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Posted by DC Denison on Jul 19, 2018
When Drupal 8.0 was released two and a half years ago, with a built-in REST API, it signaled the start of Drupal's evolution to an API-first platform. Since then, each of the five new releases of Drupal 8 introduced significant web service API improvements. Drupal 8.6, shipping in September, will...
lisbon
Posted by Preston So on Jul 12, 2018
In Lisbon, steep slopes and sweeping vistas towering over placid waters and crowded ports characterize the topography of one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. This year, the Portuguese capital played host to Drupal Developer Days, possibly the most important event for developers specializing...
Utrecht
Posted by Preston So on Jul 10, 2018
With a uniquely diverse community of designers, developers, and everyone in between, Frontend United is one of the conferences I find I enjoy more and more each time I attend. My previous time at this wonderful Drupal-adjacent conference was in Ghent, where I gave a session about the promise (and...
machine learning
Posted by Sunny Chopra on Jul 09, 2018
Data Science competitions such as Kaggle and KDnuggets have become very popular in recent years. They have real-world data and are a great way to have hands-on practice to gain experience. When I was in grad school, I took many courses on machine learning and participated in many of these...
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Posted by Jenny Heffernan on Jun 28, 2018
As a Data Scientist at Acquia I get to build machine learning models to solve problems or speed up tasks that are time consuming for humans. This means I spend a lot of time getting data into a format that is usable by machine learning models, or even just putting it in a useful form for...
Alicante, Spain
Posted by Preston So on Jun 27, 2018
Atop the Castle of Saint Barbara in Alicante, time sometimes seems to slow down, and words that once held grand meaning seem inadequate. I had a similar feeling both during and on the heels of DrupalCamp Spain, organized by the Spanish Drupal Association and held this year at Las Cigarreras...
speccing out an architectural (content) model
Posted by Travis Carden on May 30, 2018
Revered management thinker Peter Drucker once wrote, “If you can’t replicate something because you don’t understand it, then it really hasn’t been invented; it’s only been done.” In many ways content modeling in Drupal has been done without being invented. There is no accepted method of analysis,...
Posted by DC Denison on May 23, 2018
More and more organizations are using JavaScript frameworks to create visitor-facing experiences with Drupal as a backend, but Drupal's own administration interface has not yet embraced a modern JavaScript framework. Understandably, there is high demand for Drupal to provide a cutting-edge...
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Posted by Preston So on May 15, 2018
In a previous installment of Experience Express, we explored how effective core REST out of the box can be for the purposes of consuming content retrieved from Drupal and manipulating said data as well. Furthermore, with the help of Views, any content listing can be easily converted into an API...
Love statue
Posted by Preston So on May 01, 2018
When Phillies hats begin to dot the landscape and one of the most beautiful train stations in the country materializes around you, you know you're in Philadelphia, a city I can never seem to stop loving. After a brief hiatus, Drupaldelphia was in full swing this year, attracting developers,...