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Posted Monday, February 23 at 11:05 pm
Steve Burge (steveburge), founder of OSTraining.com joins Andrew, Ted, and Mike to talk about a new blog post series about cities transforming themselves into tech-friendly places with smart investment and forward thinking leaders. We also dive head-first into Drupal.org's content strategy, the evolution of Drupal.org forums, and various ways to pronounce the word "route". Picks of the week includes some free videos, BackDrop on Pantheon, and DrupalCon India.
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Podcast

DrupalEasy Podcast 145: Route vs. Root vs. Roots (New Tech Cities - Steve Burge)

Steve Burge (steveburge), founder of OSTraining.com joins Andrew, Ted, and Mike to talk about a new blog post series about cities transforming themselves into tech-friendly places with smart investment and forward thinking leaders. We also dive head-first into Drupal.org's content strategy, the evolution of Drupal.org forums, and various ways to pronounce the word "route". Picks of the week includes some free videos, BackDrop on Pantheon, and DrupalCon India.

Interview

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

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Five Questions (answers only)

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Drupal Way by Marcia Buckingham (acmaintainer) (vocals, bass and mandolin) and Charlie Poplees (guitar). The lyrics by Marcia Buckingham, music by Kate Wolfe.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 144: Ted Blocks Dancing Sharks (Flag module in D8 - Tess Flynn)

Tess Flynn (socketwench), Drupal Developer at Blink Reaction and co-maintainer of the Flag module, joins the full crew to talk about her co-maintainership of Flag module, her journey to port it to Drupal 8, and Zardoz. We also learn that Ted protects himself from time-sucking web sites, Andrew's future employment dreams, and that Ryan is the only one looking out for Mike.

Interview

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

Sponsors

Picks of the Week

Upcoming Events

Five Questions (answers only)

  • Macbook Air (work) Macbook Air running arch linux (home) - PHPStorm
  • Jesus Manuel Olivas
  • Twin Cities
  • Dev ops
  • Media handling

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DrupalEasy Podcast 143: Scheming (Schema.org integration in D8 - Stéphane Corlosquet)

Stéphane Corlosquet, Sachni Herath, Kevin Oleary, Chris Wells, and Kay VanValkenberg join Mike, Ted, and Ryan for a look into Drupal 8's impressive integration with Schema.org. The RDF UI module is really the star of the show, it promises to provide a super-easy way to create a content type based on an existing schema. We also talk about Dries' 2014 Drupal retrospective, Twig syntax vs. tokens, and Mike's bad internet connection causes hijinx. Picks of the week include a font for demos, a lightweight alternative to a popular Drupal module, and Views changes in D8.

Interview

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

Sponsors

Picks of the Week

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Intro Music

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DrupalEasy Podcast 142: New Jersey (News Lightning Round)

...and we're back! After a holiday hiatus, Andrew, Ryan, Ted, and Mike are back for a guest-less news round-up. We set the timer and spent 3 minutes on over a dozen different Drupal-related news items from the past 8 weeks. Topics covered include Drupal 8, Drupal.org user personas, a major merger, someone gets a job, and several 2014 lists, along with our picks of the week.

Interview

  • None!

DrupalEasy News

Lots of Stories

Sponsors

Picks of the Week

  • Mike - Context Entity Field by mavimo. Provides a Context condition that returns true when a particular entity field contains a particular value.
  • Ryan - PHP the Right Way by Josh Lockhart and the PHP community is a consise collection of articles on PHP best practices from OOP to Design Patterns to Security and everything in between. Voices of VR Podcast by Kent Bye.
  • Andrew - Smart Trim module - implements a new field formatter for textfields that improves upon the "Summary or Trimmed" formatter built into Drupal 7.
  • Ted - Views Beans module - creates Bean types for Views Content Pane displays allowing per Bean settings.

Upcoming Events

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Intro Music

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DrupalEasy Podcast 141: With or Without the "L"? (Amy Parker, Acquia U)

Amy Parker, Director of Acquia U joins Mike Anello and Ryan Price to talk about the relaunch of Acquia U, as well as the partnership between DrupalEasy and Acquia U. Drupageddon (or is it Drupalgeddon?) is discussed, along with our picks of the week.

Interview

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

  1. Stay for the Community by Greg Dunlap (heyrocker).
  2. Drupageddon!

Sponsors

Picks of the Week

Upcoming Events

  • Drupal 8 Migrate in Core virtual sprints every Wednesday from 7-9pm EST on #drupal-migrate
  • BADCamp - November 6-9, 2014.
  • If you're interested in career opportunities or learning more about Acquia University, we will be at BADCamp, Baltimore DrupalCamp November 7th, and DrupalCamp Ohio on November 14th and 15th.

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Intro Music

Drupal Way by Marcia Buckingham (acmaintainer) (vocals, bass and mandolin) and Charlie Poplees (guitar). The lyrics by Marcia Buckingham, music by Kate Wolfe.

