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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!).
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DrupalEasy Podcast 128: Better Than a Double Root Canal (Drupal 8 Theming: MortenDK)

Morten Birch Heide-Jørgensen (mortendk), owner of geek Royale, a one-man design and theming shop in Copenhagen, Denmark, the King of DrupalCon, and Drupal Association At-Large Board of Directors member joins Ryan, Ted, and Mike to discuss Drupal 8 themeing, NYC Camp (again), Drupal 6 support, and possible growing pains for Acquia. On top of all that, we have picks of the week and Morten answers our “5 questions”!

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. MacBook Pro, Sublime Text 2, Photoshop, Illustrator, Moleskin notebook, Sourcetree, iPhone, iTerm, XtraFinder
  2. The entire Drupal Twig group, especially Mark Drummond (mdrummond)
  3. Brussels, Belgium
  4. Object-oriented programming
  5. Drillability for Twig

Three Stories

  1. NYC Camp Wrapup - information from Forest Mars (forestmars), one of the organizers.
  2. Seeking input from contrib maintainers on extending Drupal 6 support past Drupal 8's release blog post by Angie Byron (webchick).
  3. Drupal community member interviews with Acquia. You won't believe what happens next! blog post by Scott Hadfield (hadsie).

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DrupalEasy Podcast 127: Around the World Party (Acquia Certifications: Heather James, Peter Manijak)

Heather James (Heather), Manager of Learning Services at Acquia and Peter Manijak (LinkedIn profile), Global Certification Lead at Acquia join Ted Bowman and Mike Anello to talk about the first test-based certification program for Drupal developers.

Interview

Five Questions

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

Heather’s first, then Peter’s

  1. Mac, Mac/PC
  2. Kris Vanderwater (eclipseGC), Joe Haskins (jhaskins)
  3. Portugal, Rome
  4. Services, Everything
  5. Kick-butt base theme, agree with Heather

Three Stories

  1. NYC Camp Wrapup
  2. Drupal.org Response to the Heart Bleed Security Incident blog post by Joshua Mitchell (joshuami).
  3. Drupal 8 and the slow death of IE8 blog post by David Corbacho (corbacho).

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DrupalEasy Podcast 126: Where is Yugoslavia? (Théodore Biadala)

Théodore Biadala (nod_), technical consultant with Acquia, and one of the Drupal 8 JavaScript maintainers, joins Andrew, Ted, and Mike to talk about the current (and future) state of JavaScript in Drupal core. Also discussed is Acquia’s new certification program, DrupalCon Latin America, and picks of the week that you’re not going to want to miss!

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. Lenovo ThinkPad, Ubuntu
  2. Reuben Teijeiro (rteijeiro)
  3. Asia
  4. Drupal 8 plugins
  5. Keep the responsive preview patch out of core

Three Stories

  1. Acquia Certification for Drupal blog post by Dries. Drupal core committer takes Acquia Certification exam. You won't believe what happens next! blog post by Angie Byron. Ready for Certification blog post by Heather James. Acquia Certification Developer exam blueprint.
  2. DrupalCon Latin America 2015 Site Selected blog post by Stephanie Torres.
  3. And the Drupal Job Board Will Be Built By… blog post by Leigh Carver (leighc).

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DrupalEasy Podcast 125: History of the (Drupal) World, Part 1

Moshe Weitzman (moshe weitzman), one of the earliest Drupal contributors, Drush and Devel maintainer, and the Director, Research and Development for Acquia joins Mike Anello for a look back down Drupal’s memory lane. Moshe shares stories of the first publically available version of Drupal, the first DrupalCon, and how groups.drupal.org came about. As always, we also cover some Drupal-y news, share our picks of the week, and subject our guest to five questions!

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Five Questions

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

  1. MacBook Air, Megaladon (chef recipes), PhpStorm, Komodo IDE
  2. Wim Leers
  3. New Orleans
  4. JavaScript
  5. Single page apps

Three Stories

  1. Florida DrupalCamp 2014 wrapup
  2. A Million Drupal Sites… And Counting! blog post by Joe Saylor (jsaylor).
  3. (See Moshe’s pick of the week.)

