Lynette Miles

Michael Schmid is another long term Drupal community member and major contributor to multiple factors of the community. As a Drupal core contributor and Group CTO of Amazee Labs, Michael is no stranger to all of the things that have made Drupal successful in its 20 years.

Lynette Miles

Drupal development never stops. Drupal 9 was released on June 3, 2020, and that’s already a year behind us. Drupal 10’s target date is June 2022! As long as 2020 was, 2022 seemed a long way away, but it definitely is not. As Drupal continues to progress, Drupal users and developers get more used to the consistent framework Drupal is built on. Planning ahead for everything from new features, to software upgrades, is faster and...

Lynette Miles

If you know anything about Drupal, you know Angie Byron (webchick). Angie has been at the center of the community nearly since her first contribution to the project, over a decade and a half ago. Between her ‘friendly helpful lioness’ persona, her mentorship, her development skills, and her commitment to hearing needs and finding solutions with consensus, she has been a cornerstone of ‘what the Drupal community is about’. This session of our [20 years...

Lynette Miles

In part 1 of our talk with Tag1 Consulting’s VP of Software Engineering Fabian Franz, he and Managing Director Michael Meyers discussed the increasing complexity of software and website development. In this second part, Fabian demonstrates how to reduce some of that complexity using Preact and HTM.

Lynette Miles

Fred Plais is a long standing, well known member of the Drupal community. From AF83, to a founder and CEO of Commerce Guys (now Centarro) and Platform.sh, Fred is no stranger to the business side of what makes Drupal a successful platform, how businesses use Drupal, and the critical nature of commerce infrastructure.

Lynette Miles

Over time, development has gotten more complex in some ways, and less in others. As technology develops, some of the requirements for coding that had been necessary in the past has shifted to a need to understand tooling. While changing some parts of a website have become easy due to advancements in CSS tools and other helpers, those changes may be harder to deploy due to build processes. Instead of making a quick and simple...

Lynette Miles

In this installment of our 20 years of Drupal series, David joins Tag1 Managing Director Michael Meyers to talk about his experience in making contributions - not just upfront contributions like Bakery, but the ones he considers even more important - the behind the scenes performance enhancements and integrations that have helped make Drupal what it is today.

Lynette Miles

Drupal 8 end of life is here! We’re only a few days away from the end of official community support for Drupal 8, and it’s time to make decisions. November 2, 2021 is it - leaving Drupal 7 for one more year, and Drupal 9 as the officially supported Drupal versions. You may be asking yourself:

Lynette Miles

Robert Douglass has been in the Drupal community for nearly as long as the project has been in existence. He wrote one of the first Drupal books, and has been a part of a number of significant Drupal companies, including Acquia, Commerce Guys, and now Platform.sh.

Lynette Miles

The end of life for Drupal 7 (Nov 2022) and Drupal 8 (Nov 2021) is no surprise to anyone who’s been using Drupal. But what happens to websites who still want or need to run these older versions - especially Drupal 7? Does the Drupal security team really not have anything to do with end of lifed versions of software?