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Issue 256 - September, 8th 2016

News

Call for Drupal 8 Media Ecosystem Co-Maintainers

Janez Urevc is asking for community members to step forward to help maintain some key modules for Drupal media support.

This Month in Drupal Documentation

Joe Shindelar provides the latest news and updates related to Drupal.org documentation.

From Our Sponsor

Articles

Who Sponsors Drupal Development?

A must read for anyone interested in the sustainability of Drupal. The data and article are a collaboration between Drupal creator Dries Buytaert and Matthew Tift of Lullabot.

The (Computer) Science of Drupal

Elliot at myDropWizard embarks on teaching a computer science course and discusses bringing Drupal into the classroom (as well as Drupal in higher ed, in general)!

Tutorials

Base Themes Without the Bloat

Rikki Bochow of PreviousNext describes how you can use inheritance in your Drupal 8 theme.

Converting a Drupal 7 Site from Straight CSS to Use Node.sass

Handy tutorial for you front enders that inherit an old school vanilla CSS theme.

Debugging Drupal 8 in PhpStorm: Local CLI Debugging in Mac OS X, Acquia Dev Desktop 2, and XDebug

Debugging the PHP CLI with Xdebug is pretty tricky. This post is pretty OS X specific but Linux users should be able to figure out how to adapt the OS specific parts to their systems.

Group for Drupal

A nice introduction to the Group module.

Headless Drupal — Build a Drupal 8 API with a ReactJS Front-End

Headless AND React in one article. How could you resist clicking? But in all seriousness, if you are experimenting with either of these things check out this post.

How to Create Custom Drush Commands

Creating Drush commands can seem like it would be hard to do but it's not. Minnur Yunusov of Chapter Three shows us how in this post.

DevOps for Marketing. Increasing Velocity, Improving Focus

In this webinar you’ll hear from Eric Peterson,of Tableau, and Pantheon Co-Founder Josh Koenig about how they’ve personally participated in the development of high-velocity, value-driven marketing organizations by applying the principles and forms of DevOps.

Projects

twigfiddle.com - Develop, Run, Store and Access Twig Code Online

JSFiddle or Codepen for Twig.

Releases

Flag 7.x-3.8

focal_point 7.x-1.0

hook_update_deploy_tools 7.x-1.19

media_entity 8.x-1.4

menu_block 8.x-1.4

Restful 7.x-2.13

Services 8.x-4.0-Beta2

ultimate_cron 7.x-2.0

Yamlform 8.x-1.0-Beta15

Podcasts

The Secret Sauce, Ep. 30: The State of Workbench in Drupal 8

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Published by Bob Kepford

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