When will media be ready for Drupal 8?

Disclaimer: This post ended up being quite long and I apologize for that. Media is a complex problem and there is a lot to be said. If you have better things to do in your life skip directly to the most important part: list of modules in D8 media space and their status. Would you like to help? See what is our current focus. Would you like to get in touch? We will be happy to talk to you!

OK. Now we're ready to start!

With Drupal 8 around the corner a lot of people started asking me when will media be ready. It was quite reasonable to expect this to start happening. Unfortunately there is no simple answer to this question. Shortest would be: "It depends.... What exactly do you need?". I know what you're thinking now... "Are you joking with me!?"


1st Drupal 8 media virtual sprint was a success!

On Friday, 2nd Oct 2015, we organized the first virtual media sprint. Four sprinters showed up and worked on D8 media issues.

First a bit of background

Examiner.com logo

At Examiner.com we get an entire day to spend (along with contributions that we do as part of our regular work) on community contributions every other week. We call it "Drupal day" and we love it! It is our way of saying "Thank you!" to the community. We understand that we wouldn't be as successful as we are without incredible efforts that are invested in Drupal and other free software projects we use.


Drupal 8 from my media perspective - update #1

Media team is very active. Purpose of this post is to provide the progress update to the rest of the community that might not be aware of everything that is going on in this field. I am planning to publish this posts on a regular basis. We'll see how it goes :).

Media sprint in Zurich

We had a very productive sprint about a week ago in Zurich were we've worked on various core and contrib issues (see below of details). Sprint was organized by MD-Systems. They did their best to bring everyone togehter and made sure that we felt comfortable and welocome. Thank you so much (special thanks go to @miro_dieteker and @Berdir)!


You should come to DC Alpe-Adria (really!)

If you came this far you probably liked this video just as much as I did :). You should really consider coming to Portorož in May to attend DC Alpe-Adria. We will have 2 days of great sessions, BoFs and sprints + 2 more day of extended sprints where we're going to focus on D8 and making it rock!

Portorož is also a great destination for children and families so you could bring your significant others and/or families with you and extend Drupal camp into an unforgettable vacation.

Interested? Of course you are! Find out more at drupalalpeadria.org.



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