Hook 42 has run four Drupal multilingual trainings at BADCamp since 2012, which has been a lot of fun. The first three years were focused on Drupal 7 only, and last year our training was split between Drupal 7 and Drupal 8. At all of these trainings, we had the great fortune of having the Lingotek team help us mentor students during the self-paced training as well as give a quick peek at their translation software. Read more
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It’s always a good idea to give your website a new coat of proverbial paint every so often. With the release of Drupal 8, we took the opportunity to not only upgrade our technology, but to completely redesign the look and feel along with the Drupal architecture. Read more
While it’s amazing how easy it is for an experienced Drupal 7 site builder to get around using the Drupal 8 UI, the same is not true for writing code for D8. As has been made clear for years now, Drupal 8 is very different inside. Many of the hooks we know and love have gone away, most procedural code has been replaced with interfaces, classes, and methods, and there are scads of YAML (Yet Another Markup Language,
.yml file extension) files that wire everything together. How does a developer get her/his footing in this slippery new landscape? Read more
Blocks in Drupal 7 are pretty useful but, in practice, larger sites often have requirements that core blocks can't support like placing the same block in different regions for different content types. I’m happy to see core blocks have been improved in Drupal 8 to be much more practical and powerful. Read more
The fabulous duo of K2 (Kristin Bradham) and Lindsay (Lindsay Gaudinier) are off on another trip to get their Drupal. Kicking things off, K2 will present her “Conversational Drupal” session that was a hit at BADCamp and Stanford Drupal Camp. Grab a coffee and bagel, and enjoy the eye-opener session on Friday morning. Later on Friday, Lindsay and K2 will lead a session on Drupal and SEO. Read more
Every year we have a great time at DrupalCon - this year was no exception! Heading to New Orleans was definitely a treat for the team.
So without further ado - here are some of our favorite things: Read more
Look out New Orleans, here we come!
We will be focused on a lot of topics in New Orleans including multilingual, SEO, project management, and teaching. If you are interested in all the multilingual happenings, check out the schedule of events. We hope to see you at a session, sprint, BoF, or after party! Read more
We're all super excited to be heading to the Big Easy soon for DrupalCon!
We wanted to share some of the sessions and attractions we are looking forward to the most. Hope we see all of you there to share ideas, have a drink, and laissez les bon temps rouler!
We polled our team (and some friends) to find out what everyone is the most excited about - the general theme was food, but you can read all the silly and serious details below. Read more