Drupal Camp Asheville 2018

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

Dates

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Location

UNC Asheville Wilma M. Sherrill Center & Kimmel Arena
One University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804
United States

35.616292, -82.5673128

Event Sessions

Build a powerful, highly performant search application with React, Apache Solr, and Drupal

Chris Russo and Dan Murphy
of
Savas Labs

This spring, our team built a high performing, ultra fast search interface for a client Drupal site using React JS, Apache Solr, and the Drupal Search API module.

This project allowed the client to leverage some of the well-established benefits of decoupling Drupal's content from the presentation layer, while also avoiding many of the challenges that complete decoupling involves.

GatsbyJS: A Powerful FE Tool for Decoupled Devs

Grayson Hicks
of
Mediacurrent

Want to learn about GatsbyJS?  What it is and how it can help you and your team?

Is it a framework?  Is it a static site generator?  GatsbyJS is an exciting way of thinking about building sites for the modern web.  

I will cover some of the main benefits that you or your team could experience with Gatsby:

Getting closer to your customer: Using Drupal in the last mile

Kelly Albrecht
of
Last Call Media

With all of the advances in DevOps, it is easy to focus on delivering more, faster, as our important measures of success. However, DevOps is as much about listening as it is about delivering. How do we know we are delivering the right things? How are we informing our customers of this work and getting their feedback effectively?

How the DKAN Open Data Platform Empowers the Scientific Community

Stefanie Gray and Dan Feder
of
CivicActions

Transparent and accessible data is vital for advancing scientific insights and achievements. When governments, nonprofits, and universities make their data publicly available, the resources can then be used by citizens, researchers and journalists in new and innovative ways.

How to Find and Retain Drupal Talent

James Sansbury
of
Lullabot

If your business runs on Drupal in some capacity, you understand the need for having great software teams to keep everything running smoothly. Finding developers, themers, project managers, designers, and the like that have great Drupal experience and mesh well with your broader team is essential. Creating an environment that keeps them around can be just as important.

Lightning Talks and Closing

⚡Lightning Talks ⚡ are short (5-minute) impromptu sessions on anything you want. Do you have something you’re proud of? Do you have a new technique that’s saving you time? Have you learned about something cool? We can't wait to see what you have to say!

Make Local Dev Great with Lando!

Aaron Feledy
of
Arrow One Solutions LLC

Asking members of your team to spin up local copies of your Drupal application can result in all sorts of different solutions to the same problem. Some might spin up VMs, some might spin up their own combination of Docker Containers, and some might struggle with native solutions on their own machines.

No More Post-Its! Automate Configuration in Drupal 7 & 8

Chris OConnor
of
Hearts of Oak LLC

Learn to change tires on a moving car! 

In this session, you'll learn efficient and bulletproof(-ish) ways to roll out significant changes to new/existing sites without any manual UI changes. No more scribbling, code-pushing, and clicking: enjoy the peace of mind that comes with knowing your configuration will automatically cascade into all your environments.

We'll touch on:

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome

Kathryn Grayson Nanz
of
Herrmann Solutions

I don't know about you, but I'm very familiar with the feeling that I'm just sitting at my keyboard "faking it 'til I make it." But let me tell you a secret: We're all just making it up as we go...and that's the best part of our job!  Impostor Syndrome holds us back and tells us that we don't deserve to be here, but it's wrong. In tech, we're especially likely to struggle with Impostor Syndrome

Pivoting in a Project: Strategies for adjusting to scope changes

Brian Manning and Kelly Dassing
of
Mediacurrent

As a Project Manager, Strategist, Developer, Designer, or Stakeholder, we are all part of the puzzle—and it's crucial to keep sight of the big picture—even when we’re required to pivot from the original plan. Pivots come in a variety of shapes and sizes. They can be a minor change that’s quickly integrated into scope, or a major departure that alters the entire course of the project.