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Issue 217 - November, 26th 2015


Drupal 8.0.0 Released

"This is the biggest update ever to Drupal, our open source content management platform."

Drupal 8.0.0 Released -

Dries Buytaert post announcing last week's release of Drupal 8.

Celebr8 D8

If you have something to say about Drupal 8 the world needs to hear it. Submit your video to the Celebr8 site and share it with the world.

Drupal 8 Launch Party Pics #Celebr8d8

Submitted your Drupal 8 launch party photos to the Flickr group for #Celebr8D8

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Commerce 2.x Stories: Products

Bojan Zivanovic shares what was learned from the Products module in Drupal Commerce 1 and how that has guided the development of Commerce in Drupal 8.

Dance to Calypso

Bob, why are you linking to a non-Drupal Article? Because it's relevant. This week Matt Mullenweg, the CEO of Automattic, the company behind made an interesting announcement. which provides Wordpress sites for thier customers released a decoupled Javascript based single page web app. This replaces the PHP based WP-admin. Why does this matter to Drupal? It shows the importance of web services(APIs). Decoupled architectures are going to continue be in higher demand in the coming years and Drupal is headed in the right direction.

How to Do a Site Audit

SIte audits are important and important to do properly. Jody Hamilton gives us a handy guide to doing them well.

Drupal 8

8 Months of Drupal 8 on Production

In reference to how how great configuration management is in Drupal 8, "Letting go, and letting config is a stretch for people that were used to managing their Features like an overprotective mama bear."

Build a Blog in Drupal 8: Create and Manage Menus

Ivan Zugec shows us some basics in Drupal 8 site building.

Drupal 8 Migration - All the Modules

A table of all of the Drupal 8 migration modules by feature as well as their corresponding Drupal 7 versions.

Drupal 8 Milestones in Tweets

A nice collection of tweets from the Drupal 8 development cycle.

Drupal 8 Release Day: Docs Polished & Ready!

Wim Leers points to the documentation for many of the new modules in Drupal core such as Quick Edit, Filter module and the Cache system to name a few.

Explicit Drupal: Clear Intentions in Drupal 8!

Steve Persch explains how the use of code invented elsewhere has made Drupal 8 more understandable on the whole.

Our First Site Built with Drupal 8 - How We Did It.

A great walkthrough of a recently launched Drupal 8 site, the pitfalls and how they were overcame.

The Drupal 8 Beginner Class Is Here and Is Free

This is a great time to get into Drupal. Check out the free Drupal class from OSTraining.

Up and Running with Drupal 8

Joe Komenda shows us how to install Drupal 8 with composer.

Up and Theming with Drupal 8

Joe Komenda shows us how to create a Drupal 8 theme.


Drupal 8: BigPipe Module Ready

Enjoy the fastest Drupal yet.

Every Drupal Version -

A fun look at every version of Drupal.

Improving DruCall and JSCommunicator User Interface

WebRTC and Drupal? Yes please.


Composer 8.x-1.3

csv_serialization 8.x-1.0-Alpha1

Df 7.x-1.11

Drupal 8.0.0

Ds 8.x-2.0

Fillpdf 8.x-4.0

Metatag 8.x-1.0-Beta1

Mollom 8.x-1.0

node_clone 7.x-1.0

Oauth 8.x-1.2

Openatrium 7.x-2.50

Panopoly 7.x-1.29

Panopoly 8.x-2.0-Alpha1

Securelogin 8.x-1.2


Dries and Jam Visit the Very Room Where Drupal Was Invented. - Acquia Podcast

The Lullabot Podcast Is Back! Drupal 8! the Past! the Future! - Lullabot Podcast

As a long time listener of the Lullabot podcast it was fun to listen to Jeff Robbins reminisce about the old days.

The Open Mic, Episode 3: DrupalCon Exposed

What is this DrupalCon thing all about, and is it worth going?


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