This (two!) weeks in Drupal Core: October 30, 2013

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What's new with Drupal 8?

Greetings! We took a week off last week to attend BADCamp. There was sprinting-o-plenty, as well as tons of sessions on Drupal 8.

Numerous sprinters at BADCamp.
Photo credit: Amazee Labs

In the meantime, a lovely new Drupal 8 landing page has launched, which includes a list of major new features, information about the current state of the release, and a nice, big, green, demo button!

New Drupal 8 landing page

There's also been movement to create and centralize expanded Drupal 8 developer API documentation on, including sections on the new routing system and the new entity API.

And speaking of, don't forget to get your patches downloaded in advance of the D7 launch, when d.o will be down for 24 hours. Please take the opportunity to go outdoors in the sun and otherwise step away from the computer. :)

Notable Commits

The best of git log --since "2 weeks ago" --pretty=oneline (121 commits in total):

Drupal 8 Around the Interwebs

Blog posts about Drupal 8 and how much it's going to rock your face.

Drupal 8 in "Real Life

Whew! That's a wrap!

Do you follow Drupal Planet with devotion, or keep a close eye on the Drupal event calendar, or git pull origin 8.x every morning without fail before your coffee? We're looking for more contributors to help compile these posts. You could either take a few hours once every six weeks or so to put together a whole post, or help with one section more regularly. Contact xjm if you'd like to help communicate all the interesting happenings in Drupal 8!