A review of interesting Drupal tutorials posted this week: October 21 - 28, 2015.
Security update. Here's the vulnerability info: Drupal Core - Overlay - Less Critical - Open Redirect - SA-CORE-2015-004
A progress report on the state of Drupal Commerce for Drupal 8.
For Site Builders
User Moderation Sandbox Project for Drupal - Community Management of New Users to Avoid Spammers and Trolls
Looks like a good solution for community sites where you want your users to help you moderate.
Includes a lot of optimization tips.
For Module Developers
Now that Migrate module is included in Drupal 8 core, I can see this being a standard way to do this sort of thing.
Merging changes from GitHub back into Drupal.org
It gives you a better confirmation message than using variable_set() in your update functions.