XML and Drupal

Experience level:  Drupal professional Experience type:  Site building Theming Programming / module development Duration:  45 minutes The need for XML interaction could be separated in 2 basic ways: Generating XML, and Receiving XML. There are a multitude of fancy flash gadgets, slide shows, video players and other items that use an XML source to gather […]

Views to the next level

Experience level:  Casual drupaler Experience type:  Site building Design and IA Programming / module development Day:  Saturday Time:  11:30am – 12:30pm Room:  Duo (Bonbright Room) Duration:  One hour Video:  The Views module is at the heart of any modern Drupal site. But are you really using it to its full extent? In this session we […]

Using Domain Access to run multiple sites

Experience level:  Drupal professional Experience type:  Site building Programming / module development Day:  Saturday Time:  11:30am – 12:30pm Room:  Trellon (James Room) Duration:  One hour API: http://api.therickards.com/api/functions/domain Demo site: http://therickards.com We will take an in-depth look at the Domain Access module and how it can be used to support complex content sharing scenarios. We will […]

Assembly Hall (1st floor)

Capacity:  360 Session capacity:  1 The beautiful cathedral windows, colorful display of international flags, and rich hues of oak paneling give the spacious Assembly Hall optimum elegance and grandeur. Equipped with a balcony and a full stage including a 9 ft Steinway concert grand piano, dressing rooms, projection booth and oak floors, the Assembly Hall […]

Tools for Rapid Drupal Deployment

So you've been downloading the latest Drupal release, building out your site, creating your theme, inputting the content, uploading it to your live server, then rinsing and repeating. Somewhere around your 10th or 11th (maybe sooner if you were smarter than Carwin) site you've probably thought, "There has to be a better way…" You were […]

Tools and methods of Drupal.org: version control, patching and issues

Experience level:  First timer Experience type:  Site building Theming Design and IA Programming / module development Business Day:  Saturday Time:  9:00am – 10:00am Room:  Room 2 Duration:  One hour Drupal is produced by a community of real people. Contributors create documentation, core code, modules and themes. Even if you don’t think you’ll ever contribute a […]

45 modules in 45 minutes

The ability to rapidly develop in Drupal starts with a strong knowledge of the ~12k contributed modules. I highly recommend attending a local users group to learn the contributed modules. Short of that, I will help you up the learning curve into Drupal architecture by cherry picking some key modules you can't build with out. […]

Tips and Tricks to Incorporate Flash into Drupal

Experience level:  Casual drupaler Experience type:  Site building Programming / module development Day:  Saturday Time:  9:00am – 10:00am Room:  Commerce Guys (Hinman Room) Duration:  One hour Despite advances in Javascript runtime speeds and HTML5 acceptance in modern web browsers, there are some times when a Flash app is still the best way to complete a […]