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Talking Drupal is a weekly chat about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, we love Drupal. With hosts Stephen Cross, John Picozzi and Nic Laflin.

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Talking Drupal is a weekly chat about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, we love Drupal. With hosts Stephen Cross, John Picozzi and Nic Laflin.

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Very helpful

By arc1035 - Nov 09 2013
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This show is very helpful for learning Drupal

Educational, Informative and Fun

By caksec - Nov 06 2013
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Great podcast on all things Drupal

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25 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Very helpful

By arc1035 - Nov 09 2013
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This show is very helpful for learning Drupal

Educational, Informative and Fun

By caksec - Nov 06 2013
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Great podcast on all things Drupal
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Talking Drupal

Latest release on May 22, 2020

The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: Talking Drupal #24 - SASS and Compass

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Show Topics

- What is SASS 

- Benefits 

- How SASS works

- What is Compass?

- Key features

- Getting started with SASS

- SASS and Drupal

Module of the Week

- ThemeKey - https://drupal.org/project/themekey

Links

- SASS - http://sass-lang.com/

- Compass - http://compass-style.org/

- Why SASS - A List Apart - http://alistapart.com/article/why-sass

- Book: Sass and Compass for Designers - http://www.amazon.com/Sass-Compass-Designers-Ben-Frain-ebook/dp/B00CITNQI4/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1384973043&sr=8-1&keywords=sass+and+compass+for+designers

- Mixins - http://compass-style.org/index/mixins/

- Drupal Nights - Jason’s giving a talk on ‘Thinking Responsively’ at BioRAFT: https://groups.drupal.org/node/373083

Hosts

- Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

- Jason Pamental - www.hwdesignco.com @jpamental

- John Picozzi - www.RubicDesign.com @johnpicozzi 

- Nic Laflin - www.nLightened.net @nicxvan

- Tim Dickens - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @Tregonian 

Nov 21 2013

1hr 8mins

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Rank #2: Talking Drupal #159 - Helpful Modules

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In episode #159 we discuss a baker's dozen of helpful modules.   www.talkingdrupal.com/159

TOPICS:

Flippy - Version: 7. Created pager to move Next/Prev through nodes

Simplify Menu Version: 8. Allows for easier manipulation of menus in twig templates.

Coffee Version: 7/8. Helps navigate the admin faster

Content LockVersion: 7/8. Prevent two users from editing same content, prevent user from navigating away from content edit by mistake

Shield Version: 7/8. Places an easily configurable htaccess password on your site

Admin ToolbarVersion: 8 or (admin menu for 7). Provides drop downs for the admin toolbar

Environment IndicatorVersion: 7/8. Allows you to change color of admin bar based on environment.   Prevent confusion of which environment someone is working in, ie. green for DEV, yellow for TEST and RED for live.

Video Embed Field Version: 7/8. Easier to embed videos by copying url?

Responsive Menu Version: 7/8. Build an easy mobile nav

Block Class Version: 7/8. Add a class to the block through the UI

Configuration Split Version: 8. Allows for separate environments for deployment

Role Assign Version: 7/8. Allows better role/user management

ReCaptcha Version: 7/8. Implements ReCaptcha

HOSTS:

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Feb 12 2018

23mins

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Rank #3: Talking Drupal #176 - Learning

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In episode #176 we talk about the techniques we use to learn new things, Drupal and otherwise.  www.talkingdrupal.com/176

Topics 
  • Learning never stops
  • What we are currently learning
  • Balancing on and off hours learning
  • Techniques for learning
  • Resource to learning
Resources

Drupal Providence YouTube - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYgONUjGIp8u2JOjFwaXJHA

Code Karate - https://www.youtube.com/user/codekarate

Level Up Tuts - https://www.youtube.com/user/LevelUpTuts

Web Wash - https://www.youtube.com/user/webwashnet

Drupalize Me - https://drupalize.me

Build A Module - https://buildamodule.com

Drupal Easy - https://www.drupaleasy.com

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Sep 19 2018

50mins

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Rank #4: Talking Drupal #064 - Choosing a Theme

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Topics

  • General Options
  • Free Theme
  • Roll your own
  • Hire a Themer
  • General Strategy
  • Public Theme vs Admin Theme
  • Modules

Module of the week

This very simple module adds a checkbox to the menu item edit form and allows the admin to add html to the menu item title. The idea is to use this for external links for which you want to display a logo of the visited site or simply to add strong on some words.

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Sep 17 2014

1hr 14mins

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Rank #5: Talking Drupal #038 - Talking with Dries

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Show Topic

  • How Drupal got started
  • Some key moments for Drupal
  • Open source and core developers
  • Drupal 8
  • Acquia Lift

Module of the Week

Links

Hosts

Feb 26 2014

1hr 5mins

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Rank #6: Talking Drupal #195 - Finding Drupal Jobs and Projects

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In episode #195 with talk about finding Drupal work with Shane Thomas. www.talkingdrupal.com/195.

