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Jay Epstein (jeppy64), Senior Developer with TrakTek joins Mike, Ted, and Ryan to talk about his Relativity Data Model and why he feels it is a superior method for architectuing Drupal sites with a limited number of modules and no custom code. We dive into the techniques, contrib modules, and benefits of the model before our weekly roundup of Drupal news and events.
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Brett Meyer, Director of Strategy at ThinkShout, and Stephanie Gutowski, Community Engagement Organizer/Manager at ThinkShout, join Ted, Ryan, and Mike to talk about video games. Specifically, Dragon Age: Inquisition. Seriously - Brett and Stephanie have an article in the upcoming issue of Drupal Watchdog where they relate content strategy in web sites to content strategy in content-heavy videos games. We also focus on DrupalCon Los Angeles including what we're looking forward to, if sessions are still necessary, community vs. business networking, and if it's possible to only pack a single shirt.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 150: Ultracat (Cathy Theys - Drupal Code Governance)

Cathy Theys (YesCT), Blackmesh Community Liason and Drupal Community organizer extraordinare, joins Mike Anello and a hybrid Andrew Riley-Ryan Price on this 150th episode of the DrupalEasy podcast. We discussed Drupal code governance, Drupal Dev Days, Drupal 8 progress, DrupalCon Los Angeles, Drupal 8 page caching, and running testbot from the command line. We also brainstormed a new set of 5 questions, learned about Cathy's upcoming travel schedule, listened to Ryan perform the Zelda theme song, and wondered about some listener feedback.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 149: Magnetic Pants (Erik Baldwin and Mike Herchel, Florida DrupalCamp 2015)

Erik Baldwin (BLadwin) and Mike Herchel (mherchel), two of the featured speakers for Florida DrupalCamp join Ted Bowman and Mike Anello to talk about their sessions, the other featured speakers, and the wide-range of other activities going on around this weekend's camp. We also pay our respects to Aaron Winborn, discuss content types and other entities, D8 Accelerate, and a host of other Drupal-related topics from the past few weeks.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 148: 18 Minutes Later

WARNING: You have no idea what awaits behind that play button. Take 18 minutes, and call us in the morning. Not for the light of Drupal heart, expectant mothers, or those with liver, neck or back problems. Listen at your own risk.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 147: Ted's Phone Number (Adam Hoenich - Drupal Module Upgrader)

Adam Hoenich (phenaproxima), lead author and maintainer of the Drupal Module Upgrader joins Ryan, Ted, and Mike to talk about moving modules from D7 to D8, MidCamp, D8 Accelerate matching funds, ranking Drupal support mechanisms, and Ted's personal phone number. We also have some great picks of the week, and plenty of information on the upcoming Florida DrupalCamp 2015!

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DrupalEasy Podcast 146: Dries' Baby Bird (Acquia Certifications - Peter Manijak)

Peter Manijak, Director of Certifications at Acquia joins Ted, Ryan and Mike to get an update on the various Acquia Certification exams at the 1-year anniversary of the program. We learn about the four available exams, the exam creation process, as well as some exclusive info! We also talk about if a "site builder" does only "site building", Drupal 8 caching, and our picks of the week!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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  • 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.

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