Blog posts archive

January 2020

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for August 7, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the latest Drupal 8 release, guides to using Composer, making PhpStorm better, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video from Goto Chicago 2020 on "how to make loveliness". Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for July 31, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the new issue summary templates on Drupal.org, why Drupal accessibility is worth it, how linters are on your side, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video from Drupal Camp Asheville on managing media in large-scale Drupal websites. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for July 24, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the state of Drupal presentation, Mozilla's position on the media feeds API proposal, open source code going to the Arctic, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video from Drupal Camp Asheville on using Media now that it's in core. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for July 2020

In this issue:

  • WCMS Kitchen sink survey
  • POC site reports
  • Reduced course offerings
  • New on Web Resources

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for July 17, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the first ever virtual DrupalCon, Drupal shirts for Animal Crossing, an ultimate guide to iframes, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch the "Driesnote" from DrupalCon Global. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for July 10, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the new Drupal Steward program, moving to more inclusive language, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch videos on 1-line layouts and public speaking. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for July 3, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about DrupalCon Global, issue forks on Drupal.org, whimsical websites, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video walking through the issue forks functionality. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for June 26, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about the extension of Drupal 7's end-of-life, the opening of the Drupal swag shop, a primer on accessible PDFs, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on CSS subgrid. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for June 2020

In this issue:

  • Edit link settings
  • Reduced course offerings
  • New on Web Resources
  • WCMS "people" survey summary

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for June 19, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about "Webchick" asking why people want more of contrib in Drupal core, what Developer Experience (DX) is, voice Tweets, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on how drupal.org is built. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for June 12, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes about Drupal stakeholders calling for justice, getting into open source contribution, the surprising things that CSS can animate, and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video explaining DrupalSpoons. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for June 5, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that were largely about the launch of Drupal 9, but also mentioned the other Drupal releases of the past week, as well as results from the Drupal 9 porting weekend and more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on why "your data model is terrible". Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for May 29, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included the launch of a new "Celebrate Drupal" site, Drupal video chat backgrounds, Microsoft Edge changes, building a Chrome extension, and much more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on the Georgia GovHub migration to Drupal 8. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for May 22, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included a couple of announced Drupal vulnerabilities and new releases to fix them, the new DrupalSpoons for contrib modules, Facebook's purchase of GIPHY, and much more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on the day in the life of a core maintaner. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for May 2020

In this issue:

  • Catalog content type
  • Reduced course offerings
  • New on Web Resources

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for May 15, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included Drupal local development survey results, a free hands-on Drupal theming course, the announcement of a Fluxible online conference, new media queries you need to know, and much more. We finished with a recommendation to watch a video on CSS's min(), max(), and clamp(). Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for May 8, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

Web Dev Rev returns from hiatus as an online meeting! This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included a new Drupal logo, Drupal 9 release news, supporting the Drupal Association in uncertain times, using Drupal in a pandemic, a11yTO Camp and SmashingConf going online, and so much more (we are dealing with several weeks of collected notes, after all). Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for April 2020

In this issue:

  • WCMS 3.0 update
  • WCMS 2.8.1 release
  • Reduced course offerings
  • New on Web Resources

WCMS update for March 2020

In this issue:

  • WCMS 3.0 update
  • Reduced course offerings in March and April
  • New on Web Resources

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for March 13, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included conference updates, problems with block links, accessibility rhymes, and more. We closed the session the timely video "How to Work Remotely and Foster a Happy, Balanced Life" from BADCamp 2019. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for March 6, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included new Drupal releases, asking for features in Drupal 9.1+, a variable fonts primer, and more. We closed the session with the end of the video "Generation Style" by Eric Meyer. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for February 28, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included the announcement of sessions for DrupalCon Minneapolis, an MDN browser compatibility survey, Norway equaling false, and more. We closed the session with the first half or so of the video "Generation Style" by Eric Meyer. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for February 2020

In this issue:

  • WCMS 3.0 update
  • Reduced course offerings in March and April
  • New on Web Resources

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for February 14, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included the release of Drupal 9 alpha 1, new Webform support for variants, defining CSS4, and more. We closed the session with a video showing Webform's variants capability and then one on "Devsigners and Unicorns". Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for February 7, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included PHP 7.4 support in Drupal, a history of CSS, Chrome cookie changes, and more. We closed the session with a video on how Stanford "defaults to open". Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for January 31, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included Drupal 9 not being able to upgrade from anything older than Drupal 8.8.0, inclusive design systems, everything that could go in "<head>", and more. We watched videos on how to revert CSS and how to figure out why CSS isn't being applied, then closed the session with a video on using Drupal to build one of the biggest government websites of Panama. Click through to read the whole blog post...

WCMS update for January 2020

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WCMS 3.0 update

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for January 24, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included the Southwestern Ontario global Drupal contribution event, Drupal 9 release scenarios, Safari's complete removal of Flash support in technology preview 99, and more. We closed the session with the last half of last week's video on advanced techniques with Layout Builder followed by one on why there are four Firefoxes. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for January 17, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had notes that included Drupal's 19th birthday, jQuery's 14th anniversary, a new Microsoft browser, and more. We finished the session by starting a video on advanced techniques with Layout Builder. Click through to read the whole blog post...

Web Dev Rev wrap-up for January 10, 2020

WCMS Web Dev Rev

This week's Web Dev Rev had a huge number of notes that included helping the Drupal community grow, a Drupal 2019 year in review, new web browser releases, a list of web design and development advent calendars, evil Bash commands, an album of accessibility music, and so much more. We finished the session with a quick video on CSS scroll snap. Click through to read the whole blog post...