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Issue 244 - June, 16th 2016


Help Us Complete the Drupal Console Stable Release

The Drupal Console team is looking for financial support as well as code contributions to get to a full release.

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Why I’m Here, Doing This Thing

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."

Decoupled Drupal: What This Means for Developers

Decoupled content management has been taking the world by storm as developers seek new ways to leverage battle-tested back ends alongside more flexible, extensible front ends. In this on-demand webinar, learn about the advantages and disadvantages of going headless, managing content and headless Drupal and what this means for developers, the future of markup and the theme layer, and more.

DrupalCI: Continuous Integration Testing for

PCI Compliance & Drupal Commerce: Which Payment Gateway Should I Choose?

The Slice Template

A design approach made easier with Drupal 8.

5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Drupal Website - Number 1: Architecture

Heather James offers a list of common mistakes made when setting up your Drupal content types and architecture as well as the reasons they are mistakes. These are things many of us have learned the hard way. Don't be like us. Learn the easy way :).


5 Useful Documentation Resources Before Starting Your First Drupal 8 Project

Diving into Drupal 8 development can be intimidating. This post by Jose Luis Bellido links to some useful resources.

8 Insights and Useful Snippets for the D8 REST Module

A nice collection of tips for building a REST API in Drupal 8.

Applying BEM Inspired Classes to Your Drupal 8 Theme

Dependent Auto Complete with Entity Reference in Drupal

Doing More with Drush Sql-Sanitize

Learn how to extend Drush sql-sanitize to clean custom fields.

Drupal 8: Migrate Nodes with Attachments Easily

"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."

On-Demand Webinar: Drupal & Security - What You Need to Know

Security breaches are becoming more common, and Drupal has become a perfect target for automated attacks with its increasing popularity. But, with a solid knowledge of the most common security threats, developers can quickly identify those security issues and learn how to address them. Watch this recorded webinar to learn how Drupal can protect against DDoS attacks, configuration mistakes that make you vulnerable, security improvements in Drupal 8, and more.

Slow Queries in Drupal Can Often Be Cured by Indexes

Another useful performance tip from the folks at 2bits.


Drupal 8 Module of the Week: Workbench Moderation

A look at the D8 port of Workbench moderation module.

Organic Groups and Message Stack in Drupal 8

Amitai Burstein gives us a Drupal 8 progress update on two popular contrib modules.

TCPDF Module Ported to Drupal 8

Dávid Segesvári explains how he used Composer instead of the Libraries module with the D8 version of the TCPDF module.


Features 8.x-3.0-Beta5

Nodechanges 7.x-1.0-Rc4

Nodequeue 7.x-2.1

require_login 8.x-1.6

Thunder 8.x-1.0-Beta7


Mediacurrent: Friday 5: 5 Minutes on Getting to Know Your Website


Acquia U and Career Changers - Meet Doris Wong - Acquia Podcast

DrupalEasy Podcast 178 - Rifftrax - Erik Peterson

On the Air with Palantir Podcast, Ep. 05: Consulting Engagements That Work - a Case Study with Rhodes College


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