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094 API Changes in D8 with Théodore Biadala - Modules Unraveled Podcast

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  • What are some of the APIs that have changed from D7 to D8?
  • Javascript frontend changes
    • Reduce use of jQuery
  • PHP API changes
    • Declare script dependencies in Yaml file
    • Removing drupal_add_js and drupal_add_css in favor of attachments
    • Can’t add scripts/css/js in .info files
  • How to test Javascript and frontend
  • Documentation
    • only covers php documentation

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049 Francesco Placella and Entity Translation in Drupal 8 Core - Modules Unraveled Podcast

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Translation as it is in Drupal 7

  • How has translation been done (in Drupal) in the past?
  • Why Entity Translation? What holes does it fill?
  • The second beta of Entity Translation was just released at the end of November, what kinds of updates were included with that?
  • What’s left to do before a 1.0 release?
    • Roadmap in the issue queue:
  • Does ET integrate/use TMGMT? (Translation Management Tool)

Entity Translation in Drupal 8

  • Entity Translation has been committed to Drupal 8 core! Congratulations! When did that happen?
  • How will translations be handled in Drupal 8?
  • Before we started recording you mentioned some other entity related aspects you ran into while getting ET into D8. Would you mind talking about some of those?

Questions from Twitter

  • Transition (‏@Transition) - @ModsUnraveled how's support for CJKV languages? Chinese characters and such.
    • Is there somewhere people can go to find out more about unicode in Drupal 8?
  • Cathy YesCT (@ctheys) - Could it be said Entity Translation is a culmination of X months/years of work? #MUP049 #drupal #d8mi
    • Started Feb 2009
  • Thomas Svenson (@tsvenson) - Will revisioning & staging work on translations too? With WB Moderate only the original content is staged, not the translations. #MUP049

017 Gabor Hojtsy and the Multilingual Initiative for Drupal 8 - Modules Unraveled Podcast

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This week I talk with Gábor Hojtsy about the Multilingual Initiative for Drupal 8.

Questions he answers

  • For those who’ve not heard of the Multilingual Initiative, can you tell us what it is and what it will accomplish?
  • Is it just a way to translate text on a page? Can’t Google do that?
  • What have you accomplished so far?
  • How do you manage all these tasks?
  • What are the big things still to be worked on?