It has been quite a while since I last posted anything, mainly because 2020 has been 2020 and I haven't been in the best mindset for several months. I've had a lot of difficulty focusing on anything, and as a result, I've found my motivation has gone pretty much away.
At NEDCamp I had the pleasure of seeing many wonderful people and sessions, but, as you may know, my favorite track at most events is the "Hallway Track". If you're not familiar, the Hallway Track is the time in-between sessions where some real magic happens.
Stop me if you've heard this one...
A developer is trying to connect Drupal to Gatsby. Drupal says, "I've got a Related Content field that allows SEVEN different entity types to be referenced, but only THREE slots for content. What do you think?"
Developer says, "Sure, no problem, Drupal!"
In July of last year I started a new job as a developer with a new agency. During my first week, in between meetings, HR trainings, and all the other fun things that happen during onboarding, I was introduced to the preferred local development environment that was being used on most of the projects.
One of the most useful components of Drupal is the Block system. This system allows for pieces of content to be created and reused throughout a site in various regions of the page structure.
Sometimes we just want to see if a thing works
Recently I ran into a situation while building out the Watson/Silverpop Webform Parser where I just wanted to test and see if a few things worked without having to reload and bootstrap Drupal every time I refreshed a page.
Let's Start a Conversation
I was fortunate enough to attend DrupalCon Seattle this year, as well as give a presentation on mental health in tech, but one of the key topics of DrupalCon was Drupal 9 readiness. Dries mentioned it several times in the Driesnote and we even had some contribution efforts specific to Drupal 9 readiness at MidCamp 2019.
Keeping up with the times