Semantic versioning special! Every day, developers in the Drupal community work on improving our open source software. So far in this series, we have been concentrating on profiling some of the most useful modules, projects, and tools available for Drupal 8. This week, however, we're talking about something brand new in Drupal: significant new features being added to our current major release and the ability to do this on a predictable, regular basis! Welcome, Drupal 8.1.x!
In the Open Source community, the best way to get involved, and learn, is to dive in, head-first, at the deep end.
When module authors decide to port their modules to a new major version of Drupal (e.g.
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The goal of this blog post is to enable Drupal developers in need of web services to make an educated decision about the right web services solution for their project. This blog post also sets the stage for a future blog post, where I plan to share my thoughts about how I believe we should move Drupal core's web services API forward. Getting aligned on our strengths and weaknesses is an essential first step before we can brainstorm about the future.
In a recent post we talked about how introducing outside-in experiences could improve the Drupal site-building experience by letting you immediately edit simple configuration without leaving the page.
In a follow-up blog post, we provided concrete examples of how we can apply outside-in to Drupal.
The feedback was overwhelmingly positive. However, there were also some really important questions raised.
The one big question I get asked over and over these days is: "How is Drupal 8 doing?"
It's understandable. Drupal 8 is the first new version of Drupal in five years and represents a significant rethinking of Drupal.
So how is Drupal 8 doing? With less than half a year since Drupal 8 was released, I'm happy to answer: outstanding!
Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated over to Drupal 8 and new ones are being created for the Drupal community’s latest major release. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some of the most most prominent, useful modules, projects, and tools available for Drupal 8. This week an interesting mobile-usability helper: Responsive and off-canvas menu.
Drupal 7 out the box offers a good implementation for uploading media, but it has three significant challenges.