Issue 271 - January, 5th 2017Happy New Year everyone!
Drupal Global Sprint Weekend January 28, 2017 and January 29, 2017
It's time for another Drupal Global Sprint. There are sprints happening all over the place so check for a location near you.
PHPmailer 3rd Party Library -- DRUPAL-SA-PSA-2016-004
Over the holidays a PSA was released describing an Arbitrary PHP code execution vulnerability in the PHPmailer library. This is a very popular PHP library used on many Drupal sites so make sure you review this advisory.
Drupal.org's Composer Endpoints Are Out of Beta
DrupalCon News: Built by Humans for Humans
Drupal Core Announcements: Provisionally Approved Coding Standards Proposals
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Decoupled Drupal with Ember: Introducing Ember and JSON API
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HTTPS Everywhere: Security Is Not Just for Banks
Great article on securing your web site with HTTPS from Lullabot's Karen Stevenson.
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Building Views Query Plugins for Drupal 8, Part 2
Great tutorial by Lullabot's Matt Oliveira walking us through creating custom Views Query Plugins. Well worth reading.
HTTPS Everywhere: Quick Start with Cloudflare
In this followup article Karen Stevenson walks us through "an easy and inexpensive option for migrating your site to HTTPS, especially if you have little or no control over your website server or don't know much about managing HTTPS."
Migrating Content References in Drupal 8
Mediacurrent's Melissa Bent shares how to migrate entities that are referenced by other entities.
Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8 [Now for Drupal 8.2!]
Drupal 8.2 brings many new usability improvements for site administrators, content editors, and developers. Our Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8, revised and updated for Drupal 8.2, covers changes such as improved REST API for user management via decoupled applications, updated versions of the Guzzle, Twig, CKEditor, and other vendor libraries, and more. Read now!
Drupal Console RC-13 Is Out
Using the Workspace Preview System
Take a look at the workflow functionality in the Lightning distro (Note: the video auto plays).
Lullabot Podcast - Making Drupal 8 API First with RESTful Web Services
Mediacurrent: Dropcast Episode 27: So Long 2016
Talking Drupal #134 - Highly Available Drupal
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