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batigolix's picture

This month in Drupal documentation (February 2015)

Here's an update from the Documentation Working Group (DocWG) on what has been happening in Drupal Documentation in the last month or so. Because this is posted in the Core group as well as Documentation you can not comment on this post. If you have comments or suggestions, please see the DocWG home page for how to contact us.

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mparker17's picture

Drupal core updates for March 4th, 2015

Since the last Drupal Core Update, the Seventh Beta of Drupal 8.0 was released (and Drush 7.0.0-alpha9 was released to coincide with it), and Mink and Goutte were added to core to support behavioural testing!

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David_Rothstein's picture

No Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 core release on Wednesday, March 4

The monthly Drupal core bug fix/feature release window is scheduled for this Wednesday. Unfortunately, due to travel, work, and various other scheduling issues, I was not able to find the time to volunteer to get a Drupal 7 release together for this month. There are also a number of important Drupal 7 patches in development that could probably use another month before they are ready.

Since there hasn't been a bug fix/feature release of Drupal 7 since November, the hope is to get one out in the April release window instead.

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mparker17's picture

Drupal core updates for February 19th, 2015

新年快樂 (Happy [Lunar] New Year)! Last week, the Drupal community converged on Bogotá, Colombia for DrupalCon Latin America 2015, and largely due to the pre– and post–DrupalCon sprints, the number of Drupal 8 critical issues has dropped to about 56! Also, all of the critical issues from the Drupal 8 core critical issues sprint at DrupalCamp NJ have been committed!

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David_Rothstein's picture

Drupal core security release window on Wednesday, February 18

Start: 
2015-02-18 (All day) America/New_York
Organizers: 

The monthly security release window for Drupal 6 and Drupal 7 core will take place on Wednesday, February 18.

This does not mean that a Drupal core security release will necessarily take place on that date for either the Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 branches, only that you should prepare to look out for one (and be ready to update your Drupal sites in the event that the Drupal security team decides to make a release).

There will be no bug fix release on this date; the next window for a Drupal core bug fix release is Wednesday, March 4.

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mortendk's picture

Drupal8 classy themes template file organization

Just a heads up We are now talking about how to organize the templates inside of classy, we need input https://www.drupal.org/node/2349559 - yes the banana is moving forward :)

/mortendk

YesCT's picture

All the sprints at and around DrupalCon Barcelona

Start: 
2015-09-19 (All day) - 2015-09-27 (All day) Europe/Madrid

Sprints are September 19, 2015 to September 27, 2015.

As the Drupal Association assists more and more with sprints, the sprint information has been integrated into the DrupalCon website sprint pages.

Note: There is a possible stop over sprint in Montréal September 11 -18, for those coming from North America west coast or New England.

YesCT's picture

All the sprints at and around DrupalCon Los Angeles

Start: 
2015-05-09 (All day) - 2015-05-17 (All day) America/Los_Angeles

We have a great tradition of extended sprints around big Drupal events including DrupalCons and Drupal Dev Days. While there is a sprint day included in DrupalCons (usually) on Friday, given that a lot of the Drupal core and contrib developers fly in for these events, it makes a lot of sense to use this opportunity to start sooner and/or extend our stay and work together in one space on the harder problems.

DrupalCon Los Angeles is next up! DrupalCon and the Drupal Association continue to recognize the need for extended sprints as part of the schedule and are providing space on Monday, and helping organize space for the weekends before and after also! The host event is looking for sponsors to help make the sprints happen, so you have a comfortable environment with internet, coffee, tea and maybe food. There are already various sprints signed up including Multilingual, Drupal.org, Rules, Media, Content staging, Migration and Frontend. We are really friendly and need all kinds of expertise!

Now is the time to consider if you can be available and book your travel and hotel accordingly!

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pwolanin's picture

Princeton Critical Sprint Recap

At the end of January, 2015, sprinters gathered in Princeton, NJ, USA for a focused D8 Accelerate sprint designed to accelerate work on critical and upgrade-path-blocking issues related to menus, menu links, and link generation.

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YesCT's picture

All the sprints at and around Drupal Dev Days Montpellier France

Start: 
2015-04-13 09:00 - 2015-04-19 09:00 Europe/Zurich

We have a great tradition of extended sprints around big Drupal events including DrupalCons and Drupal Dev Days. Given that a lot of the Drupal core and contrib developers fly in for these events, it makes a lot of sense to use this opportunity to start sooner and/or extend our stay and work together in one space on the harder problems.

Drupal Dev Days Montpellier France is next up! Monday April 13 2015 to Sunday April 19 2015. The host event is looking for sponsors to help make the sprints happen, so you have a comfortable environment with internet, coffee, tea and maybe food. There are already various sprints signed up including Multilingual, Drupal 8 critical burndown, documentation, and Frontend. We are really friendly and need all kinds of expertise!

