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Issue 289 - May, 11th 2017

News

Drupal Core: New Deprecation Handling

"If code follows Drupal core deprecation policy and uses @trigger_error() to mark code deprecated this will be caught by tests."

The Process for Evolving Community Governance

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Articles

Beyond Code - Contributing to Community Spirit

Composer and Drupal Are Still Strange Bedfellows

An epic post covering 20 common problems with solutions from Jeff Geerling. Worth your time to read this one.

Contribution Stories: Beyond Websites - Using Drupal for Digital Signs

Learn more about one of the more interesting uses of Drupal.

Distributed Load Testing with Locust.io: Turning One Locust Into a Plague

Continuing the theme of Tag1’s previous article introducing load testing with Locust.io, we now turn our attention to producing significant and distributed load from multiple endpoints using Locust and Saltstack configuration management.

Drupal 8 Modules You Can't Live Without

I nice list of useful modules from Suzanne Dergacheva.

Grav CMS for Drupal Developers

I'm a firm believer in promiscuity in technology. You know, get off the Drupal island. Check out this post on Grav CMS from Mike Crittenden.

Lessons Learned from Drupalcon 2017 Baltimore: Decoupled Headless Drupal

A nice summary of the decoupled Drupal topics at DrupalCon.

Managing Drupal Sites with Composer

Jeff Geerling chats with JAM about Composer and Jeff's sprint at DrupalCon Baltimore.

Tutorials

Avoid Sending Emails While Doing a Migration on Drupal 8

Creating an Events Calendar in Drupal 8

This post takes you through the steps to create an event calendar in Drupal 8 using the Calendar module.

Does Using Drush Uli in D8 and Getting Http://default Drive You Mad?

Getting Started with Drupal Commerce 2.x - Part 1

How to Bend Drupal 8 Plugins to Your Nefarious Will

"The plugin system is very flexible, but I want to show you a neat trick that will, in most cases, allow you to bend other peoples’ plugins to your will."

How to Create a Headless Drupal Site

A simple intro to creating a simple ReactJS app using Drupal as a backend.

Loading Taxonomy Terms in a Tree in Drupal 8

Testing for the Brave and True: Part One

Using Drupal for Digital Signs

In this presentation we will demonstrate how to use Drupal 8 to power a real-time signage system and discuss the techniques to build your own. Topics will range from: developing responsive techniques for different display sizes to ADA rules around public signage.

Releases

Advagg 7.x-2.23

Advagg 8.x-2.4

config_filter 8.x-1.0-Rc1

config_ignore 8.x-2.0

config_split 8.x-1.0-Beta5

Drupal 8.3.2

Ds 8.x-3.0-Rc1

Entityform 7.x-2.0-Rc4

Eva 8.x-1.2-Rc2

Lightning 8.x-2.13

permissions_by_term 8.x-1.19

Salesforce 8.x-3.0-Rc2

search_api_solr 8.x-1.0-Rc1

Social 8.x-1.0-Rc4

views_extras 8.x-1.0

Video

Drupal Modules: The One Percent — A Simple Timeline (Video Tutorial)

Podcasts

Acquia Podcast 256: Drupal 8 Certification Crash Course at Texas Camp 2017!

Insert Content Here - Noz Urbina on AI for Structured Content

Lullabot Podcast: Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) with Google’s Paul Bakaus

Talking Drupal #144 - Redirects

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