Topics
  • Stories
  • DrupalCon North America
  • Linux on Dell
  • Finding Drupal Jobs and Works
  • Tactical Steps
  • Strategic Steps
  • Job Services
Resources Guests Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Jan 28 2019

57mins

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Rank #7: Talking Drupal # 175 - Automated Testing

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In episode #175 we talk with Oliver Davies about Automated Testing.  http://www.talkingdrupal.com/175

Topics
  • Why test?
  • Types of tests
  • Drupal testing
  • Basic workflow
  • Getting started
Resources

https://www.drupal.org/docs/8/testing

https://www.drupal.org/u/opdavies

https://www.drupal.org/microserve

https://www.drupal.org/oliver-davies-ltd

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Oliver Davies - https://www.drupal.org/u/opdavies @opdavies

Sep 05 2018

45mins

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Rank #8: Talking Drupal #194 - Drupal.tv

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In episode #194 we talk with Ashraf Abed and Kevin Thull about the inception and launch of Drupal.tv. We also talk about Drupal turning 18, Webform joining Open Collective and Drupal Mountain Camp.  www.talkingdrupal.com/194

Topics 
  • Drupal Stories
  • What is Drupal.tv?
  • What is connection between Debug Academy and Drupal.tv short and long term?
  • How did Drupal.tv come about?
  • How to Add content?
  • Who is developing?
  • Feature Roadmap
  • How to contribute
Resources

The Webform module for Drupal joins Open Collective

Introducing the (unofficial) Drupal Recording Initiative

A new beginning for the Drupal community!

Drupal Recording Initiative

Drupal.tv

Guests Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Jan 19 2019

1hr 3mins

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Rank #9: Talking Drupal #204 - A Few Things

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In episode #204 we talk about getting the most out of DrupalCon and expanding your toolkit. www.talkdrupal.com/204

Topics
  • Drupal stories
  • Getting the most of DrupalCon 
  • Planning your trip
  • Exhibit floor
  • Social events
  • Expanding your toolkit
Resources

Drupal accepted into Google Summer of Code 2019

#175 - Automated Testing with Oliver

Guest Host

Oliver Davies  @opdavies   www.drupal.org/u/opdavies

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Mar 25 2019

1hr 6mins

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Rank #10: Talking Drupal #151 - Drupal as an API

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In episode #151, we talking about using Drupal as an API

Show Topics
  • What is an API (Application Programming Interface)
  • Why create an API?
  • How to create one (High Level)
  • Security
  • Documentation
  • Routing
  • Testing an api
  • Caching
Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

Nic Laflin - www.nLightened.net @nicxvan

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Aug 09 2017

46mins

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Rank #11: Talking Drupal #242 - Drush

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Our thoughts are with the Drupal community as the world fights Covid19. On today's show we have Preston So joining us to talk about that tool we all know and love Drush.

www.talkingdrupal.com/242

Topics
  • Nic - Vet story
  • Stephen - The reality of the times
  • John - New job
  • Intro - Preston So
  • Sustaining the Drupal Association in uncertain times
  • Brief history of Drush
  • How important is Drush
  • Drush in core
  • Drush 9, a re-write
  • Drush 10, whats coming
Resources

Sustaining the Drupal Association in uncertain times

New Drupal Module Versioning

Drush 10 & the Future of Drupal CLI

Preston's Links

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guests

Preston So  @prestonsopreston.so

Apr 08 2020

1hr 5mins

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Rank #12: Talking Drupal #139 Using an IDE

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Talking Drupal #139 Using an IDE

In episode #139 we discuss the benefits of using an IDE for development.

Show Topics
  • Do you use an IDE?
  • Why use an IDE?
  • Features
  • XDebug
  • IDE Variations
Module of the Week

Custom Search

This module alters the default search box in many ways. If you need to have options available like in advanced search, but directly in the search box, this module is for you.

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLightened.net @nicxvan

Mar 15 2017

35mins

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Rank #13: Talking Drupal #184 - Exploring React

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In episode #184 we talk with long time show friend Chris Well from Redfin Solutions about React.  www.talkingdrupal.com/184

Topics
  • Redfins recent react experience
  • React - what is it?
  • React - why do we care?
  • What does React mean to Drupal developers
  • How did Redfin use React
  • What lessons did they learn
  • What advice would they give someone wanting to learn about react
 Resources Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Tim Lehnen - https://www.drupal.org/u/hestenet @TimLehnen

Nov 11 2018

56mins

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Rank #14: Talking Drupal #228 - My Module is not secure?

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In this episode, we talk about some recent Drupal news and how to deal with insecure modules

www.talkingdrupal.com/228

Topics
  • Stories
  • What happens when the Drupal Security Team marks a module as unsupported?
  • How do you handle modules not covered by security team
  • Field Slide Show
Resources

Acquia acquire AgilOne

What happens when the Drupal Security Team marks a module as unsupported?

