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Issue 225 - February, 4th 2016

News

2016 Nominations Open for Drupal Association at-Large Director

Nominate someone or even yourself. FInd out more about this role and the deadlines on d.o.

Announcing the DrupalCon Asia Developer Contest

Submit a Session for DrupalCon New Orleans

Don't be shy. Apply to share your knowledge as a speaker at DrupalCon New Orleans.

D8 Module Acceleration Program - January Releases

Pretty exciting progress on the porting of contributed modules to Drupal 8.

Drupal Planet (RSS Spanish & Portugues)

Cool to see a non-english Drupal planet coming together.

From Our Sponsor

Articles

Drupal 8 Improvements to Core Multilingual and Language Support

I nice review of i18n in Drupal 8 from Monarch Digital's David Csonka.

Twig Extends and a D8 Twig Block Base Theme

"Drupal theming still has one major weakness (in my opinion). If you want to override a template you copy a whole template and make your alterations. If something changes in the common code you have to alter it in all of them."

Great Progress in the Search API D8 Version

All New Drupal 8 Foundations Certification: How to Prepare & Pass

Acquia’s new Drupal 8 Foundations Certification Exam is a course for all Drupal 7 users to validate their understanding of the changes in Drupal 8 and call themselves fully certified on D8. Register for this webinar to learn an overview of the exam, the exam blueprint and assessment objectives, what to expect in the exam, how to prepare, and more.

Profiling Drupal Commerce with Blackfire

Matt Glaman show us how Backfire can be used to provide very helpful profiling.

Tutorials

Drupal 8 REST Requests

A look at REST requests from the Stanford Web Services Blog.

Drupal Console: Generate Module & Theme Code

A text and screencast walking through basic usage of the Drupal Console project.

How to Import with Feeds Using JSONPath

Learn to import JSON content into your Drupal 7 site.

Read the Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8

With 200+ new features and improvements, Drupal 8 is architected for developer productivity and is the most advanced version of Drupal yet. Read the Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8 to learn about exciting new improvements such as support for object-oriented web development, PHP, Symfony and more and see why Drupal 8 makes development easier than ever before.

Projects

Drupal 8 Module of the Week: Scheduled Updates

"Need to put some content up on your site now, but publish it later? Do you need to implement unique business processes that require delayed actions, but want to avoid the hassle of maintaining custom code? The Scheduled Updates module allows you to set updates to fields on your Drupal 8 site to happen at a later date and time."

Warden: Monitoring the Security of Your Drupal Estate

A self hosted module status monitoring tool. It's written in Symfony and available on Github.

Releases

admin_toolbar 8.x-1.13

config_partial_export 8.x-1.0

migrate_api 8.x-1.1

override_node_options 8.x-2.0

Radix 7.x-3.3

toolbar_menu 8.x-1.1

Video

PSR-4 Class Autoloading with Drupal 7

"You don't have to wait for Drupal 8 to start using PSR-4 namespaces. In this video, watch as we write a Views handler in a Drupal 7 module using the PSR-4 standard."

Podcasts

153 Protecting Drupal 8 Sites from Spam Using Honeypot with Jeff Geerling - Modules Unraveled Podcast

DrupalEasy Podcast 168 - Spooning with a Fork (Jen Lampton, Nate Haug - Backdrop Update)

One Year of Backdrop CMS with Jen & Nate - Lullabot Podcast

The Future of Decoupled Drupal & Other Bold 2016 Predictions (E13) - Commercial Progression Podcast

Jobs

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Published by Bob Kepford

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