francisco, California.
November 14th - 16th in Gothenburg, Sweden
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