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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.
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DrupalEasy Podcast 67: Randrew’s Open Source Socks

 

Emma Jane Hogbin and Erich Ludwig join Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello in this super-sized podcast to discuss Emma Jane’s new book, “Drupal User’s Guide”, Acquia’s new “U”, and a bunch of other Drupal-related stories from the past couple of weeks.

Five Stories

  1. Drupal User’s Guide (use the coupon code DRUPALUSER for a steep discount) by Emma Jane Hogbin (emmajane on Drupal.org), published by Prentice Hall. Also be sure to check out Emma Jane’s upcoming Responsive Web Design for Drupal (online) workshop starting December 1, 2011.
  2. Acquia announces AcquiaU, a training and hiring program for recent university graduates and career changers. Six weeks of Drupal training followed by 3 six-week rotations through various divisions of Acquia. Applications now open, for more information: training@acquia.com.
  3. 30 small modules vs. 1 large module
  4. Sitecore FUD
  5. DrupalCamp New Hampshirehttp://www.schoolyard.com/

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8 comments

Guest wrote 2 years 36 weeks ago

Thanks.. I've listened to about a dozen

I downloaded at least a dozen of your podcasts and listed to them on a recent trip (to Singapore where I saw Dries). I am building my Drupal library and would very much appreciate a chance at Emma Jane's book.

My user id at webstocks (and d.o.) is dougsap. Thanks! Doug

Guest wrote 2 years 36 weeks ago

I do in fact have a module for that...

To count how many modules I've written and how long its been since I last wrote one. :) http://drupal.org/sandbox/davereid/1204462

- Dave Reid

ultimike wrote 2 years 36 weeks ago

wow

Wow - you might need an intervention!

-mike

Guest wrote 2 years 36 weeks ago

I'm a new listener and Drupal

I'm a new listener and Drupal user/developer. The book looks like it would be useful to me.

I registered on drupal.webstocks with the username 'forestplay'.

Guest wrote 2 years 37 weeks ago

How could you???

I want Emma Jane's book, and so I went to the evil Drupal Webstocks and wasted an enormous amount of time! Thanks a bunch!

My username there (as everywhere else) is mollyavalon.

I also signed up for the Weekly Drop and am thinking about spending the money for a subscription to .net magazine. Incidentally, according to their Wikipedia page, it was called Practical Web Design in the US (but apparently not any more, because I can't find it under that name).

I always get good stuff, more Drupal Ed, from your podcast.

ryanprice wrote 2 years 37 weeks ago

Thanks for the lovely

Thanks for the lovely comment, Molly. It's good to know we introduced people to new things.

Ryan Price
@liberatr

Guest wrote 2 years 37 weeks ago

DrupAtlas: Help Drupal & Put your best projects on the map

Thanks for featuring the DrupAtlas in your podcast. You struggled with the concept so here is an explanation.

WHAT IS DRUPATLAS?
DrupAtlas is a chance for any agency or developer to showcase their trophy projects. By displaying projects on a global map we form a picture of how extensive Drupal Adoption is.

We have pre populated DrupAtlas with the 187 Drupal sites in the Inc 5000, lots of Fortune 500 companies and those mentioned on Dries's blog.

We invite you to contribute your projects to show the world "Where on earth is Drupal?"

http://drupatlas.livelinknewmedia.com (click on the + icon at the bottom)

Read more about DrupAtlas: http://www.livelinknewmedia.com/blog/drupal/all-roads-lead-to-drupal

Guest wrote 2 years 37 weeks ago

TheWeeklyDrop.com

Thanks for mentioning http://TheWeeklyDrop.com newsletter. It's been getting a great reception in the community which is great.

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