Developing Drupal Websites as a Developer
Install Drupal into a production webserver with the web installer and implement all the requirements directly in that server is a quick start point or even usefull in small websites. But wat if we have two or more developers to work with, several environments, complex requirements, a tied schedulde and a huge backlog. In those cases we need a formal methodology to work as a team, follow metricts, some tools to distribute and share the work, implement development good practices in the daily work, here is where Drupal gets complex.
This talk will provide several tips about how to develop and maintain Drupal websites with a strong development methodology, using concepts like Testing, Continuos Integration, Features, Scm, Configuration Management, Environments Handling, Profiling, Optimizations to get the best stability and flexibilities on each new requirement.