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Palantir: Increasing Velocity and Drupal 8

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by drupalroot


Drupal 8 Accelerate

Palantir CEO Tiffany Farriss recently keynoted MidCamp here in Chicago where she spoke about the economics of Drupal contribution. In it, she explored some of the challenges of open-source contribution, showing how similar projects like Linux have managed growth and releases, and what the Drupal Association might do to help push things along toward a Drupal 8 release. You can give her presentation a watch here.

Daniel Pocock: WebRTC: DruCall in Google Summer of Code 2015?

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by drupalroot

I've offered to help mentor a Google Summer of Code student to work on DruCall. Here is a link to the project details.

The original DruCall was based on SIPml5 and released in 2013 as a proof-of-concept.

It was later adapted to use JSCommunicator as the webphone implementation. JSCommunicator itself was updated by another GSoC student, Juliana Louback, in 2014.

It would be great to take DruCall further in 2015, here are some of the possibilities that are achievable in GSoC:

Acquia: 2014 greatest hits - 30 Awesome Drupal 8 API Functions you Should Already Know - Fredric Mitchell

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by drupalroot

Undefined

Looking back on 2014, it was a great year of events and conversations with people in and around Acquia, open source, government, and business. I think I could happily repost at least 75% of the podcasts I published in 2014 as "greatest hits," but then we'd never get on to all the cool stuff I have been up to so far in 2015!

Chris Hall on Drupal 8: D8 theming first impression

Posted on Thursday, March 26th, 2015 by drupalroot

D8 theming first impression
Thu, 03/26/2015 - 20:11
chrishu

Introduction

After upgrading this site to a nice shiny Beta, I was itching to try themeing on Drupal 8, I have left off up to now as a few simple experiments showed me that even a simple sub-theme broke quickly under the pace of Drupal change, now though I should be able to upgrade any efforts and improvements without too much difficulty.

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