Issue 221 - January, 7th 2016Happy new year everyone. 2016 looks to be a year of expanding Drupal's reach as Drupal 8 adoption grows.
Good news for those of you porting modules to Drupal 8.
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Dries Buytaert takes a look at the past year.
Some great tips and workarounds for using Composer for your Drupal projects from Greg Anderson.
Code reviews are very important but how what about code reviews for Frontend Developers? Advomatic's Jack Haas offers advice to help you with this process.
For those times you need to add custom CSS but you don't have access to the code base you need CSS Injector module. Learn how to use it in the OSTraining tutorial.
A nice tip and bash script from Jim Birch.
In this post from OSTraining you will learn how to set up the Calendar module in Drupal 8.
With Drupal 8’s recent release, there are a lot (200+, to be specific) of new changes and improvements to learn about. Drupal 8 redefines “ease of use” for developers, bringing elements such as an object-oriented programming approach, built-in web services, and front-end dev flexibility with Twig. Get up to speed on all these changes and more with our Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8!
If you don't want to use jQuery in Drupal 8 you don't have to, but if you are trying to do this be sure to read this post from Ryan Hagerty of Chromatic.
Bojan Zivanovic shares the details on the new release.
Drupal Module Charts shows Drupal project usage counts ranked each week. Cool site.
In this presentation from Drupal Camp Atlanta, Mediacurrent's Shellie Hutchens discusses the tools Mediacurrent is using on the marketing front.
Dries Buytaert's slides and presentation from his DrupalCon Barcelona keynote.
In this video Tim Millwood walks us through the entire Deploy suite of contrib modules for Drupal 8. Deploy suite is designed to make content staging in Drupal easy.
Managing performance is not about optimizing a website once -- it needs to be included in your everyday development workflow. Register for this upcoming webinar and hear about optimizing backend and frontend Drupal performance. Fabien Potencier will show how to easily profile Drupal websites and diagnose production performance problems, and Wim Leers will discuss page caching, how the BigPipe technique drastically reduces load times, and more.
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