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Apr 05 2013
Apr 05

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Git is often touted as among other things being extremely flexible. It's a big selling point for the software. You're not throwing all your eggs in one basket and assuming that there is one singular workflow to rule them all. This flexibility can also be a challenge though. In this podcast we'll talk about the various ways that we at Lullabot use Git when working with teams of people. Both small and large. And the organizational tricks we've learned along the way to help make sure our projects continue moving forward and don't get to messy.

Some of the things discussed include designating someone as a branch manager, working in feature/task branches to keep your code organized and easy to review, and using pull requests. Spoiler alert! We end up boiling it all down to this. There is no one perfect way, but whatever way you decided to organize your team make sure you document it and that everyone on the team knows what you decided.

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Release Date: April 5, 2013 - 10:00am

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Length: 42:35 minutes (24.85 MB)

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Mar 22 2013
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In this episode, Addison Berry is joined by Kyle Hofmeyer, Dave Burns, Jerad Bitner, and Sean Lange to discuss the deceptively simple question "What is a Drupal Site Builder?" This is a term that is bandied about quite a bit, but we wanted to try to zero in on what exactly a site builder does. We end up talking about several different roles that are often used around site-building, like themer, front-end developer, developer, and they relate to each other. In the process, Dave and Sean end up creating some new words too. What is a globulator?

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Release Date: March 22, 2013 - 10:21am

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Length: 39:31 minutes (22.86 MB)

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Mar 08 2013
Mar 08

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In this episode, Addison Berry is joined by Holly Ross, the Executive Director of the Drupal Association (DA). We talk about who Holly is, where she's come from, and here role in the DA. There is some timely discussion about transparency and communication for the DA and the community, and how Holly looks to address these concerns.

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Release Date: March 8, 2013 - 10:00am

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Length: 41:48 minutes (24.1 MB)

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Feb 22 2013
Feb 22

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In this week's episode Addison Berry is joined by Lullabots Joe Shindelar, Andrew Berry, and Ben Chavet to talk about automating server set up with tools like Puppet and Jenkins. Building a Drupal site is only part of the equation to a complete project, and setting up the servers you will need, and making sure that you can reproduce the site set up consistently is hugely important. It becomes even more important as your projects and teams grow in size. We cover the basics of what the goal is, and what tools we use at Lullabot, and why we use them. This is a great overview of the topic for people who keep hearing these terms thrown around, and would like to understand more of what it's all about.

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  • New videos out on Views Bulk Operations and Entity Views Attachment

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Release Date: February 22, 2013 - 10:00am

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Length: 38:50 minutes (22.4 MB)

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Feb 08 2013
Feb 08

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In this special episode Addison Berry and Jeff Eaton give a report of DrupalCon Sydney, from Australia. The audio is not at our normal quality, but we wanted to drop a quick line out about Sydney while we're here. We chat about the two keynotes that we had, our favorite sessions, and how amazing it is to have a DrupalCon literally by the beach.

Release Date: February 8, 2013 - 4:37pm

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Length: 38:25 minutes (22.27 MB)

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Jan 25 2013
Jan 25

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About two months ago we got a comment from a listener, KeyboardCowboy, about questions they had around contributing code to Drupal. Join Addison Berry, Karen Stevenson, Andrew Berry, Kyle Hofmeyer, Joe Shindelar, and Juampy Novillo Requena as we discuss those questions, and chat about how we got involved with contributing code, the challenges we face, and list out things that can be confusing or trip people up as they begin learning how the Drupal community works on code together.

Here is the text of the original comment that this podcast is based on (along with some handy links we've added):

Technical Newbs Podcast?

(asked by KeyboardCowboy)
I've been developing in Drupal since 5.2 but only within the last couple of years have really gotten involved in contributing and trying to be more involved in the community. I know the docs are resource out there on this are plentiful but I would love to hear some Drupal experts talk about some of the finer points of collaboration and contributing such as how they got started and their current process now.

I don't have much free time, but I want to help with D8 and Drupal is the first collaborative system I've worked in, so removing the grey area around these points could be the push I need to dive in more quickly.

