Lynette Miles

Tag1’s 20 years of Drupal series continues with Alex Ross (bleen | Drupal.org), Sr. Director of Software Engineering at NBC Universal. Alex’s long experience with Drupal starts like many others - where he fell into it almost by accident. From his beginnings as a ‘dumpster diver’ in the issue queue, to becoming an organizer for Drupal Camp NYC, Alex has contributed to Drupal and the community in significant ways. Join Tag1 Managing Director Michael Meyers...

Lynette Miles

Greg Dunlap (aka gdd or heyrocker), former Drupal Initiative lead and pinball enthusiast and current Director of Strategy at Lullabot, joins Tag1 Consulting’s Managing Director Michael Meyers in this Tag1 Team Talk in our 20 years of Drupal series. Greg is another individual who took an unusual route into programming and open source work with projects like Drupal. Over 15 years, Greg’s experience in Drupal has led him from one US coast to the other...

Lynette Miles

The last two years have been eventful for most of us, and the Drupal community is no exception to that. From the shift to online DrupalCons and their return to in person this year, to new releases of Drupal and the revisiting of old ones, it’s been a momentous time. Drupal 7 was originally scheduled to reach end of life (community support) in November of 2021.

Lynette Miles

Drupal 6 reached its end of life Feb 24, 2016. With that end of support, a number of vendors stepped up to take part in the Long Term Support program (LTS). Tag1 Consulting was one of the vendors that have continued to provide support for D6 websites since that time.

Lynette Miles

Everyone’s new once, no matter what it is you’re doing - the first steps you take, the first time you cook your own breakfast, the first time you head off to school on your own, the first time you make a contribution to a project. There’s a first contribution for everyone, and hopefully it’s a good enough experience that you continue contributing, or you take that experience to contribute to multiple projects.

Lynette Miles

Drupal 7 End of Life (EOL) was originally planned for Nov. 2020, about ten years after the initial release of the platform. Given the large user base, this was subsequently extended to Nov. 2021. Then, to provide relief and support for everyone impacted by the pandemic Drupal 7 End of Life was extended another year, to Nov. 2022. The pandemic continues to have a major impact on our lives and our businesses and there continues...

Lynette Miles

Since our last post about it in October 2020, Goose creator and Tag1 CEO Jeremy Andrews and other contributors have continued to add features, functionality, and other improvements to Goose. Some of these changes have been based on real life load tests with Tag1 clients. Jeremy has since written The Goose Book, covering all of those changes, new features, and updates. This new book revamps the documentation for Goose, making it easier than ever to...

Lynette Miles

As Drupal adoption significantly increased in the mid-2000s, a number of agencies formed to professionally support client needs around the creation of Drupal websites. One of these agencies was Zivtech, co-founded by Jody Hamilton and AlexUA. Before Zivtech, Jody was a freelance developer in the early days of Drupal. As a company founder, she helped grow Zivtech into the dominant Drupal development company in the Philadelphia area. As part of...

Lynette Miles

The past year has continued to present significant challenges to everyone, across all sorts of industries and activities - professional, and personal. As people, companies, communities, and governments continue to strive to meet the challenges posed by this exceptionally difficult year, we continue to work together to complete common goals. Here at Tag1, we keep working to face the issues our customers, and the world have to take on. We’ve covered a lot of topics...

Lynette Miles

Developers aren’t the only people involved in making Drupal great. It takes the input of designers, writers, and end users to help make the best software for the most people. In this Tag1 Team Talk celebrating 20 years of Drupal, we have one of those designers: Dawn Aly. Dawn has been an open source proponent through her career, from her first use of Drupal, to VP of digital strategy at Mediacurrent, and on to product...