• What is Scald?
  • Can you give us some of the history behind the module?
  • Mention about the codesprint (rc3)
  • Why did you decide to go with Scald over Media?
  • What sets it apart from the Media module?
    • The library that comes with Scald is real clean and easy to use, can you talk a little bit about how that came about?
  • What types of digital assets can you use with Scald?
    • Images
    • Videos
    • Audio
    • Tweets, Facebook statuses etc.
  • How does Scald work with on-site, and off-site digital assets?
  • What is an Atom?
  • What Atoms are available out of the box?
    • Flash Files
    • Audio : FIle Upload, Soundcloud
    • Videos: Dailymotion, Youtube, Vimeo,; Viddler
    • PDF Files
    • Tweets
    • Images : Files Uploads, Flickr, Instagram
    • Slides : Slideshare
  • How can developers extend Scald?
    • they can build their own provider module to extend =add atom types
    • contribute to the issue queue

Use Cases

  • What are some existing sites that are using Scald?
    • Big French Media Companies : Radio France, France Television, ARTE (French/German TV), Le Figaro (one of France’s big newspaper), Radio Nova, Santé Magazine
    • More big users : Commerce Guyz, British Council, Web Agencies
  • I understand there’s a distribution built around Scald. How can people try that out?


  • What’s in the future for Scald?
    • 1.1 : UX redesign, responsive design, more spark integration, plupload (multi-upload), private file system, more providers

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