Issue 239 - May, 12th 2016It's DrupalCon New Orleans week. Look for DrupalCon related links in next week's issue.
Drupal 8.1.0 release, Composer repository alpha, and more in this update.
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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.
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.
This isn't a marketing post - but a behind-the-scenes look what what providing Drupal 6 Long-Term Support has been like.
There's no need to be afraid of extending CKEditor in Drupal 8. Evan Jenkins shows us how in this post.
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.
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Tim Millwood demonstrates the deploy suite for Drupal 8.
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.
Great to see one of the most useful Drupal 7 modules make it to an alpha release.
More in the Jeff Geerling saga with Raspberry Pi's and Drupal.
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