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Issue 262 - October, 20th 2016

News

Drupal Association News: Public Board Meeting Update

Drupal Core Announcements: Help Steer Drupal 8, Participate in Key Initiatives

Looking to get involved in the direction of Drupal? Gábor Hojtsy offers a list of areas that you can get involved in.

Technical Advisory Committee Formed to Modernize Developer Tools

TAC will be working on making recommendations for modernizing the tools we use to contribute to Drupal. This is great news, I highly recommend you read the full article for more information.

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Articles

Addressing Accessibility for the Web

In this post Michellanne Li shares how we should be thinking about accessibility, how to bake accessibility into your process, and some tips and tricks for creating accessible websites.

Content Modeling in Drupal 8

Drupalcon 2006 Brussels

Morten.dk turns back the clock and recounts his experiences from ten years ago.

Entity Validation in Drupal 8 - Part 1 - How Validation Works

Get Personalized Help Standardizing on Pantheon.

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Tutorials

Drupal 8 CI/CD with Docker via CircleCI. Part 1: Integration

In this article Chingis Sandanov demonstrates how to organize a CI workflow for your Drupal 8 website with Docker.

Drupal Composer Recipes

How to Create a Private, Online Drupal Environment

A very useful list of modules that allow you to control access to your Drupal site during development.

How to Use HTML Meta Tags to Tailor Your Story When Your Content Is Shared Across Social Media Platforms

If you don't know what meta tags are you need to read this post. If you do know what they are but don't know how to control them with a Drupal site you should also read this post.

Introducing Workspace Preview System

The problem of accurately previewing changes to site content, especially in the context of other content, has been a daunting challenge for years. Using a new suite of both contributed modules, and leveraging the work being done as part of the core Workflow Initiative, the Workspace Preview System (WPS) is a solution to this space. Learn how WPS can help, implementation details, and more.

Use the Drupal Hacked! Module for Peace of Mind

Projects

Do You Miss Drupalmodules.com Too? Now There Is Reddit /r/Drupal_Modules and /r/Drupal_Themes

Let's Make Drupal 8 Available Offline Using AppCache

If you're interested in offline first be sure and checkout this post.

The White House Is Open Sourcing a Drupal Chat Module for Facebook Messenger

Releases

Advagg 8.x-2.0

Ctools 7.x-1.11

entity_embed 8.x-1.0-Beta2

Lightning 8.x-1.10

migrate_plus 8.x-2.0-Rc1

migrate_plus 8.x-3.0-Beta1

migrate_tools 8.x-2.0-Rc1

migrate_tools 8.x-3.0-Beta1

Openoutreach 7.x-1.34

Panels 7.x-3.8

Quiz 7.x-5.0-Rc5

Restui 8.x-1.12

Smtp 8.x-1.0-Beta1

Thunder 8.x-1.0-Rc2

Video

Mediacurrent: Friday 5: 5 Advantages of Component-Driven Theming

Podcasts

Acquia Podcast: Nothing About Us Without Us - Diversity of the Web with Nikki Stevens

DrupalEasy Podcast 187 - Breaking BADCamp

Modules Unraveled: 163 Easy Local Development Using Kalabox with Mike Pirog

Palantir: The Secret Sauce, Ep. 34: Remote Teams

Talking Drupal #130 - Special: Brian Charlson

"In this special episode we share the New England Drupal Camp keynote speech from Brian Charlson. Brian shares the struggles of a blind person using a good website and bad website."

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