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Integrations Roundup: How to plug existing products and services into your site

Integrating with a third party product or service can be one of the fastest (and cheapest) ways of bringing advanced functionality to your site. Companies like Salsa Labs, Salesforce, and Stripe have put lots of work into services that can help you bring a great campaign, donation, or sales platform to market quickly, and without having to build out that functionality yourself.

A Survey of Emerging Technologies That Complement Drupal

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This presentation is a high-level survey of emerging technologies that complement Drupal. Drupal can do a lot of things well, but, Drupal is also capable of working with best of breed tools thanks to its robust framework and vast set of contributed modules. We explore how this integration occurs for some promising technologies.

It's a Bird... It's a Plane... It's ¯\_(ツ)_/¯? Using Machine Learning to Meet Accessibility Requirements

Tired of having to caption all the images on your website? Manually inputting alt tags for images gets tedious, and missing some decreases your site's search weight. Look no further than machine learning. A powerful tool in the field of artificial intelligence, machine learning can be leveraged to solve this tedious task.

Introducing Mediacurrent's Rain Enterprise Distribution with Decoupled Front-End

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In the days where decoupling Drupal's back-end from the Front-End has become an attractive solution and in some cases a necesity, Mediacurrent has developed a Drupal 8 Distribution for Enterprise Systems called Rain.  The RAIN installation packages the best solutions the Drupal community has to offer so that organizations can build sites faster. We have used RAIN internally for the last two years, making improvements along the way prior to its release as an open-source project.

Embracing the modern web using Drupal as a Headless CMS with Gatsby

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Drupal 8 supports a "Headless" mode out-of-the-box. A headless CMS allows content creators to manage their content through a familiar admin interface and providing the content via API endpoints, allowing developers to implement a fully customized front-end experience using reusable components and a modern framework as React. A core feature of Gatsby is its ability to load data from anywhere (Drupal JSON:API endpoint in our example). This is what makes Gatsby more powerful than any other static site generators that are limited to only loading content from Markdown files.