Field Slide Show

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Dec 23 2019

44mins

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Rank #15: Talking Drupal #048 - Overnight Website Challenge with Chris Weber

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Topics

  • About Chris Weber
  • Creating Google+
  • What is the Overnight Website Challenge
  • How are the non-profit organization selected
  • Who can join the challenge
  • What is the structure of the event
  • What happens during the 24 hours
  • What happens after the 24 hours
  • Old Site: http://homeforlife.org/
  • New Site: http://216.243.154.201/
  • Thoughts on Drupal 8  

Links

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May 07 2014

1hr 10mins

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Rank #16: Talking Drupal #241 - Virtual Camps

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As the world deals with the Corona Virus, conferences around the globe have been cancelled and rescheduled. Mid-Camp and NERD Summit were both scheduled last week. At the 11th hour they decided to go virtual. We have the organizers of those events with us to discuss the experience.

www.talkingdrupal.com/241

Topics
  • John - Zoom Phone, Distance Learning, Extreme Lego Building

  • Nic - Jackbox.tv

  • Stephen - Tile Window Managers - Awesome Window Manager.

  • Interview with Rick Hood, Avi Schwab and Kevin Thull
Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Guests

Kevin Thull  - www.bluedropshop.com@kevinjthull

Avi Schwab - www.froboy.org@ajschwab

Rick Hood - www.commonmedia.com@rickhood@rickhood

Mar 30 2020

55mins

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Rank #17: Talking Drupal #214 - Layout Builder Checking In

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In episode #214 we revisit Layout Builder after our first impressions in March 2018. Kathy Beck, Senior UX Engineer from Oomph, joins us.  www.talkingdrupal.com/214

Topics
  • Story - Improve Your Remote Work Productivity With the ‘Shutdown Ritual’
  • Current status of usage
  • Where does layout builder fit into today's development process
  • What about paragraphs
  • What is good about Layout Builder
  • Some struggles with Layout Builder
  • Resource to learn 
  • Supporting Modules
 Resources

Improve Your Remote Work Productivity With the ‘Shutdown Ritual’

Full Focus Planner

Layouts Revisited with Tim Plunkett

The new Layout Builder: Unleash the Power!

Layout Builder: A paragraphs killer?

Modules

Layout Builder Restrictions

Guest

Kathy Beck oomph.is/kbeck @kbeck303

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Jun 05 2019

47mins

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Rank #18: Talking Drupal #205 - Raspberry Pi with Jeff Geerling

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In episode #205, the lost episode is released. We talk with Jeff Geerling about Rasberry Pis and Drupal.  www.talkingdrupal.com/205

Topics
  • Show feedback
  • What is a Raspberry Pi?
  • What are you using it for?
  • Use cases for a Pi
  • Pi Dramble
  • How to get started?
  • Ansible for Dev Ops and migrating to Kubernetes
Resources

Jeff Geerling

DrupalVM

Pi Dramble

Server Check In

Hosted Apache Solr

Anisble for DevOps

Guest Host

Jeff Geerling  @geerlingguy  www.jeffgeerling.com

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Apr 07 2019

47mins

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Rank #19: Talking Drupal #227 - Catching Up

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In episode #227 Stephen, John and Nic catch up after on few months hiatus. We talk about Drupal 8.8, Drupal 9 readiness or retiring core modules.

www.talkingdrupal.com/227

Topics
  • What we've been up to
  • Drupal 8.8 Release
  • Drupal 9 Readiness
  • Drupal core modules that should be contrib
Resources

Breathe Life Back Into Your Late 2013 Or Older Apple Mac With Linux

Mac Mini (mid-2011) on Linux

NEDCamp Session Recordings

Drupal 8.8.0 is available

Drupal 9 Readiness

Oomph: WEBINAR: Upgrading to Drupal 9. When? Why? How?

 

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.stephencross.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

Dec 16 2019

53mins

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Rank #20: Talking Drupal #210 - Multi-Site Vs Domain: A Commerce Case Study

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In episode #210 we listen in to John's presentation, Multi-Site Vs Domain: A Commerce Case Study, at Boston Drupal Meetup, sponsored by BioRAFT.  www.talkingdrupal.com/210

Topics
  • First ever, face to face recording with Stephen, John and Nic 
  • The Drupal Song performed by Mike Miles
  • John's presentation
Resources

Design 4 Drupal

Video of presentation at DrupalNights.org

BioRAFT

Boston Drupal Meetup

 

Hosts

Stephen Cross - www.ParallaxInfoTech.com @stephencross

John Picozzi - www.oomphinc.com @johnpicozzi

Nic Laflin - www.nLighteneddevelopment.com @nicxvan

May 13 2019

41mins

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