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Issue 291 - May, 25th 2017

News

Media Entity Support Now in Drupal 8.4.x

"The important first step for media support in core just landed in Drupal 8.4.x: a new beta experimental Media module to support storing media of various types. While Drupal core already has generic file upload and image upload support, the new module will support asset reuse and be extensible to support video, remote media, embedding, and so on."

Modernizing JavaScript in Drupal 8

"We are modernizing our JavaScript by moving to ECMAScript 6 (ES6) for core development. ES6 is a major update to JavaScript that includes dozens of new features. In order to move to ES6, contributors will have to use a new workflow."

Stylelint Replacing Csslint in Core

Drupal Core is transitioning to using Stylelint for CSS linting.

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Articles

Insight Into Drupal Association Financials

In this first post in a series on the subject, Drupal Association Executive Director Megan Sanicki walks us through the Association financials.

Skipping a Version - Migrating from Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 with Drupal Migrate

Drupal 8 Experimental Modules: What Are They and Why Do They Exist

Experimental modules are critical to Drupal 8. Join this tech talk to hear Gábor Hojtsy, Drupal Distribution Developer, describe experimental modules and what they are. You’ll learn how and why they’re integral to Drupal 8’s progress and innovation.

Wrangling the Webform Issue Queue

Tutorials

End of Life of Mollom. What Can You Use Instead?

A useful post from Blair Wadman for anyone currently using Mollom.

Creating a Custom Checkout Pane for Drupal Commerce in Drupal 8

Default Search API Sorts Per View in Drupal 7

Development Freedom: Use Your Tool of Choice with Decoupled Drupal

Build faster and more flexible sites by separating development from content. Learn how a ski resort company built 17 websites on a decoupled Drupal platform to give their team flexibility needed for each and every use case.

Footermap (Video Tutorial)

Guide to Drupal Distribution Thunder for Media & Publishing Companies

Rich Snippets & Structured Data

"Rich snippet is a term used by search engines for the enhanced listing items on search engine result pages." Read this post to learn how to add those enhanced listings on your Drupal site.

The Tools You Get with Cog: The New Drupal 8 Base Theme

Cog is a basic starting point for a new theme project developed by Acquia's professional services front-end team.

Using Commerce for a Newspaper Subscription Shop

Using the Batch API and hook_update_N in Drupal 8

Learn how to add a new field to a content type in Drupal 8 and re-save all the nodes with default values for the field, using the Batch API and hook_update_N.

Releases

Address 8.x-1.0

Bootstrap 8.x-3.5

Entityreference 7.x-1.4

file_entity 7.x-2.0

Media 7.x-2.3

search_api_solr 8.x-1.0-Rc3

toolbar_menu 8.x-2.1

Podcasts

Lullabot Podcast: Modernizing JavaScript in Drupal 8

Talking Drupal #146 - Drupal Camp Videos

Jobs

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