Bonus links

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DrupalEasy Podcast 140: Oh *Beha*ve! (Matthew Grasmick, Behat)

Matthew Grasmick (grasmash), Technical Consultant with Acquia, joins Mike and Ryan to talk about the Behat testing framework, Drupal 8 beta 1, and Dries' (super-interesting) DrupalCon Amsterdam keynote.

Interview

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

  1. Drupal 8 beta 1
  2. Scaling Open Source Communities blog post by Dries. State of Drupal presentation video

Sponsors

Picks of the Week

Upcoming Events

  • Drupal 8 Migrate in Core virtual sprints every Wednesday from 7-9pm EDT on #drupal-migrate
  • BADCamp - November 6-9, 2014.
  • Pacific NW Drupal Summit - October 17-19, 2014.

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Intro Music

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DrupalEasy Podcast 139: Vibraslap (Joshua Mitchell, Drupal Association CTO)

Joshua Mitchell (joshuami), CTO of the Drupal Association joins Mike Anello, Ted Bowman, and Ryan Price to talk about his job duties, the future of Drupal.org user profiles, the new jobs.drupal.org site and a bunch of other Drupal-y happenings.

Interview

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

  1. Today there are zero Drupal 8 beta blockers! Here's what's next blog post by xjm - alpha 15 was tagged and released, if there are no new beta blockers found in the next 2 weeks, then the first beta will be released!
  2. Announcing the New Drupal Jobs Career Site - jobs.drupal.org. Free job post coupon
  3. Drupal Career Online: Pros and Cons of Acquia Dev Desktop Beta 2

Sponsors

Picks of the Week

Upcoming Events

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DrupalEasy Podcast 138: Touch of Gray (Rick Manelius - PCI Compliance)

Rick Manelius (rickmanelius), project architect at NEWMEDIA, and one of the leading minds in our community when it comes to PCI Compliance, joins Mike Anello to further demystify PCI Compliance and the role it plays in any site that involves credit card data. We also discuss two-factor authentication, when we might see a Drupal 8 beta, and Drupal’s persistence.

Interview

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

  1. Two-factor authentication coming to Drupal.org - try to crack it! - blog post by Greg Knaddison (greggles).
  2. Drupal core updates for September 4, 2014 - blog post by Gábor Hotsjy.
  3. How does Drupal persist with being so horrible to use? - Reddit post by spoco2

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Picks of the Week

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Intro Music

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DrupalEasy Podcast 137: Are you the Drupal guy? (Dries Buytaert)

Dries Buytaert (Dries), founder and lead of the Drupal project and co-founder and CTO of Acquia joins Mike, Andrew, Ryan, and Ted for a very special episode of the podcast. We peppered Dries with questions on wide array of topics including Drupal 8 pace, semantic versioning, and initiatives, funding core development, Drupal 6 support, Acquia Lift, Acquia Engage, Dries’ score on the Acquia Certification Exam, the founding of Acquia, and not-exactly-why Taylor Swift was cut from one of his keynotes (phew!).

Interview

Five Questions

Each podcast we ask our guests the same five questions, but since Dries already answered them, we came up with five new questions, just for him. His answers:

  1. He hasn’t taken it yet, but is hoping for a 65.
  2. About a year ago.
  3. No idols but there are a lot of people he aspires to like Elon Musk, Warren Buffett, Steve Jobs, Linus Torvalds.
  4. Yes, at the supermarket.
  5. No answer (he’ll get back to us).

DrupalEasy News

  • Drupal Career Online - our long-form, Drupal career training program is now online, and open to anyone to apply. Florida residents may be eligible for a full scholarship through their local workforce board, contact us for details.

ThreeTwo Stories

  1. Drupal 7.31 security update - worked together with the WordPress community. Wordpress announcement
  2. Drupal 6 Support - continue support for 6.x for 3 months after 8.x is released.

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Intro Music

Drupal Way by Marcia Buckingham (acmaintainer) (vocals, bass and mandolin) and Charlie Poplees (guitar). The lyrics by Marcia Buckingham, music by Kate Wolfe.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 136: Wolves (Jason Smith - Weather.com)

Jason Smith (Silcon.Valet), Solutions Architect for Mediacurrent, joins Mike, and Ryan to talk about one of the highest-trafficked sites in the world re-launching on Drupal: weather.com. Other topics discussed include the Acquia CEO’s recent Reddit AMA, sprint nutrition, and Damien McKenna.

Interview

Five Questions

Each podcast we ask our guests the same five questions. Here are the answers:

  1. MacBook Pro, PhpStorm, Vagrant
  2. Damien McKenna
  3. Atlanta
  4. Drupal 8
  5. A “flushing” sound when the cache is flushed.

DrupalEasy News

  • Drupal Career Online - our long-form, Drupal career training program is now online, and open to anyone to apply. Florida residents may be eligible for a full scholarship through their local workforce board, contact us for details.

Three Stories

  1. Drupal 7.30 released to fix an issue with 7.29 that introduced a regression that could cause loss of file data attached to certain entities.
  2. Tom Erickson, CEO of Acquia, Reddit AMA
  3. Healthy Sprinting blog post by Lewis Nyman (Wunderkraut).

Sponsors

Picks of the Week

Upcoming Events

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Intro Music

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