Drupal Camp Asheville 2021 Online Edition - July 8th-9th
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:
This session will demonstrate how anyone, who wants to be involved, can help the Drupal Community upgrade the ~8800 Drupal 8 modules to be compatible with Drupal 9. Session attendees can expect the session to dive straight into a live demonstration of working through a Drupal 8 module, showing it working with Drupal 9.
Avi will be sharing some advice on staying active while working remotely. The session is based on 4+ years of remote work, 2 years of work with a personal trainer, and the book Deskbound by Dr. Kelly Starrett. Avi will share some tips on how to stay active and moving when you're in front of a monitor for 40+ hours a week.
Many Drupal developers consider site builders to be one of the most important types of users they are building for. Dries regularly talks about how to “Improve the site builder experience” in his state-of-Drupal keynotes. But how well do you understand site builders and what they do? Who is this mythical site builder that is using the software you create?
Is there REALLY money sitting out there just waiting for you to put on your Freelance hat and go get it? Absolutely! Let's talk about different ways to get to it and how to not lose your shirt or sanity along the way! Topics will include: Banking, Accounting, Taxes, Filing a Biz name, Invoicing, Time Tracking, and Getting Gigs!
Over the past two years, the media landscape in Drupal 8 has seen a significant evolution. Much of the contrib code that was previously needed to support media management and usage has been replaced by Drupal core functionality. This session will demonstrate how to take advantage of these new core features.
Nearly every new project focuses heavily on the flashy design and fancy tools it'll make for its visitors. So much focus is driven into the site user's experience to make it intuitive and pleasant, but in many cases this ignores the users that will visit the site more than anybody else: the content editors.