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DrupalEasy Podcast 101: Pinball Wizard

Greg Dunlap (heyrocker), leader of the Drupal 8 Configuration Management Initiative (CMI), joins Andrew Riley, Ted Bowman, and Mike Anello to kick off the 2nd hundred episodes of the podcast. Greg provides an excellent rundown of not only the features of CMI, but also his fund-raising efforts that allowed him to work full-time on it for seven months! In addition, we used Greg as our test subject for a new podcast feature that we call “five questions”, discussed PHP versions, how much money an average Drupal developer makes, and the DrupalCon location selection process. All this, plus our picks of the week (hint: someone’s involved pinball)!

Interview

Greg was named the Drupal 8 Configuration Management initiative lead in March, 2011 by Dries, Funding CMI, Where is the CMI today?.

Five Questions

Each podcast we ask our guests the same five questions. Here are Greg’s answers:
1. 11” MacBook Air (no external monitor!), TextMate, NetBeans, Chrome.
2. Nick Schuch (nick_schuch), Lee Rolands (larowlan), Jeremy Thorson (jthorson), Wim Leers (Wim Leers), Devin Carlson (Devin Carlson), Alex Bronstein (effulgentsia), Tim Plunkett (tim.plunkett), Jesse Beach (jessebeach), Cameron Eagans (cweagans), Alex Pott (alexpott). Clearly, we need to better enforce the pick one rule.
3. Chicago, Las Vegas.
4. Jeff Eaton - eatoncon keynote.
5. Replace FormAPI with Symphony’s form system.
Want to know what the five questions are? Listen to the podcast!

DrupalEasy News

Three Stories

  1. Starting March 15, Drupal 8 will require PHP 5.3.10
  2. Who makes more money? Drupal, WordPress or Joomla developers?
  3. Blog post on the Drupal Association web site by Holly Ross about the future of DrupalCons

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DrupalEasy Podcast 100: Vice President of Drupal

Angie Byron (webchick) joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello for the centennial edition of the DrupalEasy Podcast. We threw our standard format out the window for this episode and discussed a wide range of topics including creating ravenously passionate contributors, migrating modules to Drupal 8, the new Drupal 8 feature that Angie is looking most forward to, Angie’s job description, the tools she uses, what she views as Drupal’s biggest threat, and a whole bunch of other stuff. <--break-><--break->

One Story

All about Angie: Using Drupal book, http://www.webchick.net/, DrupalCon Sydney Presentation, How to Create Ravenously Passionate Contributors, Converting modules from D7 to D8 (Pants!), Drupal core office hours, Core mentoring overview, Drupal 8 wind sprint fridays, Main “jump off” point for what to work on in D8.

DrupalEasy News

Florida DrupalCamp - Saturday, April 20, 2013 - Sponsors include Mediacurrent (Andrew's employer) and DrupalEasy.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 99: Cage Match

Jennifer Lampton (jenlampton) of Jeneration Web Development joins Ryan Price and Mike Anello to talk about the most-excellent new theme engine forthcoming in Drupal 8: twig. Jen tells us everything that’s wrong with theming in Drupal 7, and how twig in Drupal 8 will be like riding a pure white unicorn on candy-coated road across an aqua-blue sky so much better. WYSIWYG in core, microcopy, documentation, and some really good picks of the week are also covered in the last ever 2-digit DrupalEasy podcast!

Four Stories

  1. DrupalCon Sydney Twig presentation, Pixelmord’s twig sandbox.
  2. WYSIWYG in core.
  3. Big Trouble in Little Content: Planning for Reusable Microcopy blog post by Jeff Eaton (eaton).
  4. New Drupal Documentation leader: Lee Hunter. Dries’s announcement, Lee’s blog post.

DrupalEasy News

DrupalEasy is proud to be a sponsor of Florida DrupalCamp 2013, to be held April 20, 2013 at Florida Technical College in Orlando.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 98: Bad(?) 80s Music

Holly Ross, the incoming executive director of the Drupal Association joined Ryan Price and Mike Anello on this episode to talk about the her background, the Drupal community, and her new job. Along the way we learn about her background in community organizing and building as well as her love of awesome 80s music. Other topics discussed include Omega 4, the usability of module names, and the 2012 internet in numbers. 

Four Stories

  1. Holly Ross interview - previously with the Nonprofit Technology Network (yes, it’s a Drupal site), listed in the Nonprofit Times Power and Influence Top 50 four times (2009-2012)
  2. The new face of Omega 4 by Kathryn McClintock (kathryn531) - no more zones and regions, SASS, new layout and grid system
  3. Drupal Modules: Usability Starts With A Name blog post by Julian Granger-Bevan (juliangb)
  4. What Happened on the Internet in 2012

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DrupalEasy Podcast 97: Breaking Records

Emma Jane Hogbin (emmajane), Drupal author, trainer, and all-around superstar of all things Drupal (as well as a bunch of non-Drupal things) joins Andrew Riley and Mike Anello on the first episode of 2013! The trio discusses Emma Jane’s Drupal writing career, recent training events, Drupal 8, and also takes a look back at their favorite Drupal “thing” of 2012. They also say “aloha” to CKEditor, getting off the Drupal island, the most followed Drupal.org issues, and take a sneak peak at Drupal 9. Not leaving well-enough alone, they also make some picks of the week!

