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Issue 312 - October, 19th 2017

News

An Update on Projects Created for Drupal

An update with stats on how opening up full project creation on Drupal.org has turned out.

Drupal Governance Announcements: Coding Standards Change Proposals 10/17

"The TWG coding standards committee is announcing two issues for final discussion. Feedback will be reviewed on 10/31/2017."

Drupal.org Blog: What's New on Drupal.org - September 2017

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Articles

Form and View Modes vs. Field Access in Drupal 8

Incredible Decoupled Performance with Subrequests

Lullabot's Mateu Aguiló Bosch discusses how to improve decoupled performance.

It's OK to Build New Sites on Drupal 7!

David Snopek from myDropWizard makes the controversial argument that, as a community, we're hurting the Drupal project my pushing Drupal 8 so hard.

There's Something Missing from Drupal.org

Paul Johnson's proposal for making it easier for Drupalers to connect via Drupal.org

Why We're Moving to Component Theming

Last Call Media explains why they are changing the way they approach theming Drupal sites.

Tutorials

Creating Drush 9 Commands and Porting Legacy Commands

How to Maintain Drush Commands for Drush 8 and 9 and Drupal Console with the Same Code Base.

Update to Drupal Core 8.4, a Step by Step Guide

Upgrading to Drupal 8.4.0 and Drush 9 with Composer

What Role Does Drupal Play in an API-First Future?

New tools known as headless CMSes providing content as a service are challenging the monolithic architecture that has long characterized CMSes like Drupal. What role does Drupal play in an increasingly API-first playing field and fragmented future? This tech talk will explore the API-first future, what this means for Drupal, the benefits of SDKs such as Waterwheel, and more.

Projects

Drupalship - the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Planet Drupal

Drupalship is a new project from Colorfield to help people get started with Drupal 8.

Talks

Drupal 9 and Backwards Compatibility: Why Now Is the Time to Upgrade …

Angela Byron's slides from Acquia's Engage event.

Releases

Advagg 8.x-3.3

backup_migrate 8.x-4.0-Beta3

config_ignore 8.x-2.1

file_entity 7.x-2.10

Graphql 8.x-3.0-Alpha7

jsonapi_extras 8.x-1.0-Beta2

Media 7.x-2.12

Media 7.x-3.0-Beta7

module_filter 8.x-3.1

Release 2.4.0 · Wodby/docker4drupal

Salesforce 7.x-3.3-Beta3

Simplepodcast 8.x-1.0

Video

Drupal Modules: The One Percent —Content Connected (Video Tutorial)

Drupal Modules: The One Percent —Timelogin (Video Tutorial)

September A11Y (Accessibility) Talk Review

AmyJune Hineline and Carie Fisher share thoughts and advice on accessibility.

Podcasts

Behind the Screens with Chris Teitzel

Behind the Screens with Zequi Vázquez

Jobs

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