January 29, 2016
In Drupal 8, view::clone_view() (Drupal 7) and its inital replacement ViewExecutable::cloneView() was removed in #1858054: Remove ViewExecutable::cloneView(). Occasionally, a module may have the need to copy a view to perform additional query modifications without affecting the original view (think attachments and aggregation). Luckily, there are a couple of ways to perform a similar cloning.
January 20, 2016
In the Drupal 8 Devel module, a wrapper for the Kint debugging tool is included. Here are some useful quick navigation tips that may not be obvious.