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I am getting excited about Drupal 8

Drupal 8 is better than Drupal 7. Data-modelling, performance, multi-language. It feels so much more robust this day. More functionality is in-core and fully tested.
In a conceptual way, Drupal 8 is not so different from Drupal 7. The Administration-UI’s are the same and you probably will also use the same modules for a project. Site builders will feel really comfortable.
All-in-all I am getting excited about Drupal 8!

Setup Entity Translation the right way

This article contains a detailed instruction on how to setup the Entity Translation module for Drupal 7 websites.
Entity Translation is part of Drupal 8 core and its approach is to translate fields instead of full nodes/entities.

Goal of this tutorial is to set up a multilingual website that can be navigated in multiple languages by visitors and to enable the content to be easily manageable by editors / cms administrators.
To get multilingual right, it’s critical that you configure your content-types and fields with care and precision and upfront, because if content is already in your database it is almost impossible to change these configurations.
So let's go.