Issue 215 - November, 12th 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 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."
Your monthly report on what is new on Drupal.org.
Some of the submodules in Migrate plus module are being spun out into their own projects for Drupal 8.
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Nice article from prolific speaker Larry Garfield on the positive effects of sharing knowledge with others.
Great post on performance debugging from Jakob Perry of the Drupal Association.
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.
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.
Oliver Seldman shares another example of an early Drupal 8 project but from a clients perspective.
If you are wondering about Media in Drupal 8 read this post by Janez Urevc.
A handy tip and a look at new features in Drush 8.0.0-rc3.
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