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DrupalCamp LA 2016: Component-Driven Drupal theming

by Mario Hernandez
August 30, 2016

Modern front-end development has become a complicated mix of fast-moving technologies. The challenge for front-end developers is trying to keep up with the latest changes in front-end. Learning the new tools and techniques is a never-ending task.  And even after we've learned a new tool, it can feel like our skills are soon out-dated.

In my recent talk at DCLA, I covered one of the latest trends in Front-end development and in particular theming a Drupal website. We discussed how building components vs. pages to theme a Drupal site can dramatically improve usability, flexibility and long term maintenance of your website. By building components through the use of style guides you can turn a large complicated project into a more manageable project. Enjoy!

Mario Hernandez

Meet team member, Mario Hernandez

Mario is the Head of Learning at Mediacurrent with over 10 years of public speaking and training experience. He is a regular speaker and trainer at tech conferences including Drupal Camps in Los Angeles, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington DC, and others.  Mario is a co-host of the Mediacurrent podcast where guest speakers discuss Open Source solutions.

In addition to being the Head of Learning, Mario is a Senior Front-End Developer working on some of the world’s most popular brands. Mario has vast experience in all things Front End as well as Drupal.  He developed the very successful Component Based Development training workshop which has been conducted at DrupalCons throughout America and Europe.. Mario's strengths are training clients and their development teams through custom-tailored curriculums.

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