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.

Today we are talking about Backdrop with Jen Lampton.


  • Nic - Vacation
  • April - need new shelves for Lego Harry Potter
  • Jen - Heirloom tomatoes and too much rain
  • John - Personal website / blog
  • Backdrop CMS Elevator pitch
  • Difference between Drupal and Backdrop
  • Why choose Backdrop over Drupal
  • Matt Glaman on twitter
    • General challenges of growing a fork’s identity
    • Challenges in being thrifty
  • Biggest milestones in the last two years
    • New core committers
    • 7 releases with new features
      • Layouts
      • File browser
      • Lazy loading images
      • Config overrides
      • Telemetry
    • Backdrop Live events
  • More listener questions (Matt Glaman)
    • Contributor community
    • Companies specializing in Backdrop
  • Wider adoption as D7 approaches EoL
  • Wider adoption as D9 approaches EoL
  • Ease of migration from D7
    • Easier than migrating D7 to D9
  • More listener questions (Matt Glaman)
    • Marketing challenges
  • Anything that you would do differently after 6 years
  • Philosophy
  • Biggest upcoming features
  • Telemetry



Jen Lampton - Jeneration Web Development @jenlampton


Nic Laflin - @nicxvan
John Picozzi - @johnpicozzi
April Sides - @weekbeforenext


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