It’s that time of year again—DrupalCon North America is upon us and the Pantheon team is hard at work prepping our trademark thunder and lightning for Baltimore. This year we’ll be delivering 11 awesome sessions, a few hundred live demos, joining forces with Lullabot to throw a fabulous party, and of course getting face time with our agency partners, valued customers, and Power Users community. It’s going to be grand.
To make sure we get a chance to connect, you can schedule a meeting with our team ahead of time. Drop us a line—we’re always happy to build new relationships with folks in the Drupal community.
And even if we’re old friends, be sure to stop by our booth (#317) to check out what’s new, including a brand new set of (3!) T-shirt designs, printed in real time by our screenprinting wizards.
Heading into DrupalCon, it feels like Drupal 8 has truly arrived, bringing along a whole bundle of modern development practices. If you’re headed to Baltimore to figure out what the next level looks like as a developer, you may be interested in the following:
Composerify and packagist all the things at “Development Workflow Tools for Open Source PHP Libraries” with Greg Anderson, Tuesday at 10:45am in Room 308.
Or if you need to demystify one of the industry’s top buzzwords, expand your mind at “Basic DevOps Skills: Where to Start and How to Learn” with Michelle Krejci, which is also at 10:45am, in Room 310.
Find your way to beautiful (and maintainable) theming and front-end code with “Back to the Basics: Best Practices for Frontend Developers” by Tessa Kriesel at 2:15pm in Room 308.
Apply behavioral testing to your projects with “Bending Behat's Benefits” with Steve Persch, Tuesday at 3:45pm in Room 315.
If you’re the kind of person who looks after a whole team, or is responsible for maintaining a lot of sites, we also have you covered:
Receive a vision of automagical Drupal Update nirvana with “Automatic Drupal Updates Using Visual Regression & Continuous Integration” featuring Matt Cheney and Andrew Taylor, Wednesday at 10:45am in Room 310.
Cooperation makes it happen, as you’ll see in “Continuous Integration Is for Teams” with Drew Gorton Tuesday at 1:00pm in Room 317.
Standardize your way to efficiency and stress-free teamwork at “Be A Developer Experience Superhero: Robust Dev Scripts For Peace and Joy” by Dustin LeBlanc, Wednesday at 2:45pm in Room 319.
See how Cornell University is taking Drupal to scale campus wide in “Drupal as a Centrally-brokered Platform for Web Development at the University” with yours truly and Ryann Levo and Shannon Osburn from Cornell - Wednesday 3:45pm in Room 307.
Finally, everyone can benefit from a quantified approach to self improvement; find out how at “Be Better at Being Better: Why the Only Way to Improve It Is to Measure It” with Harrison Dahme, Thursday at 10:45am on the Community Stage.
Party Time, Dinosaur Included
Don’t miss out! Join hundreds of your closest Drupal pals for drinks, music, and interactive exhibits at the Maryland Science Center, Wednesday, April 26th at 8:00pm, co-hosted by the fine folks at Lullabot. Bring your badge, and get ready for a good time.
See you at the ‘Con!Topics: Agencies, Digital Agencies, Drupal