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Issue 229 - March, 3rd 2016


Big Pipe Added to Drupal 8.1.x

This is a big improvement in the performance of Drupal.

Introducing Sections on

The fruit of some of the content strategy work on I'm always fascinated when a module like Organic groups is turned on for a site and I don't notice. That's a good thing.

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BigPipe in Drupal 8

Piyuesh Kumar discusses the BigPipe module with code examples.

Drupal 8 SEO: Differences Between simple_sitemap and Xmlsitemap

A nice comparison for those looking at site maps in Drupal 8.

DrupalCon Asia: Back from the Future

Holly Ross shares data and her thoughts from DrupalCon Asia. "India is the second largest region of users for—behind only the United States in traffic." I highly recommend you read this. I've been thinking about the future of Drupal a lot lately and I found this interesting.

Get the Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8

Drupal 8 makes development easier than ever before. Architected for developer productivity with support for object-oriented web development, PHP, Symfony, and more, with 200+ new features and improvements, it’s the most advanced version of Drupal yet. Read The Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8 to get up to speed on all of the exciting changes.


Adding Custom Styles and Classes to Your WYSIWYG, a 5 Minute Run Down

Create 301 and 302 URL Redirections in Drupal

Cross-Site Scripting Attack Detection

A nice security tip from Helena Eksler.

Display Modes, View Modes, Form Modes - What's the Difference?

Michael Anello sheds some light on the different modes and the inconsistency in the labeling in Drupal core.

Drupal 8 "Mismatched Entity And/or Field Definitions"

A handy tip for working with Drupal 8 module updates from DrupalEasy.

Extending Drupal: All About the Service Container

ActiveLAMP digs into working with service containers in Drupal 8.

Getting Comment on Your Article

Why a Fast, Responsive User Interface Is Important for Dev Productivity

In the past, many UI’s have limited developer productivity by not offering the level of automation that developers need to be efficient. In this webinar, learn about why having a fast, responsive UI is important in order to optimize dev productivity, with benefits such as reducing the amount of page refreshes to provide more real-time, asynchronous updates and more.


Drupal 8 Module of the Week: Honeypot

A great spam fighting module that was one of the first modules ported to Drupal 8.

Image Effects Module for Drupal 8

WYSIWYG Flexibility with the Shortcode Module

A favorite from the Wordpress world ported to Drupal.


big_pipe 8.x-1.0-Rc1

Bootstrap 7.x-3.5

Bootstrap 8.x-3.0-Beta3

Cod 7.x-1.1

Commons 7.x-3.35

Lightning 8.x-1.0-Beta3

Modernizr 7.x-3.9

Openatrium 7.x-2.54

Openoutreach 7.x-1.27

Openpublic 7.x-1.8

Panopoly 7.x-1.31

paragraph_panes 7.x-1.0-Beta2

Speedy 7.x-1.23

user_import 7.x-3.1


Drupal 8 Configuration Management Workflow - Mustardseed Video Podcast

That's right. Bob is making Drupal videos again. Welcome back.

Drupal VM - Quick Introduction Video

Check out this quick introduction video to Drupal VM. I've been using Drupal VM for a few months and it's really really good.


Acquia U: From Good Cook to Restaurant Chef - Meet Erica Schroder - Acquia Podcast

DrupalEasy Podcast 170 - Obscure Buffalo (David Snopek - Drupal 6 End-of-Life)


Drupal Camp Utah

March 4-6 Salt lake City Utah.

Drupalcamp London 2016

March 4-6 in London.

DrupalCamp Vietnam 2016

March 4th in Vietnam, Hanoi.


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