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Gatsby and the JAMstack: An introduction for the Drupal/LAMP minded

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The "JAMstack" is some great branding that describes websites that are built entirely by javascript, API calls, and served as completely static pages.
Compared to LAMP platforms like Drupal and Wordpress, JAMstack has four huge things going for it:

1. High traffic sites that cost thousands of dollars a month could transition to a single server + CDN on low tier hosting (under 100 dollars a month)

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How to Keep Your Drupal 8 Site Alive: A Guide for the Compleat Idiot broeker Wed, 08/22/2018 - 21:26

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Solutions for complexity: Inter-agency collaboration in local government menslow Wed, 08/22/2018 - 01:49

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Are you a stakeholder? Do you work for an agency as a designer, engineer, or product manager? Are you a citizen wondering how your government’s website can serve you better?

Pivoting in a Project: Strategies for adjusting to scope changes bmanning81 Tue, 08/21/2018 - 22:48

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Diversity & Inclusion: Building a Stronger Drupal Community rubyji Tue, 08/21/2018 - 20:31

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Diverse communities are strong communities, and Drupal is less diverse than it should be. Open source has the potential to transform society for the better, but we are currently missing out on much of that opportunity. We can make the Drupal project better by making the Drupal community a place where a wider range of people can participate and contribute their knowledge and skills.

Do you rebuild in Drupal 8, or Wait? Going from Drupal 7 to 8 or 9 ANNE Tue, 08/21/2018 - 14:02

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The average lifespan of a website is 3 years.  Drupal 7 will be end-of-life in 3 years. 

If your site is in Drupal 7 you are likely asking yourself what to do. Is it time to start from scratch and rebuild, or can you maximize what you have?

There are lots of options and in this session, we will cover how to: 

Mobile accessibility: the good, the bad and the ugly gianwild Tue, 08/21/2018 - 01:24

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Audit Your Theme andrewozone Sun, 08/19/2018 - 13:13

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Themes can become a beast. Over time, features get added and new patterns get introduced. Tight deadlines may also cause you to make inefficient decisions with the desire to one day go back and refactor. There are also times you will inherit a project built by another team and need to understand how to add on and reduce duplication. How do you size up a theme to ensure you are efficient and not growing out of proportion?

Four Brain Hacks to Manage Clients and Win jmosmith Thu, 08/09/2018 - 23:35

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(ALL skill levels – *Not* a technical talk.)

That heart-attack-moment. Your client is freaking-out, right now; right in your face with a full-blown meltdown! At the end of it all they always ask that same question, "So what are you going to do about this!?..."