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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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The DrupalEasy Podcast is a weekly review of new developments and announcements in the worldwide Drupal community, with regular appearances by notable contributors and Drupal book authors. Hosts Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, Ted Bowman, and Michael Anello bring their collected experience and geeky obsessions to the virtual airwaves with 5 Stories, Picks of the Week, and our listener-submitted Site of the Week. Subscribe on iTunes or your favorite podcast directory.

DrupalEasy Podcast 85: Out of Our League

Lin Clark (linclark on Drupal.org) leaves Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello speechless with her vast knowledge of RDF, microdata, and the semantic web on this episode of the DrupalEasy Podcast. Lin talks about how she favors microdata (check out her new Microdata module) over RDF, her super-cool Web Taxonomy module, and a bunch of other things that demonstrates why she’s one of the Drupal community’s brightest minds. Other topics covered include Zen 5.0 and Google’s “recommendation” of responsive design.

Five Stories

  1. Lin Clark interview - Web Taxonomy moduleIBM Developer Works articleDrupal Documentation Web moduleMicrodata moduleSearch Engine Rich Snippets (via the Google)
  2. Google “recommends” responsive design
  3. Why Web Development is Like Building a House
  4. Drupal.org Project Retention, Download to Usage by Scott Reynen
  5. Zen 5.0 announcement

Picks of the Week

Sponsor

WebEnabled.com

Site of the Week

The new Drupal Association Store! https://association.drupal.org/store

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Listener Homework

Try out Lin’s Microdata module.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 84: Jake Who?

Jake Strawn (himerus on drupal.org), fearless leader of the Omega base theme, joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello for a best practices discussion for responsive theming with Omega. They tackle commonly confusing questions including "what's with all the CSS files?", mobile navigation, advertising images, and "what the heck is the Delta module supposed to do?" Other news-y stories discussed include the DrupalCon Code of Conduct discussion, Views in core, and the “Spark” prototype.

Five Stories

  1. Omega base theme best practices, http://www.drupal.org/project/adaptive_image, http://www.drupal.org/project/delta
  2. Views in Core effort: http://www.angrydonuts.com/help-fund-views-in-corehttp://www.angrydonuts.com/chaos-world-tour-12
  3. The Kernel has landed - first bits of WSCCI merged into Drupal 8
  4. DrupalCon Code of Conduct
  5. Drupal core inline editing distribution prototype (“Spark”)

Picks of the Week

Sponsor

WebEnabled.com - http://webenabled.com/try-drupal 

Site of the Week

If you'd like your site highlighted, please submit it at http://DrupalEasy.com/siteoftheweek.

Listener Homework

Go fix all the CSS in all the Omega subthemes you’ve ever created.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 83: Climbing the Drupal Ladder

Bryan Hirsch (bryanhirsch on drupal.org) and Kay VanValkenburgh (kay_v on drupal.org) join Andrew Riley and Mike Anello on this week’s episode of the DrupalEasy podcast to talk about the Drupal Ladder, a community project they started to help train future Drupal core contributors.

Five Stories

  1. The Boston Initiative, DrupalLadder.orgrelated Drupalize.me videos.
  2. Drupal Association Community Cultivation Grants available
  3. David Rothstien added a Drupal 7 maintainer
  4. Improved session selection process for DrupalCon Munich
  5. The second rate citizens of DrupalCon

Picks of the Week

Sponsor

WebEnabled.com

Site of the Week

http://www.outdoormovie.com/ submitted by Michael J. Ross

If you'd like your site highlighted, please submit it at http://DrupalEasy.com/siteoftheweek.

Listener Homework

Complete the first 3 rungs of the Drupal Ladder by the next podcast.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 82: Mapping Middle Earth

Brandon Morrison (Brandonian on drupal.org) joins Andrew Riley and Mike Anello on the first post-DrupalCon Denver edition of the podcast to talk about all things Geo in Drupal 7. Brandon is one of the maintainers of the GeoField module and is an active member of the Drupal Geo community.

Five Stories

Picks of the Week

Sponsor

WebEnabled.com - we heart them!

Site of the Week

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Listener Homework

Download and checkout TileMill - you’ll thank us later.

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DrupalEasy at DrupalCon Denver: Krazy with a K

The last of our series of batched interviews from DrupalCon Denver 2012, we talk to Ryan Szrama of the Drupal Commerce project, Colleen Carroll and Robin Barre from Palantir talking Workbench, and last but not least Dan Reif from Black Mesh.

