Talking Drupal
Talking Drupal is a weekly chat about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, we love Drupal. With hosts Stephen Cross, John Picozzi and Nic Laflin.

In episode #216 with talk with Abby Bowman about Drupal for Government. The audio has some minor issues in this episode, but the content is great.  www.talkingdrupal.com/216

Topics

  • Why Drupal is a good fit for Government?
  • Benefits of using Drupal?
  • Challenges with using Drupal?
  • Areas where Drupal may not be a good fit?
  • Challenges with Gov (in general)?
  • Accessibility. Multilanguage and Security
  • Drupal GovCon

Resources

Drupal GovCon

Digital Gov - Community of Practices

Guest

Abigail Bowman  @abowmanr www.linkedin.com/in/arbowman/

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal216.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:58pm EDT

In episode #215 Jason Pamental joins us to talk about Component Based Theming. We also get an update from the Drupal Association with Tim Lehnen.  www.talkingdrupal.com/215

Topics

  • CSS Layout: Subgrid lands in Firefox Nightly 
  • What is component based theming?
  • What problems is it trying to solve?
  • Tools and technologies in play
  • What is a component?
  • What is the workflow?
  • How is this integrated with the Drupal twig system?
  • Does this impact the site build side of the project?
  • Project by project decision or can be used for all projects?

 Resources

Jason’s website 

Grids All the Way Down

Brad Frost - Atomic Design

Emulsify - Pattern Lab and Drupal

Phase 2 - Particle 

Ooomph Drupal 9 Webinar

 

Guest

Jason Pamental  @jpamental  www.rwt.io

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal215.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:57pm EDT

In episode #214 we revisit Layout Builder after our first impressions in March 2018. Kathy Beck, Senior UX Engineer from Oomph, joins us.  www.talkingdrupal.com/214

Topics

  • Story - Improve Your Remote Work Productivity With the ‘Shutdown Ritual’
  • Current status of usage
  • Where does layout builder fit into today's development process
  • What about paragraphs
  • What is good about Layout Builder
  • Some struggles with Layout Builder
  • Resource to learn 
  • Supporting Modules

 Resources

Improve Your Remote Work Productivity With the ‘Shutdown Ritual’

Full Focus Planner

Layouts Revisited with Tim Plunkett

The new Layout Builder: Unleash the Power!

Layout Builder: A paragraphs killer?

Modules

Layout Builder Restrictions

Guest

Kathy Beck oomph.is/kbeck @kbeck303

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal214.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49am EDT

In episode #213 what have Nick Selvaggio join us to talk about learning PHP.   www.talkingdrupal.com/213

Topics

  • Sego Solutions and Stack Starter
  • Impact of OO PHP in Drupal 8
  • 3.5 years after launch Drupal 8
  • Opportunities beyond Drupal when investing in PHP
  • How to learn PHP?
  • Drupal Training Services

Resources

Drupalize.ME Hands on Theming

D7 to D8 upgrade tutorial: Convert hook_menu() and hook_menu_alter() to Drupal 8 APIs

Object Oriented PHP

Stack Starter

TryDrupal8.com

Guest

Nick Selvaggio   www.segosolutions.com  @direct

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal213.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:21pm EDT

In episode #212 we talk about our Wish Lists for Core. www.talkingdrupa.com/212

Topics

  • Listener e-mail
  • Drupal Stories
  • Existing modules to include
  • Existing modules to remove
  • New Functionality 
  • Changes to Core

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal212.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:46am EDT

In episode #211 we discuss how we plan for using new Drupal features. We also get our monthly update from Tim Lehnen at the Drupal Association and we a quick preview of Design 4 Drupal from Leslie Glynn.  www.talkingdrupal.com/211

Topics

  • Drupal stories
  • Update from the Drupal Association
  • Design 4 Drupal
  • Major feature changes 8.7
  • When do you start looking at new features
  • When do you start using a new feature rich version? (Beta, RC)
  • When is the right point to introduce them into production projects
  • Do you look at Core and Contrib differently 

Resources

Stories

Drupal Association appoints Executive Director

Everything You Need to Know About Drupal 8.7

Drupal Association Update

GitLab Integration Part 2

Drupal Steward

Why Drupal Video

Design 4 Drupal Update

D4D Website

Show Topic

The new Layout Builder: Unleash the Power! 

