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Issue 252 - August, 11th 2016

News

Statistics Module Now Has an Overridable Backend

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Articles

7 New Improvements You'll See in Drupal 8.2

Steve Burge highlights some of the changes in Drupal 8.2.

There Will Never Be a Drupal 9

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."

There Will Be a Drupal 9, and Here Is Why

Gábor Hojtsy responds to Steve Burge's bold declaration that there will never be a Drupal 9. Worth reading.

Drupal 8 Module Development: Mad with Power

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.

Getting to Grips with Automated Deployment in Drupal 8

Tutorials

Avoiding Drupal 7 #AJAX Pitfalls

Creating Landing Pages with Drupal 8 and Paragraphs

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.

How to Attach a CSS or JS Library to a View in Drupal 8

How to Install Drupal 8 (And Composer) on Windows 10 Bash

How to Validate Field Submissions in Drupal

Daniel Pickering shows us how you can set up text validation in Drupal 8 without writing any custom code.

It's August 2017: You're Still on Drupal 6, and That's OK!

A letter from the future about your Drupal 6 site.

JQuery.cookie in Drupal 7

Stop Telling Users That Another User Has Modified the Content in Drupal 8

"Every Drupal developer knows the following error message (maybe some by heart): The content has been modified by another user, changes cannot be saved."

Twig Extensions and Views FTW in Drupal 8

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."

Projects

Overview of the Commerce 2.x Module for Online Stores

The DrupalConsole RC-1 Release Is Close with a Lot of Changes.

The Drupal Console project is being broken up into separate projects.

Use the Official Docker Drupal Library and Its Developer Version

Releases

admin_views 7.x-1.6

Bean 7.x-1.11

Drupal 8.1.8

Drupal 8.2.0-Beta1

Features 8.x-3.0-Beta7

focal_point 8.x-1.0-Beta2

Lightning 8.x-1.03

migrate_plus 8.x-2.0-Beta2

Openatrium 7.x-2.66

Panopoly 7.x-1.38

Quiz 7.x-5.0-Rc3

Thunder 8.x-1.0-Beta9

Video

Mediacurrent: Friday 5: 5 Free QA Webtools

Podcasts

The Open Mic: DrupalCamp Ottawa 2016 Round Table

Events

DrupalCamp LA 2016

August 27-28, 2016 in Irvine, California.

DrupalGamp Sydney 2016

September 3rd, 2016 in Sydney, Australia.

BADCamp 2016

October 20-23, 2016 in Berkeley, California.

Jobs

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