Issue 251 - August, 4th 2016
Drupal Association director Megan Sanicki offers insight into the direction of the DA over the next 12 months.
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Some interesting info about Drupal 8 today.
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The one and only MortenDK explains the concept of base themes in Drupal 8.
"While mobile-first is a good design philosophy, actually thinking in terms of a mobile display vs a desktop is already a step behind. It’s time to rethink content."
Dries Buytaert clarifies comment about companies contributing to core.
"Do you want to manage modules and dependencies the PHP way instead of the "Drupal" way? Don't know how to use composer with Drupal? Are you planning to ditch drush make approach and adopt a composer based workflow?"
If you used devel in Drupal 7 you'll want to look at this post about Kint in Drupal 8.