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Dancing for Drupal

As part of their CMS Dance-Off, I was selected to speak about Drupal alongside other speakers representing Umbraco, Sitecore and Episerver.

The points to cover were:

  • How does your CMS store configuration data, 'structure' and content?
  • How do you manage source-control, versioning and deployment?
  • How do you manage multiple simultaneous editors and/or developers?
  • How do you manage upgrades?
  • What are the 3 best things about your CMS?
  • What are the 3 worst things about your CMS?
  • What does the future of your CMS look like?

In each point, tried to cover the differences between Drupal core and developing a project using Drupal, as well as between Drupal 7 and Drupal 8, as things like source control and versioning would be approached differently.



  • umBristol in Bristol, UK - 24th August 2015

About Me

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Oliver Davies is a PHP Developer and Linux Systems Administrator based in the UK. He is a Senior Software Engineer at Inviqa and a part-time freelancer specialising in Drupal and Symfony application development.