Economist/Drupal – Sprint 2 Demo (CRUD-in-place)

Drupal/Economist Project – Sprint 2 Demo from Leisa on Vimeo. Today is Demo Day at The Economist, where all the various SCRUM teams will show and tell what they’ve achieved in their latest iteration. I thought I might see if I can get into the habit of pre-recording my demo so I can share it with you here and ask for feedback & advice! So,…

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Economist/Drupal – Design Principles for CRUD-In-Place

I’m going to stop referring to what we’re doing as ‘edit in place’ because actually what we’re attempting to do is what is charmingly known as ‘CRUD’ in Content Management System (CMS) lingo, being Creating, Reading, Updating and Deleting content. I’ve spent this morning reviewing a whole host of existing examples of ‘CRUD-in-place’ (thanks to the great examples that you provided in response to my…

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Economist/Drupal – Complex Editing In Place

Following on from our work in Sprint 1, I’ve been conducting some research today to establish whether or not we’re going to continue down essentially a traditional ‘admin’ system path or whether we’re going to pursue the altogether more challenging (read: scary & hard work!) route of trying to do as much of the content creation and editing ‘in place’ (which effectively means in as…

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Economist/Drupal Publishing Tools – Sprint One Update!

I’m in the midst of our first sprint on the ‘publishing tools’ project at the Economist, wherein we’re defining interface designs for the ongoing migration of economist.com over to Drupal 6. hurrah! There is no sprint zero in this project and no time to consider the overall environment design, we’re going to be approaching this incrementally throughout the project, so instead we’re ploughing headlong into…

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