Past Sessions

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2018— 4 Essential Checklists to Manage Drupal Projects Speakers: schiavone

There are two types of mistakes, errors of ignorance (mistakes we make because we don’t know enough), and errors of ineptitude (mistakes we make because we don’t use of what we know).


Recommended for: Everyone
2018— 5 Core Principles of Kanban Speakers: Charlie.Villare

This session will begin with a brief history of how IT has evolved to using Agile methods – in particular, how we have evolved to using Kanban. The presentation will move forward to the core of...
Recommended for: Everyone

2016— 6 Drupal 8 Innovations You'll Want to Use NOW Speakers: schiavone

Now that Drupal 8 has been released it's time to dive in. But with so many innovations in Drupal 8 where to start.


Recommended for: Beginner
2018— Agile Games: Using Simple Play to Generate Lasting Insights Speakers: Mark.Dodge, Speakers: Vaibhav.Gandhi

Agile Games: Using Simple Play to Generate Lasting Insights

by Mark Dodge and Vaibhav Gandhi

( scheduled on Friday Morning )

 


Recommended for: Everyone
2018— All Good Things Must Come to an End: Archiving Your Drupal site onto Amazon S3 Speakers: bendygirl

At some point, all sites come to an end, so join us in one example of how we did this for a government site.


Recommended for: Advanced
2016— Beheading Drupal: Responsive Interfaces with RESTful api and Javascript Speakers: willvedd

Decoupling Drupal ("headless" Drupal) is a technique whereby the CMS sends data via JSON to the client and passes on responsibility of rendering and controller logic to the browser. When...
Recommended for: Advanced

2016— Better Agile Drupal Sprints: leverage Jira for good Speakers: urbanlegend

You've got a great team of agile architects and developers who are making great progress through the backlog; and you're working with a group of enthusiastic product owners who are writing good,...
Recommended for: Intermediate

2018— Beyond Verification: Using Agile Testing to Drive Business Results Speakers: david.bulkin

Testing can drive clarity and test adherence to specification, which is good, but why stop there! This session starts with how agile testing can be used to create better business cases and improve...
Recommended for: Everyone

2016— Branching Out with LeafletJS Speakers: inge

Leaflet is a great lightweight Open Source JS mapping library that can pair very well with Drupal.


Recommended for: Intermediate
2016— Building Apps is Easy with Drupal, DrupalGap, HTML, Javascript & CSS for Apple and Android Stores Speakers: joerobertsphotography


Recommended for: Beginner
2018— Can we figure this Drupal Component thing out already? Speakers: nerdstein

Our community has seen the rise of countless solutions to implement design systems and components within Drupal. What have we learned?   This talk shares a perspective on one set of best...
Recommended for: Intermediate

2016— Case Study by Johnson & Johnson

Coming Soon!


Recommended for: Everyone
2016— CI for CSS: Creating a Visual Regression Testing Workflow Speakers: populist

Small, unexpected front-end changes are tough to spot manually and can be a signal for larger problems.


Recommended for: Intermediate
2016— Closing Remarks

Closing Remarks

DrupalCon New Orleans Reminders

After Party Information


Recommended for: Everyone
2016— Coding in the Cloud: Local DevOps made easy Speakers: Nathan Gasser

Fast, simple, local development for the masses!

It's time to burn down W/MAMP, Virtual Box, Chef, Puppet, Vagrant, lxc, Docker, and all that other DevOps overhead.  2016 is the year cloud-...
Recommended for: Intermediate

2016— Coffee Break

Short break between sessions


Recommended for: Everyone
2018— Content Moderation in Core Speakers: esod

Content moderation is stable in Drupal 8.5.x.


Recommended for: Everyone
2018— Continuous Collaboration in LAMP Applications with Probo.CI Speakers: sk33lz

Probo.CI is an open source, quality assurance and user acceptance testing SaaS tool created by Zivtech.


Recommended for: Everyone
2016— Continuous Delivery with Drupal Speakers: jody, Speakers: lliss

Continuous Delivery (CD) you've heard about it used on big fancy sites, but how can you implement it yourself? The critical thing in continuous delivery is that...
Recommended for: Advanced

2016— Creating a Custom Drupal Theme in 40 minutes Speakers: schiavone

Can a custom Drupal 8 Theme be created in 40 minutes? It would be foolhardy to try in front of an audience....
Recommended for: Beginner

2016— Debugging During Development: Creating, Breaking and Fixing a Module Speakers: allierays

Debugging is more than fixing broken code. It is about logically thinking through steps and using the appropriate tools to solve problems.  


