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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 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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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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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 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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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 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.

Sponsors

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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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 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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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 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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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 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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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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If you'd like to leave us a voicemail, call 321-396-2340. Please keep in mind that we might play your voicemail during one of our future podcasts. Feel free to call in with suggestions, rants, questions, or Drupal best practice tips for Ted. If you'd rather just send us an email, please use our contact page.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 118: Is it an Initiative or a Thing?

Cathy Theys (YesCT) makes the quickest return guest visit in the history of the DrupalEasy podcast to help provide Ted and Mike with an overview of the current status of Drupal 8. We talk about most of the Drupal 8 initiatives as well as the-things-that-are-not-initiatives-but-feel-like-initiatives. We also go all meta meta (not a typo), and rejoice at the death of upgrading a site (hello, migrating). If that wasn’t enough Drupal goodness, we also talk about Certified to Rock, Le Tour De Drupal, and the future Panopoly 1.0.

Interview

Five Questions

Each podcast we ask our guests the same five questions. Since Cathy already answered four of them in a previous podcast, here’s her only answer:

  1. menu routing

Want to know what the five questions are? Listen to the podcast!

Three Stories

  1. Certified to Rock is dead, long live CTR
  2. Tour De Drupal, come to DrupalCon Amsterdam by bike
  3. Getting to Panopoly 1.0 and beyond! blog post by Tom Kirkpatrick (mrfelton)

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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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Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Miro. Listen to our podcast on Stitcher.

If you'd like to leave us a voicemail, call 321-396-2340. Please keep in mind that we might play your voicemail during one of our future podcasts. Feel free to call in with suggestions, rants, questions, or time management tips for Ryan and Andrew. If you'd rather just send us an email, please use our contact page.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 117: Thanksgiving at Ted's

Jeff Eaton (eaton), Senior Architect at Lullabot, Drupal core contributor (Token API, Form API), author/maintainer of the Voting API, Entity Views Attachment, and others. Host of the Insert Content Here podcast, and (according to our very unscientific poll) one of the most popular Drupal speakers ever in the history of the world joins Andrew Riley, Ted Bowman, and Mike Anello to talk about what makes a great presentation and (possibly) to retire one of the five questions.

Interview

  • Content strategy
  • Installation profiles
  • Drupal 8
  • Backdrop
  • Outlining Presentations
  • The Platypus Problem

Five Questions

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

  1. Mac Pro, Vagrant, PHPStorm, OmniGraffle.
  2. Wim Leers (wimleers)
  3. Minneapolis
  4. Mark Sonnabaum (msonnabaum), Todd Nienkerk (Todd Nienkerk)
  5. Entity import/export

Want to know what the five questions are? Listen to the podcast!

Three Stories

  1. Open Atrium 2.x official release - download from Drupal.org - official announcement - Work Tracker (replacement for the 1.x case tracker).
  2. Story 2 was skipped because is made Mike grumpy
  3. Drupal.org migration to Drupal 7 - could happen as early as October 31.

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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 116: Bad Part of Town

Jesse Beach (jessebeach), Drupal accessibility expert, Spark team member, and senior front end developer with Acquia joins Ryan Price and Mike Anello to talk about accessibility features going into Drupal 8. Along the way we discuss how to pronounce the word “aural”, the dark recesses of Drupal admin area, and various methods to best pick up animal sounds on podcasts.

Interview

Five Questions

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

  1. MacBook Pro, Sublime Text 2.
  2. Ruben Teijeiro (rteijeiro) and Elli Ludwigson (ekl1773).
  3. Verona, Italy.
  4. Jeffrey A. MacGuire (horncologne ).
  5. Push-button theme import.

Want to know what the five questions are? Listen to the podcast!

Three Stories

  1. Use Honeypot to reduce spam on Drupal 8 (and before) sites - blog post by Chris Hall
  2. Tutorial: Drupal 8 Site Building preview - Less is more - blog post by Heather James (heather) - list of contrib modules added to Drupal 8. See also StackEchange.
  3. chx’s Reddit AMA

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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.

Subscribe

Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes or Miro. Listen to our podcast on Stitcher.

If you'd like to leave us a voicemail, call 321-396-2340. Please keep in mind that we might play your voicemail during one of our future podcasts. Feel free to call in with suggestions, rants, questions, or animal sedatives for Ryan. If you'd rather just send us an email, please use our contact page.

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