Issue 244 - June, 16th 2016
The Drupal Console team is looking for financial support as well as code contributions to get to a full release.
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A great story and article about Drupal and how Open Source Software can affect people by Nadia Eghbal. I love this part of the article, "I’m here because I want to make it easier for other people to build, do, and express themselves however they want. To me, that’s the heart and soul of tech. Technology is about making tools for us to express our humanity. To make our creative expression frictionless."
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A design approach made easier with Drupal 8.
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Diving into Drupal 8 development can be intimidating. This post by Jose Luis Bellido links to some useful resources.
A nice collection of tips for building a REST API in Drupal 8.
Learn how to extend Drush sql-sanitize to clean custom fields.
"So remember kids, if you ever feel frustrated about not finding a solution, always reach out to smart community members and then write a post about it, so everybody can profit."
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Another useful performance tip from the folks at 2bits.
A look at the D8 port of Workbench moderation module.
Amitai Burstein gives us a Drupal 8 progress update on two popular contrib modules.
Dávid Segesvári explains how he used Composer instead of the Libraries module with the D8 version of the TCPDF module.
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