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Issue 356 - September, 13th 2018


Dries Buytaert: Drupal 8.6.0 Released

"I firmly believe this is the most significant Drupal 8 release to date. It is significant because we made a lot of progress on all twelve of Drupal 8 core's strategic initiatives. As a result, Drupal 8.6 delivers a large number of improvements for content authors, evaluators, site builders and developers."

Drupal Blog: Drupal 8.6.0 Is Available

..."includes two new easy ways to install Drupal, a cooking magazine demo, oEmbed media support, stable upgrades for monolingual Drupal sites, a new media library and workspaces experimental modules, significant layout improvements, various REST fixes and testing improvements." Blog: What's New on - August 2018

The big highlight here is the announced migration of the developer tools to GitLab.

Config Installer Now Installs Optional Configuration with Recursive Dependencies

HAL and JSON Normalizers Now Support Map Field and Property Types

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Dries Buytaert: Who Sponsors Drupal Development? (2017-2018 Edition)

The annual report from Dries Buytaert about how Drupal development is supported and promoted.

Drupal Association Blog: Privileged to Serve

From Hestenet (, "I am privileged and humbled to have been asked to serve as interim Executive Director. I take on this new responsibility with great care - care that is at the core of who I am and how much I hope that I have demonstrated to you over the years as an active member of our community and staff. I also continue to have tremendous confidence that both Drupal itself and the Association are poised to do great things."

Drupal Association Public Board Meeting at Drupal Europe 2018

Long time community member Paul Johnson provides great photos and summary of the recent DA board meetings at Drupal Europe.

Drupal Community: Governance Task Force Update, September 2018

Indiana University Libraries: Upgrading to Drupal 8, Improving Search, and More


Change PHP Version on Apache & Nginx

Managing Shared Configuration Part 2: Configuration Snapshots


default_paragraphs 8.x-1.0

Drupal 8.5.7

Drupal 8.6.0

Drupal 8.6.1

"This release fixes an upgrade path bug in Drupal 8.6.0 which was reported after the release. You should upgrade directly from Drupal 8.5.x (via restoring a backup if necessary) to Drupal 8.6.1 if you have experienced this issue."

entity_browser 8.x-2.0

Features 8.x-3.8

graphql_search_api 8.x-1.0-Beta5

Honeypot 8.x-1.29

Jsonrpc 8.x-1.0-Beta4

Libraries 7.x-2.4

migrate_plus 8.x-4.0

multiple_registration 8.x-2.2

Pathauto 8.x-1.3

Profile2 7.x-1.5

role_expire 7.x-1.0

Token 8.x-1.4

Webform 8.x-5.0-Rc20

Workbench 8.x-1.1


New Media Management Functionality in Drupal 8.6

Decouple Drupal Commerce with the JSON API Module

Drupal Unhitched: The CMS in Decoupled Architectures - Decoupled Days 2018

Love to HATEOAS: Hypermedia for Fun and Profit - Decoupled Days 2018

React & Storybook for a Component-Driven, Atomic Designed, Tested, Accessible Frontend - Decoupled Days 2018


Lullabot Podcast: Drupal Europe, Not DrupalCon Europe

TEN7: Episode 038: The Many Hats of Lynn Winter


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