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Jan Lemmens
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Drupal Consultant


Introduction to Drupal

7 users have voted.

This talk offers a general introduction to the Drupal product and its ecosystem and is mainly targetted at new Drupal developers, business consultants, project managers and strategists. No actual technical background is required for this session.

Topics contain:

  • History of Drupal and introduction to the Drupal community
  • Overview of main Drupal concepts and ways of structuring content
  • Functional and technical features
  • Product lifecycle
  • Underlying software stack
  • The future of Drupal


For a mobile planet

10 users have voted.

In this session, we will discuss the current state of the web and it's compatibility with new platforms. All topics handle web technology in general.

Some highlights include:

  • Mobile web design anti-patterns
  • Designing in the browser
  • jQuery or not?
  • Responsive images
  • Content strategy

Configuration management in Drupal

13 users have voted.

Drupal website configuration is typically stored in the database, which makes management and deployment of this configuration hard. During this session, we will go over the pitfalls of configuration management and explain a proven solution to this problem in Drupal 7.

Topics will include:

  • Install profiles
  • Settings files
  • Features and Strongarm
  • Concept of a "Controller" module


Next to that, we will discuss the out-of-the-box facilities of Drupal 8 for configuration management.