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 have the pleasure of talking with Tugboat CEO Matt Westgate.

www.talkingdrupal.com/283

Topics

  • Brian - Gatsby and Bowsers Fury
  • Stephen - John's presentation
  • John - Mailhog
  • Nic - Clients in TX and OR
  • Matt - Aruba Wifi
  • What is Tugboat
  • Origin story
  • Pricing tiers
  • SimplyTest.me
  • FEDRamp
  • Employee owned business
  • Feature roadmap
  • Where did the name come from

Resources

John’s session on Config Split

MailHog Helpful Links

Aruba instant on

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury

Drupal Contrib

Drupal Providence

Linux for Everyone

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Brian Perry - @bricomedy   Brianperry.dev

Guest

Matt Westgate  @mettamatt  www.tugboat.qa

 

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal283.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:33pm EST

In this episode we talk with Mike Anello about starting a Drupal Career and his training to jump start it.

www.talkingdrupal.com/282

Topics

  • Stephen - new guest hosts for Talking Drupal
  • Brian - snow and new website
  • Nic - Networking not working
  • John - Apple, new tech and card
  • Mike - Grand Canyon
  • Careers for new Drupal developers
  • Does experience matter
  • What is Drupal Careers Online
  • Course content
  • Student success

Resources

A Mini Case Study: How to Rescue an Abandoned/Neglected Drupal Module

Drupal Career Online

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Brian Perry - @bricomedy   Brianperry.dev

Guest

Mike Anello  @ultimike  www.DrupalEasy.com

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal282.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:16pm EST

Today we are learning about the Olivero Theme, the future replacement for Bartik, with Mike Herchel.

www.talkingdrupal.com/281

Topics

  • What is Olivero
  • Origin of the name
  • Project priorities
  • Claro and Olivero
  • Accessibility
  • Customization
  • How to help

Resources

The Raspberry Pi makes a great USB webcam for $100

Olivero

Accessible Navigation with Drupal Core’s Menu System

Provide a starterkit theme in core

Florida Drupal Camp

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guest

Mike Herchel  @mikeherchel  herchel.com

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal281.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:26am EST

We are still living through a pandemic and much of the world has been quarantined for almost a year. In addition to battling covid-19, many of us are dealing with results of long term isolation. Today we talk about dealing with isolation as developers with JD Flynn.

www.talkingdrupal.com/280

Topics

  • John - Event Organizers Working Group
  • Nic - SNOWWWW
  • JD - Doing a podcast
  • Disclaimer, we are not doctors, this is not medical advice, it's a converstation
  • JD's history
  • Community awareness
  • What is isolation
  • The signs
  • Approaching others

Resources

Drupal Event Organizers Working Group

Psychology Today

Open sourcing mental illness

It's ok not to be ok

Ed Finkler

Talk Space

JDDoesDev Youtube

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guest

JD Flynn  @JDDoesDev  jamesdflynn.com

Direct download: TalkingDrupal280.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:04pm EST

Today we have the pleasure of talking with Adam Bergstein, the project lead for SimplyTest.me.

www.talkingdrupal.com/279

Topics

  • Stephen - Review: Pi 400 running Ubuntu 20.10
  • Nic - Woodworking, T-Shirts
  • John - Snow - Green Gatorade
  • Adam - Progressinve Migrations, Trillium
  • What is SimplyTest.me
  • Service history
  • Key features
  • Usage statistics
  • Limitations
  • Fanancial support
  • Backend architecture
  • Technology partners

Resources

Review: Raspberry Pi 400 and Ubuntu Linux 20.10

Trillium

SimplyTest.me

Tugboat

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guest

Adam Bergstein  @n3rdstein  www.nerdstein.net

Direct download: TalkingDrupal279.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:37pm EST

This is a unique episode. We record our first quarterly content planning meeting.

www.talkingdrupal.com/278

Topics

Content Categories:

  • Drupal news (weekly)
  • Drupal Association (quarterly)
  • Modules/Core/Initiatives/Problem Solving (monthly)
  • Front/End Design (bi-monthly)
  • Community / Business (Quarterly)
  • Backend Coding (experimental - try)
  • Non-Drupal specific web dev topics (monthly)
  • Developer's Life (quarterly)

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal278.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:53pm EST

As our regular listeners know, we are Lando users and today we have the inventor, Mike Pirog, joining us to discuss where Lando is and where it’s going.

www.talkingdrupal.com/277

Topics

  • John - Sonos
  • Stephen - Pi400
  • Nic - Woodworking
  • Mike - Owl sighting
  • What is Lando
  • Who is using Lando
  • Roadmap and release schedule
  • Docker and Mac
  • ARM version of Lando
  • Acquia support
  • How is Lando developed
  • Supporting Lando

Resources

Tandem

Lando

Lando Sponsorship

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guest

Mike Pirog  @pirogcommamike  lando.dev

Direct download: TalkingDrupal277.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:05pm EST

Today we talk with Chad Hester about his advice for becoming a successful contractor. He has hired and worked with contractors throughout his career and now is one. This topic is close to us at Talking Drupal.

www.talkingdrupal.com/276

Topics

  • Stephen - Among Us
  • Nic  - Basement
  • Chad - Making drinks
  • John - Chess
  • Benefits and Challengess of being a contractor
  • Exploring the idea
  • Structuring your business
  • Finding clients
  • Marketting
  • Contracts and rates
  • Running a business

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guest

Chad Hester  @chadkhester  www.chadkhester.com/

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal276.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:00pm EST

This year has been so memorable, today we do a year in review.

www.talkingdrupal.com/275

Topics

  • John - Snow
  • Nic - Shirt
  • Stephen - 5G
  • Covid-19
  • Drupal
  • Technology
  • At home favorites

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal275.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:38am EST

Today we take a look at the Recurring Events module with maintainer Owen Bush.

www.talkingdrupal.com/274

Topics

  • Nic - Winter
  • Stephen - MySQL Percona 5.7 Update
  • Owen - Volcaloid
  • John - Wemo switch
  • What is the Recurring Events module
  • Use-cases
  • Key Functionality
  • Sub-modules
  • Roadmap to RC1
  • Experience as maintainer

Resources

Vovaloid

Recurring Events

O.J.B Sound Cloud

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guest

Owen Bush  www.obush.co.uk

 

Direct download: TalkingDrupal274.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:19am EST

Looking forward to your upcoming projects in 2021, will it support multiple languages? Today we discuss things to keep in mind as you are planning your translation project.

www.talkingdrupal.com/273

Topics

  • Languages
  • Translation
  • Translation Tips
  • Prototyping
  • Challenges
  • Things to Avoid
  • Useful Modules

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Direct download: TalkingDrupal273.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:10pm EST