Drupal Roadmap

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal211.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:04pm EDT

In episode #210 we listen in to John's presentation, Multi-Site Vs Domain: A Commerce Case Study, at Boston Drupal Meetup, sponsored by BioRAFT.  www.talkingdrupal.com/210

Topics

  • First ever, face to face recording with Stephen, John and Nic 
  • The Drupal Song performed by Mike Miles
  • John's presentation

Resources

Design 4 Drupal

Video of presentation at DrupalNights.org

BioRAFT

Boston Drupal Meetup

 

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal210.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:47pm EDT

In episode #209 we talk with Bob Kepford about The Week Drop, a weekly Drupal newsletter. www.talkingdrupal.com/209

Topics

  • Drupal stories
  • What is the Weekly Drop
  • Origin story
  • Weekly Drop content
  • Technology behind the newsletter
  • How to get listed
  • Sponsorship

Resources

Lullabot DrupalCon Recap - Episode 235 

Rand in Repose Process

Serverless, Well Actually...

Feedbin.com

Pinboard.in 

Guest Host

Bob Kepford  @kepford  www.theweeklydrop.com

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal209.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:05pm EDT

In episode #208 we talk with Drupal agency owner Patrick Corbett from Redfin.  www.talkingdrupal.com/208

Topics

  • Redfin’s Leslie Glynn receives Aaron Winborn award! 
  • Who is Redfin?
  • Why would a company choose Redfin?
  • How did Redfin get started?
  • Why Drupal?
  • Challenges as a Drupal agency
  • Key projects

Resources

Redfin’s Leslie Glynn receives Aaron Winborn award! 

Redfin Solutions

Design 4 Drupal

 

Guest Host

Patrick Corbett @pcorbett  redfinsolutions.com

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal208.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:00pm EDT

In episode #207 we talk with Jon Pugh about OpenDevShop.  www.talkingdrupal.com/207

Topics

  • Drupal Stories
  • DrupalCon Recap
  • What is Open DevShop?
  • Features included
  • How does it work
  • Support options
  • Key accounts
  • How to get up and running
  • Going full time with open collective

Resources

How to Prepare for Drupal 9 

OpenDevShop

Open Collective - OpenDevShop

OpenDevShop Patreon 

Guest Host

Jon Pugh  @jonpugh  devshop.cloud

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal207.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:38pm EDT

In episode #205, the lost episode is released. We talk with Jeff Geerling about Rasberry Pis and Drupal.  www.talkingdrupal.com/205

Topics

  • Show feedback
  • What is a Raspberry Pi?
  • What are you using it for?
  • Use cases for a Pi
  • Pi Dramble
  • How to get started?
  • Ansible for Dev Ops and migrating to Kubernetes

Resources

Jeff Geerling

DrupalVM

Pi Dramble

Server Check In

Hosted Apache Solr

Anisble for DevOps

Guest Host

Jeff Geerling  @geerlingguy  www.jeffgeerling.com

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal205.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:02pm EDT

In episode #204 we talk about getting the most out of DrupalCon and expanding your toolkit. www.talkdrupal.com/204

Topics

  • Drupal stories
  • Getting the most of DrupalCon 
  • Planning your trip
  • Exhibit floor
  • Social events
  • Expanding your toolkit

Resources

Drupal accepted into Google Summer of Code 2019

#175 - Automated Testing with Oliver

Guest Host

Oliver Davies  @opdavies   www.drupal.org/u/opdavies

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal204.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:50am EDT

In episode #203 we talk about writing speaking proposals for Drupal conferences and camps.  www.talkdrupal.com/203

Topics

  • Drupal Stories
  • Monthly Update From the Tim at the Drupal Association
  • Speaking idea
  • Session Submission
  • How important is experience?
  • Shelf life of a presentation
  • Challenges as a selection committee
  • Tips for getting selected

Resources

The World Wide Web at 30: We got the free and open internet we deserve.

Solid (web decentralization project)

Beaker: the Decentralized Read-Write Browser 

Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe

Notis

Help Me Abstract

 

Guest Host

Chad Hester @chadkhester www.unleashed-technologies.com

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal203.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:08am EDT

In this episode we talk about non-mainstream modules we have recently discovered or are using regularly.  www.talkingdrupal.com/202

Topics / Modules

Google Commerce Tag Manager

Simple XML Sitemap

Views AJAX History

Protect Pages

Pathologic

Csv Serialization

Recreate Block Content

SVG Image

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal202.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:25am EDT

In episode #201 we talk about Single Sign On with SAML and oAuth.  www.talkingdrupal.com/201

Topics

  • What is Single Sign On?
  • Single Sign On Protocols
  • Single Sign On Terminology
  • Recommended drupal modules
  • SAML vs. OAuth
  • SSO Brokers
  • Issues with SSO

Modules

OAuth2 Client

SAML Authentication

Social API

Nate’s SAML modules:

Drupal 7 (Uses the OneLogin PHP Toolkit)

Drupal 8 (Uses LightSAML)

Resources

Introducing the Quicklink Module for Drupal 

 

Guest Host

Nathan Dentzau - @NathanDentzau

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal201.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:45pm EDT

Topics

  • Catching up with Jason
  • Discussion with Dries

Resources

Web typography newsletter!

