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Current Role(s): 
Member, Co-founder
Drupal Austria

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
epiqo, zites internet solutions, Pro.Karriere

Personal Info

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Wolfgang Ziegler is a passionate Drupal user and system architect from Vienna, Austria. He is working as "CEO / CTO" at drunomics in Vienna.

Wolfgang Ziegler - known as fago in the Drupal community - is working with Drupal since 2005. Since then, he authored a variety of different modules, like Rules, Profile2 and their predecessors. He is past maintainer of the core Form and Entity API subsystems and was the lead behind Entity API improvements in Drupal 8, like the new Entity Field API and the underlying Typed Data System.

Besides contributing to Drupal Wolfgang likes improving developer processes with tools like composer, Ansible & Docker.


On Drupal.org for 13 years 1 month

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Drupal Contributions: 

Core contributions

  • Lead of Drupal 8 Entity API improvements like adding the new Entity Field API and the underlying Typed Data API.
    • Maintainer of the Typed Data API sub-system
      • I'm past maintainer of the form and entity sub-systems of Drupal 7 and Drupal 8
      • Various improvements and bug-fixes, mostly around the form amd entity API.

      Contrib contributions

      I'm maintaining the following modules:

      Non-code contributions

      • Co-founder of the Drupal Austria user group, co-organizer of the Drupalcamp Vienna
      • I helped organizing Drupalcamp Vienna 2009 & 2013
      • I participated in the Google Summer of Code program as student and several times as mentor; i.e. I helped architecting the Search API module as well as the Views query backend abstraction which the Search API Views integration builds upon that way
    Areas of Expertise: 
    Project technical lead
    System Architecture & Design
    Development Operations
    Drupal Events: 
    DrupalCon Barcelona 2007
    DrupalCon Szeged, Hungary 2008
    DrupalCon DC 2009
    DrupalCon Paris 2009
    DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
    DrupalCon Copenhagen 2010
    DrupalCon Chicago 2011
    DrupalCon London 2011
    DrupalCon Denver 2012
    DrupalCon Munich 2012
    DrupalCon Portland 2013
    DrupalCon Prague 2013
    DrupalCon Austin 2014
    DrupalCon Amsterdam 2014
    DrupalCon Barcelona 2015
    DrupalCon Dublin 2016

    Credited on 57 issues fixed in the past 1 year


    Drupal Association Individual Member
    Drupal Association Organization Member
    Drupal Association Organization Member

    fago helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

    My mentors: 
    sun’s picture
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    32 people list fago as a mentor

    I contributed Drupal patches
    I contributed Drupal modules
    I contributed Drupal installation profiles
    I contributed to Drupal issue queues
    I contributed Drupal documentation
    I contributed Automated tests
    I provide Drupal-related services
    I help mentor new contributors