Recommended for: Intermediate
2016— Decoupled Drupal with React Speakers: prestonso

Of all the projects to emerge from the JavaScript renaissance, React, a library for rendering data in view components, has seen an explosion in popularity due to its compelling state system,...
Recommended for: Intermediate

2016— DevOps Discipline: Detailed & Complete Speakers: sdreeser, Speakers: stevebritton

Dive into code-driven details with a backstory, discovering a complete solution which achieves consistency using secure and open-sourced automation. Introduce harmony to your infrastructure and...
Recommended for: Advanced

2018— Docksal: one tool to rule local and CI/CD environments Speakers: achekulaev

Working on a project that is distributed across many developers and many operating systems is challenging. Let's see how to set up uniform local environments for your Drupal, Wordpress, Node,...
Recommended for: Beginner

2016— Does my Drupal backend look weird to you? Speakers: jody

You manage a Drupal site, adding content, curating the homepage. You had some developers build it for you, or maybe you built it yourself. There are some things that are sort of frustrating and...
Recommended for: Beginner

2018— Don’t let the Security folks Slow down your DevOps pipeline Speakers: vana_khurana

DevOps is an enabler of agile development, delivery and deployment.  It’s a combination of Development and Operations. When done right, it can speed up the delivery of IT services. ...
Recommended for: Intermediate

2018— Drupal 8: The Missing Parts Speakers: inge

Can you not quite get Drupal to do what you want? Is your Admin side of your site a little clunky? Too many paragraph bundles that all do basically the same thing?


Recommended for: Beginner
2016— Drupal as a Backend for Large-Scale Mobile Applications Speakers: krisgraham, Speakers: energee, Speakers: sgregory

(or, The Lord of the Things: One CMS to Power Websites, Mobile Apps, and IoT)


Recommended for: Advanced
2016— Drupal Beyond the Browser: Using Drupal to Power Apps and Touchscreens Speakers: mllobrera, Speakers: proeung

 


Recommended for: Intermediate
2018— Drupal Unhitched: The CMS in Decoupled Architectures Speakers: mllobrera

Decoupling your CMS isn’t just a technology question — it’s a different way of approaching the architecture of your data and its use. This session will look at popular scenarios for decoupled...
Recommended for: Everyone

2018— Easy Automated Testing with Pull Request Environments on your own servers with DevShop Speakers: jonpugh

DevShop is an open-source Drupal hosting platform that can be used for production, development and testing environments. 


Recommended for: Intermediate
2018— Erasing the Stigma: Mental Health in Tech Speakers: dorf

Many developers, including myself, deal with mental health issues, yet mental health in the developer community is often overlooked, hidden, or swept under the rug.


Recommended for: Beginner
2018— EventDispatcher->dispatch(MyModule::UPGRADE) - moving from D7 to D8 for developers Speakers: aaron

In this session, we'll explore aspects of navigating the dozens of new Drupal 8 APIs, architectural decisions when planning your projects, issues management, and team coordination.


Recommended for: Advanced
2018— Getting Started with React, Drupal 8, and JsonAPI Speakers: jody

You don't have to go fully headless to integrate React into your site. You can use it for a page, a section, a content type, or a page component.

First I'll talk about what React is good...
Recommended for: Advanced

2018— Git 101 - Intro to Git Speakers: aburke626

Git has become our industry’s version control gold standard for good reason: it’s a powerful tool that facilitates collaboration.


Recommended for: Beginner
2018— Halp! I'm Stuck in Drupal 7! Speakers: ldpm

This is NOT a session about upgrading to Drupal 8; you already want to, you already know you should, and you've already attended 32 different sessions about how.


Recommended for: Intermediate
2016— How custom is too custom? Tips for coding (and when not too) Speakers: brockfanning

When is custom code appropriate? When should contrib solutions be investigated, and when are they overkill? Is there an acceptable way to hack Drupal? Tune in to hear my take on these, and other...
Recommended for: Intermediate

2016— How structured content and the Paragraphs module reignited my Drupal flame Speakers: jgrubb

The Paragraphs module is relatively new to the Drupal scene, but has picked up steam lately for those of us who work on content heavy sites.


Recommended for: Beginner
2018— Inclusive Digital Products: Why Web Accessibility Matters Speakers: karagaulrapp

Does your website create an inclusive or exclusive environment for users? Does your digital strategy incorporate web accessibility standards? Are you not sure? Let's have a conversation and find...
Recommended for: Everyone

2018— Into the backend: How to understand and plan code Speakers: ashrafabed

Programming in languages like PHP is more than learning syntax. You must learn how to outline, plan, and write code to accomplish specific goals.


Recommended for: Beginner
2016— Introduction to GraphQL Speakers: prestonso

GraphQL has been deemed everything from the death knell of RESTful architectures to the query language of the future.


Recommended for: Advanced
2016— Keynote How to Succeed at Success - Stacking the Odds in Your Favor - Bob Moul

Drawing from 35 years of experience ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, Bob Moul will share lessons he learned on his journey from the mailroom to tech CEO.


Recommended for: Everyone
2018— Learn how to set up your own Drupal instance with Docker Speakers: dsteplight

This workshop will teach you how to set up your own Drupal Instance using Docker.


Recommended for: Everyone
2016— Lunch / Networking

Lunch Break / Networking


Recommended for: Everyone
2016— Markup the Drupal 8 way Speakers: lauriii

Drupal 8 uses Twig as its default templating engine. This has generated a lot of excitement but Twig isn't the only thing that has changed in the Drupal 8 Theme System - Twig has been a tool that...
Recommended for: Intermediate

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