Kristof Van Tomme (kvantomme), Lee Rowlands (larowlan), and Nick Schuch (nick_schuch) join (the uncomfortably echo-y) Mike Anello and Ted Bowman (tedbow) to talk about the Tour module and Walkthough.it. The Tour module is a recent addition to Drupal 8 that allows for contextual help in the form of a series of popups that can walk users through the various elements on a Drupal administration page. We get sidetracked by Lee’s Comment as Field potential Drupal 8 addition, DrupalCon Portland, a Drupal.org hacking, and a very special edition of 5 Questions.
Bob Kepford (kepford) from The Weekly Drop joins Andrew Riley, Ted Bowman, and Mike Anello to talk about how Bob mines nuggets of Drupal goodness from the weekly Drupal firehose. Other topics discussed include Panopoly, open-source project statistics, the impending Google Reader apocalypse, Open Atrium 2.x, and a bunch of other mostly Drupal-related topics.
Lee Hunter (LeeHunter), the new Drupal documentation lead joins Mike Anello to talk about the future of Drupal documentation and his (evil?) genius plan to create tools so that people to want to write better documentation.
Michelle Johansen (mjohansen) and Greg Dunlap (heyrocker) join Ryan Price and Mike Anello for a discussion about DrupalCon Portland. As the Content Lead (the volunteer in charge of the track chair volunteers) and the Core Conversations track lead, respectively, Michelle and Greg filled us in on all the happenings planned in and around DrupalCon Portland. We also discuss the newest "Young Global Leader", DrupalCon session recordings on YouTube, and email debugging.
Larry Garfield (Crell), leader of the Drupal 8 Web Services and Context Core Initiative (WSCCI), joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello as they desperatly tried to stay out of the weeds during their discussion about routing, hypermedia, controllers, and REST (and somewhat fail). Along the way, we learn what Drupal developers of all disciplines and skill levels can expect from WSCCI, and why it's going to make the (Drupal) world a better place. In addition, we discuss importance of Hackathons and not over-reacting.
Greg Dunlap (heyrocker), leader of the Drupal 8 Configuration Management Initiative (CMI), joins Andrew Riley, Ted Bowman, and Mike Anello to kick off the 2nd hundred episodes of the podcast. Greg provides an excellent rundown of not only the features of CMI, but also his fund-raising efforts that allowed him to work full-time on it for seven months!
Angie Byron (webchick) joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello for the centennial edition of the DrupalEasy Podcast.
Jennifer Lampton (jenlampton) of Jeneration Web Development joins Ryan Price and Mike Anello to talk about the most-excellent new theme engine forthcoming in Drupal 8: twig. Jen tells us everything that’s wrong with theming in Drupal 7, and how twig in Drupal 8 will be like riding a pure white unicorn on candy-coated road across an aqua-blue sky so much better. WYSIWYG in core, microcopy, documentation, and some really good picks of the week are also covered in the last ever 2-digit DrupalEasy podcast!
Holly Ross, the incoming executive director of the Drupal Association joined Ryan Price and Mike Anello on this episode to talk about the her background, the Drupal community, and her new job. Along the way we learn about her background in community organizing and building as well as her love of awesome 80smusic. Other topics discussed include Omega 4, the usability of module names, and the 2012 internet in numbers.
Emma Jane Hogbin (emmajane), Drupal author, trainer, and all-around superstar of all things Drupal (as well as a bunch of non-Drupal things) joins Andrew Riley and Mike Anello on the first episode of 2013! The trio discusses Emma Jane’s Drupal writing career, recent training events, Drupal 8, and also takes a look back at their favorite Drupal “thing” of 2012. They also say “aloha” to CKEditor, getting off the Drupal island, the most followed Drupal.org issues, and take a sneak peak at Drupal 9. Not leaving well-enough alone, they also make some picks of the week!
Owen Lansbury (owenlansbury), the managing partner of PreviousNext, Australia’s largest Drupal development firm, speaks with Mike Anello about the upcoming DrupalCon Sydney, to be held February 6-9, 2013. The topics covered include how a traveling camp became a ‘con, the growth of the Drupal community in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as details about the upcoming ‘con. If you’re already registered for DrupalCon, this podcast is for you!
Addison Berry, the Lullabot Director of Education and Product Manager for Drupalize.me, joined super-special-guest-host Ted Bowman (tedbow) and stalwart Mike Anello to discuss Addi’s impressive Drupal resume as well as the evolving process of learning Drupal and growing new contributors. Brent Deverman (deverman) joined in to discuss the Site of the Week (CNN Travel), and Ted and Mike wrapped things up with some additional Drupal news and a couple of picks of the week.
Kendall Totten (starryeyez024) joins Ryan Price and Mike Anello to talk about designing and implementing mobile-friendly navigation. Kendall is a Drupal designer, themer, and trainer with Mediacurrent. Also discussed is the new "Feature Complete Phase" that was recently added to the Drupal 8.x release cycle, all of the wonderful new stuff that has recently been committed to Drupal 8.x, and Acquia's newest pile of cash.
Cindy McCourt (idcm), author of Drupal: The Guide to Planning and Building Websites, joins Andrew Riley and Mike Anello to discuss (almost) everything there is to know about Drupal project planning, development methodologies, gathering requirements, and everything else that goes into planning a successful Drupal project. Along the way, Greg Dunlop’s (heyrocker) CMI fundraising, comment spam prevention, and Drupal 7.17 are discussed, capped off with our picks of the week.
Katherine Druckman (katherined as well as the LinuxJournal.com webmistress) joins Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello for our 92nd podcast. We discuss Linux Journal’s special Drupal-only issue, the increasing length of the Drupal release cycle, and Open Atrium 2.0’s roadmap. Ted Bowman also makes a special appearance live from BADCamp to discuss the latest happenings.