I have a couple of local clients in VT (one is a PEG station) who are running Drupal 6 and are in need of an upgrade/overhaul. I was thinking setting them up with new Drupal 8 sites would be the best thing for them rather than Drupal 7. Drupal 8 code is really different and too OO and complex/abstracted for my tastes and skill level. Drupal 7 is fully developed and has all the goodies at present, but it might not be supported in 5 years, whereas Drupal 8 probably will be.Read more
let me share a story about a recent experience and perhaps it resonates around the Backdrop storyRead more
I found a post today called Drupal 8 Ready: What's new for Site Builders?
and it's making me want Drupal 8!
Who can be scared away with all of the projected great new features?
On the other hand I'm also following quicksketch and BackDrop!
Are you brave or cautious?!Read more
At last months TC Drupal User Group meeting the subject of a possible Drupal fork came up in an interesting discussion about the move towards Drupal 8 and some of its growing pains.
Today, I learned that this fork has happened. As far as I can tell, this has been official for about a week.
Two of the best know proponents of Backdrop (the new Drupal fork) were at our Drupal Camp in July. Makes me wonder what kind of discussions may have been going on at camp that I was unaware of. :-) (Nate Haug and Jen Lampton)Read more