May Seattle Drupal User Group Meeting

rlhawk's picture
Start: 
2017-05-18 18:00 - 19:30 America/Los_Angeles
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Event type: 
User group meeting

We will meet at 6 pm on Thursday, May 18.

Agenda

  • Introductions
  • Announcements
  • Drupal News
  • Discussion: Media management (images, video, tweets, audio, etc.) in Drupal 8, including the state of the Media Initiative, existing contributed solutions, and the plans for media handling in Drupal core
  • Post-meeting food and drinks

Sponsor

Meeting space is provided by Fuse IQ.

Thursday, May 18, 6:00pm - 7:30pm.

Northwest Worklofts, 3131 Western Ave (at Denny), Seattle

Picture of location, door down the stairs

Coworking is available from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Drip City (2929 1st Avenue (between Broad and Eagle); Map)

Comments

Media

mortona2k's picture

I'd like to talk about the state of Media handling in D8. Let's discuss what you get out of the box with 8.3, and how it can be extended with Media Entity and Entity Browser.

Probably a 30 min discussion, any experience with media fields or usage welcome!

Good idea

rlhawk's picture

That's a great idea, but I think a discussion about media handling in Drupal could, and probably should, take most of the meeting, since there's a lot to go over. We could do that, along with a short (15-minute) discussion about DrupalCon. What do you think?

This sounds great

RockSoup's picture

I think it would be nice to hear about the advances in media handling

-jared

Meeting tonight!

rlhawk's picture

At tonight's user group meeting, we'll be discussing working with media (such as images, video, tweets, audio, etc.) in Drupal 8.

Drupal has long been criticized for its poor native media management functionality, especially when compared with WordPress. The Media Initiative (https://www.drupal.org/node/2786785), announced by Dries at DrupaCon New Orleans last year, aims to address this deficiency by providing more robust support for media in Drupal core, along with a solid API for contributed modules to extend its functionality.

At DrupalCon Baltimore last month, there was a session about the current state of the Media Initiative (https://www.drupal.org/node/2786785), which we can use as a starting point for discussing existing contributed solutions and the plans for Drupal core.

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Media resources

rlhawk's picture

I forgot to mention this tutorial about reusable media in Drupal 8:
https://www.annertech.com/blog/reusable-media-drupal-8-tutorial

And here's the video series that I did mention:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLHhQE2fFTOOtxfclGmFLmaNgr3gRjl8K4

Media is in core now

fafnirical's picture

Media was just committed to core 8.4.x: https://www.drupal.org/node/2831274

Terrific

rlhawk's picture

That's terrific news. Note that what the contributed module called "media bundle" is now called "media type" in core.

More Info

rlhawk's picture

Here's more info about media support in Drupal core and next steps:
https://medium.com/@djphenaproxima/drupal-8-media-full-st-r-eam-ahead-bb...

Drupal 8 Media: full st(r)eam ahead

jdwalling's picture

Try the shortened URL: http://tinyurl.com/drupal-8-media

The long URL for "Drupal 8 Media: full st(r)eam ahead" get truncated in transmission:
https://medium.com/@djphenaproxima/drupal-8-media-full-st-r-eam-ahead-bb...

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