Becoming a Polyglot

Various programming languages provide unique models for solving complex problems, and we should use the best tool to solve the problem at hand. This talk will be split into three segments: an brief overview of why programming languages matter (and why PHP doesn't always fit our needs,) a discussion of methods to communicate between PHP […]

Compass and Sass for stylesheet authors

Experience level:  Casual drupaler Experience type:  Theming Duration:  45 minutes You’ve probably heard about all the CSS frameworks available today, but you may have avoided them. Perhaps you didn’t need everything the framework provided or maybe customizing the framework to support a different width or a fluid width made the benefits of using the framework […]

QueryPath and Drupal

Experience level:  Casual drupaler Experience type:  Programming / module development Duration:  45 minutes QueryPath is a PHP library like jQuery. The QueryPath Drupal modules provides XML and HTML tools that can be used to import legacy HTML content, work with remote XML web services, and create HTML and XML on the fly. In this session, […]

Drupal 7 and Podcasting

Drupal can be a very powerful tool for podcasters. In a world where your website says a lot about who you are online, maintaining a dynamic and up to date website for podcasters is essential. In this session we will walk through setting up a complete podcasting site in Drupal 7. Cody has been podcasting […]

Intro to CCK and VIEWS

Experience level:  First timer Experience type:  Site building Day:  Saturday Time:  10:15am – 11:15am Room:  Duo (Bonbright Room) Duration:  One hour If you don’t get CCK and VIEWS then you don’t get Drupal. In one hour we’re going to set up a simple website that allows user submitted “Cooking Recipes” and offers different ways of […]

New Adventures in Drupal Theming

Experience level:  First timer Experience type:  Theming Day:  Saturday Time:  10:15am – 11:15am Room:  Palantir (Rogers Room) Duration:  One hour In this session I’ll present a roadmap to learning Drupal Theming. You won’t learn everything about Drupal theming, but you will learn that you don’t need to know everything in order to start building Drupal […]