Drupal Camp Asheville 2021

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

Dates

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Event Sessions

How to win in arguments

Jordana Fung
of
Drupal CWG

Jordana is a longtime Drupal community member and mentor, developer, and member of the Drupal Community Working Group. She has a passion for communication, personal development & growth, and community health.

In these especially tense and stressful times, we are often in situations that can make traversing difficult conversations even harder.

There are moments when we need to discuss, argue and defend ideas and issues, and, at times, we even need to defend ourselves.

Drupal Development in the Cloud

Bassam Ismail
of
Axelerant

There are a plethora of options to set up a Drupal environment for local development; from MAMP to Virtual Machines to Docker. The developer experience of all these solutions has improved greatly over the course of the last few years. Install the application, run a few commands and you have a Drupal environment with various dependencies up and running.

Editor UX Matters: Gutenberg Can Help

Thor Andre Gretland and Drew Gorton

Companies: Frontkom and Pantheon

Many Drupal projects spend a lot of time and energy on architecture, integrations, deployment pipelines, user experience and more. Very few spend time tuning the editor experience, often resulting in obtuse and intimidating content editing interfaces. The result? Stale content, unhappy clients who dread editing the site.

Getting Started With Layout Builder for Drupal 8 & 9

Danny Englander
of
Bixal

This session will cover the basics of getting started with Layout Builder for Drupal 8 and 9. We will cover how it can be used to supercharge your site building tasks so that content editors can utilize the awesome power of Layout Builder for a unique front-end presentation. 

In this talk, we will go over:

How Project Management Empowers Accessibility

“Go Away and Come Back Tomorrow” - that’s what the man at the gate to the Emerald City said to Dorthy and her companions in the Wizard of Oz. Every inaccessible site is essentially putting a face at the door that yells “Go Away” to nearly 20% of the US and Canadian populations. 

...but clients and budgets and deadlines, Oh My!

How to take the stress out of writing case studies

David Minton
of
DesignHammer

Case studies are great sales tools. But how many times have you gotten ready to submit a pitch, and realized you were missing case studies for the projects you want to highlight? You assumed somebody on the team would write one after the projected deployed, but everyone got reassigned to other projects, and it slipped through the cracks, again. And now you are sad.

Lightning Talks

Anyone can present a lightning talk and it can be about any topic. Each speaker gets 5 minutes to talk about their topic, slides or no slides. If you want to speak, click the Share Audio and Video button. First come, first present.

Practical CS: Memory and Garbage Collection in PHP

Jim Vomero
of
Four Kitchens

It’s easy to forget that our programs actually run on metal; where ones and zeros are stored as charges in physical components. Modern programming languages give us a false feeling of separation from these circuit boards. Interpreted languages like PHP offer such flexibility, we often don’t consider the low-level issues, such as how our code affects memory allocation.

Rebuilding the College Website During a Pandemic: A Journey of Discovery

Kevin Pittman
of
Georgia Institute of Technology

A look at my 2020 year-long project of migrating the website for the Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts at Georgia Tech from a completely proprietary content system to Drupal 9, all while dealing with the uncertainties and headaches of a pandemic.  We'll explore how I dealt with finding and getting content out of a one-of-a-kind CMS with zero documentation and managed the project with virtually

The Future of Accessibility is Choice

Every day we have a series of choices to make. Get up early to work-out or hit snooze and sleep a bit longer? Make a nutritious meal at home or order something maybe just a bit less healthy to go? Finally, stop rocking sweatpants at work or switch to wearing PJs instead? All the choices we make - even the little ones - shape our identities and empower us in our own lives.

Words Matter: The Language of Accessibilty

Denise Erazmus
of
Promet Source

Words Matter and awareness of how powerful even the most subtle language distinctions can be is an important factor in understanding human experience.  In this presentation we will discuss the language used in daily life and examine how and why certain words and phrases can be hurtful to members of the disabled community -- even if no harm is intended.  Covered topics will include: