Drupal 8 Preview: What to Expect

Curious about what’s coming in Drupal 8? Have some idea but still haven’t gotten your feet wet? Or if you are already playing around with D8? Wondering what to expect from D8? Well, we have Drupal Core committer Angie Byron (you know her as “webchick”) to the rescue! Angie will walk you through what’s coming in D8. She will clearly outline how D8 will help you if you are: an end-user, site-builder, front-end developer, or a hardcore nerd, you won’t want to miss this exclusive preview!

In this webinar, Angie will explain the main D8 initiatives and demo (where relevant) the following features LIVE:

  • Content authoring experience in D8
  • The Mobile changes in D8 (Hint: Its going to be fully responsive)
  • Configuration Management Initiative and how its a game changer!
  • Web Services (Hint: REST Interface)
  • Multilingual
  • Views in core (Woo Hoo)
  • WYSIWYG and HTML 5
  • + More!
Watch the recorded webinar

occurred on

Tuesday, December 10, 2013


1:00 PM EST



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.