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Skills Upgrade #5

Talking Drupal

Release Date: 04/03/2024

Talking Drupal #451 - Just Say Drupal show art Talking Drupal #451 - Just Say Drupal

Talking Drupal

Today we are talking about Drupal Marketing with version numbers, what competitors are doing, and Learning to Just Saying Drupal with guest Ivan Stegic. We’ll also cover Trash as our module of the week. For show notes visit: Topics What is the premise of Just Say Drupal Why do you think it is important to drop the version number Where do you suggest we drop verison numbers In sales, if you don't mention version, how do you talk to clients Why could using version numbers be detrimental What do you suggest we call Drupal 7 Have you spoken to the Drupal marketing team At Drupalcon they...

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Talking Drupal

Today we are talking about Certification & Exam Prep, Resources for studying, and tips to get a passing grade with guests Chad Hester & Martin Anderson-Clutz. We’ll also cover Quiz Maker as our module of the week. For show notes visit: Topics Why are exams and certifications important to dev's After going through the Talking Drupal Skills Upgrade mini series do you feel preparted to take an Acquia certification How should someone get ready What are some struggles people may have getting ready What does the plan look like for someone getting ready Does Acquia provide pre tests Did...

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Talking Drupal

Today we are talking about Agile Methodologies, How to pick the best one, and why they matter with guest Chris Wells. We’ll also cover CKEditor Text Transformation / AutoCorrect as our module of the week. For show notes visit: Topics Drupal FL Camp talk Fundamentals of Agile How do you square long term planning What is Redfin Solutions's preferred methodology What is Crystal Agile Methodology Do other methodologies have web specific versions Would you agree that large companies can use different agile methodologies Have you ever used Scrumban Listener Question: Shivan xamount:: Story...

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Talking Drupal

Welcome back to “Skills Upgrade” a Talking Drupal mini-series following the journey of a D7 developer learning D10. This is the final episode, 9. Topics Review status of Chad's Smart Date test Panel discussion Chad, What was your biggest takeaway? Mike, How do you approach this type of one on one mentorship differently than your courses? AmyJune, do you think there are other types of focused mentorship like this that would be valuable to the community? Chad, what was the most surprising thing you learned in Modern Drupal vs Drupal 7? Michael, what did you learn through this process? How...

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Talking Drupal #448 - D11 Readiness & PHPStan show art Talking Drupal #448 - D11 Readiness & PHPStan

Talking Drupal

Today we are talking about Drupal 11 Readiness, What you need to think about, and PHPStan with guest Matt Glaman. We’ll also cover MRN as our module of the week. For show notes visit: [) Topics What do we mean by Drupal 11 Readiness How will this be different than 9 and 10 Top 5 tips D11 Meeting and slack channel Will this be easier Major issues What is PHPStan How does it play a role How is PHPStan Drupal different than PHPStan Does using PHPStan with drupal reduce the need for tests How do you see it evolving over the next few years Drupal 12 wishlist Resources Change records ...

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Talking Drupal

Welcome back to “Skills Upgrade” a Talking Drupal mini-series following the journey of a D7 developer learning D10. This is episode 8. Topics Review Chad's questions What is the process of creating a new issue, reviewing automated tests, and creating a merge request for review by the project maintainer? My example issue: My example merge request: If we're not using Composer to pull the contrib module, how do we make sure that all dependencies are handled? How can someone navigate so many complex issues without getting lost or "barking up the wrong tree"? Tasks for the...

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Talking Drupal

Today we are talking about Drupal Single Sign On, The Benefits it brings to the Drupal Community, and A new book called Fog & Fireflies with guest Tim Lehnen. We’ll also cover Username Field as our module of the week. For show notes visit: Topics What is Single Sign On (SSO) Does Drupal already support SSO Why is SSO on important Camps using SSO Other possibilities Gitlab login Cloud IAM Why did the Drupal Association choose Cloud IAM How do you see the collaboration growing Where are we now What are the next steps How far are we from this becoming a reality What does onboarding look...

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Talking Drupal

Welcome back to “Skills Upgrade” a Talking Drupal mini-series following the journey of a D7 developer learning D10. This is episode 7. Topics Review Chad's goals for the previous week Test Example Set up phpunit.xml Start with FrontPageLinkTest.php Review Chad's questions In the testing_example module, the file "src/Controller/TestingExampleController.php" has a function for simpletestDescription(). Is this an outdated artifact that should have been removed at some point? The module itself doesn't appear to use Simpletest elsewhere and appears to only rely on PHPUnit. What do you...

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Talking Drupal #446 - Test Driven Development show art Talking Drupal #446 - Test Driven Development

Talking Drupal

Today we are talking about Test Driven Development, Why it’s important, and How it improves development with guest Alexey Korepov. We’ll also cover Test Helpers as our module of the week. For show notes visit: Topics What does the term Test Driven Development (TDD) mean Does Drupal make use of TDD What makes TDD different from other methods of Development Do you have to change your way of thinking What are some good resources to learn TDD Do you have any pointers for teams looking to get started Are certain kinds of projects better suited to TDD How have dev teams adapted to TDD Any...

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Talking Drupal

Welcome back to “Skills Upgrade” a Talking Drupal mini-series following the journey of a D7 developer learning D10. This is episode 6. Topics Review Chad's goals for the previous week Review Chad's questions Array structures accordion.html.twig D7 to D10 migrations Tasks for the upcoming week [testing_example](? Be sure to install drupal/core-dev dependencies using composer require –dev drupal/core-devref_type=heads) from Examples module. Set up phpunit.xml file in project root - using to start Run existing tests using command line from the project root. Something like:...

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Welcome back to “Skills Upgrade” a Talking Drupal mini-series following the journey of a D7 developer learning D10. This is episode 5.

Topics

  • Review Chad's goals for the previous week

    • .gitignore
    • Field Example module
    • Plugin API
    • Drupaal 10 Masterclass book
  • Review Chad's questions

    • Field Example follow up
  • Tasks for the upcoming week

    • Examples module: js_example module
      • js_example.libraries.yml
      • hook_theme() implementation in js_example.module
      • JsExampleController
      • template files

Resources

.gitignore
Drupal 10 Masterclass
Modernizing Drupal 10 Theme Development
Chad's Drupal 10 Learning Curriclum & Journal
Chad's Drupal 10 Learning Notes

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Hosts

AmyJune Hineline - @volkswagenchick

Guests

Chad Hester - chadkhester.com @chadkhest
Mike Anello - DrupalEasy.com @ultimike