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In Search of Elephants

As Community Liaison, I find it important to liaise face-to-face whenever I can, and an opportunity presented itself to visit a community I have not been able to spend time with until now; that in India.

This was going to not only be the first time I’ve worked with the community in India but also my first time in India. I couldn’t help but wonder, “Will I see any elephants?”

The Open Web can still win

Today, the world wide web celebrates its 30th birthday. In 1989, Sir Tim Berners-Lee?invented the world wide web?and changed the lives of millions of people around the globe, including mine.

YOYOW Foundation joins the Drupal Association as a Signature Supporting Partner

YOYOW - or You Own Your Own Words - is a content value network based on blockchain technology. Its goal is to build a network that uses the blockchain to quantify contribution in the content production area, via a decentralized consensus method.?

Regarding critical security patches, we hear your pain.

This post was created jointly by Michael Hess of the Security Working Group, and Tim Lehnen, Executive Director of the Drupal Association.

Headless CMS: REST vs JSON:API vs GraphQL

We compare three different web services implementations based on request efficiency, operational simplicity, API discoverability, and more.

Findings: Instead of adding both JSON:API and GraphQL to Drupal 8 core, I believe only JSON:API should be added. That said, Drupal's GraphQL implementation is fantastic, especially when you have the developer capacity to build a bespoke API for your project.

Keeping up to date with information for Drupal Event Organizers

The events that every year bring us together all over the World are the lifeblood of our vibrant and diverse community. From BADCamp in California, USA, through Global Training Days in Omsk, Russia to Contribution Weekends in Leeds, UK, we have a combined wealth of knowledge and experiences but also challenges and opportunities.

At the Drupal Association, we value highly the commitment made by those who volunteer their time to make these events happen. If I wasn’t British, and therefore terribly understated, at this point I would probably say “You rock!”.

Drupal helps rescue ultra marathon runner

This blog has been re-posted and edited with permission from?Dries Buytaert's blog.

I'm frequently sent examples of how Drupal has changed the lives of developers, business owners and end users. Recently, I received a very different story of how Drupal had helped in a rescue operation that saved a man's life.

Introducing Community Group Sections in the Community Portal

/Community

As mentioned previously, we have been collaborating across the Drupal community on updating and, expanding Drupal.org/community and that work is ongoing. There are still wrinkles to resolve, such as how to make the menus on that page more obvious,?but we are getting there:

Next Steps: Putting the Governance Task Force Recommendations into Action - Part 1

In Part 1 of our response to the Governance Task Force recommendations, we talk about ways the Drupal Association can help to move some of the recommendations forward in the near term.

European Commission will start offering bug bounties for Open Source software

The European Commission worked with the Drupal Security Team to set aside 89,000€ (or roughly $100,000 USD) for a Drupal bug bounty.

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