Type Audits

Guests

Jason Pamental - @jpamental https://rwt.io

Dries Buytaert - @Dries https://dri.es

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal200.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:29pm EDT

In #199 we get an update from the DA, answer a listener's question, discuss Google Analytics alternatives, Re-coupling Drupal and VS Code. www.talkingdrupal.com/199

Topics

  • The Lost episode
  • Stories
  • Drupal Association Update
  • Drupal Template
  • VS Code

Resources

Announcing the New Lullabot.com

It's not me, Google, it's you - from GA to Fathom

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal199.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11am EDT

Ever wonder how Talking Drupal is created? This episode is for you.  www.talkingdrupal.com/198

Topics

  • Show prep
  • Audio
  • Mics
  • Mixing board
  • Digital Recorder
  • Zoom 
  • Post Processing

Resources

Mackie 802

Zoom H4nPro

 

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal198.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:31pm EDT

Topics

  • Stories
  • What is contributing
  • Direct and indirect contributions
  • Ways to contribute

Resources

Lando is ready for the masses with RC2 release

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal197.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:46pm EDT

In episode #196 we talk with Mike Miles about the skills you can develop to change directions.  www.talkingdrupal.com/196

Topics

  • Drupal stories
  • Upcoming NERD Summit 
  • Non-Drupal work
  • Skills that are valuable to go beyond Drupal
  • Goal setting
  • How to obtain new skills

Resources

European Commission will start offering bug bounties for Open Source software

NERD Summit

Developing Up Podcast

Podcast Episodes related to Beyond Drupal:

Mike Miles

Genuine

Guest

Mike Miles - @smthomas3 www.CodeKarate.com

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal196.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:08pm EDT

In episode #195 with talk about finding Drupal work with Shane Thomas. www.talkingdrupal.com/195.

Topics

  • Stories
  • DrupalCon North America
  • Linux on Dell
  • Finding Drupal Jobs and Works
  • Tactical Steps
  • Strategic Steps
  • Job Services

Resources

Guests

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

 

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal195.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:57am EDT

In episode #194 we talk with Ashraf Abed and Kevin Thull about the inception and launch of Drupal.tv. We also talk about Drupal turning 18, Webform joining Open Collective and Drupal Mountain Camp.  www.talkingdrupal.com/194

Topics 

  • Drupal Stories
  • What is Drupal.tv?
  • What is connection between Debug Academy and Drupal.tv short and long term?
  • How did Drupal.tv come about?
  • How to Add content?
  • Who is developing?
  • Feature Roadmap
  • How to contribute

Resources

The Webform module for Drupal joins Open Collective

Introducing the (unofficial) Drupal Recording Initiative

A new beginning for the Drupal community!

Drupal Recording Initiative

Drupal.tv

Guests

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal194.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20pm EDT

In episode #193 we talk about tasks for maintaining a Drupal website. We also get an update from the Drupal Association.  www.talkingdrupal.com/193

Topics 

  • Update from the Drupal Association with Tim Lennen
  • What do we mean by maintaining? Technology & Functionality
  • Hourly, Daily, Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly
  • Functionality

Resources

Log Noise

Link Checker

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal193.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:07am EDT

For our first show recorded in 2019 we talk with Chad and Shelley, a husband and wife team in the tech field with Drupal.  www.talkingdrupal.com/192.

Topics

  • Introduction of guests Chad Hester and Shelley Goetz 
  • What does Unleashed do?
  • What does Tesserac UXD do?
  • The Drupal journey
  • The importance of UX
  • Interesting Projects in 2019

Guests

Chad Hester

www.unleashed-technologies.com

@chadkhester

Shelley Goetz

www.tesserac-uxd.com

@ShelleyGoetz

Resources 

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal192.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:41pm EDT

In episode #191 we talk about gifts to give a Drupalist or technologist. Things we want or recently bought.  www.talkingdrupal.com/191

Topics

John

Stephen

Nic

 

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal191.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:51pm EDT