Drupal Camp Asheville 2023 - IN PERSON - July 7th-9th
Overcoming Backdrop barriers: module ports and themes
Overview of the Layout Builder Ecosystem
Security in Drupal: what can go wrong?
Why is building components in Drupal so difficult?
You don't have to be a technical writer to write technically
Building a Mindset for Technical Leadership
Contributing with ease = moving Drupal issues faster
DEI and Accessibility in Digital Spaces
Drupal Development in the Cloud
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
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.
Elevating your skills: Clear intro of tools & tech to learn next!
Getting Started With Layout Builder for Drupal 8 & 9
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:
Growing Pains: Moving from Developer to Manager
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
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.
Idea to Action - How to turn your passion into a Drupal Community Project
Practical CS: Memory and Garbage Collection in PHP
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.
Promising Project Evaluation: How To Get Your Weekends Back
Rebuilding the College Website During a Pandemic: A Journey of Discovery
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