Lynette Miles

During the COVID-19 pandemic, education looks as different as everything else. Teachers and other educators are working hard to help their students learn, and lesson plans are often key to that learning experience. People are most familiar with collaboration in person - but the current situation means more of us, educators included, are working and sharing resources online. Share My Lesson provides free resources for teachers, parents, and other educators. The American Federation of Teachers...

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

Funding your interests isn’t always easy, and that’s true of many open source projects as well. The majority of open source projects are created and maintained by people working on their projects in their spare time. For some, their employers or other companies are willing and able to sponsor open source development projects, enabling their maintainers to do work they would not otherwise be able to do. In this Tag1 Team Talk, CodeMirror and ProseMirror...

Lynette Miles

The American Federation of Teachers is one of the largest unions in the United States, representing 1.7 million members, including educators of all types - from teachers to nurses to support staff, and others. In their roles as educators and staff, their mission is to provide opportunities and education for everyone. Share My Lesson is the AFT’s website for sharing lessons, lesson plans, and other resources for educators of all types. These free resources provide...

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

While many open source projects are successful due in part to their large contributor base, not all projects work best that way; other project leaders prefer to keep contributions from others tightly controlled. Depending on the use cases, either method can work well. For CodeMirror and ProseMirror, a tightly controlled code base is part of the culture of the project.

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...