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...

Lynette Miles

The Automatic Updates initiative in Drupal has made significant progress since we first discussed it in our third-ever Tag1 Team Talk. Bringing automatic updates into Drupal core is a significant step in helping small to medium sized Drupal installations be able to keep running, with less time dedicated to maintenance. In this talk, Tag1 Managing Director Michael Meyers sits down with Senior Back End Engineer and Migration Lead Lucas Hedding to discuss the progress of...

Lynette Miles

If you’ve ever worked with software, or in software development, you’ve experienced the potential crisis that comes with an End of Life (EOL) announcement. Decisions must be made - do you upgrade, when, how, to what version, do you change software entirely, how much will all of these changes cost?

Lynette Miles

As the global coronavirus pandemic makes the year mark, more and more people are adjusting to the realities of long term work from home. Some companies have found their employees are just as, or more productive than they were coming into the office every day. CNN10 talked with Twitter’s Chief HR officer, Jennifer Christie, who said 80% of employees were in the office 4-5 days a week before the pandemic, and that’s flipped in the...

Lynette Miles

DrupalCon Europe 2020 took place from December 8-11, 2020. Like the earlier DrupalCon Global conference in July 2020, it was moved to a virtual conference due to the global Coronavirus pandemic. DrupalCon Europe gives the opportunity to hear from more members of the community who live outside the United States, and may not have the opportunity or ability to participate in DrupalCon Global, which takes place in North America. Being able to hear the diverse...

Lynette Miles

As the end of life (EOL) for Drupal 7 and Drupal 8 get closer, many long-time users of these platforms are concerned about whether they’ll be ready or able to upgrade their systems. While upgrading from Drupal 8 to Drupal 9 should be the easiest major Drupal upgrade ever, the upgrade from Drupal 7 remains a hard sticking point for many users and companies.

Lynette Miles

As part of our Core Confidential series, Preston So, Editor in Chief here at Tag1 Consulting sat down with Angie Byron (webchick), Senior Director of Product and Community Development at Acquia, to talk about her many years of experience as a Drupal core committer, community manager, and where Drupal is going in the future.

Lynette Miles

Tag1 Consulting is proud to announce that it has been selected by the Drupal Association and Drupal Security Team as an approved member of the Drupal 7 Extended Support (D7ES) Program. Drupal 7 end-of-life is November 2022, and the Drupal security team is partnering with a few select vendors with the demonstrated expertise to provide security and maintenance support to ensure that orgs using D7 can continue to run it, well into the future. Tag1...

Lynette Miles

The true heart of any open source project is the community behind it. The continued success of a project depends on that community, its activity, and continued adoption and contributions. When you contribute back to a project, you not only help the project, you help the community, the next generation, and yourself.

Lynette Miles

Goose, the highly scalable load testing tool created by Tag1 Consulting, has undergone a number of improvements since its creation. Asynchronous support created a significant boost in performance, but Jeremy felt there was still room for improvement.