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Drupal Camp Asheville 2021 Online Edition - July 8th-9th

Advanced techniques for components integration with Drupal (morning)

Mario Hernandez
Component-integration with a Drupal website is one of the most difficult process to grasp when developing with the component-based approach.  There are so many scenarios for how values from Drupal fields should be retrieved.  Drupal doesn't make things easier either since in most cases Drupal will not render just the value of a field but instead provides a full array for a field.  In addition, retrieving field values from Drupal may require multiple Twig templates and these also vary depending on the entity type you are working with (i.e. blocks, views, nodes, paragraph types, media, etc.).  You will be surprised to learn that sometimes the problem with integrations may be the result of how components are built.

Anyone Can Help Upgrade Drupal Projects to Be Drupal 9 Compatible!

Mark Shropshire

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.

Topics discussed

Friends Inside My Computer: Making Connections in a Remote Workplace

Kelly Dassing, Chris Manning and Sam Seide

We’ve all heard the old adage: you spend more time with your coworkers than with your family. While it’s still true, things are a little more complicated for remote teams. The “work family” you may have had when stuck in cubicle farms isn’t quite the same when you work for a distributed company.

GatsbyJS: A Powerful FE Tool for Decoupled Devs

Grayson Hicks

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:

Pivoting in a Project: Strategies for adjusting to scope changes

Brian Manning and Kelly Dassing

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.