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Issue 341 - May, 31st 2018

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Articles

The Long Road to Drupal 9

Drupal core contributor Nat Catchpole discusses the path to Drupal 9. "Drupal 8 is the first major release to rely on significant third-party PHP dependencies. These dependencies, such as Symfony, Twig and Guzzle each have their own release and support cycles. As time goes on, our third party dependencies are gradually going to drop security support for the versions we rely on, and we'll then be faced with either forking the version we use to provide security coverage ourselves, or updating to the newer versions. Because Drupal directly exposes the APIs of some of its dependencies, major updates to dependencies can require API changes in Drupal core, and from there require releasing a new major version."

When Should We Release Drupal 9?

Dries followup to Nat Catchpole's article on Drupal 9.

Decoupled Drupal Days - Early Bird Registration & Call for Papers

Decoupled Drupal Days is happening in NYC on August 17-19. Call for papers is open until Friday, June 8th. Early bird tickets are on sale but there are a limited amount available right now. Get yours before the price goes up. Decoupled Drupal Days gathers technologists, marketers and content professionals who build and use Drupal as a content service -- for decoupled front ends, content APIs, IoT, and more.

Decoupled Drupal Hard Problems: Schemas

"The Schemata module is our best approach so far in order to provide schemas for our API resources. Unfortunately, this solution is often not good enough. That is because the serialization component in Drupal is so flexible that we can’t anticipate the final form our API responses will take, meaning the schema that our consumers depend on might be inaccurate. How can we improve this situation?"

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Understanding Media Management with Drupal Core

"... this article is not about of how to create a media management library. Instead we will focus on understand what we are configuring and why.' An informative look at building media management in Drupal.

Making Legacy Sites More Performant with Modern Front-End Techniques

A look into how Lullabot helped update Pantheon's web site with a lot of great detail on what was done and why.

Tutorials

Getting Docksal to Play Nice with Vagrant

Professional Content Staging with Drupal

Prepare and preview content on a staging Drupal instance, then publish it with all referenced entities and media assets either scheduled or in real time.

Projects

Bibliography and Citation

A Drupal module for bibliography and citations.

Releases

Address 8.x-1.4

admin_toolbar 8.x-1.24

Commerce 8.x-2.7

entity_reference_revisions 8.x-1.5

Paragraphs 8.x-1.3

Smtp 8.x-1.0-Beta4

Token 8.x-1.3

Workspace 8.x-1.0-Beta12

Podcasts

Behind the Screens with Aaron Campbell

Lullabot Podcast - Workspace in Drupal Core

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