Nitro Beta 1, Craft CMS conference updates, news, plugins, tips and more.

Hello Craft friends. Now that you've finished your Zoom meeting, it's time for some Craft links.

The big news in this issue is the release of the Nitro Beta 1, the official local development tool from the Craft team. We've also got the cancelation of Dot All 2020, a possible replacement Craft conference, EOL extensions for Craft 2 and Commerce 1, and news on the 3.5 release date.

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Craft 3.5 release date hints

Brandon said Craft 3.5 would be released "before the end of summer." To view that link, you’ll need to be part of the Craft Discord group.

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For some readers, the previous issue of this newsletter ended up in their SPAM inboxes.

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