Drupal Camp Asheville 2016

Drupal Camp Asheville 2022 - IN PERSON - July 8th-10th




340 Victoria Road
Asheville NC 28801
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35.570638, -82.5552659

Event Sessions

Backdrop CMS - D7 fork with CMI, Layouts, Views etal in core

Jon Firebaugh

Presentation will focus on why to use Backdrop CMS, Backdrop's committment to affordability, the various improvements over Drupal 7, and the ease of moving from D7 to Backdrop. A feature demonstration will follow a short video and slidedeck. There will be a drawing for those present for the new book -  "Beginning Backdrop CMS" by Todd Tomlinson

Commerce 2.x at a glance

Ryan Szrama
Commerce Guys

Commerce 2.x is still under heavy development for Drupal 8, with the most recent major merges including the full Payment API (which itself represents a major leap in functionality over what was provided in 1.x). In this session, you'll get a quick overview of the major new features in Commerce 2.x by way of a short technical demo that's sure to embarrass the presenter.

Custom Content Migrations to Drupal 8

Michael Anello

Even if you're only casually acquainted with Drupal 8, you probably know that the core upgrade path to Drupal 8 has been completely rewritten from the ground-up, using many of the concepts of the Migrate and Drupal-to-Drupal migration modules. Using the new core Migrate modules, it is possible to migrate much of a Drupal 6 (or Drupal 7) site to Drupal 8 with a minimum of fuss.

How and Why You Should Contribute to Open Source

Adam Jimerson
Code Journeymen

Open source technologies plays a huge role in our lives as developers, most of us probably even make a living (run a business, freelancing, hobby/side projects) while using open source technologies. Open source technologies thrive from various kinds of contributions, because of that there are many ways to contribute back to open source than most people think.

Leveraging LeafletJS with Drupal

Kyle Levitan
STG, Inc. (NOAA Affiliate)

LeafletJS is an open source JavaScript library for building interactive maps. It is lightweight and mobile friendly, making it the leading solution for web mapping. Developers without a background in GIS (Geographic Information Systems) can rejoice in it’s simplicity, while still being able to produce complex interactive and personalized maps. Have tons of location data to plot?

Modern Javascript Round Up - ES2015

Adam Smith

Together we will review how you can write ES2015 / ES6 syntax in your Drupal application. We will learn how to run a "transpiler" in order to build backwards-compatible javascript while utilizing modern syntax. We will compare old techniques to modern techniques so you can start refactoring immediately.

Key syntax features to be discussed:

Modular Development in Drupal 8

Adam Bergstein

The integration of design and development is still a work in progress. The pursuit of beautiful visuals often leads to complex development demands, compounded by the need for parity with responsive, grid-based web systems. The stark differences between the two disciplines can widen the gap between the creative vision of a website and the actual achievement of it.

Web Accessibility

Jeremy Proffitt
User Theory

This session will cover several areas on web accessibility. Web Accessibility 101 and the legal aspect for business. This talk is not specific to Drupal, but focuses on best practices that apply to any website.

Some of the accessibility 101 things I will cover are: