Working in teams, but also for individuals, it is helpful if not required to define the key processes, especially those that will be repeated, in a structured way. Such a definition is then called a and it serves multiple purposes. First of all it can be used as a checklist such that the people in charge of a task can walk through the workflow and followed the previously specified sequence. In addition, a workflow definition improves quality of output as it almost guarantees the final result of such a process to meet the standards previously defined. And last but not least, such a workflow specification is excellent input for somebody who is in charge of developing the of very regular tasks.

Composer based Drupal projects can be fun

Submitted by Jürgen Haas on Mon, 01/09/2017 - 17:25

As a team that had spend time and money for years in developing best practices for staging, deployment and operations of many Drupal sites on version 5 to 7, the all new Drupal 8 came with some surprises and challenges in 2015, when first alpha and then beta releases started to see the light. Where all of Drupal core  up to Drupal 7 had been exposed in the main project folder, all the contributed code from the Drupal community and third parties was located deep down in the code tree with custom code for the specific project sometimes was hard to separate from other contributions.