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Dropcast Episode 29 - ZackAttack!

Recorded February 9th, 2017

Theme Manager and guy who kills me in TitanFall 2 and BattleFront all the time Zack Hawkins is here to talk all things front end with Mario. As always we’ll have some news and events, we actually got email so the MailDrop makes a rare return, and as always, Ryan ignores us as he plows through the Final Bell.

Episode 29 Audio Download Link


Mediacurrent Blog Mentions:

Interview of guest Zack Hawkins on All-things-front-end

  1. Tell us about yourself (where do you live, come from, family, etc.)

  2. How did you get started as a developer and with Drupal?

  3. You’re a theme manager for Mediacurrent, what does that mean?

  4. Theme generator - Will be available in github soon

  5. What do you think is one of the biggest trend happening now in the front-end world?

  6. What most excites you about what’s happening with Drupal 8’s front-end?

  7. Style guide & Components

  8. What is your process for analyzing what’s happening in front-end and determine if a given tool or process should be adopted by Mediacurrent?

  9. What would you like to see Drupal 8 do that you think it’s not currently doing now?

  10. Any advice to front-end developers out there who feel overwhelmed or discouraged by the vast amounts of tools, processes or techniques when building apps?

  11. Finally, any recommendations for where to go to get the latest on front-end, drupal as far as tools, processes, resources? (*cough*

Drupal News:

Pro Project Pick:


  • Thomas Charging Hawk (@tchwk): what about your job as Drupal developers keeps you up at night?


The Final Bell:

Mark Casias

Meet team member, Mark Casias

Mark brings a fifteen year programming background and six years of Drupal experience to his role as Senior Drupal Developer at Mediacurrent. Highly involved in his local web community, Mark...

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