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Issue 313 - October, 26th 2017

News

Drupal Association Board Meeting Summary - 28 September, 2017

"On 28 September 2017, the Drupal Association held its third open board meeting of the year where community members listened in via Zoom and in person."

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Articles

A Software Developer’s Guide to Project Communication: Part 1

As developers we can undervalue communication to our own peril, in this post on the Lullabot blog Chris Albrecht offers some great advice.

Common Issues Found During a Drupal Site Audit

If you maintain a Drupal site this article includes some common pitfalls for sites that have been around for a while. Having performed a number of site audits myself, Jason Moore's article rings true for me.

Community Spotlight: Rwandan Enthusiasm for Drupal Causes Big Challenge

"For Ildephonse Bikino (bikilde) of Rwanda, it was supposed to be an uneventful Drupal Global Training Day call-out; he expected 50 people but he got 388!" Wow, such a cool story.

Decoupling Drupal: Our Experience with NowAnThen.com

Alban Bailly shares Zivtech's recent experience with a decoupled project using React.

Enhancing Front End Drupal Development

In today’s fast-paced world, the speed of digital experiences is important. Organizations with slow websites risk customer disloyalty, cart abandonment and bad SEO scores. Overall, it’s a poor user experience. You can insulate yourself from the risks of a slow site by optimizing your frontend. Join this tech talk to learn about best practices to optimize your Drupal frontend.

JavaScript-Related Changes in Drupal 8.4, and Beyond

Todd Zebert outlines changes in Drupal core that affect its front end including browser support and REST API performance.

Tutorials

Importing Data from a CSV File Into Drupal 8 with the Content Import Module

Load Testing Drupal with Blazemeter and JMeter

A Professional Software Engineer's Checklist

The best engineers contextualize their technical responsibilities within their overall business. In this webinar you’ll learn how to build functional solutions, ensure efficient delivery of value - all in the context of your business’s needs.

Testing CSV Output in Drupal 8 with BrowserTestBase

Projects

ContribKanban.com: What's Next

Matt Glaman provides an update on a tool that has been used by Drupal contributors for the past few years.

Releases

Advagg 8.x-3.4

config_pages 8.x-2.0

config_pages 8.x-2.1

file_entity 7.x-2.11

Graphql 8.x-3.0-Alpha8

Media 7.x-2.13

Message 8.x-1.0-Rc1

Multiversion 8.x-1.0-Beta4

Relaxed 8.x-1.0-Beta3

Podcasts

Behind the Screens with Juampy NR

Lullabot Podcast - React in Drupal Core?

Jobs

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