2018 Drupal News
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Last week Drupalcon... - News from Planet Drupal
I'm on the flight home from this year's North American DrupalCon. Couldn't sleep, so thought I'd jot down a few words after a great experience in Seattle.
Last year, some remember seeing me walking the halls in Nashville akin to a zombie. But not the hungry, flesh-eating kind... more like the thin, scraggly, zoned-out kind.... - News from Planet Drupal
Last week, many Drupalists gathered in Seattle for DrupalCon North America, for what was the largest DrupalCon in history.
As a matter of tradition, I presented my State of Drupal keynote. You can watch a recording of my keynote (starting at 32 minutes) or download a copy of my slides (153 MB).
Drupal 8 allows you to define custom tabs (a.k.a. local tasks) in your custom module.
For theming purposes, it might be necessary to add a class, ID, or other HTML attribute... - News from Planet Drupal
Since 2014, I've been working on various projects which containerized Drupal in a production environment. There have always been a few growing pains—there will for some time, as there are so few places actually using Docker or containers in a production environment (at least in a 'cloud native' way, without tons of volume... - News from Planet Drupal
This blog has been re-posted and edited with permission from Dries Buytaert's blog.
Open Source communities often incorrectly believe that everyone can contribute. Unfortunately, not everyone has equal amounts of free time to contribute.
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DrupalCon been a very productive conference so far. The first two days of pre-conference sprinting resulted in fixing the testing pipeline of the webpack module, a prototype for using Drupal as a datasource for Gatsby using GraphQL instead of JSON:API and even solved... - News from Planet Drupal
If you're looking for something to work on at the contribution sprints tomorrow, come to the Drupal 9 readiness sprint! :D
We'll be spending the day
Test your Drupal site's functionality in a human-readable format.
Behavior-driven development is a great way to write tests for code because it uses language that real humans can understand. Once you learn about BDD and its benefits, you may want to implement it in your next project. Let's see how to implement BDD in Drupal using Behat with the Mink... - News from Planet Drupal
With Drupal 9 targeted to be released in June of 2020, many people are wondering what they need to do to prepare.
The good and important news is that upgrading from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 should be really easy — radically easier than upgrading from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8.
The only caveat is that you need to manage "deprecated code" well.
If your site doesn't... - News from Planet Drupal
When conversations began a few months back about DrupalCon Seattle, I was so thrilled about the prospect of heading west and being fully indoctrinated with all things Drupal for the first time! As a newcomer to the field, I have been eager to simply be surrounded... - News from Planet Drupal
I am proud to announce that the 2nd edition of my book, Drupal 8 module development, was recently published. I’ve been working on this in the past few months and it has kept me quite busy.
The purpose of this update is to bring all the code and practices... - News from Planet Drupal