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The Open Mic

The Open Mic is a new podcast about all things Drupal, open source and project management. The bi-weekly show is recorded at the OPIN office and hosted by Pat Cooney (thatpatguy on drupal.org and twitter), who has worked in web development for over 15 years and been using Drupal for ten. We will be bringing in a variety of guests from the Drupal, open source, web development and design world to provide insight and tools towards those working or interested in web development and who want to learn more. Sign up now for the latest podcasts and news about OPIN and Drupal sent straight to your inbox every month http://eepurl.com/EfdRn
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Sep 12, 2016

This week, Ash, Ben, and Andrew talk about the new Drupal.org documentation, documentation in general, hitting some walls with views, submitting apps to the app stores, and everything in between!

Aug 19, 2016

This week, Ash, Ben, and Chris discuss Drupal 8.2, Drupal 8's releases and respond to an article posted last week touting that there will never be a Drupal 9.

Aug 4, 2016

This week we have a special episode recorded at DrupalCamp Ottawa where guests talk about the sessions and their general experiences.

Jul 14, 2016

This week Ash and Ben go over new modules and some stories from the week, Hope you enjoy!

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Jun 2, 2016

This week, Ash, Ben, Mika, and Andrea discuss some of the non-technical things that go into building a website. Unsurprisingly, most of the conversation is focused on content because "content is king". They also discuss audiences and project management.

May 19, 2016

Ash and Steve from OPIN Software share their thoughts on New Orleans, home of Drupalcon 2016. They talk about the Driesnote and the future of Drupal, and discuss their favourite Sessions and BoFs.

Apr 21, 2016

This week we have Ash and Ben, from the Development side, and Andrea and Mika from the Project management side talking to you about how we deal with things when they go wrong. And we all know, that sometimes they do.

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Apr 8, 2016

Link to Original Recording (With Slides) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Q060_icP3M

The audio this episode was recorded live at a DrupalYOW Event in Ottawa. We go over our Drupal 8 and angular project, and the roadblocks we faced. Hope you enjoy!

Join us for Ottawa’s Drupal meet up! We bring in guests to the OPIN office every month to discuss all things from Drupal and web development to project management and client success stories. 

http://www.meetup.com/drupalyow/

Mar 24, 2016
This week we have Ash, Andrew, Ben, and Chris from Opin, Talking about the Pros and Cons of Drupal 8 and Angular! Listen as we dive into some of the use cases for Decoupled Drupal. Podcasts are released every second thursday! 

Visit: opin.ca to stay up to date 

Thanks To Podington Bear for the intro music
Jack (Podington Bear) / CC BY-NC 3.0
Mar 11, 2016

This week we have Ash, Ben, Andrew and Becky from the Opin team. Talking about their experiences in the wonderful world of the web, and a few tips to help get started.

Feb 25, 2016

This week, The Open Mic takes on project management and leading development teams with Ash, Andrea, and Ben. They share stories, their best practices and lessons learned  while working on all kinds of different projects the OPIN way.

Feb 11, 2016

This week Pat, Ash, Blanca and Tove talk about their experiences with Organic Groups and how they use them.

Link Dump:
Organic Groups
https://www.drupal.org/project/og

Tove's Module
https://www.drupal.org/sandbox/ttronslien/2601614

Jan 27, 2016

We are back from the holidays and back to our bi-weekly schedule! This week we have OPIN Software’s Pat, Ash, Blanca and Kojo, discussing their experiences with configuration management, the problems it solves and the ones it creates.

Dec 3, 2015

The big trend in the CMS world right now is decoupling, or going headless.  With smart phones, tablets, set top devices like the Roku or Apple TV, and now smart watches, the app world is a whole new frontier as a location to get your content out to your audience.

Steve, Andrew, Chris, and myself discuss not only the technical side of decoupling Drupal, but also the business case for why it might be (or might not be) something to consider for sites moving forward.

Nov 19, 2015

DrupalCons are annual, global conferences, held in North American, Europe, and now Asia, where thousands of Drupal developers, designers, engineers, and the like gather to participate in sessions and talks, and to continue to work together to further the Drupal project.

I attended my very first DrupalCon this past September in Barcelona and found the experience exciting and re-energizing.  I thought it'd be fun to sit down with some of my colleagues to discuss our experiences and see if they felt the same as I did about DrupalCon.

Nov 5, 2015

Adam Hill, Andrew Trebble, Kojo Odapagyan, and myself discuss our preferred development environments as well as how we got started in the industry and on computers in general.

Oct 22, 2015

I sit down with Opin Software's Chris Smith and Steve Lavigne to discuss the latest updates and features found Drupal 8.

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