1. What's your process to create a patch? Submit a patch? Test a patch?

2. How/Does this process differ between Contrib and Core?

3. How big can patches get and how do you handle the big ones?

4. Can more than one person work on the same patch? If so, how do you handle conflicts?

  • Interdiff: Show a diff between to patches so that you can see what's changed

5. What, exactly, do each of those statuses mean in the issue queue and who is responsible for changing the status of an issue?

6. What was/is your biggest challenge in collaborating on Drupal projects/issues/bugs/features?

7. How do you decide on a release state for a project (alpha, beta, rc)

And I'm sure I could think of others. Just thought I would pose that as an eager developer with limited time. Thanks again for keeping these podcasts going.

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Release Date: January 25, 2013 - 9:17am

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Length: 52:02 minutes (30.2 MB)

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Jan 11 2013
Jan 11

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In this episode, our first in 2013, Addison Berry has gathered Lullabots Kyle Hofmeyer, Joe Shindelar, and Juampy Novillo Requena to chat about some big news items in the Drupal world from 2012, and take a look at what may lay ahead in 2013.

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Release Date: January 11, 2013 - 10:47am

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Length: 50:48 minutes (29.44 MB)

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Dec 14 2012
Dec 14

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Join Addison Berry and Kyle Hofmeyer on this episode to chat about the DrupalEasy Career Starter Program (DCSP) with Mike Anello, who is running DCSP, and Tom Kehoe, an intern here at Lullabot who came to us from Mike's program. We talk about how this ground-breaking program got up and running, and its future. Tom has a great perspective on getting up and running with Drupal, and entering the virtual workspace world, all within three months.

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Release Date: December 14, 2012 - 9:32am

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Length: 56:30 minutes (32.67 MB)

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Nov 30 2012
Nov 30

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In this episode Addison Berry is joined by four project managers to explain what project management is all about, and the impact of working with Drupal projects. Join Seth Brown, Lullabot Director of Operations (sethlbrown), Jerad Bitner, Lullabot Sr. Technical Project Manager (sirkitree), Matthew Saunders, COO of 5 Rings Web and a Principal of Vintage Digital (MatthewS), and Drew Harteveld, VP of Digital Operations at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, as they give some insight into their crystal ball secrets.

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Release Date: November 30, 2012 - 10:00am

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Length: 60:55 minutes (34.86 MB)

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Nov 30 2012
Nov 30

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In this episode Addison Berry is joined by four project managers to explain what project management is all about, and the impact of working with Drupal projects. Join Seth Brown, Lullabot Director of Operations (sethlbrown), Jerad Bitner, Lullabot Sr. Technical Project Manager (sirkitree), Matthew Saunders, COO of 5 Rings Web and a Principal of Vintage Digital (MatthewS), and Drew Harteveld, VP of Digital Operations at Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, as they give some insight into their crystal ball secrets.

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Release Date: November 30, 2012 - 10:00am

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Length: 60:55 minutes (36.81 MB)

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Nov 16 2012
Nov 16

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In this episode Addison Berry talks with Bryan Hirsch (bryanhirsch), Kay VanValkenburgh (kay_v), and Brock Boland (BrockBoland) about the Drupal Ladder, a community project to get more people involved in Drupal core, while also learning valuable skills for their Drupal work. What is it, what's the goal, and the whys and hows about jumping in are covered.

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Release Date: November 16, 2012 - 10:00am

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Length: 36:39 minutes (21.21 MB)

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Nov 02 2012
Nov 02

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In this episode Addi talks with Emma Jane Hogbin, and Lullabots Sean Lange and Angus Mak about Drupal base themes. What is a base theme, and exactly what is that all about? Listen as we chat about these questions and more through our own experiences working with, and choosing base themes, along with some recommendations for themes to use in various situations.

