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 Public Speaking with Marjorie Freeman & AmyJune Hineline.

For show notes visit:
www.talkingDrupal.com/392

Topics

  • Why Public Speaking is important
  • Why people are afraid of Public Speaking
  • Tips to overcome
  • Imposter Syndrome
  • What makes a good experience
  • Never do’s
  • Favorite Public Speakers
  • Alternatives
  • Podcasting as Public Speaking
  • Writing Workshop
  • How to get started

Resources

Guests

Marjorie Freeman - @the_mjfreeman
AmyJune Hineline - @volkswagenchick

Hosts

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan
John Picozzi - www.epam.com @johnpicozzi
Kat Shaw - drupal.org/u/katannshaw @katannshaw

MOTW

Correspondent

Stephen Cross @stephencross
Environment Indicator
Adds visual indicator to identify which admin environment is being accessed.

Direct download: td-392-libsyn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Today we are talking about Building Your Career with Mike Anello.

For show notes visit:
www.talkingDrupal.com/391

Topics

  • How we started our careers
  • Broad career opportunities
  • Mentorship
  • Roles
  • First step after graduating
  • First step in switching
  • Common hurdles
  • Resources like Drupal Easy
  • Value of a career in Drupal
  • How do you find jobs
  • How do you build and maintain your Drupal career
  • How about your Drupal resume
  • Any advice

Resources

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Guests

Mike Anello - Drupal Easy @ultimike

Hosts

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan
John Picozzi - www.epam.com @johnpicozzi
Jacob Rockowitz - www.jrockowitz.com @jrockowitz

MOTW

Correspondent

Martin Anderson-Clutz - @mandclu
Devel Debug Log
Allows developers to inspect the contents of variables. If those are classes you can inspect nested properties and all methods available.

Direct download: td-391-libsyn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST

Today we are talking about Employee Owned Companies with Seth Brown.

For show notes visit:
www.talkingDrupal.com/390

Topics

  • What is employee ownership
  • Why did Lullabot choose this path
  • What is the process
  • Other examples
  • Has it improved the culture
  • Are employees more engaged
  • Retirement
  • Why don’t more companies do this
  • Favorite part of working at an employee owned company
  • Least favorite part of working at an employee owned company
  • Favorite part as CEO
  • Does it reduce pressure
  • Tugboat / Drupalize.me
  • How to get started

Resources

Guests

Seth Brown - https://www.lullabot.com/about/seth-brown

Hosts

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan
John Picozzi - www.epam.com @johnpicozzi
Jacob Rockowitz - www.jrockowitz.com @jrockowitz

MOTW

Correspondent

Martin Anderson-Clutz - @mandclu
Entity Registration
Allows users on your Drupal site to register for events as an example, but really anything that’s an entity.

Direct download: td-390-libsyn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:00pm EST

Today we are talking about Headless and if it’s really all it’s cracked up to be with Martin Anderson-Clutz.

For show notes visit:
www.talkingDrupal.com/389

Topics

  • What is headless
  • What started you writing the blog post
  • Where does headless make sense
  • Does headless perform better than Drupal
  • Are APIs always important
  • How does progressive decoupling work
  • Where does headless not make sense
  • Are people putting too much faith in headless
  • What is the future of CMSs

Resources

Guests

Martin Anderson-Clutz - @mandclu

Hosts

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan
John Picozzi - www.epam.com @johnpicozzi
Jacob Rockowitz - www.jrockowitz.com @jrockowitz

MOTW

Correspondent

Martin Anderson-Clutz - @mandclu
JSON:API Search API
Allows your headless Drupal site to also provide a search service.

Direct download: td-389-libsyn.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00pm EST