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Issue 243 - June, 9th 2016

News

Registration Is Open for DrupalCon Dublin

The Call for Papers for DrupalCon Dublin Is Open

What’s New on Drupal.org? - May 2016

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Articles

Advancing Drupal's Web Services

I love the direction Dries is suggesting for web services in Drupal core. In summary we need unified web services support in core to allow us to compete. Improvements here will help all Drupal sites.

On-Demand Webinar: Best Practices for Drupal Performance Tuning

Managing performance is not about optimizing a website once -- it needs to be included in your everyday development workflow. Download this on-demand webinar to hear how to optimize backend and frontend Drupal performance. Fabien Potencier shows how to easily profile Drupal websites and diagnose production performance problems, and Wim Leers discusses page caching, how the BigPipe technique drastically reduces load times, and more.

The Future of Paragraphs

It's great to see this work going into Paragraphs module. It has quickly become an integral part of all of the Drupal sites I'm building.

6 Design Alternatives to Avoid Slideshows

Tutorials

5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Drupal Site

After numerous site audits, we’ve gathered the top lessons learned as well as tips and tricks for creating and maintaining effective Drupal sites. Learn about best practices and common mistakes in 5 crucial areas: architecture, security, performance, infrastructure, and website lifecycle.

Drupal 8 Debugging: Kareful Klicking in Kint

Mike Anello show us how to use Kint to debug a Drupal 8 theme.

How to Build a Drupal 8 Website | Part 1: Initialize Theme

How to Create a Node Override in Drupal 8

If you want to change the default node template, this OSTraining video will show you how to do that.

Speeding Up Composer-Based Drupal Installation

Jeff Geerling provides some superb tips for improving your Composer builds with Prestissimo.

Writing Custom Fields in Drupal 8 - Part 1

Projects

ImageX Announces the Launch of OpenEDU to Drupal.org

wordpress_migrate Now Has a Drupal 8 Release

Releases

Drupal 8.1.2

Address 8.x-1.0-Beta3

Commons 7.x-3.37

config_single_export 8.x-1.0

file_entity 8.x-2.0-Beta1

Iframe 8.x-1.4

instagram_social_feed 7.x-1.5

Lightning 8.x-1.00-Rc6

media_entity_document 8.x-1.0

Metatag 7.x-1.16

Metatag 8.x-1.0-Beta9

Restful 7.x-2.10

simple_sitemap 8.x-2.4

Video

Creating Online Stores with Commerce 2.x on Drupal 8

In this DrupalCon New Orleans session the Commerce Guys team talk about... Drupal Commerce 2. It's looking pretty impressive in D8.

Drupal 7 vs Drupal 8

If you are considering whether or not you should go with Drupal 7 or Drupal 8 and are looking for a quick and approachable video on the subject, look no further than this ActiveLAMP video.

Workflow Initiative (Drupal Is a CMS)

A look at the Workflow Initiative's plan, goals, and progress. If you care about workflows in Drupal this is a must watch DrupalCon session.

Podcasts

Acquia Podcast: So How Is It Working with Drupal 8? with Michael Schmid

Lullabot Podcast: Drupal and the Open Web with Josh Koenig

Josh Koenig's energy and passion is infectious. I highly recommend giving this episode a listen.

Modules Unraveled: 160 the Workflow Initiative for Drupal 8 with Dave Hall and Dick Olsson

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