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Last Friday started for me with friendly smiles of people who care about user-friendly solutions, which make our lifes better. I was happy to be among 60 attendees of the first UX Brunch Zürich 2015, organized by Valérie Vuillerat, Rahel Vils and Marc Steffen. Event took place in Impact Hub, which is known as a space with a good vibe. Being there is already enough to love the world around you even on an early Friday morning. But greeting and meeting people, who understand your challenges and the big meaning of those small victories on the way to great designs, is even better.
Our team just came back from DrupalCon Los Angeles, but this does not mean that we are not already working hard on getting parts of DrupalCon Barcelona sorted.
You’ll find plenty of blog posts recapping the last day of DrupalCon Los Angeles, I’ll let you find those and read about it. I thought I’d take a different approach, and reflect on the past few days through the eyes of people that make this big wheel turn, people in the Drupal community.
Everyone experiences DrupalCon differently.
It was a pleasure for us to organize the 2nd Web Monday Zurich in 2015.
Last week, a few coworkers and I went to the Drupal Developer Days in Montpellier. With the main focus being on sprints, contribution to core and on pushing the release of Drupal 8 forward, the Dev Days are a great event for drupalistas to meet the community, share knowledge and work on Drupal.
The DDD was the best drupal related event I’ve been to so far. Its relative small number of attendees - about 300 instead of the 2000+ that attend the european DrupalCons - made it effortless to meet new people. The event was well organised, with good infrastructure and freshly cooked meals every day.
As a site builder interested in contributing more to the community I started the first sprint day in the mentoring sprints learning the best practices for contributing to Drupal. I was surprised at the kindness and patience from the mentors who spend all their time making new members feel welcome at the expense of having fun with their own code and projects.
Eine neue Nationalhymne soll die zentralen Werte und das Staatsverständnis der Schweiz wiedergeben.
“Truth and Dare” was the official theme of this years’ TEDActive conference – I think this was slightly revamped into “compassion” during the conference. If there was one single topic we’ve heard all the way through and pretty much in every session it was this.