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Code Drop and PreviousNext merge Australia's leading Drupal 8 teams

by Owen Lansbury /

Two of Australia’s most prominent Drupal strategy, design and development companies, Code Drop and PreviousNext, have merged to form a single company with national reach. The merger will see both companies operate under the PreviousNext brand from August 4, with the Code Drop team remaining in their existing Perth offices and working across Western Australian and national projects.

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PreviousNext's Open Source Contribution Policies and Initiatives for the Drupal Community

by Owen Lansbury /

PreviousNext builds open source digital platforms for large scale customers, primarily based on Drupal and hosted using Kubernetes, two of the world’s biggest open source projects. With our business reliant on the success of these open source projects, our company is committed to contributing where we can in relation to our relatively small size. We get a lot of questions about how we do this, so are happy to share our policies so that other organisations might adopt similar approaches.

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UX Australia 2019: Ethics and Privacy

by Richard Sison /

A recurring theme in the tech industry is one of Ethics in Design. It's often a point of discussion online and was a prevalent  topic at conferences I've attended recently. There is still a lot of work to be done to make design and product teams more aware, responsible and proactive about ethical issues where technology is shaping society and defining culture.

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Goodbye aGov

by Kim Pepper /

The time has come to close the book on our government Drupal distribution, aGov. We are no longer actively developing sites using aGov, and instead are focussing our efforts on the new GovCMS Drupal 8 distribution. Here’s a short history of aGov and how we got to this point.

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Web Directions Summit: The Ethics of Design

by Richard Sison /

Web Directions covers a lot of ground when it comes to design and technology conferences within Australia. Right now they have seven conferences targeted towards designers, developers, leadership, product and culture. 

Web Directions Summit is the big one — it's their conference that brings the whole team together. This year it was held in Sydney at the fantastic new International Convention Centre (ICC) in Darling Harbour.

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