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Issue 210 - October, 8th 2015


Drupal 8.0.0-RC1 Released

The first Drupal 8 release candidate was released this week!

Drupal Association Board Meeting: September 23, 2015

There were some cool announcements at this meeting last month including that Drupal 8 Accelerate was fully funded.

Rogue Wave Software Acquires Enterprise PHP Leader Zend

In PHP news Zend was acquired.

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Drupal's Recent Twitter Vulnerability Underscores Importance of Continuous Monitoring

Headless Drupal & Node.js | Part 2/3: Node.js

Part two of the series “Headless Drupal & Node.js” where Joris Snoek shows us "Hello Node".

Understanding Drupal Security Advisories: Vulnerability Type

"This is the second in a series of articles about how to better understand all the information in a security advisory, so that you know how to take the appropriate action for your site!"

Drupal 8

Change: Libraries Can Now Be Overridden and Extended by Themes

Change: Move Vendor Directory to the Project Root

Change: Page Title Is Now a Block

Drupal 8 "RC Target" Versus "RC Deadline" Issue Tags

"A quick note for core contributors regarding Drupal 8 issue tags related to the upcoming release candidate phase."

Drupal 8 Hall of Fame

A very cool floor decal celebrating the top 1000 contributors to Drupal 8. Paul also has made a PDF version available.

Drupal 8 Has a Stable Base Theme

The purpose of this theme in Drupal 8 is to provide a stable base theme with 8.0.0 markup, CSS, JavaScript. This will prevent breakage of themes from Drupal 8 upgrades.

What Is BigPipe and What Does It Mean for Future Drupal Performance?

A discussion of Drupal 8 caching and Drupal performance.


Custom Image Search with Solr, Filefield Sources, and Ctools - Part 1

How to Get a Views & Panels Site to Work with Workbench Moderation


How Can We Know if a Page in Drupal 8 Has Changed?

With CacheTag Notify module! This module offers a simple settings page where an endpoint URL can be added. Then every time a cache tag is invalidated it gets POSTed to the endpoint as a JSON string.

Introducing the "Views Save" Module

An interesting new module that allows users to save a view as an entity. I know. Crazy right?


Drupal 8.0.0-Rc1

Coder 8.x-2.4

config_devel 8.x-1.0-Beta16

Defaultconfig 7.x-1.0-Alpha11

Faqfield 8.x-1.0-Beta3

Honeypot 8.x-1.21

Modernizr 7.x-3.6

Twitter 7.x-6.2

Webprofiler 8.x-2.0-Beta16

Youtube 8.x-1.0-Beta1


How to Install a Drupal Module

If you are new to Drupal take a look at this video.

Planning for CRAP and Entity Revisions Everywhere...

A DrupalCon talk about CRAP (Create Read Archive Purge) and revisions (on all content entities) in core.

SVG in Drupal, an Overview

A DrupalCon talk about SVG from a developer's perspective.


BADCamp 2015

October 22th - 25th at the University of California, Berkeley in Berkeley California.

DrupalCamp Scotland 2015

November 7th, 2015 at The University of Edinburgh, in Scotland.


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