Issue 225 - February, 4th 2016
Nominate someone or even yourself. FInd out more about this role and the deadlines on d.o.
Don't be shy. Apply to share your knowledge as a speaker at DrupalCon New Orleans.
Pretty exciting progress on the porting of contributed modules to Drupal 8.
Cool to see a non-english Drupal planet coming together.
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I nice review of i18n in Drupal 8 from Monarch Digital's David Csonka.
"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."
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Matt Glaman show us how Backfire can be used to provide very helpful profiling.
A look at REST requests from the Stanford Web Services Blog.
A text and screencast walking through basic usage of the Drupal Console project.
Learn to import JSON content into your Drupal 7 site.
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"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."
A self hosted module status monitoring tool. It's written in Symfony and available on Github.
"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."
153 Protecting Drupal 8 Sites from Spam Using Honeypot with Jeff Geerling - Modules Unraveled Podcast
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