Issue 233 - March, 31st 2016
Congratulations to our newly elected DA Board member Shyamala Rajaram!
The Drupal Association outlines how they will be improving communication in various ways.
A IRC/online meeting discussing Drupal 8.1.0-rc1 on April 5th - 7th.
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A great read from Jeff Geerling.
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Michael Anello shares some Twig foo for those new to Drupal 8.
A clever approach to responsive background images from Kalamuna's Josh Walker.
"Drupal 8 includes some great debugging tools built-in, but it isn't always super-obvious how to access them. Luckily, the Drupal Console "site:mode" command helps out quite a bit..."
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"Integrating PHPunit into your custom modules is now even easier."
Group is an alternate to the Organic Groups module.
Zivtech's Jody Hamilton introduces us to a new module from Jonathan DeLaigle that makes help text easy to update.
A nice list of security focused modules from the Drop Guard Blog.
I can't remember the last time I linked to a post about a Drupal 6 module but this one is important.
Another really slick performance related module for Drupal 8.
A new YouTube series with the goal of keeping you informed about changes on Drupal Console project.
A quick look at Panels in Drupal from Ivan Zugec.
Dries Buytaert keynote slides from DrupalCon Asia.
158 Using the Group Module as an Alternative to Organic Groups in Drupal 7 and 8 with Kristiaan Van Den Eynde - Modules Unraveled Podcast
April 8th 2016 in Philadelphia
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