Now is the time to consider if you can be available and book your travel and hotel accordingly!

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mparker17's picture

Drupal core updates for Feb 4, 2015

Since the last Drupal Core Update on January 12th, the Drupal Association awarded the first round of the new D8 Accelerate grants; nominations for the Drupal Association Director at Large have opened (and there are already some candidates); and, in spite of the blizzard raging outside, the contributors at the Drupal 8 core critical issues sprint at DrupalCamp NJ fixed 12 critical issues, 4 major issues, plus moved another 7 criticals and 7 majors forward, and more in the Drupal 8 menu links system!

We're making excellent progress on Drupal 8! Core critical hours have been a great success and the number of critical issues is steadily falling:

Graph of remaining critical issues during the Drupal 8 beta, showing an encouraging falling trend starting after about mid-November 2014.

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xjm's picture

Drupal 8 beta 7 on Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The next beta for Drupal 8 will be beta 7! Here is the schedule for the beta release.

Monday, February 23 and Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Only critical and major patches committed
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 Drupal 8.0.0-beta7 released. Emergency commits only.
ifrik's picture

This Month in Drupal Documentation - January 2015

Here's an update from the Documentation Working Group (DocWG) on what has been happening in Drupal Documentation in the last month or so. Sorry... because this is posted in the Core group as well as Documentation, comments are disabled.

If you have comments or suggestions, please see the DocWG home page for how to contact us. Thanks!

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David_Rothstein's picture

No Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 core release on Wednesday, February 4

The monthly Drupal core bug fix release window is scheduled for this Wednesday. However, there haven't been enough changes to the development version since the last bug fix release three months ago to warrant a new release. A Drupal 7 bug fix release during the March release window is likely instead.

Upcoming release windows include:

  • Wednesday, February 18 (security release window)
  • Wednesday, March 4 (bug fix release window)
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YesCT's picture

MidWest Developers Summit

Start: 
2015-08-12 (All day) - 2015-08-15 (All day) America/Chicago
Organizers: 

This is a place holder to get MWDS on the calendar.
Wednesday August 12 - Saturday August 15

All sprint days. No sessions.
Focus on getting Drupal 8 released (and some key contrib ports to Drupal 8).

Location:
UIC College of Medicine Research Building
909 S Wolcott Ave - https://goo.gl/maps/jlGgR
Chicago, IL

Wednesday/Thursday: Room 7175
Friday: Room 8175

Saturday Location:
1940 W Taylor St
Room 179

Transportation:
Blue line - Illinois Medical District stop (Damen exit)
Pink line - Polk stop

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xjm's picture

Drupal 8 beta 5 on Wednesday, January 28, 2015

The next beta for Drupal 8 will be beta 5! Here is the schedule for the beta release.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015 Only critical and major patches committed
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 Drupal 8.0.0-beta5 released. Emergency commits only.
David_Rothstein's picture

Drupal core security release window on Wednesday, January 21

Start: 
2015-01-21 (All day) America/New_York
Organizers: 

The monthly security release window for Drupal 6 and Drupal 7 core will take place on Wednesday, January 21.

This does not mean that a Drupal core security release will necessarily take place on that date for either the Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 branches, only that you should prepare to look out for one (and be ready to update your Drupal sites in the event that the Drupal security team decides to make a release).

There will be no bug fix release on this date; the next window for a Drupal core bug fix release is Wednesday, February 4.

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mparker17's picture

Drupal core updates for January 12, 2015

What's new with Drupal 8?

Happy New Year everyone! Since the last Drupal Core Update on December 3rd, Drupal 8 passed over 2500 contributors (congratulations to tadityar on becoming the 2500th D8 contributor on December 9)!

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LewisNyman's picture

Changes to Drupal 8 that affect admin theme maintainers

Happy Friday! I maintain the admin theme in Drupal 8 core: Seven. There have been many changes to Seven in Drupal 8 that affect the relationship between admin themes and modules, and how the admin UI is generated.

I've always thought that the strategy we've put in place are going to have a positive impact on maintainers of contrib admin themes, but I've never sought out feedback directly. I am now!

Object oriented CSS

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pwolanin's picture

Drupal core critical issues sprint in Princeton, Jan. 29 to Feb. 1

Start: 
2015-01-29 (All day) - 2015-02-01 (All day) America/New_York
Organizers: 

Timed to coincide with the 4th DrupalCamp NJ and focusing on issues that were not addressed at the recent sprint in Ghent, Belgium.

The focus of this sprint will be resolving critical issues around menu, menu link, and routing issues in Drupal 8.

Dates: Thursday, January 29 through Sunday, February 1

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