All You Need to Know About Drupal 8.2 and Beyond: What, Who, Why and How?

The Drupal community hit a huge milestone with the release of Drupal 8.0. One of the biggest changes is that this version can now significantly improve with each feature release twice a year under the new “semantic versioning” system. With Drupal 8.2, scheduled to release in October, comes some exciting new additions.

drupal 8.2

In this webinar, Angie “webchick” Byron and Gábor Hojtsy will provide an overview and status update on the Drupal 8 strategic initiatives announced at DrupalCon New Orleans. Topics will include:

  • The benefits of the new versioning system for Drupal users and contributors
  • An overview of the Drupal 8 strategic initiatives such as Workflow, Migrate, API-First, and more
  • The status of each Drupal 8 strategic initiative and roadmaps for each
  • What major priorities are being targeted for 8.2, 8.3, and so on
  • How you, as a Drupal developer, can help push each initiative forward

Watch the recorded webinar

occurred on

Thursday, September 1, 2016 EST

time

1:00 PM

duration

60min.

Angela Byron

Angela Byron

Sr. Director, Product & Community Development Acquia, Inc.

Angela Byron, senior director of product and community development, is a Drupal core committer, recipient of the Google-O'Reilly Open 2008 Source Award for Best Contributor, co-author of the O'Reilly book "Using Drupal," and an open source evangelist who lives and breathes Drupal.

She got her start in Drupal as a Google Summer of Code student in 2005 and since then has completely immersed herself in contributing to open source. Her work includes core patch review, improving the user experience of Drupal through the Spark project, strategic initiative coordination, testing and quality assurance efforts, improving and fixing documentation, and general community cat herding.

She lives near Vancouver, British Columbia, with her amazing daughter. She’s passionate about getting new people (especially women) involved in open source, as well as geeky computer stuff in general. When the keyboard is pried from her hands once or twice a year, she enjoys video games, logic puzzles, drawing silly cartoons, and finding unique things to do around town with her eclectic group of awesome friends.