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Matthew Grasmick (grasmash), Technical Consultant with Acquia, joins Mike and Ryan to talk about the Behat testing framework, Drupal 8 beta 1, and Dries' (super-interesting) DrupalCon Amsterdam keynote.
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DrupalEasy Podcast 90: Caviar and Cosmic Dreams

Chris Weber (cosmicdreams) from The Nerdery joins Andrew and Mike for the podcast this week to talk about getting involved in Drupal core development from a novice’s standpoint. We also learn how much MortenDK loves the Drupal Association, Views in Drupal 8, and DrupalCon and community demographics.

Five Stories

  1. Getting involved in core Drupal development - http://drupalofficehours.org/
  2. The Nerdery
  3. A love letter from Morten DK to the DA
  4. Views in Drupal 8
  5. DrupalCon Munich Demographics

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Blue Collar Git - Friday, Oct 26, DrupalCamp Atlanta Pre-camp training $199 

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DrupalEasy Podcast 89: Independent Front Enders

Juan Pablo Novillo Requena (juampy), author of Drush User’s Guide, joins Mike Anello (ultimike) and Ted Bowman (tedbow) to discuss all things Drush, everything that makes Drush awesome, and why (just about!) everybody should be using Drush. They also discuss (sadly at first, then hopeful!) the first DrupalCon to be cancelled, the Drupal Association’s at-large Board of Directors nominations, a new Drupal.org profile field, as well as several other topics, and our picks of the week!

Five Stories

  1. Drush User’s Guide, Drush.
  2. The Cancellation of DrupalCon South America and some smart reactions.
  3. The addition of the “My Mentors” drupal.org user profile field, (early) map of mentor relationships.
  4. DrupalCamp Atlanta Media module code sprint
  5. Drupal Association “at large” BoD nominations http://groups.drupal.org/node/254898

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Work Experience (WE) Drupal Host information (apply by September 21!)

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DrupalEasy Podcast 88: Oh the Huge Manatee!

Wim Leers (Wim Leers on drupal.org) joins Andrew, Ryan, and Mike to discuss the Spark distribution and all the new, cutting edge authoring-experience related modules that go along with it. Lisa Rice from Brevard Workforce also calls in to talk about Drupal workforce development, and everybody discusses the latest Drupal news and makes some outstanding picks of the week.

Five Stories

  1. Spark distribution: Edit module, Mobile friendly navigation toolbar module, Field API Pane Editor module, Icon fonts module, Aloha Editor. Spark developers worked directly wiht Aloha Editor developers, Spark demo site, and an icon font creation tool.
  2. Wunderkraut + Mearra + NodeOne + Krimson merger.
  3. Acquia is the fastest growing software company in the U.S.
  4. Anatomy of a Full-Featured, Responsive (Adaptive?) Slide Show
  5. Lullabot Podcast - the last one??!!!

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DrupalEasy Podcast 87: DrupalCon Munich!

Florian Loretan (floretan on drupal.org), one of the main organizers for DrupalCon Munich, joins Mike Anello and special-guest co-host Ted Bowman to find what attendees can expect at this year’s European DrupalCon. In addition, Ezra Gildesgame (ezra-g on drupal.org) joins in on the fun to talk about the amazing progress of the Conference Organizing Distribution (COD) on Drupal 7. If that isn’t enough, there’s also talk about the Drupal documentation leadership changes, Commerce Kickstarter V2, picks of the week, and a really useful site of the week!

Five Four Stories

  1. Florian Leretan is the co-founder of Drupal development shop Wunderkraut http://wunderkraut.com/ in Munich, Germany. He is one of the many co-authors of The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7. His personal web site is http://happypixels.comDrupalCon Munich discounted flights from Lufthansa and trains from Deutsche Bahn (call +49 (0) 1805 - 31 11 53 and mention the code "Starwood Meeting")
  2. COD for Drupal 7
  3. Drupal Documentation Team Leadership Change
  4. Commerce Kickstart 2

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Drupical - a map-based calendar of future Drupal events.

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DrupalEasy Podcast 86: Reading Rainbow

Ted Bowman (tedbow on Drupal.org) from Six Mile Tech joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello for the first post-summer-vacation DrupalEasy podcast extravaganza! Recent NYC camps, the upcoming Capital Camp, the changing of the guard at the Drupal Association, Aaron Winborn, and a bunch of other recent developments in the Drupalverse are discussed. As always, there are picks of the week (including the “best one ever”), a site of a week, and a preview of upcoming podcast guests.

Five Stories

  1. Ted Bowman mentioned http://www.nycedc.com/
  2. Transition at the Drupal Association
  3. Aaron Winborn’s Special Needs Trust - Please Donate!
  4. 4.5 months until feature freeze, Drupal 8 Multilingual needs help
  5. Plugins (a la CTools) in Drupal 8 core?

Picks of the Week

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Site of the Week

DrupalCon Sydney 2013

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Donate to Aaron Winborn’s Special Needs Trust

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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

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Site of the Week

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

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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”)

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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

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Site of the Week

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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.

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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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