Tag1 On 20 Years of Drupal

It’s hard to believe Drupal celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! We are proud to have many team members at Tag1 Consulting who have been there from the very beginning and have a long, storied history as leaders of the Drupal community. Here, meet some long term Drupal contributors, and here about their experiences, the changes they've been part of, and what they see for the future of Drupal.

Lynette Miles

When you think about Drupal.org’s infrastructure - what it takes to keep the website running, one of the first names that comes to mind is Tag1 CTO Narayan Newton. Narayan has long been the head of the team that keeps Drupal.org secure and available to everyone. In this Tag1 Team Talk, in our 20 years of Drupal series, Managing Director Michael Meyers talks with Narayan about how he got started, some...

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's 20 years of Drupal series continues with an interview with Senior Architect Francesco Placella. Francesco has had a Drupal.org account for over thirteen years and in that time has made his own significant contributions.

Lynette Miles

Moshe Weitzman is one of the most long standing contributors to Drupal, with one of the lowest user IDs around. His many additions to the project include the long-term maintenance of Drush, to his most recent addition: Drupal Test Traits. In this edition of our Tag1 Team Talks, Moshe takes time out of his schedule to talk with Michael Meyers, Managing Director of Tag1 to talk about the ups and downs and all of their...

Lynette Miles

In this installment of our 20 years of Drupal series of Tag1 Team Talks, Managing DIrector Michael Meyers talks with another of the earliest Drupalers, Marco Molinari. Marco has been a part of the Drupal community for nearly 20 years, joining the project at about the same time as Tag1 team member Moshe Weitzman. As the creator of the taxonomy, forum, and image modules, Marco contributed some of the most widely...

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...

Lynette Miles

It’s hard to believe Drupal celebrates its 20th anniversary this year! We are proud to have many team members at Tag1 Consulting who have been there from the very beginning and have a long, storied history as leaders of the Drupal community. For example, Tag1’s lead engineers helped develop the software and designed and managed the infrastructure for the first Top 100 web property on Drupal, which was responsible for creating over 30% of Drupal...