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Release Date: November 2, 2012 - 9:00am

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Length: 52:02 minutes (36.21 MB)

Format: mono 44kHz 97Kbps (vbr)

Oct 19 2012
Oct 19

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Join us in this podcast with Angie Byron (webchick), co-maintainer for Drupal core and general cat-herder for the community. Addi and Angie discuss what exactly she does day to day, the cool Spark project and Drupal 8, in addition to a peek into her non-Drupal life. We also put a couple community questions to Angie:

  • What about D7 would you do differently in hindsight?
    - @kattekrab on Twitter
  • What is your best tip to handle time, having so many open fronts?
    - @juampy72 on Twitter

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Release Date: October 19, 2012 - 9:00am

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Length: 50:35 minutes (35.14 MB)

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Oct 05 2012
Oct 05

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Listen in as Addi talks to five Drupal 8 initiative owners about the amazing new things coming in Drupal 8, why they matter, and what you can do to start learning about them now, and give a helping hand. We are joined by Gábor Hojtsy (Gábor Hojtsy), Larry Garfield (Crell), Kris Vanderwater (EclipseGc), John Albin Wilkins (JohnAlbin), and Greg Dunlap (heyrocker), in a series of separate interviews.

Multilingual Initiative

Web Services and Context Core Initiative (WSCCI)

Blocks and Layouts Initiative (SCOTCH)

Mobile Initiative

Configuration Management Initiative

Release Date: October 5, 2012 - 9:00am

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Length: 68:09 minutes (47.29 MB)

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Sep 21 2012
Sep 21

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Join Addi chats while she chats with Jen Lampton about her Drupal history, her current work in Drupal 8, and big, scary animals. Jen is leading up the charge to get a new theme system into Drupal core, based on the Twig template engine, so we talk quite a bit about what that means, how it would change Drupal, and how everyone can help make it happen.

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Release Date: September 21, 2012 - 10:00am

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Length: 31:59 minutes (18.3 MB)

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Sep 07 2012
Sep 07

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Welcome to the first Drupalize.Me podcast! We've renamed the Lullabot podcast to Drupalize.Me and we're re-invigorating it with a new schedule. We will be posting a new podcast every other Friday, starting today! In this episode the Lullabot team gives a recap of the highlights from DrupalCon Munich. Join Addi, Karen, Joe, Sally, Kyle, and Brock as they chat about big announcements and their favorite sessions and moments from DrupalCon.

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Release Date: September 7, 2012 - 10:25am

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Length: 40:12 minutes (16.1 MB)

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Aug 31 2012
Aug 31

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Jeff Eaton, Addison Berry, Jared Ponchot, and Jeff Robbins say farewell to the Lullabot Podcast and discuss the three new podcasts which will be spawning in its place.

Release Date: August 31, 2012 - 9:23am

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Length: 33:03 minutes (12.82 MB)

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Jun 08 2012
Jun 08

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Jeff Eaton, James Sansbury, and Jeff Robbins talk with Earl Miles about the history and current state of Views and the possibility of getting it into core for Drupal 8.

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Release Date: June 8, 2012 - 7:59am

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Length: 69:42 minutes (26.24 MB)

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Apr 13 2012
Apr 13

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Jeff Eaton, Joe Shindelar, Sally Young, and Kyle Hofmeyer join Jeff Robbins to discuss the latest Drupal news and look back at DrupalCon Denver.

Release Date: April 13, 2012 - 9:42am

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Length: 61:16 minutes (23.08 MB)

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Feb 24 2012
Feb 24

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Jeff Robbins talks with Volacci's Ben Finklea about the Blue Drop Awards.

Release Date: February 24, 2012 - 10:26am

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Length: 58:03 minutes (22.49 MB)

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Jan 19 2012
Jan 19

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Nate Haug, Jeff Eaton, Addi Berry, Matt Westgate, and Jeff Robbins reminisce on the past 6 years of Lullabot, running a virtual company, the ways in which Drupal has changed, and visit a few of the projects we've worked on.

Release Date: January 19, 2012 - 3:24pm

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Length: 77:50 minutes (30.53 MB)

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About Drupal Sun

Drupal Sun is an Evolving Web project. It allows you to:

  • Do full-text search on all the articles in Drupal Planet (thanks to Apache Solr)
  • Facet based on tags, author, or feed
  • Flip through articles quickly (with j/k or arrow keys) to find what you're interested in
  • View the entire article text inline, or in the context of the site where it was created

See the blog post at Evolving Web

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