01.08.2018
Posted by Alex Moreno Lopez
Whenever you get into a situation where you are not sure which version of Drupal to use, or you expect to get challenged by a client, my recommendation is to use the approach of putting together the pros and cons, and see what insights emerge. This actually is a good follow-up to our discussion around Drupal 7 vs Drupal 8. So let's build a table for that case as an example. This should be easily adaptable whenever Drupal 9 starts to be a thing. It also works for…
31.07.2018
Posted by Alex Moreno Lopez
Sorry Drupal 7, it’s not you, but it’s time to move on... (to Drupal 8). As developers, we sometimes forget that we live in a tech bubble. In our highly technical world we assume things that not everyone sees. For example, there are still reasons that clients frequently cite to justify staying in an old version of Drupal, in this case Drupal 7, instead of starting a new project straight away in Drupal 8. This is true even when we are talking about starting a brand…
19.07.2018
Posted by DC Denison
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 also have a new bunch of API improvements. Recently Dries Buytaert, founder and project lead of Drupal (and co-founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chairman of the…
12.07.2018
Posted by Preston So
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 in Drupal. Held at the University Institute of Lisbon, it was a conference not to be missed, with innumerable insights from Drupal core contributors and maintainers. As…