Five-ish Stories

  1. Emma Jane Hogbin interview - Front End Drupal book, Drupal User’s Guide book, Digital Drupal workbooks, PHP for Real Drupal Developers course, Lorna Jane Mitchell’s PHP Master book 
  2. Drupal 2012 Highlights
  3. From Aloha to CKEditor blog post from Dries
  4. Getting off the island in 2013 blog post from Larry Garfield, Sunshine PHP Conference
  5. Most followed Drupal.org issues tweet by Angie Byron
  6. Drupal 9 tweet by Dries

DrupalEasy News

DrupalCon Sydney pre-conference training: Blue Collar Git - Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 96: DrupalCon Sydney Preview

Owen Lansbury (owenlansbury), the managing partner of PreviousNext, Australia’s largest Drupal development firm, speaks with Mike Anello about the upcoming DrupalCon Sydney, to be held February 6-9, 2013. The topics covered include how a traveling camp became a ‘con, the growth of the Drupal community in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as details about the upcoming ‘con. If you’re already registered for DrupalCon, this podcast is for you!

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DrupalCon Sydney pre-conference training: Blue Collar Git - Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 95: Deja Vu

Addison Berry, the Lullabot Director of Education and Product Manager for Drupalize.me, joined super-special-guest-host Ted Bowman (tedbow) and stalwart Mike Anello to discuss Addi’s impressive Drupal resume as well as the evolving process of learning Drupal and growing new contributors. Brent Deverman (deverman) joined in to discuss the Site of the Week (CNN Travel), and Ted and Mike wrapped things up with some additional Drupal news and a couple of picks of the week.

Three Stories

  1. Addison Berry (add1sun), Nice Menus, Using Drupal book, Fast Company magazine named her one of the most influential women in tech
  2. 9 modules I'm excited to use in upcoming projects by JD Collier
  3. Open Atrium 2.0 Code Sprint with Pantheon by Mike Potter

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DrupalEasy Podcast 94: Michigan, Minecraft, Montoya, and Mobile Menus

Kendall Totten (starryeyez024) joins Ryan Price and Mike Anello to talk about designing and implementing mobile-friendly navigation. Kendall is a Drupal designer, themer, and trainer with Mediacurrent. Also discussed is the new "Feature Complete Phase" that was recently added to the Drupal 8.x release cycle, all of the wonderful new stuff that has recently been committed to Drupal 8.x, and Acquia's newest pile of cash.

Four Stories

  1. Kendall Totten's Responsive Design: Mobile Menu Options blog post. Brad Frost's Responsive Navigation Patterns blog post, Ryan’s Tip. Kendall's web site: http://www.kendallsdesign.com/.
  2. Drupal 8 Feature Freeze Extended to February 18 blog post by Dries.
  3. Too many changes blog post by Daniel Wehner - rundown of recent commits to Drupal 8.
  4. Acquia raises another $30M blog post by Dries.

DrupalEasy News

DrupalCon Sydney pre-conference training: Blue Collar Git - Wednesday, February 6, 2013.

Picks of the Week

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Site of the Week

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DrupalEasy Podcast 93: Managing Expectations

Cindy McCourt (idcm), author of Drupal: The Guide to Planning and Building Websites, joins Andrew Riley and Mike Anello to discuss (almost) everything there is to know about Drupal project planning, development methodologies, gathering requirements, and everything else that goes into planning a successful Drupal project. Along the way, Greg Dunlop’s (heyrocker) CMI fundraising, comment spam prevention, and Drupal 7.17 are discussed, capped off with our picks of the week.

Five Four Stories

  1. "Drupal: The Guide to Planning and Building Websites" available on amazon, bn.com, and iBooks.
  2. CMI Fundraising Update
  3. Simple Anti-Spam module
  4. Drupal 7.17 

DrupalEasy News

“Drupal Time” performed by Marcia and Gus, graduates from the DrupalEasy Career Starter Program, 2012.

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HP Life e-learning, submitted by Mike Kadan

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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. 

Five Stories

  1. Linux Journal’s Drupal Special Edition
  2. Drupal release cycles, time will tell - blog post by Bert Boerland 
  3. Moving forward with Open Atrium 2.0
  4. Markdown Trolling (relevant XKCD comic)
  5. BADCamp 

DrupalEasy News

DrupalEasy Career Starter Program Class of 2012 Graduates

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Site of the Week

http://WhenWhoWhere.com - submitted by Dan (dansanjou), "The main idea of the site is to help users organize events at a venue of their choice and allow them to discover new venues through the event and user comments."

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