Blog posts archive

November 2019

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 29, 2019

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev, guest hosted by WCMS developer Igor Biki, had notes that included an online skill test for Drupal 8 developers, automating removal of deprecated API use, and a critical analysis of "CSS for Babies". Igor finished the session with videos that included one on creating PDFs in Drupal 8. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for November 2019

Did you know…

…the updated Waterloo Writing Style Guide is now available (CAS login is required)!

What’s happening with the WCMS?

WCMS course offerings

All WCMS courses offered throughout December are posted on the Web Resources website. There will be no WCMS classroom courses offered in December.

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 22, 2019

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev, guest hosted by WCMS developer Eric Bremner, had notes that included unsupported modules, Drupal 8 composer, themes, deprecated API removal, making Drupal easier and few tutorials on using Drupal. Eric then guided us through using layout builder and media in Drupal 8 from scratch. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 15, 2019

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev, guest hosted by WCMS developer Liam Morland, had notes that included new Drupal 8 releases, why you might not need JavaScript, and web browser anniversaries. There was a video on what's new in Chrome 78's DevTools, and it ended with some videos about Webform for Drupal 8. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 8, 2019

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev, guest hosted by WCMS developer Tyler Struyk, had notes that included a new Drupal 7 roadmap and release schedule, the <kbd> tag, Microsoft Edge news, and more. It ended with a short video showing Drupal's upcoming front-end theme, and then the "Driesnote" from DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for November 1, 2019

WCMS Web Dev Rev

Another week of Web Dev Rev had notes that included how to contribute to the proposed new front-end theme for Drupal, Google planning to stop indexing Flash content, notes on variable fonts and CSS inheritance, and more. We ended with videos from DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019 on what's next for the Layout initiative and on building a video platform in Drupal. Click through to read the whole blog post...