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Talking Drupal #412 - Lando Episode II

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Release Date: 08/21/2023

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Today we are talking about Lando, the release cycle, and Lando 4.0 with our guest Aaron Feledy.

For show notes visit:
www.talkingDrupal.com/412

Topics

  • About Aaron
  • What is Lando
  • Best type of development for Lando
  • Listener Q: Stephen - I Recently switched to ddev for Mutagen, will Lando support that in the future
  • Release schedule
  • Development process
  • Favorite features
  • When is 4.0 and what is in it
  • Best reasons to choose Lando
  • Adoption rate of Lando
  • Listener Q: Stephen - Nic switched from Lando to DDEV, why and what features would he like to see in Lando to go back
  • Listener Q: Matthieu - I use Lando and I am trying to convince coworkers to use it as well, any advice

Resources

Guests

Aaron Feledy lando.dev - Arrow

Hosts

Nic Laflin - nLighteneddevelopment.com nicxvan
John Picozzi - epam.com johnpicozzi
Andy Blum - andy-blum.com - andy_blum

MOTW

Correspondent

Martin Anderson-Clutz - @mandclu
Workflow Participants

  • Brief description:
    • Have you ever wanted to assign moderated content to specific users to edit or approve it before publishing? There’s a module for that!
  • Brief history
    • How old: created in Feb 2017
    • Versions available: 8.x-2.6 (D8 & D9), 3.0.0-alpha1 (D9 & D10)
  • Maintainership
    • Seeking a new maintainer
  • Number of open issues:
    • 17 open, 3 of which are bugs
  • Does have test coverage
  • Usage stats:
    • 9 sites
  • Maintainer(s):
    • Jheadstrom, who maintains his own stable of modules, including a number in the Message stack
  • Module features and usage
    • Creates a new tab on nodes, on which a content creator (or anyone with the necessary permission) can assign one or more editors or reviewers
    • Can specifically designate which roles can be editors or reviewers
    • Editors have the ability to make changes and transition content between states, while reviewers can only move between states
    • For each transition in your workflow, can specify if editors and/or approvers are able to perform the transition
    • Can optionally send a notification email to workflow participants as they are added to a piece of content
    • I used to have a boss who liked to say “The surest way to starve a dog is to put two people in charge of feeding it”, so the idea of specifically assigning individuals to individual pieces of content is potentially very powerful