Drupal Experience Builder Advances with JSON Querying and Enhanced UI Features

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The latest development update by Wim Leers for Drupal's Experience Builder (XB) highlights significant progress across various aspects of the project. Ted Bowman made strides in preventing the uninstallation of modules providing field types used in XB by focusing on querying XB's JSON blobs in the database, in line with Drupal 11's requirement for databases supporting JSON querying. Despite inconsistencies across different databases, Brad Jones is enhancing Drupal's database abstraction layer to support JSON, supported by Pitch-Burgh. To ensure compatibility from the start, the XB CI pipeline was updated to test across multiple databases. 

Additionally, Ben Mullins and Jesse Baker introduced a tree view in the UI, improving navigation on the canvas, while Harumi Jang added foundational support for undo/redo functionality. Active discussions on the data model and testing frameworks were held during the second asynchronous XB meeting led by Griffyn Heels. By Friday, end-to-end tests verifying key functionalities of XB fields were completed, marking a tangible advancement in the project's implementation.

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