Angela Byron

Director, Community Development
Acquia, Inc.

Angela Byron is an Open Source evangelist who lives and breathes Drupal. She got her start as a Google Summer of Code student in 2005 and since then has completely immersed herself in the Drupal community. Her work includes reviewing and committing Drupal core patches, supporting community contributors, coordinating with the Drupal.org infrastructure team, and evangelizing Drupal.

Angela is the lead author of O'Reilly's first Drupal book, entitled Using Drupal. She is on the Board of Directors for the Drupal Association, and is a sought-after lecturer on many themes, especially the topics of women in Open Source and just about anything to do with Drupal. Angie is known as "webchick" on drupal.org.

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Posted on Donnerstag, 4. September 2014, 05:59 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? It has been a month since the last update on Drupal core development. In the meantime we met and worked hard together at TCDrupal and Drupalaton at the start of August triaging outstanding critical issues and resolving some Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 27. August 2014, 03:20 Uhr EDT
Welcome to the 6th installment of an 8-part blog series we're calling "The Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8." Whether you're a site builder, module or theme developer, or simply an end-user of a Drupal website, Drupal 8 has tons in store for you! This Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 13. August 2014, 17:34 Uhr EDT
Back in February at the Acquia Build Week hackathon, Team "Upgrade Roboto" (webchick, Wim Leers, Gábor Hojtsy, xjm, japerry, and estha) published the Drupal Module Upgrader project. The project is a script that scans the source of a Drupal 7 module Mehr...
Posted on Montag, 4. August 2014, 16:51 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? It's been an exciting two weeks as Twig Autoescaping was turned on by default, the menu links system was completely revamped, entity caching was finally added to core, and we switched Drupal 8 version numbers to Semantic Mehr...
Posted on Donnerstag, 17. Juli 2014, 16:45 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? This week saw the commit of part one and two of the major menu-system rewrite in which menu-links become plugins. The original patch weighed in at over 600kb and was one of the remaining seven beta-blockers. Splitting it Mehr...
Posted on Donnerstag, 10. Juli 2014, 18:53 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? The past two weeks have seen steady progress on Drupal 8, with the release of drupal 8.0-alpha13, the Clearing of the RTBC Queue, the expected deployment of Semantic Versioning support on Drupal.org, the launch of the #D8CX Mehr...
Posted on Montag, 23. Juni 2014, 05:16 Uhr EDT
Welcome to the 5th installment of an 8-part blog series we're calling "The Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8." Whether you're a site builder, module or theme developer, or simply an end-user of a Drupal website, Drupal 8 has tons in store for you! This Mehr...
Posted on Montag, 2. Juni 2014, 10:28 Uhr EDT
Want to use the most awesome version of Drupal on the most awesome Drupal hosting? ;) This guide is for you! Let's Get Started! First, head to http://www.acquia.com/acquia-cloud-free to set up your new site. This process takes a few minutes, but Mehr...
Posted on Donnerstag, 29. Mai 2014, 12:15 Uhr EDT
Welcome to the 4th installment of an 8-part blog series we're calling "The Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8." Whether you're a site builder, module or theme developer, or simply an end-user of a Drupal website, Drupal 8 has tons in store for you! This Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 21. Mai 2014, 07:33 Uhr EDT
Welcome to the third instalment of an 8-part blog series we're calling "The Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8." Whether you're a site builder, module or theme developer, or simply an end-user of a Drupal website, Drupal 8 has tons in store for you! This Mehr...
Posted on Donnerstag, 15. Mai 2014, 18:30 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? The past two weeks saw the Drupal community rally together to support each other and recognize the hard work involved in making Drupal awesome, starting with the launch of the Drupal Core Gittip Team and the news that Alex Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 14. Mai 2014, 07:58 Uhr EDT
Welcome to the second installment of an 8-part blog series we're calling "The Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8." Whether you're a site builder, module or theme developer, or simply an end-user of a Drupal website, Drupal 8 has tons in store for you! This Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 7. Mai 2014, 01:33 Uhr EDT
Welcome to the first instalment of an 8-part blog series we're calling "The Ultimate Guide to Drupal 8." Whether you're a site builder, module or theme developer, or simply an end-user of a Drupal website, Drupal 8 has tons in store for you! This Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 30. April 2014, 18:26 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? This week saw the release of Drupal 8 alpha 11 and two major patches - one adding PSR-4 autoloading support and another containing the Drupal 6 to Drupal 8 migration path. The PSR-4 patch added PSR-4 support alongside PSR-0 Mehr...
Posted on Montag, 21. April 2014, 16:02 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? Configuration system changes Over the past month, a lot of work has gone into the configuration system. With the addition of a separate module install/uninstall step for the config import process, it's finally possible to Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 2. April 2014, 17:32 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? The past three weeks saw some exciting progress on Drupal 8, in part due to the hard work of everyone who went to DrupalDevDays 2014 in Szeged, Hungary. It also saw the release of drupal-8.x-alpha10. Drupal Developer Days Mehr...
Posted on Mittwoch, 12. März 2014, 17:42 Uhr EDT
What's new with Drupal 8? Two big news items this week for our intrepid testbots! First, RTBC core patches are now automatically retested every 24 hours to ensure they don't go stale and to avoid regressions and commit conflicts. Hooray!! Mehr...
Posted on Samstag, 8. Februar 2014, 17:08 Uhr EST
What's new with Drupal 8? It's been a remarkable couple of weeks for Drupal 8, with several landmark changes, a global sprint, and a surge in core issue queue activity. Global sprint weekend The second Global Sprint Weekend was held January 25-26. Mehr...
Posted on Freitag, 24. Januar 2014, 15:56 Uhr EST
What's new with Drupal 8? Last week, in lieu of a This week in Drupal Core, xjm and wechick compiled a phenomenal This YEAR in Drupal Core, so here's a catch up of the last two weeks. Happy 13th birthday, Drupal! Drupal 1.0.0 was released on January Mehr...
Posted on Dienstag, 14. Januar 2014, 17:55 Uhr EST
Co-authored by xjm and webchick Welcome! For Drupal's 13th birthday, in addition to Give Drupal a Birthday Present: Tackle a D8 Issue!, we wanted to celebrate the occasion with a retrospective of the year 2013 as it relates to Drupal core Mehr...

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