Donna Benjamin (kattekrab) joins Mike Anello, Andrew Riley, and Anna Kalata to talk about funding free and open-source software (FOSS), the D8 Accelerate Program, and the launch of Drupal 8!
Paul Johnson (pdjohnson) joins Mike Anello and Ted Bowman to talk about Drupal's social media presence, how community members can get involved, and the forthcoming release of Drupal 8!
Alex Pott (alexpott), Drupal Research Engineer for Chapter Three, and a Drupal 8 co-maintainer joins Mike, Ted, and Ryan with an update on Drupal 8 critical and major issues, and the path to a Drupal 8 release. We also discuss progress on the Rules module for Drupal 8, beta-to-beta Drupal 8 updates, and Ted's epic screencast.
Jay Epstein (jeppy64), Senior Developer with TrakTek joins Mike, Ted, and Ryan to talk about his Relativity Data Model and why he feels it is a superior method for architectuing Drupal sites with a limited number of modules and no custom code. We dive into the techniques, contrib modules, and benefits of the model before our weekly roundup of Drupal news and events.
Michelle Krejci (craychee), engineer at Palantir.net, joins Mike Anello, Ted Bowman, and Ryan Price to talk about grand Belgian statues, things in Chicago that only tourists love, why we're all confused about the thing called "continuous integration" and all the tools and technologies around it. Michelle breaks it all down for us and provides a reasonable entry point for beginners. Recent Drupal news, picks of the week, and five questions round out the rest of the episode.
DrupalEasy Podcast 156 - Ryan forgot to do his homework (Jesus Olivas, Eduardo Garcia - Drupal Console)
Jesus Manuel Olivas (jmolivas), Drupal 8 Solutions Engineer at FFW and Eduardo (Enzo) Garcia (enzo), CTO at Anexus IT, two of the maintainers of the Drupal Console project join Mike Anello and Ryan Price to talk about Drupal Console, Cultural Construction, keeping core and module development on Drupal.org, as well as some other current Drupal-y news and our picks of the week!
Ben Jeavons, coltrane on Drupal.org, member of the Drupal security team, joins Ted Bowman, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello on the first post-DrupalCon Los Angeles podcast. Ben gets us up-to-speed on two-factor authentication and the modules he helped write as well as their implementation on Drupal.org. We also wrap up our coverage of DrupalCon Los Angeles, practice using Ted's new nickname, and assign homework to listeners.
Ryan managed to catch a few final interviews before leaving town on the last day of DrupalCon. He got in a traditional interview with a Blackmesh employee (who isn't Cathy Theys), namely Jason Ford. Also is an 15 minute interview with Colleen Carrol of Palantir.net who recaps her session about Sustainable Recruiting Practices.
DrupalEasy Podcast 151: Shirtless at Drupalcon (Brett Meyer and Stephanie Gutowski - Drupal Watchdog/DrupalCon Los Angeles preview)
Brett Meyer, Director of Strategy at ThinkShout, and Stephanie Gutowski, Community Engagement Organizer/Manager at ThinkShout, join Ted, Ryan, and Mike to talk about video games. Specifically, Dragon Age: Inquisition. Seriously - Brett and Stephanie have an article in the upcoming issue of Drupal Watchdog where they relate content strategy in web sites to content strategy in content-heavy videos games. We also focus on DrupalCon Los Angeles including what we're looking forward to, if sessions are still necessary, community vs. business networking, and if it's possible to only pack a single shirt.