Lynette Miles

Tag1 Consulting team members talk about their experiences and memories as part of the community. In this installment, Managing Director Michael Meyers talks with Senior Architect Doug Green.

Lynette Miles

Tag1 Founder and CEO Jeremy Andrews has been in the Drupal community for nearly all of its existence. From one of the earliest Drupal websites, to the first and only paper publication focused on Drupal, to the success of Tag1 Consulting itself, Jeremy’s experience is nearly unmatched. In this special series of Tag1 Team Talks covering 20 years of Drupal, Jeremy joins Managing Director Michael Meyers for a short discussion about...

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

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

Open source doesn’t get very far without a community behind it. Many contributors to open source projects are members or leaders of other projects. While new projects and new communities are constantly being created, there are many lessons to be learned from older projects. In this Tag1 Team Talk, Michael Meyers (Managing Director of Tag1 Consulting) talks with Lucas Hedding (Migrate, Auto-update, new module reviews/mentorship of new contributors), Janez Urevc (Media initiative owner, MongoDB), and...

Preston So

Tag1 Quo, Tag1's extended support service for Drupal, offers you peace of mind when it comes to receiving all of the important security updates that Drupal 7 Extended Support (D7ES) vendors maintain. But Tag1 Quo goes well beyond the minimum requirements of the D7ES program, because we cover all of your contributed modules and notify you right away of security patches that need your attention.

Preston So

Part 1 | Part 2 Drupal is notorious for its "everyone has a voice" approach to open-source development, but it isn't easy to reach consensus across thousands of people with different backgrounds and opinions. In addition, Drupal has witnessed countless paradigm shifts in its lengthy history, both in the surrounding world of web development and in its internal workings. As Drupal has grown to power over two percent of the websites on the...

Preston So

Drupal has undergone a huge amount of innovation as of late, and the latest versions of Drupal portend an amazing future ahead for our community and ecosystem. But what happens when official community support for older versions, especially Drupal 7, ends? After all, Drupal 7 is among the most widely adopted versions of Drupal in the CMS's entire history, and it continues to have enduring staying power in the Drupal universe. Fortunately, Tag1 Consulting is...

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...

Lynette Miles

In part 3 of our Tag 1 Team talks about documentation as code: linting for prose, we demonstrate the Vale linter in action. This open-source linter for prose is highly customizable, making it possible for writers with little coding experience or developers with little writing experience to start testing their work.