Lynette Miles

Today’s business reality is nearly every company needs at least one website in order to be successful in their business. As organizations get larger, the number of websites companies need also increases. From Human Resources, to sales support, to customer service and support, different groups in your organization may have some similar needs, but different access levels. Making these websites turnkey can reduce the amount of time your IT or devops teams need to spend...

Lynette Miles

Dries Buytaert’s name is known to everyone in the Drupal community. As the originator of the project, project lead, and co-founder of Acquia, Dries has been a pivotal person in the success of Drupal. During this interview, you’ll learn more about some of the accomplishments, accidents, and purposeful decisions that have made Drupal what it is today. While Drupal is an open source project, based in code, many of the things that have made it...

Lynette Miles

In our final episode with the American Federation of Teachers Director of Share My Lesson and eLearning, Kelly Booz, you’ll find out the goals that the Share My Lesson team aimed for with the updated version of their website. Many of these goals have the intention of helping SML users find what they need, or in some cases, who they need. Accessibility is a key factor for SML, from mobile support, to responsive theming, to...

Lynette Miles

As we continue to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Drupal, we approach the project from a different angle. Today’s Tag1 Team Talk guest is Senior Infrastructure Engineer Greg Lund-Chaix. Greg’s experience includes not only Tag1, but wealth of experience gained in the Oregon State University Open Source Lab. While Greg’s name may not be prevalent in Drupal’s code, his contributions have nonetheless helped Drupal become what it is today. In this...

Lynette Miles

Vice President of Software Engineering Fabian Franz, is another of Tag1 Consulting’s long time contributors to Drupal. Fabian is a core committer, helped bring Twig into Drupal Core, and helped develop and is a maintainer of Drupal’s caching system. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Managing Director Michael Meyers caught up with Fabian to talk about Fabian’s time in the community, what he’s most passionate about and proud of, and how he got to where he...

Lynette Miles

In our ongoing series of Tag1 Team Talks commemorating the 20th anniversary of Drupal, Tag1 Senior Architect and long-time Drupal contributor Nat Catchpole joins Managing Director Michael Meyers to talk about Catch’s time in the Drupal community. Catch has nearly 8500 commits in his 15 years working with Drupal. He’s worked on a wide variety of modules, as well as holding the dual positions of Drupal Core Release Manager and the...

Lynette Miles

Tag1 Managing Director Michael Meyers has been a face in front of the Drupal community for over 16 years. His enthusiasm, willingness to talk with everyone in the community about the challenges they face, and readiness to meet those challenges - from his own companies or the companies he works for, have been a force in Drupal. In this installment of our 20 years of Drupal series, Tag1 Principal Technical Writer...

Preston So

Part 1 | Part 2 Open-source software development isn't easy. There are few people who know this more intimately well than Angie Byron (webchick), who is one of the best-known community leaders in the Drupal ecosystem and Senior Director, Product and Community Development at Acquia. Over the course of Angie's fifteen years in Drupal contribution, the content management system has undergone a series of disruptive and significant changes that have reinvented the community...

Preston So

Research shows that if your application introduces latency of even a few milliseconds, your business revenue can suffer immensely. At Tag1, we often have clients approach us with concerns about high traffic. Load testing and performance tuning often elicit groans from architects and developers more interested in building features, but it is a critical step in the process to ensuring your web application can operate at scale under heavy load. Though other load testing ecosystems...

Preston So

Content collaboration has long been table stakes for content management systems like WordPress and Drupal, but what about real-time peer-to-peer collaboration between editors who need direct interaction to work on their content? The WordPress Gutenberg team has been working with Tag1 Consulting and the community of Yjs, an open-source real-time collaboration framework, to enable collaborative editing on the Gutenberg editor. Currently an experimental feature that is available in a Gutenberg pull request, shared editing in...