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May 23 2019
May 23

Mike and Matt invite Layout Initiative lead Tim Plunkett on the podcast to talk everything about Drupal's new Layout Builder, its use-cases, issues, and what's new in Drupal 8.7, and what's coming next!

People want visibility controls like they have in the block system... there are people working on that issue.

May 02 2019
May 02

Matt and Mike talk with Angie "Webchick" Byron, Gábor Hojtsy, and Nathaniel Catchpole about the next year's release of Drupal 9. We discuss what's new, what (if anything) will break, and what will remain compatible.

Gábor and Angie selfie at DrupalCon NashvilleGábor and Angie selfie at DrupalCon Nashville
Apr 19 2019
Apr 19

Mike and Matt gather a random group of Drupalers in Seattle, drag them back to a hotel room, and record a podcast. 

Apr 04 2019
Apr 04

Mike and Matt talk to a conglomerate of Lullabots about their DrupalCon sessions on Thursday, April 11th.

This Episode's Guests

Helena McCabe

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Helena is a Drupal-loving front-end developer based out of Orlando, Florida who specializes in web accessibility.

Karen Stevenson

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Karen is one of Drupal's great pioneers, co-creating the Content Construction Kit (CCK) which has become Field UI, part of Drupal core.

Wes Ruvalcaba

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Wes is a designer turned front-end dev with a strong eye for UX.

Putra Bonaccorsi

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An expert in content management systems like Drupal, Putra Bonaccorsi creates dynamic, user friendly sites and applications.

Mike Herchel

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Front-end Developer, community organizer, Drupal lover, and astronomy enthusiast

Matt Westgate

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Matt Westgate is Lullabot's CEO.

April Sides

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April Sides is a seasoned Drupal Developer who is passionate about community building.

Sally Young

Sally Young

Senior Technical Architect working across the full-stack and specialising in decoupled architectures. Core JavaScript maintainer for Drupal, as well as leading the JavaScript Modernization Initiative.

Mar 08 2019
Mar 08

Mike and Matt gather the Lullabot team around the campfire to discuss real world data migrations into Drupal, and everything that goes into it.

Feb 08 2019
Feb 08

This Episode's Guests

Karen Stevenson

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Karen is one of Drupal's great pioneers, co-creating the Content Construction Kit (CCK) which has become Field UI, part of Drupal core.

Mateu Aguiló Bosch

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Loves to be under the sun. Very passionate about programming.

Wes Ruvalcaba

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Wes is a designer turned front-end dev with a strong eye for UX.

Putra Bonaccorsi

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An expert in content management systems like Drupal, Putra Bonaccorsi creates dynamic, user friendly sites and applications.

Dec 13 2018
Dec 13

Mike and Matt talk with the team that helped implement content strategy on Georgia.gov.

Oct 11 2018
Oct 11

Mike and Matt interview members of the Drupal 8 JavaScript modernization initiative to find out what's going on, and the current status.

Sep 27 2018
Sep 27

Mike and Matt talk with the Drupal Association's Senior Events Manager, Amanda Gonser, about upcoming changes to Drupalcon events.

Sep 06 2018
Sep 06

Mike and Matt are joined by Joe Shindelar from Drupalize.Me and Baddý Breidert​ one of the organizers of Drupal Europe, a huge conference that's being billed as "A family reunion for the Drupal community."

Drupal Europe is put on by a huge group of community volunteers in collaboration with the German Drupal Association.

Aug 16 2018
Aug 16

Mike and Matt are joined by Lullabot John Hannah to talk with the creator of GatsbyJS

Jun 14 2018
Jun 14

Mike and Matt talk with Angie "Webchick" Byron on what she's been up to, various Drupal initiatives, and what Drupal needs to do to succeed. 

Feb 09 2018
Feb 09
Mike and Matt talk to Acquia's Tim Plunkett and Emilie Nouveau about the Layout Initiative, which aims to build layout building functionality into Drupal core similar to Panels / Display Suite. Note that the Layout Initiative did officially make it into Drupal 8.5!
Jan 25 2018
Jan 25
Matt and Mike talk with the Drupal Association's Tim Lehnen and Neil Drumm about the changes to Drupal.org's tooling.
Jan 13 2018
Jan 13
Matt and Mike the ins and outs of Out of the Box initiative, which endeavors to showcase Drupal's power "out of the box." They are joined by some of the developers from the Out of the Box initiative.
Oct 05 2017
Oct 05
Mike and Matt are joined by renowned web accessibility expert Marcy Sutton, along with Lullabot's own Helena McCabe to explore various web accessibility topics.
Sep 07 2017
Sep 07

Matt & Mike are joined by Pantheon co-founder and CTO David Strauss, Pantheon co-founder and Head of Product Josh Koenig, as well as Lullabot's own performance expert Nate Lampton to talk everything performance. Topics include front-end performance, server-side PHP, CDNs, caching, and more.

