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Posted Tuesday, July 22 at 9:09 am
Ronan Dowling (ronan), lead developer at Gorton Studios joins Ted and Mike to talk about all the new features in Backup and Migrate 3.0 including file and code backup and a improved plugin architecture. We also get up-to-speed with Drupal 8 development, review some Drupal-y statistics, make our picks of the week, and ask Ronan 5-ish questions.
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DrupalEasy Podcast 92: Mongolian Rollerderby

Katherine Druckman (katherined as well as the LinuxJournal.com webmistress) joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello for our 92nd podcast. We discuss Linux Journal’s special Drupal-only issue, the increasing length of the Drupal release cycle, and Open Atrium 2.0’s roadmap. Ted Bowman also makes a special appearance live from BADCamp to discuss the latest happenings. 

Introducing the DrupalEasy Career Starter Program Class of 2012!

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The DrupalEasy Career Starter Program (DCSP), a one-of-a-kind 10-week, multi-modal Drupal training program is proud to announce the graduation of all 20 of our students from the class of 2012. This is the second year of the DCSP in Brevard County, Florida and we’re excited to watch this year’s graduates become (even more!) active Drupal community members and developers.

DCSP Class of 2012 and instructors

Through a grant from Brevard Workforce, the DCSP’s goal was to retrain 20 unemployed IT professionals and turn them into Drupal professionals. With the retirement of the Space Shuttle fleet in 2011, approximately 8,000 skilled workers lost their jobs at Kennedy Space Center in Brevard County. Our available pool of talented IT professional was HUGE. This year’s DCSP effort received 202 applications for just 20 slots. The vast majority of the students selected had zero Drupal experience coming in. The rest of this post will give you an idea of how much Drupal knowledge and experience they have going out...

Leveraging WebEnabled.com's Remote Git Repositories - for Beginners

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Using Git to move the code base of a Drupal site from a local development environment to a hosting provider (or vice-versa) is a necessary skill that most Drupal site builders should have. Configuring and utilizing a remote Git repository can be an especially daunting task for people who don't have a strong background with version control systems.

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Mini Case Study - TechWell.com

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TechWell logoDrupalEasy was fortunate enough to be be hired to develop version 2.0 of TechWell.com - a software development news site by Software Quality Engineering (SQE). TechWell.com covers a wide range of topics including agile development, software testing, quality assurance, and project management. This mini case study will detail some of the modules and techniques we've used to build the site.

DrupalEasy Podcast 91: Mister Rogers

Longtime friend of the podcast Tom Geller (tgeller) joins Ryan Price and Mike Anello on episode 91 of the DrupalEasy podcast to talk about his recent work on Commerce Kickstart v2 and Lynda.com. We also discuss Drupal's role at a recent Symfony conference, new functionality for Drupal 8 core, as well as some other recent Drupal-related news and out picks of the week.

DrupalEasy Podcast 90: Caviar and Cosmic Dreams

Chris Weber (cosmicdreams) from The Nerdery joins Andrew and Mike for the podcast this week to talk about getting involved in Drupal core development from a novice’s standpoint. We also learn how much MortenDK loves the Drupal Association, Views in Drupal 8, and DrupalCon and community demographics.

Announcing DrupalCamp South Florida 2012

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DrupalCamp South Florida

Dive In! Registration is now open for DrupalCamp South Florida, Saturday, October 20, 2012 at Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The Florida Drupal User Group is again the dive master for this second year camp, which will be bigger and and go deeper than last year. You can follow all the latest developments via @fldrupalcamp and #dcsfl.

The $20 registration for the camp includes a full day of sessions, lunch, and an awesome t-shirt (hint: Crockett and Tubbs).

DCSP Students Going Big with Drupal Community Contributions

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We're a little over halfway through the second edition of the DrupalEasy Career Starter Program (DCSP), and in addition to learning the Drupal basics, our twenty students have also been learning how to leverage the various "satellite technologies" in the Drupal universe (Git, IRC, SSH) to interact and contribute to the Drupal community.

In case you're not familiar, the DCSP is a 20-week program that is aimed at jumpstarting our students' Drupal careers with 10 weeks of classroom training followed by a paid internship with an organization that uses Drupal. We call it "multi-modal" training because in addition to the classroom training, students are also assigned a community mentor, participate in mandatory lab hours, contribute back to the Drupal community, topped off with real-world experience in the form of an internship with one of our WE Drupal host organizations.

DrupalEasy Podcast 89: Independent Front Enders

Juan Pablo Novillo Requena (juampy), author of Drush User’s Guide, joins Mike Anello (ultimike) and Ted Bowman (tedbow) to discuss all things Drush, everything that makes Drush awesome, and why (just about!) everybody should be using Drush. They also discuss (sadly at first, then hopeful!) the first DrupalCon to be cancelled, the Drupal Association’s at-large Board of Directors nominations, a new Drupal.org profile field, as well as several other topics, and our picks of the week!

Leverage Eager, New Drupal Talent for Free. Really.

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DCSP2 lab hoursWe all want rock stars on our projects.  But the reality is, there are more projects out there than there are experienced Drupal developers to handle them.  How can we make more rock stars? WE Drupal. Work Experience (WE) Drupal was developed by Brevard Workforce, our super innovative, Drupal-embracing local workforce agency as a follow-on program for the Drupal Career Starter Program to help jumpstart careers for developing Drupal talent in the region. WE Drupal provides DCSP grads with a salary while they work for companies and organizations within the Drupal Community for up to 10 weeks.