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DrupalEasy Podcast 124: 78 in Pasadena, 79 in Orlando

Christefano (christefano) and Lee Vodra (nodiac), co-founders of Exaltation of Larks and DropLabs and Nate Craddock (nate_craddock), Drupal developer at Princess Cruises join Ted, Andrew, and Mike to talk about Greater Los Angeles DrupalCamp - GLADCamp. A few mentions of Florida DrupalCamp, the battle for the body field, and Drupal 8 versioning also find their way into the podcast, along with our picks of the week!

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. Lee: Mac and PHP Storm, Christefano: Mac and PHP Storm, Nate: Mac and Sublime Text 2
  2. Name one person in the Drupal community we should be keeping an eye on. Lee: Mike Anello, Christefano: Paul Coleman (pcoleman), Nate: n/a
  3. Where would you like to see a future DrupalCon? Lee: New Orleans, Christefano: Long Beach, Nate: Hollywood
  4. What is one aspect of Drupal that you'd like to learn more about? Lee: module development, Christefano: n/a, Nate: twig
  5. If you could add one new feature to Drupal core with the snap of your fingers, what would it be? Lee: n/a, Christefano: migrate in core, Nate: migrate in core (wishes granted!)

Three Stories

  1. The Battle for the Body Field blog post by Jeff Eaton (eaton).
  2. Introducing HubDrop.io: bridging the gap between Drupal.org and GitHub blog post by John Pugh.
  3. Understanding the new Drupal Release Cycle blog post by Steve Burge (stevejburge).

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DrupalEasy Podcast 123: It’s Got Berdir

Alex Pott (alexpott), Cathy Theys (YesCT), and Jozef Toth (mogdesign) join Ted Bowman and Mike Anello to solve all of the Drupal’s community funding problems - or at least to dream about a solution. Alex is one of the Drupal 8 core committers and has successfully used Gittip and other means to be able to raise enough money to work on Drupal 8 full-time. Cathy has successfully found multiple sponsors to support her work in the community (mainly on Drupal 8) and Jozef is co-founder of Drupalfund, a web site where Drupal developers can post projects and request sponsors (think Kickstarter for Drupal). As if that wasn’t enough, we also have picks of the week (including a pick-of-the-week cage match between Ted and Mike) and our 5 (more like 11) questions.

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. Alex: MacBook Pro, PHP switcher, phpStorm; Jozef: MacBook Brackets
  2. Cathy: Marc Drummond (mdrummond); Alex: Ian Thomas (ianthomas_uk); Jozef: crowdfunding folks
  3. Alex: Switzerland; Jozef: Eastern Europe
  4. Alex: JavaScript; Jozef: twig
  5. Alex: CMI; Jozef: Drupal.org built-in fundraising

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DrupalEasy Podcast 122: Insert Witty Title Here

Tim Plunkett (tim.plunkett), Drupal 8 core contributor joins Andrew Riley, Ted Bowman, and Mike Anello to discuss Views in core, the state of the Drupal 8 configuration managment initiative, and to make his prediction as to when we’ll see the first Drupal 8 beta. All that plus a few face at the DA, Panopoly 1.1, and four non-module picks-of-the-week.

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. MacBook Air, phpStorm with vim plugin
  2. Matthew Tift (mtift)
  3. Philadelphia
  4. Advanced caching and performance techniques
  5. Panels

Three Stories

  1. Stepping Down blog post from chx
  2. Panopoly 1.1 Released blog post by Tom Kirkpatrick (mrfelton).
  3. Hello Drupal Community blog post by Lauren Shey, the new Drupal Association Community Outreach Coordinator. Lauren will be responsible for arranging Global Training Days, Community Webinars, keeping up with Drupal Camps and finding ways to support the community. Follow Lauren on Twitter at @lsheydrupal.

