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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!

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    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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