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Chocolate Lily: Drupal 8 and distributions part 2: problems and prospects

Posted on Monday, January 26th, 2015 by drupalroot

This is part two of a series on configuration management challenges in Durpal 8. Part 1 looked at challenges for small sites and distriubtions.

What is the state of support for distributions in Drupal 8?

Trying to gauge the state of anything in Drupal 8 has its inherent pitfalls. The software itself is still changing rapidly, and efforts in the contributed extensions space have barely begun.

Another Drop in the Drupal Sea: Seeking Pilot members for Udemy Drupal Training course

Posted on Monday, January 26th, 2015 by drupalroot

The Kickstarter campaign was not funded, but that does not mean that it was not successful! We are still moving ahead. I've just published my first course on Udemy and would like to get pilot members to provide feedback so that I can make sure the course ends up being world class.

Here is a coupon code to access the course for free:

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Web Omelette: Creating a custom Views filter in Drupal 8

Posted on Monday, January 26th, 2015 by drupalroot

In the previous article we've seen how we can interact programatically with Views in Drupal 8 in order to create a custom field in our Views results. Today, we will be looking a bit at how we can create a custom filter you can then add to the View in the UI and influence the results based on that.

The code we write here will be available also in this repository together with the one we explored in the previous tutorial.

Drupal Association News: team week notes #31: 2014 in review

Posted on Sunday, January 25th, 2015 by drupalroot

Now that we are few weeks into 2015, we’d like to look back at 2014 and share some interesting numbers about


Last year received almost 48.9 million visits from 21.2 million unique visitors. The spike around September/October is due to spam-related traffic, and, of course, DrupalCon Amsterdam.


152,200 users logged in to at least once during the year. Out of those, 31,466 users performed at least one activity on the site, such as commented, created a node or committed code.

More than 21,500 people left a comment or more in the issue queues. More than 4,000 people commented in the Drupal core issue queue.


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