This week's Web Dev Rev notes went back and forth between Drupal and "general" web development information:
- Drupal North Registration is open
- a web development reading list
- a site with a problem a day (many of which could be web applications)
- CKEditor shows a concept for a CSS shape path editor
- new provisional Drupal 7 maintainer
- Kevin Thull's unique contribution to Drupal
- npm malicious code update
- what's an HTML tag vs. an HTML element?
- learning from Smashing Conference Toronto and making a demo
- how the new Drupal 7 maintainer came to Drupal
- Drupal 8.6.0 due September 5; alpha released
- the quirks of CSS grid and absolute positioning
- a look at how the Google Photos Web UI was built
- making an HTML page through your address bar
- how Drupal continues to evolve to an API-first platform
- release notes for Drupal 8.6.0-alpha1
- Drupal core now has fewer than 100 Simpletests (link no longer available)
- Drupal and high performance websites
- get Drupal 8.6 running locally in 5 easy steps
- necessity is the mother of mastering Drupal
- certificates for your localhost
- why content should be published in HTML, not PDF
- help modernize the admin UI of Drupal
- Drupal Association at-large election winner announced
- writing a custom Drupal 8 module upgrade path
- media upload widget lands in Drupal 8.6 (we watched the video, which is included below) (link no longer available)
- "time travel debugging" in Firefox Nightly
- Drupal 8 Migrate UI marked as stable
- does your site need HTTPS?
- Microsoft sends a message about GitHub's independence (link no longer available)
Following the notes, we watched "5 Tips and Tricks for Developer Workflow".
We followed that with a short video on how Pfizer uses Drupal.
We closed this week's session by watching another video from the Layout Land channel, "CSS Grid Uncollapses Your Margins. What?"
Due to vacations and Drupal North, there will be no Web Dev Rev for the next two weeks. We hope you'll join us on Friday, August 17, in EC2 1021 (Millennium) at 11:00am, for the next edition of Web Dev Rev.