Drupal 8: A Story of Growing Up and Getting Off the Island

Angela Byron (13.Nov.2014 at 09:00, 45 min)
Keynote at php[world] (English - US)

Rating: 5 of 5

Drupal 8: A Story of Growing Up and Getting Off the Island

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Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 09:35 by Matthew Turland (102 comments)

An excellent overview of how and why the Drupal community chose to collaborate with the PHP community at large in transitioning Drupal to use modern third-party libraries in version 8. Thanks Angie!

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 09:36 by Don B. Stringham (8 comments)

Great stage presence and honest communication.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 09:37 by David Feld (7 comments)

Well done. A whirlwind look at a HUGE undertaking. Glad to hear how much consideration given to getting consensus.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 09:37 by Bart McLeod (71 comments)

Awesome. Wondering when WordPress wil do this.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 09:39 by Austin Kim (13 comments)

Although I'm not a drupal developer nor know much about drupal, I learned a great deal how drupal 8 borned and able to feel speaker's passion on drupal. However, I feel like speaker's presentation is mainly for drupal developer and feel like it was mainly drupal promotion talk.

Although drupal has great features and components, I was hoping to learn how it would benefit programmer and why non-drupal developer should join drupal developer.

Percentage of people using WordPress and why only 2% of web is running drupal may indicates drupal may need to improve some of core strategies, not because I'm WP developer.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 09:40 by Chris Ryan (15 comments)

I have always had a love hate relationship with Drupal. This talk was encouraging for seeing some of the changes being worked on in Drupal 8.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 09:43 by Dan Allen (29 comments)

Learned a few things about drupal's history that I didn't know before.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 10:10 by Eric Mann (46 comments)

As a non-Drupal developer looking in, this was a fantastic overview of how Drupal has modernized its codebase. It's also a great example for _other_ projects attempting to do the same.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 10:18 by Anonymous


Rating: 4 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 11:35 by Tobias Zander (33 comments)

Interesting inside of how to handle a major upgrade and also take care about the community. Definitely every open source project can learn from that. But please don't use a dark blue font color on black background anymore. ;)

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 11:53 by Chris Tankersley (107 comments)

Excellent talk on the work that Drupal has done to bring out version 8.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 14:44 by Joe Ferguson (112 comments)

Great talk and interesting story to hear about how Drupal is working to change and modernize their code base.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 15:02 by Greg Wilson (27 comments)

So glad to see the great work being done in Drupal to make our lives easier.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 15:03 by Stephanie Caroline Spring (5 comments)

Great talk! Good insight into the drupal community and the platform.

Rating: 5 of 5

13.Nov.2014 at 19:10 by Anonymous

Lots of insights and great advice on evolving a code base with a large adoption. Looking forward to more from this presenter.

Rating: 5 of 5

14.Nov.2014 at 03:42 by David Stockton (189 comments)

I'm interested in looking at Drupal again. Well done.

Rating: 5 of 5

15.Nov.2014 at 00:24 by Steve Grunwell (85 comments)

I had the pleasure of eating breakfast with @webchick just before her keynote, and she was just as relaxed and casual during lunch as she was on stage. Excellent, well-informed speaker who is clearly passionate about the Drupal community and its future.

It was also refreshing to hear a representative of that community admit that there have been some missteps in the past (particularly the "not made here" mentality) and the steps that the team is taking to not only make Drupal 8 a better product but help guarantee its future through point releases and leveraging powerful third-party libraries.

Rating: 5 of 5

17.Nov.2014 at 04:48 by Thijs Feryn (185 comments)

I go to Drupalcons, so obviously I've heard about Angela before. This was actually the first time I saw her speak.

Yes, this was definitely keynote material and I love the story: Drupal stepping up its game, using Symfony components, getting ready for the next level. And of course: a story of 2 communities helping out eachother.

Good stuff!

Rating: 3 of 5

17.Nov.2014 at 07:50 by Dana Freudenberger (15 comments)

I learned about some of the history of drupal, but i really felt that this was more directly aimed at drupal developers than it should have been.

Rating: 5 of 5

17.Nov.2014 at 19:19 by Michael D Johnson (44 comments)

A good talk. I think you did a good job describing the huge task Drupal has taken on in the short amount of time available.

I was impressed by the magnitude of the effort going into the task of joining the wider PHP community. I used an ancient version of Drupal years ago and can say that from a shallow outside view it's improved a lot.

Thanks to this talk, I went to Thursday's hackathon and worked with the Drupal folks there. I didn't complete anything, but I hope to finish the work I started then.

Rating: 5 of 5

03.Dec.2014 at 12:08 by S├ębastien Lavoie (25 comments)


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