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Issue 259 - September, 29th 2016


Drupal 8.1.10 Released

Drupal 8.1.10, a maintenance release which contains fixes for security vulnerabilities, is now available for download.

Drupal Core - Critical - Multiple Vulnerabilities - SA-CORE-2016-004

"Users who have rights to edit a node, can set the visibility on comments for that node."

A New Look for

"As you can see we've put a fresh coat of paint on - but the changes run below the surface. This latest iteration of the front page brings the key concepts of our design system to the forefront: Clean, Modern, Technical."

Drupal Core Announcements: Media in Drupal 8 Initiative Plan Posted for Review

"As we are ramping up to work on significant user improvements for Drupal 8.3, one of the key areas of progress could be with media management user interfaces and features. For that to happen, we need to agree on what we are going to work on and then have people to implement it."

From Our Sponsor


DrupalCon Dublin 2016: Keynote - Driesnote

The full Driesnote as well as a few words from Drupal Association Executive Director Megan Sanicki.

DrupalCon Dublin DriesNote in Pictures

If you don't have time to watch the Driesnote you can check out Paul Johnson's summary including pics.

Configuration Management: Theory and Practice


Asset Aggregation in Drupal 8 Core

How to Get Behind the Great Firewall of China

How to QUICKLY and SAFELY Deploy to the Live Site WITHOUT Comprehensive Testing!

Want to get changes out fast, but can't fully test (manually or automatically) before taking them live? Here's an effective strategy that you can steal and use for your own clients!

Lullabot: Modern Decoupling Is More Performant

"Two years ago, I started to be interested in API-first designs. I was asked during my annual review, “what kind of project would you like to be involved with, this next year?” My response: I want to develop projects from an API-first perspective."

Why Should We Base Drupal's Theme System Around Components?

Yesod (And Haskell) from a Drupal (And PHP) Perspective


Change the Displayed Username in Drupal 8 Ala Realname

Jeff Geerling shows us how to display a real name in place of the user name in Drupal 8.

Drupal Code Standards: The t() Function

Responsive Image Configuration in Drupal 8

The Perfect Website Launch

Don’t be one of the 60% of websites that fail to launch on time. Download our latest eBook - The Perfect Website Launch / A guide for your next website project, from planning to deployment.


Drupal Console: Make Contrib Modules with DrupalConsole Commands Compatible with RC-1

Introducing Drupal 8 and Drupal Commerce 2.x: An Interview with Matt Glaman


Advagg 8.x-2.0-Rc2

auto_login_url 8.x-1.1

Cdn 8.x-3.0-Rc1

Df 8.x-1.0-Beta8

Drupal 8.1.10

Drupal 8.2.0-Rc2

Flag 7.x-3.9

Group 8.x-1.0-Beta4

Lightning 8.x-1.05

Yamlform 8.x-1.0-Beta18


Component-Based Theming in Drupal 8: The Video Series

Embedding Videos Easily with Video Filter


DrupalEasy Podcast 186 - Please Don't Burnout (Mark Carver - Bootstrap)

Lullabot Podcast - Building Social with "Open Social"


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