Issue 207 - September, 17th 2015
"DrupalCI is the next generation testing infrastructure for Drupal. After years of development, DrupalCI has been rolled out for testing Drupal 8 Core and Contrib projects - and will soon be taking over testing Drupal 7 Core and Contrib as well and for Drupal 6 for the duration of its long term support window."
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Dries, the Drupal project lead is leading a Drupal 8 retrospective discussion at DrupalCon Barcelona and seeks your input. Please take a few moments to answer three questions.
The pre-notes at DrupalCon are legendary. If you would like to be a part of one check out this post.
A great example of finding a fixing a performance issue from Larry Garfield.
In this series David Snopek explains how to better understand all the information in a security advisories from the Drupal security team. In this installment we learn about the risk calculator.
Ayush Jain has written a nice list of security threats and how Drupal handles them. As an added bonus Greg Knaddison linked to a create commons licensed Drupal Security Report white paper that is worth checking out.
This report is from 2014 but it's well written and is licensed under creative commons. If you are selling Drupal to your organization this could be a great tool for you to take in to the stakeholders.
Dries shares the growing trend toward organizations creating and managing multiple web sites and how Acquia has responded. I share this because it's an interesting trend as well as being a need that Drupal can fulfill in a few different ways.
Mediacurrent's Managing Partner Paul Chason shares solid advice for organizations looking to hire a Drupal agency to help them with a project.
This is not an exhaustive list of new features but it's a nice list.
Morten DK walks us through a simple Drupal 8 theme in this Drupal Watchdog article.
This might be old news to some of you but I'm sure there are new folk that haven't taken a look at what's new in Drupal 8.
If you use Drupal and Chrome be sure to check this post out.
This post from OSTraining won't teach you everything you need to know about web services in Drupal 8 but it is a good taste.
Another very handy tutorial from OSTraining
Chris Ruppel shares a very useful local testing tool called ngrok.
Tim Millwood introduces the Trash module, a module that adds a trash bin for all content entities. The module is based on Multiversion module.
Getting Up to Speed with Drupal 8 with Michael Marzovilla and Nick Selvaggio - Modules Unraveled Podcast
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