This month we'll take a look at some of the “headless” bits of Drupal - the built in REST functionality, some contrib modules that enhance the core functionality, distributions created for disconnected applications, and maybe even look at using graphql.
We'll have plenty of time for Q&A and general discussion too.
Come hang out with your fellow Drupal Nerds! No presentations, topics, etc. just hanging out, talking Drupal and whatever else folks want to do.
We will be at HopCat, at 401 Westport Rd.
Note: The October meetup will be a week later to avoid Halloween.
There was a suggestion for a topic this month - Drupal 8 Configuration Management!!!
Karl will put together a short overview of things he has used to try and solve some of the common problems he has run into, but definitely bring your favorite solutions, questions, etc.
If anyone has another topic they would like to discuss in addition to configuration management just let Karl know, we should have time.
This week we're gonna to get all nerdy on the back end! Patrick Thurmond is going to talk about "Custom Libraries as Modules Loaded From a Private Git Repository". Not nearly as scary and complicated as it sounds. We hope.
We'll have plenty of time for Q&A, open discussion, etc.
Note: The "April" meetup is a week later than normal to avoid conflicting with DrupalCon.
Karl will talk about "Site Building With Drupal 8, Bricks, and ECK" this month. He is building a site using that combination right now, and it willl be a good follow up on our conversation last month on Entity Reference, Paragraphs, etc. As always we'll have plenty of time for questions and discussion around any topic anyone might be interested in.
This month we'll have a presentation on automated continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD) for Drupal. And, as always, we'll have plenty of time for Q&A and anything anyone wants to share.
Brian Lewis from Four Kitchens is going to be in town and will be speaking on Emulsify, a project developed at Four Kitchens for developing a theme using Atomic Design and Pattern Lab.
This month Eric Gruber is going to give a presentation on Drupal Console. As always we'll have plenty of time for open discussion and Q&A.
One logistical note - The first floor of the VML office is being renovated so you can't get in the front door. Just follow the signs that will direct you to the side door.