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Issue 278 - February, 23rd 2017

News

Drupal Association Membership Campaign: February 20 to March 8

Drupal Core Announcements: Updates from Drupal 8 Core Initiatives for February 2017

"Now that Drupal 8.3 is in beta, it is time to look at progress around core initiatives again and see how you can help move one or more of them forward."

Drupal.org Industry Pages Are Live!

Megan Sanicki announces industry pages. "The pages are designed to quickly inform and inspire technical evaluators and connect them to service providers and technology vendors who can help them move further through their Drupal adoption journey."

DrupalCon Vienna Program Changes

Changes were announced for DrupalCon Vienna including canceling some of the planned activities in order to make the event more sustainable. Rachel Friesen explains more on the Drupal Association blog.

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Articles

Building an Enterprise React Application, Part 1

Lullabot's John Hannah walks us through the architecture of a Drupal backed React.js app.

Improving Drupal 8's Usability and the Impact

Gábor Hojtsy shares some of the progress and accomplishments made on the UX front in Drupal 8 and encourages others to join in the effort.

API-First Drupal and the Future of the CMS

With the recent turn toward API-first approaches, what the future holds for longstanding CMSes like Drupal has never been a more pressing, or more intriguing, concern. This tech talk will examine the role that Drupal and other CMSes occupy amidst a rapidly changing universe, exploring the impact on markup, performance, security, and more.

Tutorials

Drupal's Great Little Helpers: Random Utility Class

How to Create Responsive Image Galleries Using Juicebox in Drupal 8

How to Render Your Images with Image Styles in Drupal 8

"In this article we are going to look at how we can render images using image styles in Drupal 8."

3 Tips for a Successful Ektron to Drupal Conversion

With its recent acquisition, many Ektron CMS users are migrating to Drupal. Knowing the ins and outs of Ektron, whether you are doing a redesign and only migrating content, or replatforming an existing site, will help it go more smoothly. Learn best practices for content migration using XLIFF, what you can do to preserve an environment similar to Ektron’s eSync for a new Drupal site, and more.

Using the Serialization System in Drupal

Lullabot's Mateu Aguiló Bosch gives a closer look into serialization in Drupal 8.

Releases

Bootstrap 8.x-3.2

Captcha 8.x-1.0-Beta1

config_devel 8.x-1.0

Drupal 8.3.0-Beta1

entity_browser 8.x-1.0-Rc2

Group 8.x-1.0-Beta5

Imagick 8.x-1.0

Memcache 7.x-1.6-Rc3

Metatag 7.x-1.21

Panopoly 7.x-1.42

Panopoly 8.x-2.0-Alpha6

Paragraphs 7.x-1.0-Rc5

Restful 7.x-1.8

Swiftmailer 7.x-1.7

Swiftmailer 8.x-1.0-Beta1

Webform 8.x-5.0-Beta7

Video

Drupal Modules: The One Percent — Focal Point

Janez Urevc: Want to Learn Entity Browser?

Watch Janez Urevc's talk from Drupal dev days Milano about the Entity Browser module.

Podcasts

Acquia Podcast: Diversity, Differentiation, Value(s) with Tim Deeson

Lullabot Podcast - the Lullabot Approach to Sales

Finally

Drupal Logos in Human and Superhuman Forms

A little bit of fun from the Agiledrop blog.

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