Aug 24 2017
Aug 24
Matt and Mike are joined by the creators of Contenta, which is an API first Drupal distribution for decoupling your site's front-end from Drupal.
Aug 10 2017
Aug 10
Mike and Matt talk about the intricacies of front-end development with two of Lullabot's front-end developers, Marc Drummond and Wes Ruvalcaba.
Jun 29 2017
Jun 29
Matt and Mike talk with several Lullabot accessibility experts as well as Drupal 8 accessibility co-maintainer Mike Gifford about accessibility topics, tools, and more.
Jun 02 2017
Jun 02
Matt and Mike interview Drupal Association Executive Director Megan Sanicki, and Drupal community discussion facilitator Whitney Hess about the history, present, and future of Drupal governance.
May 04 2017
May 04
Mike and and Matt are joined by Paul Bakaus, who is the AMP developer advocate at Google, as well as Lullabot senior developer (and AMP module creator) Matthew Tift to talk all things Accelerated Mobile Pages.
Apr 20 2017
Apr 20
Matt and Mike sit down with several Lullabots who are presenting at Drupalcon Baltimore. We talk about our sessions, sessions that we're excited to see, and speaking tips for first-time presenters.
Mar 16 2017
Mar 16
Matt and Mike sit down with the Drupal.org infrastructure team and talk the ins and outs of what it takes to keep drupal.org's web properties and services (such as composer, git, testing suite, etc) up and running.
Mar 02 2017
Mar 02
Matt and Mike sit down with three of Lullabot's senior UX designers to talk the ins and outs of usability testing within our design process.
Feb 16 2017
Feb 16
Mike and Matt sit down (literally!) with Lullabot's sales team. Learn how Lullabot does sales, and what it takes to sell large projects.
Jan 19 2017
Jan 19
Mike and Matt sit down with Ben Finklea, and talk all things SEO and Drupal, including his new book "Drupal SEO."
Jan 05 2017
Jan 05
Mike & Matt are joined by a gaggle of Lullabots to talk successes and failures of 2016, and what we're looking forward to in 2017.
Dec 22 2016
Dec 22
Matt and Mike sit down with the developers who are leading the REST initiatives in Drupal 8, and discuss the current landscape, and what's on the horizon. We discuss JSON API, GraphQL, changes to Drupal core, and more.
Dec 08 2016
Dec 08
Matt & Mike talk with "Laravel Up and Running" author Matt Stauffer about the Laravel PHP framework and how it differs from PHP and Drupal as a whole. They are joined by Lullabot developers Andrew Berry and Matt Robison.
Nov 24 2016
Nov 24
Matt and Mike talk with Drupal project lead Dries Buytaert and senior developer Matthew Tift to talk about the history of Drupal, what's currently going on, and what the future holds.
Nov 10 2016
Nov 10
Matt and Mike sit down with a number of cross-functional Drupal and WordPress developers to talk about the differences and similarities between the platforms, concepts, and communities.
Oct 27 2016
Oct 27
Matt and Mike talk with Acquia's Kevin Oleary and Ted Bowman about efforts to improve Drupal 8's usability and overall user experience. We talk about Drupal's processes, user testing, semantic versioning, preinstalled content, and more.
Oct 06 2016
Oct 06

Matt and Mike sit down with fellow Lullabots Joe Shindelar and Chris Albrecht to talk about DrupalCon Dublin. We talk about our favorite sessions, bofs, social events, and attempt to answer the question, "Is DrupalCon a vacation?".

DrupalCon DublinPhoto by Josef Dabernig of Amazee Labs shared under the Creative Commons license
Sep 22 2016
Sep 22

Matt and Mike sit down with Taco Potze and Mieszko Czyzyk, as well as Lullabot Director of Technology, Karen Stevenson, to talk about the new Open Social Drupal distribution. We talk about the new features of Open Social, as well as the business model, developing in Drupal 8, and the pros and cons of distributions in general.

Sep 08 2016
Sep 08

Did you know that Lullabot does a significant amount of non-Drupal work? Matt and Mike sit down with several Lullabots who are working on non-Drupal projects including Node, Swift, and React. We talk pros and cons of working in various languages, how they compare with Drupal and PHP.

Aug 25 2016
Aug 25

Matt and Mike are joined by Andrew Berry, Juampy NR, Mateu Bosch, and Dave Reid to deep dive into Drupal 8 development. We talk best practices, IDE Plugins, tips, tricks and lots more.

Lullabot developers sitting around the table recording the podcastClockwise from top left: Juampy, Dave, Andrew, Matt, Andrew (again), Dave (again), Juampy (again), and Mateu

Andrew Berry’s PHPStorm Plugins (as promised in the podcast)

Note: Some of these are distributed by JetBrains directly, and don’t have links in their PHPStorm info. In general, install plugins from within the preferences instead of downloading them from the web.

Aug 11 2016
Aug 11
Matt & Mike sit down with Lullabot's entire design team and talk the ins, outs, processes and tools behind sites such as GRAMMY.com, MSNBC, This Old House, and more!
Jul 28 2016
Jul 28
Matt & Mike talk with Eduardo "Enzo" García about his 18 country tour around the the world! We talk about various far-flung Drupal communities, motivations, challenges, and more.
Jul 14 2016
Jul 14
Matt and Mike talk to Bryan Ollendyke and Michael Potter about everything LMS (Learning Management System) and their ELMSLN Drupal distribution that goes a long way into solving problems within that niche.

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