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Issue 239 - May, 12th 2016

It's DrupalCon New Orleans week. Look for DrupalCon related links in next week's issue.

News

Drupal 8.1.0 Released

Scholarship, Grant, Training Proposals Open for DrupalCon Dublin

What’s New on Drupal.org? - April 2016

Drupal 8.1.0 release, Composer repository alpha, and more in this update.

REST Export Views Now Support Translated Entities

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Articles

An Overview of Web Service Solutions in Drupal 8

Dries Buytaert shares a very good overview of the current status of web services for Drupal 8, both in core and the contributed module space.

Drupal Console by the Numbers

I'm a big fan of Drupal Console and this post that outlines stats on the project is interesting, but the stat that stands out to me is the 170 contributors. Wow.

myDropWizard Is Providing Drupal 6 Long-Term Support for 424 Sites!

This isn't a marketing post - but a behind-the-scenes look what what providing Drupal 6 Long-Term Support has been like.

Tutorials

Adding CKEditor Plugins to Drupal 8

There's no need to be afraid of extending CKEditor in Drupal 8. Evan Jenkins shows us how in this post.

Deploy or Import Drupal Redirects with Hook Update Deploy Tools

Drupal 8 Development: 5 Things to Add to Your Theming Toolbox

Danny Englander shares some theming tips. It's a good collection of things I have linked to before but it's worth repeating these tips.

Enable or Disable a View in Deployment.

Enabling Fancy Attributes in Commerce 2.x

How to Create Breadcrumb in Drupal 8

How to Deliver Reliable Update SLAs to Your Customers

Drop Guard lets you deliver Drupal update services fast and resource efficiently. Your team can focus on important projects while Drop Guard takes care of security updates all around the clock - automatically. Find out how you can earn more while spending less.

Improve the Drupal 8 Admin Menu for Content Creators

Profiling Drupal Performance with Webgrind and Xdebug

Restricting Access to Content in Drupal 8

Set Up a Faceted Apache Solr Search Page on Drupal 8 with Search API Solr and Facets

Simplifying Drupal Migrations with Xautoload

Projects

Drupal 8 Module of the Week: Display Suite

Drupal Deploy Demos

Tim Millwood demonstrates the deploy suite for Drupal 8.

Drush Tools for Inspecting Configuration

A useful set of Drush extensions from Rob Ballou that will help anyone that needs to know more info about a Drupal site's entities and fields.

Introducing Decoupled Blocks Module: Decoupling in Drupal 8 Based on a Proven Model

Matt Davis of Mediacurrent introduces us to a brand new module that makes progressively decoupled blocks possible in Drupal 8. I'm very bullish on this module and its approach to working with front end JavaScript technologies and was honored to sprint on it with Matt and others from Mediacurrent and Acquia a couple weeks ago. Keep an eye on this project.

It's Here: Workbench for Drupal 8

Great to see one of the most useful Drupal 7 modules make it to an alpha release.

Simplify Local Development with Drude

Releases

Drupal 8.1.1

big_pipe 8.x-1.1

Cod 7.x-1.3

config_installer 8.x-1.3

Graphql 8.x-1.1

hook_update_deploy_tools 7.x-1.16

Lightning 7.x-1.0-Beta10

Lightning 8.x-1.00-Rc4

Openatrium 7.x-2.63

Panopoly 7.x-1.35

Smtp 7.x-1.4

Video

How to Build Your Own Raspberry Pi Cluster

More in the Jeff Geerling saga with Raspberry Pi's and Drupal.

Podcasts

Lullabot Podcast - DrupalCon New Orleans Session Extravaganza!

Mediacurrent Dropcast - Episode 19 - DRUPALCON!

Talking Drupal #119 - Drupal 8 Performance and Caching

The Secret Sauce Podcast, Ep. 16: Finding Your Purpose as a Drupal Agency

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