Keelhaul the div!

A session at DrupalCamp Göteborg Spring 2012

Saturday 28th April, 2012

2:15pm to 2:55pm (CET)

The Mothership project is build out of frustration of the markup that Drupal is build upon.

Over the years its more & more clear that Drupals markup in its concept is build by EVIL developers that dont understand the epic greatness of clean, mean markup & probably hates their themers to ... (i heard it meself!) - theres only one way out of the grasp by the tyrants: the mothership!

In its core its just Basetheme that "doesn't really do anything" on the visual side, but when you peak in under the hood of the html source, you will see a clean markup isnt tainted with 587 divs & 4 unused class names - as a basetheme you can use it for a quick sanity injection into you own theme & as a tool to control the markup & by that make your design more flexible & easier to work with.

This talk/workshop will be focused around :

  • How to use it - and why you should use it (because its awesome)
  • why is much markup evil ? (speed, both in development & in download)
  • Why Drupal is "wrong" & and developers are EVIL ( ! )
  • How to use modern css instead of Drupals cumbersome "everything is a hook" concept
  • A look into how to use the mothership for responsive sites & how to build a kickass base for you themes in the future to come.
  • That magick place where Unicorns & Dragons makes <3
  • Why you should be a pirate & not a foot soldier !

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Time 2:15pm2:55pm CET

Date Sat 28th April 2012


Asperö, Folkets Hus

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