Dave has enlighten about the modules of drupal7 which are safe to use to keep your drupal 7 site future proof with drupal8.
His presentation will answer your questions like
- What field modules can I use that work the same as Drupal 8?
- What WYSIWYG editor should I use?
- How can I start preparing to migrate my existing Drupal site to Drupal 8?
- What kinds of modules can I use so I don't have to retrain my editors and administrators when we move to Drupal 8?
This session gives an overview of essential skills and knowledge you need to acquire when starting to use Drupal. It assumes nothing about your prior Drupal knowledge, but provides you with a map and guide book for getting into the Drupal world.
This session will demonstrate some advanced but poorly-understood features of Views, such as grouping, "count" and "group by" queries, summary views, non-standard pagers and attached-views. This session will cover an architectural overview of Views 3's classes, and how to extend it's object-oriented code to present data in alternate formats ("Display" or "View" in MVC-speak), allow views to understand and filter data in a specific way ("Controller" in MVC-speak) and to access alternate data sources ("Model" in MVC-speak).
This session will assume that you have a current understanding of what responsive and mobile-first are, and that you come to this session ready to learn EXACTLY how to incorporate these technologies now in your Drupal projects.
This denver drupalcon session is focused on Drush 5 features and how to work more efficiently with drupal.
Know the power of Drupal ThemeKey module. In Drupal 7 theme switching can be done with this module with lots of extra stuff, this presentation shows about few of those features.