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Issue 208 - September, 24th 2015


Video: DrupalCon Barcelona 2015: Driesnote

Dries announced that the Drupal 8 RC1 is slated for October 7th.

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DrupalCon Barcelona - September 2015

The Drupal Association's DrupalCon Barcelona YouTube playlist.

Remote DrupalCon - Day 1

Like many of you Steve Purkiss isn't at DrupalCon Barcelona, yet he has a great summary of the first day.


Always Be Shippable

Dries discusses the long development cycle for Drupal 8 and how using a feature branch workflow could have sped up development. Keeping the main branch in a shippable state has become a standard in modern software and moving Drupal to this methodology will help speed future releases

Better, Then Bigger: Cultivating the Drupal Community

Enjoyed reading Matthew Tift thoughts on the Drupal community.

Headless Drupal & Node.js | Part 1/3: Drupal 8 RESTful

Joris Snoek begins a series discussing how OpenLucius developed a headless system with Drupal 8, Node.js and Express.

Drupal 8

Caching at the Edge: CDNs for Everyone

Wim Leers slides and a summary of the DrupalCon Barcelona talk. Drupal 8 has a lot to get excited about when it comes to caching.


In the latest installment of this Four Kitchens series on Drupal 8 we learn how to create a Drupal 8 module.

t() Returns a TranslationWrapper Object Instead of a String

The Definitive Introduction to D8 and Composer

If you have wondered why Composer is needed and how it fits in a Drupal 8 workflow read this post from Bojan Živanović.

Update on Migration in Drupal 8

Curious about the status of migrations from Drupal 6 and 7 to Drupal 8? Mike Ryan fills in the details in this post.


Automatically Populate Drupal Fields from Other Content

Using Features Override to Manage Changes to a Distribution

What Does Delta Mean in Drupal?

Another great beginner tutorial from


Module Release: Hook Update Deploy Tools

A new module to help you with those hook_update_N tasks.


Advagg 7.x-2.16

Fences 7.x-1.1

Openatrium 7.x-2.45

Scald 7.x-1.5

Webform 7.x-4.11

Webprofiler 8.x-2.0-Beta15


Video: DrupalCon Los Angeles Interview: Angie Byron & Addison Berry


Mediacurrent Dropcast: Episode 11

We discuss TheWeeklyDrop 2015 survey and a couple great projects.


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