Docksal gets a Training

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.

This is Me Asking for Help

Hi everyone, I'm JD. You may know me from such events as MidCamp, Design4Drupal, BADCamp, TCDrupal, and many more as the guy who talks openly in front of people about my mental illnesses and my personal mission to open up the conversation about mental illness in the tech community.

Damn you, DEV-MASTER!

Why Would One Use a Dev-Master Branch?

We've all done it, especially in the Drupal world. We've searched and searched for that perfect contrib module that does almost everything we need.

Humbled, Honored, and a bit Confused

An unexpected conversation

At DrupalCon 2019 I was honored to present on mental illness in tech and how it has affected me. I've been giving this and similar talks for about 2 years now, but this one was special to me for many reasons.

Drupal-Check, Site Factory, and Acquia BLT, OH MY!

The Backstory

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.

Made it Through MidCamp 2018!

Third Time's a Charm

A few years ago I went to my first actual attempt at a Drupal community event.  I was interested in a Headless Drupal training being held in Minneapolis at Twin Cities Drupal Camp.  Prior to heading that way, I put out a tweet looking for people from the Chicago area who might also be there and I got a few responses from a couple members of the Chicago community w