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Issue 414 - November, 14th 2019


Drupal Core Announcements: Drupal 7 Roadmap and Release Schedule Published, Plus PHP 7.3 Compatibility!

"The Drupal 7 maintainers have published a new D7 roadmap and release schedule". Worth checking out if you still have Drupal 7 sites in the wild.

DrupalCon News: Program Committee Support

DrupalCon News: Winners of the International Splash Awards 2019

Introduced the Core Project Message Composer Plugin

The Drupal Core SimpleTest Module Is Deprecated

What’s New on - October 2019

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5 Reasons Why You Should Consider a GraphQL Server

Yours truly finally got off his butt and wrote a blog post inspired by my experience working with GraphQL for the past year.

Commerce 2.15 Adds Invoicing, VAT Number Handling, and Drupal 9 Readiness

Custom Layout Options in Drupal 8

Great post from Jeff Eaton about the different problems with page layout as well as different approaches to solve them in the Drupal ecosystem.

Evaluating Real-Time Collaborative Editing Solutions for a Top Fortune 50 Company

Webinar: Test Driven Development with Drupal &

In this webinar, Philipp Melab of Amazee Labs we will demonstrate how to use Cypress (and the respective integration module for Drupal) for Behaviour Driven Development to elevate the quality of your code and project. Register now!

HTTP Archive's Annual State of the Web Report - CMS

I'm only linking to the CMS part of the report but I'd say it is worth checking out the full report.

Modern Rich Text Editors: How to Evaluate the Evolving Landscape

Promote Drupal Pitch Deck - Everyone Is Welcome!

The Dramatic Shift in How a Drupal Upgrade Is Now Done in Drupal 8 for Drupal 9


Composer & Drupal for Beginners

Debugging and Logging AJAX Requests Tests in Docksal

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Easily Implement Any Menu Markup with Simplify Menu in Drupal 8 (Video)

Mismatched Entity Error


Commerce 8.x-2.15

Drupal 8.7.9

Drupal 8.8.0-Beta1

Drupal-Console v1.9.4

Openapi 8.x-2.0-Rc1

openapi_jsonapi 8.x-2.0-Rc1

openapi_rest 8.x-2.0-Rc1

Plugin 8.x-2.7

search_api 8.x-1.15

search_api_solr 7.x-1.15

stage_file_proxy 8.x-1.0-Rc4

title_html 8.x-1.0-Beta1

views_send 8.x-1.4


Bob Kepford on Decoupled Content Management Systems : Software Engineering Radio

"In this episode, host Jeff Doolittle spoke with Kepford about what distinguishes a Decoupled CMS from a typical, monolithic CMS, what projects and tools are part of the ecosystem, and the tradeoffs to consider when choosing an approach to Content Management."


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