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Issue 215 - November, 12th 2015


Drupal 8.0.0-Rc4 on Thursday, November 12, 2015

"Following RC4, we will further restrict the patches we commit to severe bugs or regressions and documentation fixes only, at committer discretion. So, if you have any allowed RC changes underway, plan to complete them by November 12."

Drupal 6 Extended Support Announcement

"Drupal 6 core and modules will transition to unsupported status three months after Drupal 8 is released. "Unsupported status" means the community will not be providing support or patches in the same way we do now."

What’s New on - October 2015

Your monthly report on what is new on

migrate_plus Splits Up

Some of the submodules in Migrate plus module are being spun out into their own projects for Drupal 8.

From Our Sponsor


Why I Speak

Nice article from prolific speaker Larry Garfield on the positive effects of sharing knowledge with others.

Why Is Module X Slow? or Is It Really Module Y? Debugging Performance at Scale

Great post on performance debugging from Jakob Perry of the Drupal Association.

Drupal 8

Configuration Management in Drupal 8: The Key Concepts

In this post Matthew Tift strives to summarize and explain the thinking behind the Drupal 8 configuration management system to assist with moving to D8.

Drupal 8 Multilingual Tidbits 18: Core Content Translation Workflow

How to Theme Drupal 8 Views by Overriding Default Templates

Leading the Way on Drupal 8: Lessons Learned from Manhattan Associates D8 Redesign

James Rutherford walks us through the the process of building a Drupal 8 site while D8 was still and alpha, the struggles, challenges, and how this was done on time and under budget.

Proposal: D8 Contrib Office Hours

Upgrading to Drupal 8: Through the Client's Eyes

Oliver Seldman shares another example of an early Drupal 8 project but from a clients perspective.

When Will Media Be Ready for Drupal 8?

If you are wondering about Media in Drupal 8 read this post by Janez Urevc.


Magic Drush Tricks for Your Bash Shell

A handy tip and a look at new features in Drush 8.0.0-rc3.

Add an Anchor Menu/Table of Contents to Drupal 7

Easily Install Drush with a Phar


Drupal Development with Docker Compose


Bootstrap 7.x-3.1

Bricks 7.x-4.1

composer_generate 7.x-1.2

Cps 7.x-1.0-Alpha1

Openatrium 7.x-2.50-Rc2

Openlayers 7.x-3.0-Beta4

Pathologic 7.x-3.0

Restful 7.x-2.0-Beta3

Views 7.x-3.13

Workflow 7.x-2.6


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