Issue 232 - March, 24th 2016
Time to start figuring out what you want to see at DrupalCon.
"The TWG coding standards committee is announcing two coding standards changes for final discussion. These appear to have reached a point close enough to consensus for final completion. The new process for proposing and ratifying changes is documented on the coding standards project page."
"Since 2011, Drupal core has had a scheduled monthly bugfix release window, and since 2012, this window has specifically been on the first Wednesday of the month. We are considering extending this window so that a bugfix release is scheduled to come out during a specific week, but not necessarily on Wednesday or any particular day."
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A great post on how to avoid burnout. These tips can apply to pretty much any type of work.
Larry Garfield talks about REST in Drupal core. In this post he explains how Serialization, REST Resources, and REST UI work.
Great read for those who are newer to object oriented development. I imagine that is a lot of us.
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A nice article and flow chart from Dries Buytaert to help you answer this question.
Daniel Pickering summarizes the new modules and features in Drupal 8.1.x.
Nice set of tips including a devel module Drush command argument for deleting nodes.
A few weeks ago I linked to a post about why the Acquia Dev Desktop great for people new to Drupal. In this post OSTraining's Daniel Pickering shows how to set it up.
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"On this podcast, Bob shows how to use Views Relationships. It may be one of those things you've glossed over, but is a really powerful functionality to wrap your mind around. "
My pal Ryan Gibson talks about configuring a Drupal 8 site.
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