Issue 204 - August, 27th 2015
Hopefully you have already updated all your sites, but if not read this advisory.
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Dries Buytaert shares his thoughts on the open web vs the walled gardens like Facebook.
Four Kitchens's dev Jon Peck shares a cool idea. A Drupal group in the model of book clubs. An interesting idea.
Michelle Krejci (craychee) is an engineer at Palantir.net and was a recent guest on the DrupalEasy podcast. She discussed reproducible deployment and I found her approach to be very interesting. I think you will find her series interesting as well.
Create a Taxonomy end point for the RESTful module.
Tim Millwood discusses the new version scheme for Drupal 8 and some options for contrib projects to adopt something similar.
"Since the last Drupal 8 Core Update, Drupal 8 got a UI for responsive image mapping, a proposal for a new Drupal.org content model was put forward and a bunch of improvements were made to Drupal.org, notably: the first comment to an issue is now automatically generated to make it easier to see the original issue summary, test result output was improved, and it's now possible to test patches on PHP 5.4, 5.5, 5.6, and 7 simultaneously."
Drupal trainer and co-host of the DrupalEasy podcast Ted Bowman shares his process for building a Drupal 8 modules in this video.
A few useful Drush alias settings I think you will find very useful.
Handy tip from 2bits.
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