community

If you use Drupal either in house or as part of a service to clients you're already aware of how versatile and useful it can be if utilised well. One of the benefits of using Drupal is that it's free, but there are other benefits available to you if you decide to join in with the community.

My journey in Drupal, 4 years on

Published: 29th Mar '15

I’m approaching the 4 year mark at my agency and along with it my 4 year mark working with Drupal. It’s been an interesting journey so far and I’ve learned a fair bit, but, as with anything in technology, there’s still a great deal left to discover. This is my journey so far and a few key points I learned along the way.

For those Drupal devs new to submitting your own custom module to Drupal.org (as I am) you'll find a very well structured review process you have to pass first. The review process ensures your code is up to scratch and complies with Drupals coding standards.

Drupal is famous for its community, the collaborative effect of thousands of people working together to build a better product is amazing. Due to this it's no surprise that there are a fair few modules out there to help create a site with your own community. I recently had to do just that; tasked with creating a site centred around two groups of people interacting with various permission settings. Here are a few good modules I used.