Dries Buytaert (Dries), founder and lead of the Drupal project and co-founder and CTO of Acquia joins Mike, Andrew, Ryan, and Ted for a very special episode of the podcast. We peppered Dries with questions on wide array of topics including Drupal 8 pace, semantic versioning, and initiatives, funding core development, Drupal 6 support, Acquia Lift, Acquia Engage, Dries’ score on the Acquia Certification Exam, the founding of Acquia, and not-exactly-why Taylor Swift was cut from one of his keynotes (phew!).
Ronan Dowling (ronan), lead developer at Gorton Studios joins Ted and Mike to talk about all the new features in Backup and Migrate 3.0 including file and code backup and a improved plugin architecture. We also get up-to-speed with Drupal 8 development, review some Drupal-y statistics, make our picks of the week, and ask Ronan 5-ish questions.
Kevin Bridges (cyberswat), Director of Technology at New Media Denver and self-proclaimed Open Source Technologist, joins Mike Anello (ultimike) to take a fresh look at DevOps. We learn that we (mostly) shouldn’t even be using the word “DevOps”, it’s all about processes and culture, sharing is the key, and there’s a business model for specializing in this thing that we’re no longer calling “DevOps”. Additional topics include project- vs. team-based community funding, Drupal 6 support, and as always, our picks of the week and 5 questions!
Jessica Dearie (jdearie) and David Stoline (dstol) join Andrew, Ryan, and Mike to talk about the upcoming Capital Camp and Gov Days, taking place on July 30-August 1, 2014 (free for attendees!) We also learn about two top-secret Drupal groups, do a DrupalCon Austin review, and say “Morten” more times than anyone should be allowed to. Not enough for you? How about some Picks of the Week and 5 questions?
DrupalCon Austin is over and Mike, Ted and Ryan are wrapping up their DrupalCon coverage with 3 interviews: Amy Cham of Blink Reaction talks about her DrupalConStories.org site, Diane Meuller of Red Hat talks to us about Open Shift and a 9-year-old Drupal.org post, and finally Brandon Morrisson of Phase 2 talks about his live taping of his Visual Dimensions podcast, about data visualization.
Austin has begun and Mike, Ted and Ryan are all on the prowl for interesting subjects and people at the Con. Dani Nordin of Boston gives us a quick update on her talk subject, we hear from Dave Datars, the CEO of Acquia's fresh acquisition, TruCentric, a user experience personalization company from Toronto. We also hear from Mike, who gets to interview Dries and all of the keynotes live on stage. See the DrupalCon keynote video for that interview.
Morten Birch Heide-Jørgensen (mortendk), owner of geek Royale, a one-man design and theming shop in Copenhagen, Denmark, the King of DrupalCon, and Drupal Association At-Large Board of Directors member joins Ryan, Ted, and Mike to discuss Drupal 8 themeing, NYC Camp (again), Drupal 6 support, and possible growing pains for Acquia. On top of all that, we have picks of the week and Morten answers our “5 questions”!
DrupalEasy Podcast 127: Around the World Party (Acquia Certifications: Heather James, Peter Manijak)
Moshe Weitzman (moshe weitzman), one of the earliest Drupal contributors, Drush and Devel maintainer, and the Director, Research and Development for Acquia joins Mike Anello for a look back down Drupal’s memory lane. Moshe shares stories of the first publically available version of Drupal, the first DrupalCon, and how groups.drupal.org came about. As always, we also cover some Drupal-y news, share our picks of the week, and subject our guest to five questions!
Christefano (christefano) and Lee Vodra (nodiac), co-founders of Exaltation of Larks and DropLabs and Nate Craddock (nate_craddock), Drupal developer at Princess Cruises join Ted, Andrew, and Mike to talk about Greater Los Angeles DrupalCamp - GLADCamp. A few mentions of Florida DrupalCamp, the battle for the body field, and Drupal 8 versioning also find their way into the podcast, along with our picks of the week!