Principles of Configuration Management

Submitted by mtift on Thu, 02/19/2015 - 19:07

At this point, there is perhaps no better introduction to Drupal 8's new configuration system than Alex Pott's two-part article, "Principles of Configuration Management":

If you want to learn more about CMI, this is the place to start.

Drupal 8: Configuration Management Walk-through

Submitted by mtift on Fri, 01/03/2014 - 10:54

Today Kyle Hofmeyer from Lullabot posted a basic overview of CMI:

If you would like to help get Drupal 8 to a point where simple changes to configuration -- like the one in Kyle's video -- don't cause fatal errors, check out the issues in the tabs above (Focus Issues, Beta Blocker, etc.), especially Making configuration synchronisation work.

Upcoming CMI Meetings

Submitted by mtift on Mon, 12/30/2013 - 19:33

Contrary to popular belief, the Drupal 8 Configuration Management Initiative (CMI) is not done. In fact, there is still a fair amount of work remaining. To help get some momentum, we are going to start holding CMI IRC meetings in #drupal-cmi every other Monday at 20:00 UTC (3pm Eastern). Our next IRC meeting will be Monday, January 13 at 20:00 UTC. Additional meetings will be on January 27, February 10, 24, etc.


Midwest Developer Summit in Chicago

Submitted by admin on Mon, 07/29/2013 - 12:33

Interested in helping out with CMI? This year’s Midwest Drupal Summit (MWDS) will be held August 15-17 at’s offices on Chicago’s North Side and will consist exclusively of well-organized sprints focused on breaking down remaining release blockers and helping to ensure that Drupal 8 is the best and most polished version of Drupal yet.

Read more about this event at Midwest Drupal Summit.

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