Mike Anello talks with Benjamin Melançon (mlncn on Drupal.org), the “person to blame” for The Definitive Guide to Drupal 7, an epic new book from Apress. They discuss all 1047 pages of the book in great detail, as well as dive deep into extensive biographies of all 34 authors and contributors. In the remaining 7 seconds of the 46-minute podcast, they also manage to talk about DrupalCon London, Acquia’s recent buying spree, a new release of Drupal Commerce, and MailChimp’s outstanding Integration Fund program.
Join Andrew Riley, Mike Anello, Ryan Price, and special guest Ric Shreves (from Bali) for a "very special", time-zone-busting, theming-happy episode 61 of the DrupalEasy Podcast.
Screencasts, cultivation grants, configuration management, and Batman are just some of the Drupal topics that Ryan Price, Mike Anello, and special guest Johan Falk discuss on episode 60 of the DrupalEasy Podcast.
Join Ryan Price, Mike Anello and special guest Matt Butcher - one of the co-authors of "Drupal 7 Module Development" as they discuss the book, the growing complexity of Drupal code, new modules, DrupalCon 2013 (Go Canada!), and their picks of the week!
On this week’s episode of the podcast, Ryan, Andrew, and Mike are joined by Barry Madore from Advantage Labs in Minneapolis, MN. They discuss DrupalCamps, a lightweight Payment module, Drupal 8 initiatives, as well as several other topics and their picks of the week!
Drupal Rock Star Amitai (pronounced om-eee-tie - trust us, we checked) Burstein joins Ryan, Andrew, and Mike to talk about Organic Groups for Drupal 7, Acquia, Webchick, and mobile Drupal.
Sean Larkin, one of the maintainers of the Watershed Now Drupal distribution, joins Andrew, Ryan, and Mike in this week's podcast. Watershed Now is a highly targeted (vertical) distribution whose goal is to help conservation organizations get useful web sites up-and-running quickly. Sean talks about his background in various watershed projects, some of the features of the distribution, as well as the business model for this type of Drupal product.
Hey, hey, the gang's all here with our brief DrupalCon Wrapup, Drupal 8 initiatives on the horizon, a brand new Views 3 inside and out, a better issue queue for Drupal.org and a look at how the Drupal.org Sandbox projects are going.
Excited about DrupalCon Chicago? You only think you're excited - after you listen to this interview with DrupalCon organizers Tiffany Farriss and George DeMet your excitement meter will be turned up to 11. Join Mike Anello as he talks with Tiffany and George about all of the amazing things that the Drupal community has to look forward to next week in Chicago. If you're attending DrupalCon, then you'll want to queue up this week's podcast and get yourself ready for all the action next week. You'll learn what to pack, what you'll eat, how to get around, as well all the new things that this particular DrupalCon will offer.
On a very special episode of the DrupalEasy podcast, Ryan Price and Mike Anello are joined by the highly-caffenated Sam Boyer, Drupal.org's official Git migration leader. Sam was hired by the Drupal Association to oversee the transition of Drupal's source code repository system from CVS to Git. The transition is expected to take place on Thursday, February 24, 2011 - we figured that Sam had nothing better to do two days prior to the migration than sit down with us for an hour and fill us in on all the details.
Tom Geller joins Andrew Riley and Mike Anello to discuss all the recent hubbub in the Drupal universe, including some of the various schools of thought of a Drupal App Store, the state of Drupal.org's forums and Planet, and Tom's new book from Peachpit, "Drupal 7: Visual Quickstart Guide". They also discuss Tom's Lynda.com Drupal videos (as well as video tutorials from other vendors), books and videos about Drupal distributions, and the forthcoming Drupal Watchdog print magazine.
Jake Strawn (Himerus) joins Mike and Ryan to talk about the latest Drupal news, particularly surrounding the recent release of Drupal 7, some of our favorite new features, and the Drupal 7 release parties worldwide.
Our guest for this milestone 50th podcast is "heyrocker" Greg Dunlap, who is the Co-Chair of the DrupalCon Programming Committee, as well as the chair of the Community track at the 2011 Chicago DrupalCon. Greg works at NodeOne, and he is a contributor to such modules as Services and Advanced Poll. In this episode, Andrew, Mike and Ryan ask Greg about Session selection at DrupalCons past, present and future. Greg would also like to thank his co-chair Matt Farina, who was unable to join us this time around.
John Albin Wilkins (JohnAlbin on Drupal.org), co-author of Packt Publishing's new Drupal 7 Module Development as well as one of the main contributors of Drupal 7's theme layer, joined Ryan Price and Mike Anello to talk about theming in Drupal 7.
The discussion provides a nice overview of theming in Drupal 7 as well as what new features themers can expect when they dive in. Topics covered include the new "render elements" and hook_page_alter(). John also explained what themers can expect when upgrading a theme from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 as well as how enjoyable he finds working in Drupal 7.