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A Drupal Contrib-First Approach

Friday, 9:45am - 10:30am
Back-end Design & Development
Front-end Design & Development
Project Management
Experience Level: 
Session Length: 
45 minutes

A Drupal Contrib-First Approach

During this session, Jason will discuss his recent experience of advocating for and adopting a contrib-first approach at Nerdery. He will highlight takeaways from his experience and review specific examples of contrib-first activities/tasks that a project team can undertake during a project's lifecycle.

In short, the approach adopts the Drupal community’s values, principles and development methodology to openly collaborate with Drupal community members and not-yet members (e.g. clients) to deliver speedy, impactful and extensible Drupal solutions that are forward compatible with the Drupal core roadmap to accelerate time to value for our partners’ current and future projects.

Topics Covered
- What is a Drupal Contrib-First Approach and what are its benefits?
- How to incorporate contrib-first activities/tasks into your project work and project lifecycle?

Expected Audience
- Anyone interested in contributing to the Drupal community as part of their project work
- Anyone curious about the value of vendors and contractors contributing to the Drupal community as part of their project work

Learning Objectives & Outcomes: 

Attendees will learn the value of and the how-to of adopting a project management and develop approach that incorporates Drupal contribution into project efforts.