Issue 228 - February, 25th 2016
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Paul Johnson has a nice look at the first DrupalCon Asia including some nice pictures.
GraphQL is coming to Drupal 8, and portends a dizzying shift in both how client-side applications request and receive data and how payloads are interpreted and formatted on the server side. In this webinar, learn about the compelling features of GraphQL, the impacts of this on Drupal and the REST layer now in core, limitations of typical RESTful APIs and how GraphQL aims to solve them, and more.
Michale Anello outlines DrupalEasy's move to Drupal 8. Some good things to note in this post.
Every Drupal developer needs to generate URLs and the methods for doing so have changed in Drupal 8. Balazs Dianiska shows us how to do it correctly.
Stephen Lucero introduces us to a handy Vagrant plugin that eases interacting with your Vagrant machines.
I've been hearing about the great Monolog project for while. I hear it's the best PHP logging tool and you can use it on your Drupal projects!
Drupal is an extremely flexible framework with an abundance of configuration options, and with that comes the need to balance performance and flexibility. Read this eBook to learn how to optimize the performance of your Drupal site without any knowledge of coding, server configuration, or the command line. Topics covered include common troubleshooting tactics and solutions, how to optimize certain performance-related modules, and more.
A look at an using Drupal 8's new REST functionality from Dan Polant.
One of the big modules that hasn't been ported to Drupal 8 is webform. But Mike Anello shows us that you might be able to get by with core and a new contrib modules named Contact Storage.
A take a look at Metatag module in Drupal 8 in this post from Acqui'a JAM.
A big advancement in the Entity browser module for Drupal 8.
I've been using Drupal VM for several months and it's a great project. If you are looking to level up your dev environment you should try it out.
156 Using BigPipe to Achieve Incredible Site Speed in Drupal 8 with Wim Leers - Modules Unraveled Podcast
Dropcast: Episode 17 - Enter Sandcamp - the one without me on it. So it should be really good.
March 5th and 6th, 2016 Orlando, Florida.
April 1st and 2nd, 2016 in Dallas, Texas