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Issue 295 - June, 22nd 2017

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Coming to an Agreement Within the Drupal Community and Sponsoring a Webform Feature

"Would a reusable and free-to-use agreement template make it easier for organizations to sponsor Open-source development?"

Streamline Content Migration During Drupal 8 Builds

Prepping for a D8 replatform and site launch is tough. Learn how AcademyHealth used an external content development tool - GatherContent - to shorten time between build and launch.

Why Just Bought Whole Foods and What That Means for Drupal

"Both companies are major stakeholders in the Drupal ecosystem: Amazon made an investment in Acquia in 2014, and much of Acquia’s hosting infrastructure relies on Amazon Web Services. Whole Foods, for its part, has used Drupal for its web presence for at least five years—if not much longer—and holds Acquia as a key partner."


3 Tips for Client Friendly Paragraphs in Drupal 8

Automatically Generate URL Aliases Using Pathauto in Drupal 8

Building a Custom Migration in Drupal 8, Part 3: Users and Roles

A series on migration you should check out.

Building a Custom Migration in Drupal 8, Part 4: Files and Content

How to Hide Order ID from Commerce Checkout Process in Drupal 8

How to Park the Bus in Your Drupal App

A quick tutorial on using the Password Policy module.

Introduction to PHP Type-Hints for Drupal 8 Development

"When you are calling a function or method that has an argument(s), you don’t always know what type (array, object, string etc) of argument to pass to the function. And if you end up passing in the wrong type, you’ll get a less than helpful error."

Migrating Content Translated with "Entity Translation" from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8

Redirecting to a Specified Destination in a Drupal 8 Controller

Rendering a View with Ajax in Drupal 8

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Composercat - GUI for Composer (PHP)

"Composercat is a comprehensive GUI for the Composer package manager, designed both for professionals and people taking their first steps with Composer."

Contenta CMS

"Contenta is an API-First Drupal distribution. It's all about the content." Aimed at those desiring to build decoupled sites using Drupal.

Introducing Reservoir, a Distribution for Decoupling Drupal

Acquia introduces a new Drupal distribution aimed at decoupled sites.


Advagg 7.x-2.25

file_entity 7.x-2.2

Honeypot 8.x-1.26

Media 7.x-2.8

Media 7.x-3.0-Beta3


DrupalCamp Colorado

July 28-30 in Denver, Colorado.

Drupal GovCon 2017

July 31 - August 2 in Bethesda, Maryland.

DrupalCamp LA 2017

August 5-6 in Los Angeles.

Decoupled Dev Days

August 19–20 in New York City.

BADCamp 2017

October 18-21 in Berkeley, CA.


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