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Issue 272 - January, 12th 2017

News

Drupal Association 2017 Community Board Elections Begins 1 February

From Our Sponsor

DrupalCon

DevOps: The Philosophical Movement

DrupalCon Baltimore call for DevOps sessions

The Raven Calls for UX and Content Strategy Submissions

DrupalCon Baltimore call for UX and Content Strategy sessions.

Articles

Current Status of Media in Drupal 8 Core and Next Steps

Janez Urevc gives us an update on the progress made in moving Media into Drupal core at a recent sprint.

Moving the Drupal 8 Workflow Initiative Along

Dries Buytaert gives us an update on the workflow initiative.

Drupal 8 Front-End Architecture

In this page Jordan Page White demonstrates how to implement a design system using Drupal 8 front-end architecture.

Composer Autoloading and Drupal 8

Drupal Site Audit Security Surprises

How to Get Involved in Drupal Projects

Liip's Karine Chor suggests many ways anyone can get involved in the Drupal community. If you have ever wanted to get involved read this post.

Tutorials

Add a Set of Taxonomy Terms via a Custom Drupal Module's Update Hook

Jeff Geerling shares a very useful tip for any Drupal developer.

Cheppers Blog: Collecting Drupal Logs to Amazon Kinesis

Choose Your Theme Dynamically in Drupal 8 with Theme Negotiation

"Have you ever needed to render certain pages (or groups of pages) with a different theme than the default one configured for the site?" In this post by Danny Sipos we see how we can do this.

Creating and Updating Comments with Drupal’s REST Services and Javascript

Mediacurrent's Chris Runo shows us how to use Javascript and Drupal's REST interfaces to create and view comments without a page refresh.

Cron and Queues in Drupal 8

A good primer on working with cron in Drupal 8 from John Svensson.

How to Build Custom Pages Using Page Manager and Panels in Drupal 8

Loading Config Programmatically

Useful set of tips and a table for deciding which config approach to use in different situations.

Migration with Custom Values in Drupal 8

Useful tips from Mediacurrent's Melissa Bent.

Uninstall Drupal 8 Modules That Includes Default Configuration

John Svensson shows us how to avoid an issue you may encounter with Drupal 8 development.

Using Google Docs and Migrate to Populate Your Drupal Site, Part 1

Very good advice on working with clients and their content during development as well as a handy module in this ThinkShout post by Maria Fisher.

Drupal 8 Development at the Speed of Lightning (& BLT)

Adding testing to your development cycle doesn’t have to be a question of additional cost vs. code quality. Join this tech talk as we walk through how you can rapidly set up, test, and deploy a D8 build with the help of Acquia Lightning and BLT. You’ll learn how to automate testing, decrease development time and increase quality, and more.

Releases

Advagg 7.x-2.20

Docker4Drupal v1.3.0

Drupal 8.2.5

Entityform 7.x-2.0-Rc3

Flag 8.x-4.0-Alpha1

Linkit 8.x-5.0-Beta4

Media 7.x-2.0-Rc3

Multiblock 7.x-1.5

paragraphs_base 8.x-1.0-Alpha1

permissions_by_term 8.x-1.13

views_send 8.x-1.0

workbench_moderation 8.x-1.2

Podcasts

DrupalEasy Podcast 189 - BACnet to the Future (David Thompson - Energy and Drupal)

Lullabot Podcast - Journey Into the Year of the Fire Chicken

On the Air with Palantir, Ep. 7: Getting Started in Drupal

Talking Drupal 135 - Tool Tips

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