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Can Drupal outdo native applications?

September 14th, 2016

Republished from buytaert.net I’ve made no secret of my interest in the open web, so it won’t come as a surprise that I’d love to see more web applications and fewer native applications. Nonetheless, many argue that “the future of the internet isn’t the web” and that it’s only a matter of time before walled gardens…

What’s new on Drupal.org? – August 2016

September 13th, 2016

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. Our latest update about Drupal.org comes as the Drupal Association has moved out of our central office in Portland, OR, and gone to an all-distributed team. A move of that…

RC7 Now Available

September 13th, 2016

Today we’re happy to announce that we are shipping Angular 2.0.0-rc.7. This small release is focused on bugfixes. What’s fixed? Lazy loading with webpack bundled projects RxJS issues for developers using ES5 IDE Docs Integration – IDEs such as VS Code should now pull in the latest Angular Decorator documentation as reference Read the full…

Angular 1.6 – Expression Sandbox Removal

September 8th, 2016

Important Announcement The Angular expression sandbox will be removed from Angular from 1.6 onwards, making the code faster, smaller and easier to maintain. The removal highlights a best practice for security in Angular applications: Angular template, and expressions, should be treated similarly to code and user-provided input should not be used to generate templates, or…

Drupal 8.2.0-rc1 is available for testing

September 8th, 2016

The first release candidate for the upcoming Drupal 8.2.0 release is now available for testing. With Drupal 8, we made major changes in our release process, adopting semantic versioning and scheduled releases. This allows us to make significant improvements to Drupal 8 in a timely fashion while still providing backwards compatibility. Drupal 8.2.0 is the…

WordPress 4.6.1 Security and Maintenance Release

September 7th, 2016

WordPress 4.6.1 is now available. This is a security release for all previous versions and we strongly encourage you to update your sites immediately. WordPress versions 4.6 and earlier are affected by two security issues: a cross-site scripting vulnerability via image filename, reported by SumOfPwn researcher Cengiz Han Sahin; and a path traversal vulnerability in…

Who sponsors Drupal development?

September 6th, 2016

Republished from buytaert.net There exist millions of Open Source projects today, but many of them aren’t sustainable. Scaling Open Source projects in a sustainable manner is difficult. A prime example is OpenSSL, which plays a critical role in securing the internet. Despite its importance, the entire OpenSSL development team is relatively small, consisting of 11 people, 10…

Angular 2 RC6

September 1st, 2016

Angular 2.0.0-rc.6 is now available on npm! New in this release candidate: Faster Angular 2 through Ahead of Time (AoT) compilation improvements and ES6 2015 modules. More features in Forms:  resetForm, disabled state, validator directive binding, group rebinding, and other improvements. Internationalization (i18n) support. Add an i18n attribute, then use the ng-xi18n tool to extract strings…