Gábor Hojtsy

Code Gardener
Acquia, Inc.

Gábor is an open source enthusiast and contributor, most active as a Drupal developer, working with and on the open source project itself at Acquia. He started off contributing to Open Source in 2000 when he became an active contributor to the PHP Documentation team and became the lead to that team and the PHP.net website team for years. Technical edited the first Hungarian PHP developer book, led courses on web technologies and co-organized various PHP and generic web development conferences. Started working with and on Drupal in 2003, and became devoted to the multilingual functionality and sometimes the lack thereof. He is an active contributor ever since, was the co-organizer of the international Drupalcon Szeged 2008, he is the active maintainer for Drupal 6, the initiator and lead of localize.drupal.org, Drupal's software localization site and lead to the Drupal 8 Multilingual Initiative.

When not geeking out, he is also passionate about singing, music and amateur acting, especially when these are all combined.

Recent blog posts

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 14:07
Last week I had the great opportunity to go to the W3C Multilingual Web Workshop in Rome. It was a great gathering of standards crafters (from W3C, OASIS, etc.), service providers, academia, EU institutions and implementors. A wide range of topics More...
Posted on Monday, March 28, 2011 - 04:33
It is very common for people to have a hard time starting out with Drupal and gradually improve their relationship with it–I mean both the software and the community! I'm going to take the liberty here of sharing some of the insights I have gained More...
Posted on Monday, September 20, 2010 - 08:57
I've been involved with Drupal localization since the early times I'm with Drupal and was looking at ways to keep improving language and translation setup. Still, if you need to install Drupal 6 localized, you need to download Drupal 6 in English More...
Posted on Tuesday, August 31, 2010 - 08:48
It is that phase of my life! I'm just turning 30 in a month, working with Drupal for 7 years and just had my third Acquia anniversary a week ago. Time to look back and evaluate how things went, all the good and bad things; even better if the wisdom More...
Posted on Thursday, August 12, 2010 - 06:42
Ever since Drupal uses major versions for compatibility changes and minor versions for bugfix and security updates (since Drupal 5), it was most often the case that a new minor Drupal release included bugfixes and security fixes packaged into one More...
Posted on Friday, April 30, 2010 - 03:14
Early on in the development of Drupal Gardens, it was clear that we needed some type of simple Views-like functionality. You know, letting users set up simple lists of content beyond what is included with Drupal 7 core, but simpler than the Views UI More...
Posted on Thursday, September 10, 2009 - 08:27
I just came back from Drupalcon Paris this week. It was an action packed conference with lots discussed and many things done to further Drupal's reach. In my case, I've submitted sessions to teach people to write modules the right way, theme Drupal More...