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Issue 249 - July, 21st 2016


Drupal Core - Highly Critical - Injection - SA-CORE-2016-003

"Drupal 8 uses the third-party PHP library Guzzle for making server-side HTTP requests. An attacker can provide a proxy server that Guzzle will use. The details of this are explained at"

Drupal 8.1.7 Released

"Drupal 8.1.7, a maintenance release which contains fixes for security vulnerabilities, is now available for download."

What’s New on - June 2016

Better issue credit tools for maintainers, Composer repositories are now in beta, documentation migration, and more in this edition of what's new on

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24 Things About Drupal 8 Every CTO Should Know - Part 3

Accessibility Testing: The Basic Facts You Need to Know

"As businesses realize the importance of having an accessible website, there is a push to check both content and code to ensure that they are meeting 508 compliance standards and other accessibility standards, such as the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG)."

Cache Warmer: Keep Your Site Fast!

Faster page loads. CacheWarmer makes sure your website's pages are always served from cache. Warm the cache with the sitemap.xml, a csv or use the crawler. Schedule the jobs or trigger them by a webhook or the cache warmer connect module.

Presentations About Various Drupal 8 Media Modules

Prioritizing with Dual-Axis Card Sorts

The ABC's of Drupal: Component, Composer, Console

What Does Media in Drupal 8 Core Look Like?

A good overview of the Media ecosystem for D8 by Samuel Mortenson.


Drupal 8 Development in Docker - Redux

How to Define an Event, Dispatcher and Subscriber in Drupal 8?

A short primer on Events in Drupal 8.

Drupal 6 Long-Term Support for ... EVER?!

Still have a Drupal 6 site but Drupal 8 isn't ready enough to start upgrading your site all the way to D8? myDropWizard announces an extension to its Drupal 6 Long-Term Support offering, so you have more time!

Migrating Link Fields with Multiple Properties with Drupal 8

Poor Man's XHProf Profiling of Drupal 8 Migrations and Drush Commands


Drupal 8 Module of the Week: Fast 404

"404s--HTTP 404 Not Found Errors--are expensive. They cause performance and usability problems. The Fast 404 Module lets Drupal sites deal with these bad page requests quickly and efficiently, reducing the chance that 404s will cause slowdowns or crashes."

How We Fixed the Perpetual hook_update_N Merge Conflict Problem

Spin Up Your Local Environment for Drupal with Docker Native App

"Spin up the local environment for Drupal with Docker native app. Simply use this compose file to deploy pre-configured public containers..."

Viewport Module Ready for Drupal 8

"A tiny yet useful tool for administrators to define the viewport of pages on their site."


contact_storage_export 8.x-1.4

Df 7.x-1.25

Drupal 8.1.7

email_registration 8.x-1.0-Rc3

Guardr 7.x-2.34

Lightning 8.x-1.02

Linkit 8.x-5.0-Beta2

migration_tools 7.x-2.3

Openatrium 7.x-2.65

Openpublic 7.x-1.9

Redhen 7.x-1.12

Restws 7.x-1.7

Restws 7.x-2.6

Speedy 7.x-1.25

Ubercart 7.x-3.10

Yamlform 8.x-1.0-Beta8


Acquia Podcast: Mastering Drupal 8 Views - Meet Gregg Marshall

Lullabot Podcast: Rapidly Iterating with the ELMS Learning Network Drupal Distribution

Modules Unraveled: 162 Drupal 8 Enterprise Development with Allan Chappell and David Diers


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