DrupalEasy Podcast 141: With or Without the "L"? (Amy Parker, Acquia U)

Amy Parker, Director of Acquia U joins Mike Anello and Ryan Price to talk about the relaunch of Acquia U, as well as the partnership between DrupalEasy and Acquia U. Drupageddon (or is it Drupalgeddon?) is discussed, along with our picks of the week.


DrupalEasy News

##Three Stories

  1. Stay for the Community by Greg Dunlap (heyrocker).
  2. Drupageddon!


Picks of the Week

Upcoming Events

  • Drupal 8 Migrate in Core virtual sprints every Wednesday from 7-9pm EST on #drupal-migrate
  • BADCamp - November 6-9, 2014.
  • If you're interested in career opportunities or learning more about Acquia University, we will be at BADCamp, Baltimore DrupalCamp November 7th, and DrupalCamp Ohio on November 14th and 15th.

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Intro Music

Drupal Way by Marcia Buckingham (acmaintainer) (vocals, bass and mandolin) and Charlie Poplees (guitar). The lyrics by Marcia Buckingham, music by Kate Wolfe.

Bonus links


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November 03, 2014