Talking Drupal #449 - Agile Methodologies

May 06, 2024
Today we are talking about Agile Methodologies, How to pick the best one, and why they matter with guest Chris Wells. We’ll also cover CKEditor Text Transformation / AutoCorrect as our module of the week.


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  • Drupal FL Camp talk
  • Fundamentals of Agile
  • How do you square long term planning
  • What is Redfin Solutions's preferred methodology
  • What is Crystal Agile Methodology
  • Do other methodologies have web specific versions
  • Would you agree that large companies can use different agile methodologies
  • Have you ever used Scrumban
  • Listener Question: Shivan xamount:: Story points are usually equated to fibonacci numbers. These are not supposed to correlate to hours, what do you think about that?
  • Brief description:
    • Have you ever wanted CKEditor to autocorrect symbols like the copyright mark, the “not equals” sign, and fractions, from their text equivalents? There’s a module for that
  • Module name/project name:
  • Brief history
    • How old: created in Mar 2024 by Gedvan Dias of Redfin Solutions
    • Versions available: 1.0.0-alpha1, which works with CKeditor 4 on Drupal 8, and 2.0.0-alpha1, which works with CKEditor 5 on Drupal 9 and 10
  • Maintainership
    • Actively maintained, was released just a few weeks ago
    • Not much documentation of its own, but the module leverages CKEditor’s Automatic text transformation, which has a fair bit of documentation on
    • Number of open issues: only 1 open issues, which is the Project Update Bot’s automatically-created Drupal 11 compatibility issue
  • Usage stats:
    • 8 sites
  • Module features and usage
    • By default the module enables four categories of transformations: 'symbols', 'mathematical', 'typography', and 'quotes'
    • You can override the module’s plugin if you want a different set enabled, but the module also provides a hook you can use to alter the active sets or define custom transformations, similar to using emojis in Slack, for example