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Drupal Easy: DrupalEasy Podcast 140: Oh *Beha*ve! (Matthew Grasmick, Behat)

October 6, 2014 - 1:38pm
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Matthew Grasmick (grasmash), Technical Consultant with Acquia, joins Mike and Ryan to talk about the Behat testing framework, Drupal 8 beta 1, and Dries' (super-interesting) DrupalCon Amsterdam keynote.

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Cocomore: Q and A with Dries — All questions and answers summarized from Drupalcon Amsterdam 2014

October 6, 2014 - 10:31am

One Drupalcon session of particular interest to many in the community, since the first of them, has been the “Q&A with Dries”, a core-conversation -track, where Dries is joined by a panel of his initiative leads and other major contributors to Drupal 8 core development. Since I'd wished, in the past, that sessions like these had a video recording to show who was talking, I brought my DSLR and a shotgun microphone this time, thinking I'd contribute the resulting video. I don't think the video I shot was technically perfect enough to share and I realized that one panel member also prefers to limit her exposure on the Web and respect that, of course; since it's much easier to blur or block out a face in a few images than in a video, and since you can read this summary in much less time than the hour+ -length session, too, I decided to provide stills from the video, along with a summary of the questions and answers, which ranged from the whimsical (a bet on how long it would be till Drupal 8 would be released as “stable” to various business and architecture questions and concerns.

(You’ll find a more serious answer(s) to that question if you read on...). Of course, Dries began by asking each of his panelists to introduce themselves. Those present were:

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Appnovation Technologies: Up and Running with Acquia Dev Desktop

October 6, 2014 - 10:12am

Getting a Drupal site up and running is easier than ever with Acquia Dev Desktop.

Urban Insight: Tracking progress in embedded Vimeo videos

October 6, 2014 - 7:14am

Urban Insight operates a highly successful on-demand video service, Planetizen Courses. The service keeps improving rapidly; it’s not uncommon for new features to appear on the site. One recent enhancement allows the system to keep track of progression in videos as they are being watched.

This enhancement allows for two new features: