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hussainweb.me: How to get the current node in a block plugin in Drupal 8 October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm

I was trying to build a block plugin in Drupal 8 recently. The requirement was straight-forward. I would show these blocks on node pages of a certain type. Depending on the values in that node, the block content changes.

The requirements are straight-forward but there are a lot of things to consider in this scenario. [...]

OPTASY: Automatic Updates in Drupal Core? Top Benefits and Main Concerns With Drupal Updating Itself October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Automatic Updates in Drupal Core? Top Benefits and Main Concerns With Drupal Updating Itself
Automatic Updates in Drupal Core? Top Benefits & Main Concerns With Drupal Updating Itself
Evolving Web: What's New in Drupal 8.6 October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Umami Demo Content

Drupal 8.6 was released a couple weeks ago and it’s probably the most exciting release since Drupal 8.0. As you might know, new features are added with each minor release of Drupal 8 (e.g. between 8.5 and 8.6).

Ashday's Digital Ecosystem and Development Tips: 5 More Tips to Get the Most out of Drupal October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm

hussainweb.me: Drupal Meetup Bangalore – September 2018 October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Another month, another Drupal meetup in Bangalore. This month’s meetup was held at Athenahealth office on Lavelle Road in Bangalore. Since the last month’s meetup was scheduled a week early, there was more than usual gap since the last meetup. This time, we had a full schedule and exciting sessions planned.
Don't Panic: A blog about Drupal: Recording a pod at DrupalEurope in Darmstadt! October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Drupalsnack visits DrupalEurope in Darmstadt
OpenSense Labs: Leverage Open Source Security In Drupal October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Leverage Open Source Security In Drupal Shankar Mon, 10/01/2018 - 18:09
Agiledrop.com Blog: Tips to Speed Up Your Drupal Site October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm In this post, I highlight some easy to follow tips for speeding up a Drupal website. READ MORE
Acquia Developer Center Blog: Using Drupal 8 and AWS IoT to Power Digital Signage for New York’s Subway System October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm
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“Digital Experiences” are the next big thing someone at your company is almost certainly talking about.

lakshminp.com: Local Drupal development using Docker October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Local Drupal development using Docker
Drupal development using Docker
lakshminp Mon, 10/01/2018 - 14:20
Jacob Rockowitz: Why I am one of the top contributors to Drupal? October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm

Who sponsors Drupal development?

We know who contributes

A few weeks ago, Dries Buytaert published his annual who sponsors Drupal development. His report acknowledges individual and organization contributions and what projects they are supporting. This report provides a high-level overview of who contributing in the Drupal community. There are some old names on this list and some new names.

Asking why they contribute

Chocolate Lily: Drupal and Governance October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm

Way back in January 2005, I posted a proposal to improve the governance of the Drupal project and help make it "fully 'community-driven'". In response, one commenter wrote:

Digital Echidna: Thoughts on all things digital: Can We Talk? Planning the First Step Along the Path to Better October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Take a look at the bottom right corner of this blog post. See it? That Echidna-red “speech bubble”? Go ahead… click on it. I’ll wait! That’s right. A direct link to me. And legitimately me, not just a team of “me”s monitoring the account. Of…
CTI Digital: Marketing Drupal to Customers: a Drupal Europe Initiative. Call for Contributors! October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm
Wim Leers: API-First Drupal: what's new in 8.6? October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm

Drupal 8’s REST API reached a next level of maturity in 8.5. In 8.6, we matured it further, added features and closed some gaps.

Drupal 8.6 was released 1 with some significant API-First improvements!

Web Wash: Search across Fields in Views using Combine Fields Filter in Drupal 8 October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm

I was recently looking at all the default views that come with Drupal 8. For people who don't know, the Views module is part of Drupal 8 core. In Drupal 7 and below it's the most installed module so during Drupal 8's development it was decided to move Views into core.

During my exploration into all of the default Views, I noticed that in the People (User) view there was a filter called "Combine fields filter".

Drupal Modules: The One Percent: Drupal Modules: The One Percent — Access by Reference (video tutorial) October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Drupal Modules: The One Percent — Access by Reference (video tutorial)
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Acquia Developer Center Blog: Defending Against a Self-Propagating Drupal Botnet Attack October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm
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On the 28th of March 2018 the Drupa

lakshminp.com: Using Drupal and Docker in production October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm Using Drupal and Docker in production lakshminp Tue, 10/02/2018 - 10:09

In the previous post, we created a setup to run Drupal + Docker in local. With a skip and a jump, we can make the same setup run in production as well. We'll do a deep dive of the same in this post.

Acro Media: Digital Downloads using the Drupal Media Module October 3, 2018 - 5:41pm

The Media module made its way into Drupal core for the Drupal 8.4 release a while back. It gives Drupal users a standardized way for managing local media resources, including image, audio, video, and document files. We wanted to add using this module into our Drupal Commerce demo site to give an example of how this module could potentially be used in a Commerce setting.