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DrupalEasy Podcast: Randrew’s Open Source Socks

Emma Jane Hogbin and Acquia's Erich Ludwig join Andrew Riley, Ryan Price, and Mike Anello in this super-sized podcast to discuss Emma Jane’s new book, “Drupal User’s Guide”, Acquia’s new “U”, and a bunch of other Drupal-related stories from the past couple of weeks. Read full article on Drupaleasy.com
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Acquia Podcast 36: Neil Hastings on Solr and OpenLayers in Drupal 7

With advances in Apache Solr and Drupal, it is easier to do some really neat things with geolocating search results and displaying those results on a map. In this episode I talk with Neil Hastings of TreeHouse Agency about the work they did with Solr and OpenLayers maps for the US Dept of Energy.
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Acquia Podcast 35: Moshe Weitzman on Drush, Migrate and Moving To Acquia

Moshe Weitzman is a very prolific and well known contributor to the Drupal community, both in the core and contrib areas, and is responsible for a couple very powerful Drupal tools that are used by many people in the Drupal community. In this episode we discuss the beginnings and current status of the Drush tool and Migrate module, as well as his new duties now that he is at Acquia.
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Acquia Podcast 34: Alex Bronstein on the Media Module

One of the most commonly asked questions in the Drupal world is how to handle media - images, video, and audio - in Drupal. There are countless modules available to help you manage and display media in Drupal. The Media module is an attempt to create one module that can be used for managing all of your media. Join me as I speak with Alex Bronstein, one of the primary developers of the Media module, as he talks about the goals and status of the Media module for Drupal 7.
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Acquia Podcast 33: Interview with Angie Byron

Angie Byron, aka webchick, is probably the second most well-known person in the Drupal universe, between her awards, magazine covers, and role as the Drupal 7 co-maintainer. With her move from Lullabot to Acquia and her expanded role in the Drupal community, I caught up with her to find out what she's up to and what this move means to... Meer

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Acquia Podcast 32: Marcus Estes on Donor Rally and Volunteer Rally

Two resources any non-profit organization needs assistance in obtaining and managing are volunteers and donations. In this episode I speak with Marcus Estes of Open Sourcery about Volunteer Rally and Donor Rally, two Drupal distributions designed to help non-profits accomplish those tasks.
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Donor Rally project page
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Acquia Podcast 31: Barry Jaspan and Richard Jones on Acquia Dev Cloud

Acquia's Dev Cloud platform is one of Acquia's newest offerings, and it offers a complete cloud based development platform for professional developers. In this episode we talk to people on both sides of this platform; the provider and the user. First, Barry Jaspan of Acquia talks about the platform itself, including its goals, components, and features, and then Richard Jones of i-Kos, a user of Dev Cloud, talks about how his company... Meer

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Acquia Podcast 30: Lev Tsypin on MailChimp Module

One of the needs any large site has is to be able to send email to members using tools such as mailing lists. MailChimp is a service that allows you to do just that very easily, and the MailChimp module integrates the MailChimp service with your Drupal website. In this episode I talk with Lev Tsypin, author and maintainer of the module as we discuss everything... Meer

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Acquia Podcast 29: Ben Finklea on SEO in Drupal

One of the strong points of Drupal is its built in search engine optimization capabilities right out of the box. Ben Finklea is the founder and CEO of Volacci, a firm that specializes in SEO for Drupal sites, and in this episode we talk about SEO in Drupal, the SEO Checklist module, the status of the Drupal 7 version of his book on SEO in Drupal, and some upcoming SEO training Volacci is doing with Acquia.
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Acquia Podcast 28: Leisa Reichelt on Design in Drupal

Ever since her introduction to the Drupal community as part of the drupal.org redesign, Leisa Reichelt has been an active participant in the issue of design in Drupal. In this episode we discuss her involvement in the drupal.org redesign and D7UX projects, as well as the Prairie Initiative (including where the name Prairie comes from), her new project for improving the design of drupal.org to make it more useful and welcoming for new users.
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Acquia Podcast 27: Ben Kaplan on the Janrain module

With all of the social networks out there that you want to integrate into your site, wouldn't it be nice if there was one central service that could integrate will all of them? Well, now there is. In this episode I talk with Ben Kaplan (aka BenK), one of the co-maintainers of the Janrain Engage module. Janrain Engage is a service that integrates with all of the... Meer

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Drupal Adapter: A podcast about converting to Drupal

Author: Heather James @learningdrupal
This is the first in a series of podcasts where I'll be talking to people who have converted to using Drupal. I've chosen to name it to 'Drupal Adapter' to extend the notion of plugging into Drupal from another system. It isn't always easy- let's share experience and help others find their way. Drupal wins when people bring their experience and knowledge to the project.
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Acquia Podcast 26: Ryan Szrama on Drupal Commerce

