Here you'll find posts about both the software and the Backdrop community.

DrupalCon NA & Ambitious Digital Experiences

T-rex skeleton from the Lullabot / Pantheon Party held at the Baltimore Science Center

This year's DrupalCon North America may have been one of my favorites so far.  Baltimore was a wonderful city, the sessions I attended were incredibly inspiring, and the convention itself was extremely well-organized.  And, for the first time, I started to feel comfortable that Drupal 8 was finding its footing instead of being stuck in "wait-and-see mode." 

Creating pull requests against core: the easy (noob) way

An abstract graphic representing Git commits and branches.

I do not consider myself a coder. My contributions in the issue queues both in drupal.org as well as in the GitHub repository of Backdrop CMS had very little to do with actual code. That was until a few months ago Geoff (@serundeputy) showed me a way to create PRs though the GitHub UI that I find very easy (although not very coder-like).

Pantheon + Terminus + Drush + Backdrop CMS Development Workflow

Use case: Develop Backdrop sites and be able to continuously deploy patches, updates and features cleanly and easily on Pantheon. We, the Backdrop Community, hope to offer Backdrop local drush out of the box in the near future, but for now here are the steps to get you going on Pantheon, Terminus, Drush and Backdrop CMS right now!

Install Backdrop CMS with terminus:

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