The debate over certifications for Drupal developers has raged on for several years now, the flames occasionally fanned on various mail lists, forums, and blogs. Regardless of one’s feelings about the issue, as Drupal continues to mature and gain a foothold in the world of enterprise web development, the questions about certifications seem increasingly to be when and how, rather than simply if.
Join this panel for a discussion of certifications from some key players who bring innovative perspectives on the issue. Greg Knaddison, author of Cracking Drupal and partner with Growing Ventures Solutions, discusses the automated grassroots certifications of Drupal community members offered by Certified to Rock. Aaron Winborn, author of Drupal Multimedia and developer for Advomatic, argues for a peer review based grassroots certification, using Drupal Guilds as a natural extension of Open Source. Bonnie Bias, the training manager for Lullabot, will help answer the age-old question, Do you wanna be Lullabot Drupal Certified?
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Drupal developers and other people interested in the certifications debates.