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The Acquia Podcast: Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire and guests in conversation on topics in and around Drupal, open source, technology, community, and business. Meet people and hear stories at the interface between the digital and the real. Hear about challenges, successes, and how open source thinking and practice is changing the world.
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Now displaying: January, 2014
Jan 25, 2014

Drupal 8 Wins: Avoiding the Dead Hook Blues, Part 3 - Today we wrap up this mini series with Larry Garfield, Kris Vanderwater, and me answering the question "Do I need to learn Symfony to develop for Drupal 8?", getting the lowdown on plugins, and doing a wrap-up on the important points from our whole, 3-part conversation.

Read the full post and see the conversation video at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/118-drupal-8-wins-avoiding-dead-hook-blues-33

Jan 15, 2014

Drupal 8 Wins: Avoiding the Dead Hook Blues, Part 2 - In today's conversation, Larry Garfield, Kris Vanderwater, and I go over the Go PHP 5 project as the first seeds of cooperation between different PHP projects, how the Symfony2 framework became part of Drupal 8, why we aren't building Drupal 8 on Symfony full-stack, CMI, abstraction in Drupal, and the future of Features in Drupal 8.

Read the full post and see the conversation video at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/117-drupal-8-wins-avoiding-dead-hook-blues-23

Jan 9, 2014

Drupal 8 Wins: Avoiding the Dead Hook Blues, Part 1 - In August 2013, I spoke with Larry Garfield and Kris Vanderwater in a 90+ minute live Hangout on Air about the origins, details, and implications of the big architectural changes coming in Drupal 8. Today's video and audio podcasts are the first set of "curated" excerpts from that long conversation. We cover Larry and Kris's Drupal backgrounds, early Drupal memories, compare Drupal 4 to Drupal 7 and 8, some pragmatic reasons to choose Drupal, and how to get your head around the Symfony2 framework.

Read the full post and see the conversation video at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/116-drupal-8-wins-avoiding-dead-hook-blues-13

Jan 2, 2014

I met Anthony, aka @ircmaxell, for the first time at the PHP BeNeLux conference in early 2013. He was among the first people I spoke with on mic about PHP. Our conversation about PHP being secure was one of the seeds that grew into the "Power of PHP" series on Acquia.com, though you'll notice we were still calling it "PHP Myths" at the time. The series will be continuing in 2014, stay tuned to the Acquia podcast and the Acquia blog for more!

Read the full post at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/69-2013-greatest-hits-php-secure-any-other-major-language-rebroadcast

Jan 1, 2014

Angie and I were at Acquia headquarters in Massachusetts at the same time in the spring of 2013. This gave us the chance to sit down and chat in front of the camera about all things Drupal. Highlights from our conversation became two podcasts with accompanying video. In this part of the conversation, Angie talks about how she got into Drupal and more.

Read the full post and see the conversation video at the Acquia Developer Center: https://dev.acquia.com/podcast/80-2013-greatest-hits-meet-angie-byron-now-i-break-other-peoples-modules-rebroadcast

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