Drupal Commerce, the logical successor to Ubercart, is the new e-commerce platform for Drupal 7. It has been completely re-written from the ground up to take advantage of the new Fields API in Drupal 7, and is incredibly powerful and flexible. Join me as I talk with Ryan Szrama of Commerce Guys, the driving force behind Drupal Commerce, as we talk about the development process and all the cool things you can do with Drupal Commerce.
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Gov embraces Drupal for web needs

More government departments and agencies - including WhiteHouse.gov - are using content management system Drupal to build a web presence that aligns with their mission goals.
When he took office, President Obama called for more openness and transparency in government; Drupal allows agencies to put information online and incorporate social functions like Twitter and Facebook integration, blogs and forums.
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Acquia Podcast 25: Greg Knaddison and Ben Jeavons on Certified to Rock

Certified To Rock has been a topic of much discussion in the Drupal community since it first came on the scene last year. In this episode I talk to Greg Knaddison and Ben Jeavons of Growing Venture Solutions, two of the driving forces behind CTR. We talk about how it came to be, what its purpose is, and future plans to enhance it even more.
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Acquia Podcast 24: Greg Knaddison and Ezra Barnett Gildesgame on COD

What is COD?
A fish
Cash on Delivery
A Drupal distribution for organizing conferences.
The correct answer is 3. In this "codcast" episode I talk with Greg Knaddison (aka greggles) and Ezra Barnett Gildesgame (aka ezra-g) of Growing Venture Solutions about their Conference Organizing Distribution, a Drupal distribution designed for organizing conferences, such as... Meer

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Acquia Podcast 23: Todd Tomlinson on "Pro Drupal 7 Development"

Customize Your Drupal Installation
Join me as I talk with Todd Tomlinson, author of the third version of "Pro Drupal Development" for Drupal 7, the Bible for Drupal developers. We talk about what's new in the book, what's changed, and new API changes for Drupal 7. Acquia podcast listeners can get a discount off of the e-book at apress.com by using the code 'PRODRUPAL7DEV25'.
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Acquia Podcast 22: DevSeed On Mapping in Drupal

Being able to display maps in Drupal is a powerful feature, and can also be confusing to implement. Join us as we talk with Ian Cairns, Tom MacWright, and Robert Soden from Development Seed about how it is done and the different options available for displaying great maps.
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Acquia Podcast 21: Brian Gilday on Drupal for Government

Drupal has been making great strides in being implemented in national government agencies, but it is also popular with municipal governments. Join me as I talk with Brian Gilday of aHa Consulting about how he uses Drupal for local governments and plans for a Drupal distribution geared towards government use.
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Acquia Podcast 20: Jay Batson on Drupal Commons

Drupal Commons is a new distribution from Acquia that is designed for organizations that want to create community websites with Drupal. Join me as I talk with Jay Batson of Acquia about how Drupal Commons started, how it works, and what the plans are for its release and future development.
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Product Info: http://acquia.com/drupalcommons
Demo: http://commons.acquia.com
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Acquia Podcast 19: Stephanie Pakrul on Skinr And Fusion

Join us as we talk with Stephanie Pakrul (aka stephthegeek) about Skinr, Fusion, and some new services from Top Notch Themes that allow people to implement, share, and test custom Fusion themes.
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Block Class module - http://drupal.org/project/block_class
Skinr module - http://drupal.org/project/skinr
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Acquia Podcast 18: Bill Fitzgerald on the Mailhandler and MIME Router modules

Wouldn't it be great to have an easy and inexpensive way to upload content to your Drupal site via email or from your handheld device without a phone app? Join us as we talk with Bill Fitzgerald of Funny Monkey about the Mailhandler and MIME Handler modules that allow you to do exactly that.
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Funny Monkey post - http://www.funnymonkey.com/mailhandler-and-mimerouter
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Acquia Podcast 17: Interview with Todd Tomlinson, author of "Beginning Drupal 7"

In this episode, we talk with Todd Tomlinson about his new book "Beginning Drupal 7", which is a book geared towards new Drupal users.
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Apress book page - http://apress.com/book/view/1430228598
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Acquia Podcast 16: Robert Douglass on Apache Solr and other Search Back Ends

Apache Solr is a powerful and flexible mechanism for performing site search on a Drupal site. Join us as we talk with Robert Douglass about all things Solr in Drupal, including new features and functionality and future development plans. Also, as a bonus, you will hear Robert use the word "de-baconify" in the context of Solr and Drupal.
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Apache Solr home - http://lucene.apache.org/solr/
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Acquia Podcast 15: Continuous Integration with Hudson and Simpletest

Have you ever wanted to automate the process of staging code updates to your server? Steven Merrill from Treehouse Agency talks about using Hudson to automate your build process from source control to server and then automatically run Simpletest. We also touch on how to monitor the process and create build artifacts with GraphViz and XDebug for each build.
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