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What’s new on Drupal.org? – June 2017

July 18th, 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 Healthcare industry page launched One of our major goals this year is to highlight the power of Drupal in key industries. The Drupal.org industry pages highlight the story…

A new look for our Transparency Report

July 18th, 2017

In 2010, we launched the government requests tool, a new way to publicly document government requests for user data and content removals. It was the first report of its kind and a natural extension of our mission to make information accessible and useful. In the years since, our simple tool evolved into the Transparency Report,…

Take the Survey on the Community Governance Summit

July 18th, 2017

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. Many community members who participated…

Google introduces Hire, a new recruiting app that integrates with G Suite

July 18th, 2017

It’s no secret that attracting top talent is a key driver of business success. But whether you’re looking to recruit a business analyst, bring on an assistant or hire an experienced auto mechanic, building the right teams with the right talent takes time and money. According to a study by Bersin by Deloitte, it takes…

Since U Been Blob

July 17th, 2017

Editor’s note: On World Emoji Day, we’re taking the time to bid farewell to our old Android emoji, known fondly by fans as “blobs.” We’re rolling out a new set of emoji as part of Android O. They’re squishy and lovable—and designed for more consistent communication. Breaking up is hard to do, but we’ll find…

Helping to fight the hunger crisis in Africa and Yemen

July 17th, 2017

In South Sudan, Somalia, northeastern Nigeria and Yemen this spring, families hopefully watched the horizon for rain clouds. The rain never arrived—and after two years of severe drought, food and water continue to be desperately scarce. Twenty million people across the region are facing starvation due to a drought, as well as prolonged conflicts. The…

Ad X-Zyte’s story: All signs point to taking business online

July 17th, 2017

As part of our series of interviews with entrepreneurs across Asia Pacific who use the internet to grow, we spoke with Norachai Lappiam, the founder, CEO, and owner of Ad X-Zyte, to find out how he operates a creative sign-making business with global customers — all without a physical storefront.  Ad X-Zyte founder, CEO, and…

Update on the Department of Labor Lawsuit

July 17th, 2017

Editor’s note: On Friday, an administrative law judge for the United States Department of Labor issued a recommended decision and order regarding a demand for extensive data about Google employees made by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), an agency of the U.S. Department of Labor. The decision concluded that the OFCCP demands…

Drupal Association Board Meeting Summary – 28 June, 2017

July 15th, 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…

Angular 4.3 Now Available

July 15th, 2017

Angular version 4.3 has been released. This is a minor release following our announced adoption of Semantic Versioning, meaning that it contains no breaking changes and that it is a drop-in replacement for 4.x.x. What’s new? We are introducing HttpClient, a smaller, easier to use, and more powerful library for making HTTP Requests. Learn more…