Drupal 8 core updates for August 5th, 2015

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What's new with Drupal 8?

Since the last Drupal 8 Core Update, 8.0.0-beta13 and 8.0.0-beta14 were released, work started on the Drupal 8 User guide, Code Drop and PreviousNext merged, and Holly Ross gave a summary of the latest Drupal Association board meeting.

Some other highlights of the month were:

How can I help get Drupal 8 finished?

See Help get Drupal 8 released! for updated information on the current state of the software and more information on how you can help.

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Drupal 8 In Real Life

  • Drupalaton 2015 - The Hungarian Drupal community meet will happen between 6-9 Aug 2015 at Lake Balaton in Hungary. The event will have great sessions, sprints, fun-filled beach sports and many more. Dont miss your chance to join the fun. Their schedule include sessions like:

    • Forms and Validation in Symfony2 by Márk Kiss
    • Build a Drupal 8 site with cutting-edge frontend technologies by Gergely Pap, Tamás Barna
    • Storing data with Drupal 8 by Károly Négyesi

    ... and many more

  • Drupal 8 Ready - Australian Seminar Series is going to be held on 6th Aug 2015 across all major cities in Australia. The seminars will provide a high level overview of the changes coming in Drupal 8, specific considerations for different types of users, and approaches for adopting the new CMS. The talk will be relevant to developers, content editors and decision makers alike, and we’ll finish the session with an in-depth Q&A. Feel free to check the venue details of your city and join here.
  • The Seacoast Drupal User Group meetup is on 6th Aug 2015 from 18:00 to 20:00 at Portsmouth, NH.
  • The Berlin Drupal User group meetup is going to be held on 6th Aug 2015 from 19:30 at betahaus. The topic is "Scaffolding with DrupalConsole".
  • The DrupalCamp Wisconsin Hackathon will be on 7th Aug 2015 from 12:00 to 17:00 at NuCivic office in Madison, WI
  • Drupal Rush in Sprints will be held on 8th Aug 2015 from 10:30 to 16:00 at Srijan office in Delhi, India.
  • CADUG Advanced Drupal Meet Up will be held on 11th Aug 2015 from 19:00 to 21:00 at Lake Street Suite 301, Chicago, IL. The event consists of few lightning talks (including one on the Demo Framework for Drupal 8), advanced Drupal discussions and many more.

Whew! That's a wrap!

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