Frequently Asked Questions – About Drupal

What can I expect?

Friendly people. Meet new friends. Learn about Drupal and various open source technologies. Watch various presentations running in multiple rooms. Or participate in a discussion in a BoF (Birds of a Feather).

Who uses Drupal?

Locally:

  • The Field Museum
  • Built in Chicago
  • Shiftgig
  • Harris School of Public Policy at University of Chicago

Nationally:

  • The Whitehouse
  • The US House of Representatives – in 2011 launched 520 Drupal sites, one for each representative.
  • US Chamber of Commerce
  • Greenpeace
  • Cartoon Network
  • RackSpace (major web hosting provider)
  • WWE
  • NCAA
  • Major League Soccer
  • Fast Company
  • Kentucky Derby
  • Now Public
  • The Economist
  • Eric Clapton

Internationally:

  • Amnesty International
  • Formula 1 Racing

What is Drupal?

Drupal is a mature, open-source, PHP-based CMS and web application framework. Find out more at http://drupal.org.

What is a Drupalcamp?

Drupal is a free open-source content management system (CMS) written in the PHP programming language. Drupalcamps are community sharing + training events for Drupal enthusiasts and newbies alike. A camp is a full day of presentations and learning. Arrive at about 9:00am and learn all day.

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