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Jul 13 2016
Jul 13
162 Drupal 8 Enterprise Development with Allan Chappell and David Diers - Modules Unraveled Podcast | Modules UnraveledSkip to main content

Migration

  • In D7, we used the Migrate Drupal to Drupal module, what’s the case for D8?
    • Speak on pattern of using Migrate Drupal as a basis for a migration.
    • Migration plugins and yml configuration declarations are an improvement on an already excellent module - if you are going to handle migrations like you did in 7 - which might be appropriate depending on your use case
    • Appropriate where you are significantly revising the content model, configuration or site composition.
  • What are some of the pros and cons of the way Migrate Drupal works in D8?
    • Pros
    • Migration of most Drupal settings: registration emails, site name, debug settings, etc.
    • Migration of most fields (work is ongoing to include contrib into upgrade migrations)
    • Migration of all content types with nodes and revisions
    • Cons
    • By default, fixed ids (not ideal for staged work)
    • Miss an opportunity to take out the trash

Configuration management

  • Let’s talk about configuration management. I know from working with you guys that you started out using Features...
    • Tried out a features based approach at first - because it was similar to well established patterns in 7 - but abandoned it for the project
    • Feature branch activity then confex seems to be working out well
    • Configuration import and export has inspired a lot of confidence in getting to known states.
    • The challenge is probably in managing environmental config settings - that’s where Master still might have a place.
    • Using configuration export and import committed to git repo.
    • Challenges of local configuration vs production configuration.
    • Managing code review
    • Automated removal of local configuration
    • Would like to know some other people’s workflows
Jun 30 2016
Jun 30
161 Website Audits and How to Do Them Right with Jon Peck - Modules Unraveled Podcast | Modules UnraveledSkip to main content

Website Audits

  • What is a site audit?
  • Why would you do one?
  • Intended audience
    • New clients? Existing clients?
  • What are the goals of a site-audit?
  • How do you approach a site audit?
    • What are some other approaches you’re aware of?
  • What tools and techniques do you use?
  • How do you present the results?
  • How often should you do them?
  • What are some things to avoid?
Jun 01 2016
Jun 01
  • Jibran Ijaz ‏@JibranIjaz
    What will happen to the workflow initiative if Drupal shop(s) will stop supporting it? #MUP160

  • Jibran Ijaz ‏‏@JibranIjaz
    How can we make sure that this'll be a community driven initiative not specific to someones requirements. #MUP160

  • Steve Persch ‏@stevector
    Do you anticipate support for making/deploying configuration changes through workspaces? #MUP160

  • Steve Persch ‏@stevector
    @JibranIjaz @dickolsson I'd like part of the answer to be consensus formed around Behat-executable stories/scenarios. #MUP160

  • Justin Ludwig @jludwig89
    Can the Workflow Initiative fit into a multi-site install, where content is to be deployed to more than one site? #MUP160

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