Posted on Friday, December 10, 2010 - 06:10
I wanted to show how so-called "non-coders" can make significant contributions to the Drupal project. Probably the quickest way to make friends with a module maintainer is to help out in the issue queue. You can also help out with triage on some of
Posted on Tuesday, December 7, 2010 - 05:36
Drupal 7 RC 1 needs testers. And now more than ever, your favorite modules need testing too. As Moshe wrote yesterday, they're here to collect on the D7CX pledge. This is a great way that a new Drupal user can make a significant contribution, and
Posted on Tuesday, November 9, 2010 - 11:45
We had 226 respondents to a survey about roles in the Drupal community. Though we pilot tested the survey and honed down the questions, the findings were inconclusive, though we could draw one result. Apparently we use terms like "themer" or "module
Posted on Thursday, October 14, 2010 - 07:55
Yesterday, I listened as Tom gave a quick introduction of the suite of modules maintained by LevelTen. I left like I was watching some mad ninja SEO tricks. I got educated!
Maybe you all already knew about this stuff. To me, this is like magic. I
Posted on Monday, October 11, 2010 - 09:53
Though it's not always a linear process, hopefully with training, we can make the learning process a bit smoother for you, by connecting you to development expertise.
Especially for those who are new to it, learning Drupal is also a series of
Posted on Wednesday, September 8, 2010 - 08:33
At DrupalCon, Barry Madore & Allie Micka from Advantage Labs organized a BoF: Drupal x10 inspired by Dries’s keynote. There were some interesting examples given.
Growing the community is really a learning gap. At Acquia, we’re working with
Posted on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 - 08:16
Would you like to help make Drupal documentation more visual? Communicating Drupal visually will be a chance to create some good contributions to Drupal.org and the community.
We need a few good people on the day of DrupalCon in Copenhagen to help
Posted on Monday, August 9, 2010 - 08:03
Jacob Redding has a great book, a cool interview and a training with us next week! Sign up here.
Beginning Drupal is a new book out by Jacob Redding, of Chapter Three. The Wrox site has some samples from the book. Jacob is an experienced instructor
Posted on Friday, August 6, 2010 - 07:56
What's so wrong with saying "Drupal has a steep learning curve?" Well, it's not the most helpful analogy. And it's one of my pet peeves. I agree, it is a myth. Yes it is.
We have to keep in mind that the curve is not the path, and the initial
Posted on Wednesday, August 4, 2010 - 09:03
Budding Drupal developers will be glad to see: there are more contributions are springing out of the Examples project. Examples is a great resource for teaching experienced PHP programmers the capability of Drupal- from how to define a page, to
Posted on Tuesday, August 3, 2010 - 06:48
Are you connected to Groups.Drupal.org yet? (Affectionately called g.d.o in the community.)
Did you know on there are 317 geographical Drupal groups? (That's not including language groups.) Of those, 205 are city, regional or provincial groups:
Posted on Monday, August 2, 2010 - 07:09
I was on Skype when my jaw dropped. This wasn't the first time that an acquaintance asked me to take some time so he could "pick my brain" about Drupal. And it wasn't the first time that I realized someone had somehow broke in to Drupal via some
Posted on Friday, July 9, 2010 - 11:11
Chapter Three have just completed the first public Acquia Drupal training in DC at the end of June. Acquia is rolling out content developed with Chapter Three covering the basics and essentials of Drupal.
By working with our partners, we can reach a
Posted on Wednesday, June 9, 2010 - 02:59
Our CEO, Tom Erickson, announced right around the time of Drupalcon, that I was joining Acquia to fulfill a goal of ours - to provide Drupal education on a scalable, global basis.
We're very excited to announce an offering that we've been working on