DrupalEasy Podcast 100: Vice President of Drupal

Angie Byron (webchick) joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello for the centennial edition of the DrupalEasy Podcast. We threw our standard format out the window for this episode and discussed a wide range of topics including creating ravenously passionate contributors, migrating modules to Drupal 8, the new Drupal 8 feature that Angie is looking most forward to, Angie’s job description, the tools she uses, what she views as Drupal’s biggest threat, and a whole bunch of other stuff. <--break-><--break->

One Story

All about Angie: Using Drupal book, http://www.webchick.net/, DrupalCon Sydney Presentation, How to Create Ravenously Passionate Contributors, Converting modules from D7 to D8 (Pants!), Drupal core office hours, Core mentoring overview, Drupal 8 wind sprint fridays, Main “jump off” point for what to work on in D8.

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I had to groan when I heard this question yet again - 'What does your grandmother think about what you do?'. Variations on this question by male interviewers crop up far too often. What is it about mens' attitude to older women? Do they really think that women of a certain age are too stupid to understand web technology and the internet? PLEASE can we have an end to it?

Jane
grandmother, Drupal expert (front and backend) with a thorough knowledge of responsive design, html and css, jquery, git............

Submitted by Guest (not verified) on Tue, 03/05/2013 - 11:22

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Jane,

Oh my, sorry you took offense, but no disrespect was intended.  It could have (perhaps should have) just as easily been “Your father or grandfather,” a representation of a likely less-tech minded person in Angie's life.  

I get it though, as I groaned with equal offense at your blanket generalization of men and their attitudes toward older women. ;)

Thanks,
-mike

Nicepodcast from Angie Byron. Drupal 8 has some great features with the advance HTML5, multi-lingual and mobile support. This is more stable version and we can experience more advanced and secured features with Drupal 8.

Submitted by Guest (not verified) on Wed, 03/06/2013 - 00:28

I particularly enjoyed this podcast. A real treat and inspiration to hear Angie talk about Drupal. I came away with new ideas and great information. Also thank you for the One Story links. I was trying to write the info down in the car and couldn't quite manage. Awesome podcast! Thank you.

Submitted by Guest (not verified) on Fri, 03/15/2013 - 12:28