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Issue 203 - August, 20th 2015

News

This Month in Drupal Documentation - August 2015

I wanted to highlight the work that the Documentation Working Group (DocWG) has been doing on Drupal.org in this week's issue. Documentation is so important to any software project and the team has been doing some great work. Check it out.

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Articles

Accessible Names - Label All the Things! (Part 1)

Michelle Williamson explains and outlines the proper use of HTML properties for accessibility.

Cleaner and Semantic Markup with Drupal’s Views

My friend Mario Hernandez shows us how to clean up your Views markup in this post on the Mediacurrent blog.

Decoupling Drupal Without Losing Your Head — Part 2

Dave Hansen-Lange walks use through the process from planning to prototyping to developing, theming, and QAing a decoupled Drupal site.

Rest Easy Part 3: Now Filter This

In the third installment of the series on Rest David Diers discusses using Entity Field Query to filter you API endpoints using the RESTful module.

Drupal 8

Building a Drupal 8 Website with Composer

Configure PHPStorm to Debug Drupal 8

DrupalNorth.org - Tales from the Trenches, Building the First Multilingual Conference Site in Drupal 8 Beta

From Request to Response: A Journey Into Drupal 8 Internals

Recording from August 14th 2015 Drupal 8 Critical Issues Discussion

Tutorials

Automating Image Optimisation with Drupal to Improve Performance

Create Custom Visibility Rules in Panels Using Ctools Access Plugins

Drupal 101: Theming Drupal 7 with Gulp

How to Use Views RSS to Create a Mailchimp RSS Email Campaign

How to Write a Great Commit Message

As someone who appreciates a good commit message I highly recommend this guide.

Use Grunt and AdvAgg to Inline Critical CSS on a Drupal 7 Theme

Using Fences and Page Manager to Optimize HTML Markup in Drupal 7

Drupal 7 markup could be cleaner. This tutorial from Jim Birch is a great jumping off point if you are using Page manager or Panels.

Projects

Module Spotlight #2: Environment Indicator

Have you ever forgotten which instance your site you were on? I know, I'm probably the only person that has accidentally changed the production site thinking I was on my local instance... right? Environment Indicator helps you never make that mistake.

Releases

features_extra 7.x-1.0

filefield_sources 7.x-1.10

Multiblock 7.x-1.4

page_manager 8.x-1.0-Alpha14

Panels 8.x-3.0-Alpha14

Restful 7.x-1.1

search_api 8.x-1.0-Alpha8

Podcasts

144 - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Drupal 8 All-In: Acquia Is Ready for Your D8 Project Now! - Acquia Podcast

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