Issue 252 - August, 11th 2016
From Our Sponsor
Speed is a feature many clients assume they will get but do not always ask for. In fact, you are more likely to hear your clients ask for features or functionality that will make the site slower. Then, right before launch, clients will ask “why is this site so slow?” Join Steve Persch of Pantheon and Marc Drummond of Lullabot on August 25th as they dive into the many answers to this question and look for the root causes of slow sites. Register for the webinar now.
Steve Burge highlights some of the changes in Drupal 8.2.
Steve Burge makes a bold statement. "So, Drupal is adjusting successfully to the new reality. Big releases are probably history. Drupal's future is in regular, small, backwards-compatible releases."
Gábor Hojtsy responds to Steve Burge's bold declaration that there will never be a Drupal 9. Worth reading.
Module development in Drupal 8 is drastically different from Drupal 7 and previous versions. After you learn a few tricks, you’ll be surprised by how much you can do with so little code. This webinar will cover what it means for module development that Drupal 8 is object oriented, how to leverage the power of an IDE like never before, how to speed up development, and more.
If you've heard all the buzz about Paragraphs module but haven't had time to check it out give this post a look for a simple example of how you can use this versatile project.
Daniel Pickering shows us how you can set up text validation in Drupal 8 without writing any custom code.
A letter from the future about your Drupal 6 site.
"Every Drupal developer knows the following error message (maybe some by heart): The content has been modified by another user, changes cannot be saved."
Working with Views can be a challenge. But Israel Morales says, "Many developers use the preprocess functions, or alter the query of the view, however there is another option: twig filters."
The Drupal Console project is being broken up into separate projects.
August 27-28, 2016 in Irvine, California.
September 3rd, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.
October 20-23, 2016 in Berkeley, California.