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Community Spotlight: Rwandan enthusiasm for Drupal causes big challenge

Bikino's profile pictureFor Ildephonse Bikino (bikilde) of Rwanda, it was supposed to be an uneventful Drupal Global Training Day call-out; he expected 50 people but he got 388!

Drupal looking to adopt React

This blog has been re-posted with permission from Dries Buytaert's blog. Please leave your comments on the original post.

Drupal looking to adopt React

Progress on the Salesforce Suite for D8 and a Call for Participation

The following blog was written by Drupal Association Premium Supporting Partner, Message Agency.

Drupal 8.4.0 is now available

What's new in Drupal 8.4.0?

This new version is an important milestone of stability for Drupal 8. It adds under-the-hood improvements to enable stable releases of key contributed modules for layouts, media, and calendaring. Many other core experimental modules have also become stable in this release, including modules for displaying form errors inline and managing workflows.

The release includes several very important fixes for content revision data integrity as well as an update to stop the deletion of orphaned files that was causing data loss for many sites, alongside numerous improvements for site builders and content authors.

State of Drupal presentation (September 2017)

This blog has been re-posted with permission from Dries Buytaert's blog. Please leave your comments on the original post.

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Drupal Business Survey 2017

The Drupal Business Survey 2017 shows that Drupal has a steady position in the market, and Drupal 8 has secured its role as the most popular version for new Drupal projects. Further, Drupal is often becoming part of a larger set of solutions.

What’s new on Drupal.org? - August 2017

Read our Roadmap to understand how this work falls into priorities set by the Drupal Association with direction and collaboration from the Board and community.

Drupal Association Board Meeting Announcement

The Drupal Association Board of Directors will meet twice during DrupalCon Vienna. They have a board retreat the weekend before the conference and there is  an open board meeting during DrupalCon for the community to attend. Below are details about each meeting.

Drupal 8.4.0-rc1 is available for testing

The first release candidate for the upcoming Drupal 8.4.0 release is now available for testing. Drupal 8.4.0 is expected to be released October 4.

DrupalCon Europe: Solving for “how to provide unique value”

DrupalCon Europe plays an important role in moving Drupal forward. However, with waning attendance and increasing financial losses, it’s time to find a new path forward so it is sustainable and continues to provide unique value. This blog covers the problem of relevance. In other words: how can DrupalCon Europe provide unique value, meeting the needs and wants for the European community. This blog is part of a series that includes:  

Kickstarting the Drupal Community Spotlight

Let's face it, it's been a crappy year in many ways. Internally and externally there are pressures that have made all of us think "what's the point?"

DrupalCon Europe: Co-creating a sustainable and valuable event

The Drupal Association is honored to be the stewards of DrupalCon - a program created by the community for the community. It serves many goals ranging from uniting, growing, and strengthening the community to leveling up Drupal skills to accelerating contribution.

Help us Celebrate Community Heroes. Join the Community Spotlight Committee

TL:DR; Our community is full of amazing people. Let’s celebrate them. Join the Community Spotlight committee to review community-nominated heroes so we can recognize and celebrate those who have contributed to Drupal in special ways.

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Drupal Core - Multiple Vulnerabilities - SA-CORE-2017-004

Drupal 8.3.7 is a maintenance release which contain fixes for security vulnerabilities.

What’s new on Drupal.org? - July 2017

Read our Roadmap to understand how this work falls into priorities set by the Drupal Association with direction and collaboration from the Board and community.

Drupal.org updates

Better Distribution packaging

Drupal.org Drush upgraded

Take the Survey on the Community Governance Summit

I recently shared the community needs and potential strategies for evolving community governance, which resulted from the Community Discussions we held in person and online throughout April and May. You can find the webinar recording and written transcript, as well as the meeting minutes from all Community Discussions, at https://www.drupal.org/community/discussions.

Drupal Association Board Meeting Summary - 28 June, 2017

On 28 June, 2017, the Drupal Association Board held the second of four annual public meetings. It was a full meeting where staff provided operational updates and gained some strategic direction from board members on how to proceed in various areas. Some highlights included:

  • Summary of DrupalCon Baltimore’s performance and impact.

  • Progress on securing future DrupalCon locations.

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