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Picks of the Week

  • Andrew - Compass - a CSS framework
  • Ted - Drupal Camp NJ Sunday mentoring - don’t leave camps early - some camps have valuble events/sprints after camps.
  • Mike - HootSuite Pro - a nice tool that can take an RSS feed and automatically push out its items to various social media outlets.
  • Tim - Uncommitted - a python script you can run via cron to remind you of VCS repos with uncommitted code on your filesystem.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 121: Good Soul

Damien McKenna (DamienMcKenna) makes his fourth appearance on the podcast (one more and he gets a tweed jacket!) to talk about the Metatag module and his prolific contribution history. Along the way Ryan Price sneaks in to join Ted Bowman and Mike Anello to discuss Drupal’s 13th birthday, some facts about core development in 2013, and Dries’ Reddit AMA.

Interview

  • Metatag - if you have content that gets indexed by search engines or shared on social media and you care how it appears, then you need to use this module.

Five Questions

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

  1. 17” MacBook Pro, TextMate 2, terminal, git revert.
  2. Time-machine Cathy Theys.
  3. East coast USA!!
  4. Caching & CacheTags
  5. On D8? Panels.

Three Stories

  1. Drupal at 13: All Grown Up? blog post by Josh Koenig (joshk)
  2. This YEAR in Drupal Core (2013) blog post by Angie Byron (webchick) and Jess (xjm)
  3. Dries Buytaert Reddit AMA

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DrupalEasy Podcast 120: Megapage!

Chris Shattuck (chrisshattuck) from BuildAModule.com joins Andrew and Mike to talk about learning and teaching Drupal 8 developer programming concepts, including the almost 3 hours of videos that are already available on BuildAModule.com (object-oriented PHP, autoloading, namespaces, etc…) We also talk about faster PHP, Drupal 8 in the wild, anger a future guest, and short pants.

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. MacBookPro, Komodo
  2. Ryan Kois (kid_icarus)
  3. Vancouver
  4. The sociology of Drupal - what makes Drupal different than other open-source communities?
  5. The ability to associate tutorials with specific pages.

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Three Stories

  1. HHVM and Drupal (i.e. Drupal drinks some RedBull) blog post by Janez Urevc (slashrsm).
  2. Omega vs. Zen - Which Base Theme Should You Choose blog post by John Hannah (friendlymachine).
  3. Last Call Media on Drupal 8 blog post by Catherine Hathaway-Mack (kat_hathaway) with help from Rob Bayless (rbayless).

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DrupalEasy Podcast 119: It Goes in the Body Field

John P. Weiksnar (jpw1116) and Thomas Lattimore (tlattimore) join Ted and Mike to talk about Drupal mini-camps, a new-ish idea that provides many of the features and benefits of a traditional DrupalCamp with much less planning and overhead. Along the way, we talk about all the different ways to add JavaScript and CSS to a Drupal site, learn some bad habits from Ted, get reminded how important mobile devices are, and discover a dead-simple way to test drive Drupal 8.

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. John: Linux/Vim, Thomas: MacBookPro/Sublime Text 3
  2. John: Mike Pirog (pirog), Thomas: Scott Reaser (cottser)
  3. John: Niagara Falls, Thomas: Atlanta
  4. John: VOIP integration, Thomas: Render API
  5. John: DOAP (Description of a project), Thomas: content staging

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Three Stories

  1. 7 ways to add custom JS and CSS to a page in Drupal by Kirill Cebotari (oresh)
  2. An Event Apart SF 2013 Recap blog post by Garret Voorhees (Garret Voorhees)
  3. SensioLabs Raises $6.9 Million To Implement its PHP Framework ‘Symfony’ Everywhere

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Picks of the Week

  • Ted - Recurly module by Nathan Haug (quicksketch) and Ryan Szrama (rszrama) - recurring subscriptions.
  • Mike - BOTCHA Spam Prevention module by Dmitry Danilson (PatchRanger) and Ilya I (iva2k) - contains various “recipies” for keeping robot spammers out (honeypot, timegate, etc…)
  • John - trydrupal8.com by Nick Selvaggio (nickgs) - it is essentially pushbutton deployment of a D8 test instance using Docker.
  • Thomas - Kaleidoscope App - Mac OS X diff and merge tool that supports Git other VCS’s. It has support for many file formats like .PSD & .PNG’s as well.

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