- learn about the conceptual framework Hodges' model. A tool that can help integrate HEALTH and SOCIAL CARE, INFORMATICS and EDUCATION. The model is situated, facilitates person-centredness, integrated - holistic care and reflective practice. A new site using Drupal is an ongoing aim - the creation of a reflective workbench. Email: h2cmng @ yahoo.co.uk Welcome

Thursday, October 15, 2015

Drupal 8: The stars align

Drupal 8 Release Candidate 1
Drupal 8 Release Candidate 1

I don't believe in astrology, I do it in the dark.

Amateur astronomy that is, looking at real stars. The N summer triangle is still up there (2130 BST) holding on...

The conjunctions I'm familiar with are mostly celestial but there are a couple of late that make me wonder.

The first is that Drupal 8 is now at RC 1, that is, release candidate 1 status.

There is a slide presentation on what Drupal 8 can offer:

https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1GXK1dBSe6_QMhSkNwsgocWynlzdQFrMUouaOqA8wyUI/edit?usp=sharing

Another coincidental event is the passing of the old website 1998 - Sept 2015. Demon had been closing down operations as a hosting provider for several years 5-10 years even. In truth though as webmaster I know the site was past its sell-by-date as it was first published: static with no database, no real means of engagement, no styling, no information architecture, no interaction and without a coherent plan and attitude towards SEO and advertising. This has to change with any new site.

I jumped onboard Drupal seeing it at version 4.7 as capable of heavy lifting. As I finalise my research question and project for the next 3 years I hope that Drupal 8 will feature in my stars.

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