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Enterprise Drupal 8 Strategies: A Developer’s Guide

Track: Coding and Development | Skill level: Intermediate

Get up to speed on the best-practice development techniques and workflow strategies that are being used now by Drupal agencies to stand up and maintain enterprise Drupal 8 websites fast.

This fast-paced session is filled with numerous Drupal 8 and general development tips for running an enterprise Drupal 8 website in today’s cloud-based and services development environment.

Intermediate and advanced Drupal developers following the tips from this presentation will be able to step up their website game, ratchet down hours in development, and increase customer satisfaction.

Enterprise Drupal 8 Strategies provides a look at:

  • Power User Prerequisites
  • Platform Resources
  • Essential Services
  • Local Dev: LEMP / LAMP / Docker / Kalabox
  • Teams / Workflow / Git Flow
  • Monitoring: New Relic, Pingdom
  • Files and Filesystem
  • Continuous Integration (CI)
  • CDNs / Fastly / CloudFlare
  • AWS S3 Integration
  • Performance and Load Testing
  • PHP Warnings & Notices / 404s
  • APIs / Static IP
  • Caching Strategies
  • Watchdog / Logs
  • Browser Developer Tools
  • Drush / Drupal Console / Composer
  • Configuration Management (CMI)
  • Drupal 8 Configuration Roundup

When this presentation is complete the developer will know the essentials for developing an enterprise Drupal 8 website.

Aimed directly at busy Drupal developers, this session delivers the info/strategies that will help streamline and boost your enterprise Drupal 8 website development speed, shorten time to market, and enhance development quality.

Keynote Speakers

Matt Glaman

Matt Glaman

(Saturday keynote)

Matt Glaman is a developer at Commerce Guys. He is an open source developer who has been working with Drupal since 2013. He is author of the Drupal 8 Development Cookbook, maintainer of, and lover of Irish Whiskey.

Twitter: @nmdmatt

Jeffrey A 'JAM' McGuire

Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire

(Sunday keynote)

Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire—Evangelist, Developer Relations at Acquia—is a memorable and charismatic communicator with a strong following at the intersection of open source software, business, and culture. He is a frequent keynote speaker at events around the world. He writes and talks about technology, community, and more on weekly podcasts and as a blogger on This all helps satisfy his inner diva, which he also feeds with performances as a storyteller and musician.

Twitter: @horncologne

Danese Cooper

Danese Cooper

(Sunday closing keynote)

Danese Cooper currently serves as chairperson of the Node.js Foundation. She also works in an open source role at PayPal. Previously she was Director of the Open Source Hardware Association and CTO of the Wikimedia Foundation. She had brief stint at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a consulting open source strategist. She has been involved with open source since 1999.

Twitter: @divadanese

CxO Day Speakers

Sarah Wood OBE

Unruly Co-Founder (CEO)

Sarah Wood

David Axmark

Co-founder of MySQL

David Axmark

Ben Finn OBE

Co-Founder of Sibelius and CEO at Stealth Poker

Ben Finn

Barney Brown

Head of Digital at Cambridge University

Barney Brown

Professor Andre Spicer

Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Cass Business School City, University London

Andre Spicer

Paul Reeves

Reevo UN Limited

Paul Reeves



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  • Teaches core skills and best practice
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