News Stories

  1. DrupalEasy Training in South Florida recap
  2. Black Mesh interview with Dan
  3. Drupal 7 Field Modules Poularity by Lin Clark
  4. A Case Study of Workbench session by Colleen and Robin
  5. eCommerce any way you need it session by Ryan

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Picks of the Week

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WebEnabled.com

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DrupalEasy at DrupalCon Denver: Florida Drupal Empire

In our continuing series of batched interviews from DrupalCon Denver 2012, you will hear how HP is entering the cloud with Matt Butcher. Then we introduce you to two awesome ways to get Drupal News - Drupal Sun from Evolving Web and the Weekly Drop newsletter by Bob Kepford. Guest host Joe Moraca.

News Stories

  1. DrupalCon Denver ReCap including Dries' Keynote, Core Conversations, and Drupal in Education Unconference
  2. HP Cloud - Developer Experience (with a module, see this blog post)
  3. Distribution packaging on Drupal.org
  4. Drupal Sun interview with Willem from Evolving Web
  5. The Weekly Drop interview with Bob Kepford

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WebEnabled.com

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DrupalEasy at DrupalCon Denver: Drupal Times Three

This is a "power hour" of  three heavyweight interviews from DrupalCon Denver 2012 - first up is Josh Koenig from Pantheon, followed by Matt Cheney from Chapter3 - you won't believe the last two interview guests until you hear it (and drink!). Guest host Steve Edwards.

News Stories

  1. Pantheon is open to the public, and redesigns their dashboard
  2. Chapter Three releases Open Academy and Panoply
  3. DrupalCon US 2013 will be in Portland, OR in May
  4. Drush 5 is released
  5. Drupal 8 Blocks and Layouts Everywhere Initiative (Scotch)

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WebEnabled.com

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DrupalEasy at DrupalCon Denver: Dani Nordin and Ken Woodworth

This is a design-related batch of interviews from DrupalCon Denver 2012 - we have two interviews, one with UX pro and OReilly author Dani Nordin, followed by the designer of the DrupalCon Denver website, Ken Woodworth. Guest host Johan Falk.

News Stories

  1. Freepager Module
  2. Rules Mastery training at DrupalCon Denver
  3. Four Weeks of Drupal (check the sidebar)
  4. Dani's Drupal books for designers at O'Reilly
  5. Ken Woodworth's DrupalCon Denver designs on Dribbble

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WebEnabled.com

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If you'd like to leave us a voicemail, call 321-441-3964. 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 anti-alien abduction tips for Andrew. If you'd rather just send us an email, please use our contact page at http://DrupalEasy.com/contact

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DrupalEasy at DrupalCon Denver with MortenDK and DamienMcKenna

This is our first batch of interviews from DrupalCon Denver 2012 - first we get a quick word from Nate Hill of San Jose Public Library, then we hear from Damien McKenna and MortenDK about their hopes and dreams for DrupalCon and their projects. Cameo appearance by Steve Edwards.

News Stories

  1. Social Library Websites from the 2012 Public Library Association conference in Philadelphia
  2. Metatag module for Drupal 7 nears a final release
  3. Front End United Conference, 20-22 April, 2012, Amsterdam

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WebEnabled.com

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DrupalEasy Podcast 76: Rooftop Party

Chris Strahl from the office of the CTO at Acquia joins Ryan and Mike to talk about Acquia’s new Large Scale Drupal Initiative where some of Acquia’s largest clients are working together on enterprise Drupal issues and contributing all of the results back to the community. Other topics include Commerce Guys’ funding, more bluecheese, Drupal’s "Experience Gap", and Configuration Management in core!

Five Stories

  1. Large Scale Drupal - Large Scale Drupal Project and Plans. Chris Strahl’s presentations at DrupalCon Denver: It’s more than pushing out data - personal sensors and data collection with mobile devicesBuilding and securing government Drupal sites in the cloud
  2. Commerce Guys secures $5M in funding
  3. New groups.drupal.org theme (bluecheese) now in testing
  4. Configuration management system committed to Drupal 8
  5. Drupal’s Experience Gap

Picks of the Week

Sponsor

WebEnabled.com

Site of the Week

DoggCatcher - DoggCatcher is a podcast player for Android. The site gives info about the app, and has a useful FAQ and Forum.

If you'd like your site highlighted, please submit it at http://DrupalEasy.com/siteoftheweek.

Listener Homework

Find Andrew.

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