Issue 231 - March, 17th 2016
Make sure you cast your vote. Oh, and if you haven't become a Drupal Association member, what are you waiting for?
"The Composer-managed vendor directory has been removed from the Drupal core git repository for the 8.1.x and 8.2.x branches. (This change was previously committed, but rolled back due to rate limits on Github affecting composer installation. Those limits have since been lifted, so we have recommitted the change.)" This is great news for Drupal and another step in the modernization of our processes.
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The votes have been counted and Schnitzel's talk titled "Your Brain Health is More Important Than Your Standing Desk" was selected as the community keynote. Sounds like an interesting talk.
My pal at Mediacurrent Jason Want(a New Orleans resident) shares some great tips for making the most of your time in the Big Easy.
Dries discusses the successes of the Drupal 8 Module Acceleration Program.
Great to see agencies like Chapter Three pushing Drupal 8 contrib forward. Mark Ferree talks about what they have been up to in this post.
If you do Drupal on a Windows machine be sure and check out this post from Jeff Geerling. Among other things Jeff is the developer behind the DrupalVM project.
A short post that explains why you might want to use different core themes as a base for your custom theme.
Drupal Association Director Holly Ross talks about measuring the health of the Drupal project and community. It's an interesting read and there are some thoughtful comments as well.
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Paragraphs is easily my favorite Drupal module for 2016. If you haven't heard of it or tried at it give this post a look.
A new CLI tool for provisioning environments in AWS from Acquia.
"At Florida Drupal Camp 2016 Matt Davis discusses the Weather.com Project, Weather Underground Project, Presentation Framework and the future of Drupal 8 with Decoupled Panels and Blocks."
"On this episode Bob shows you how to setup a proper Development environment that can easily be re-set as an exact clone of your production environment at any time."
In this video Steve Burge show us how we can use the Video Embed to embed video in our Drupal 8 sites.
April 8-10, 2016 in Tirgu Mures, Romania.
April 23rd in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Bryn Mawr College Bryn Mawr/PA/US