Coulter Lounge (1st floor)

Capacity:  50 Session capacity:  1 The Coulter Lounge is an impressive room with a view of the historic Midway Plaisance. It boasts high ceilings, handsome oak paneling, leaded glass windows, and a stone fireplace. The Coulter Lounge, with its unique qualities of both an old-world boardroom and a private study, is the ideal room for […]

Turning that UX Frown Upside-Down

Experience level:  Casual drupaler Experience type:  Theming Design and IA Business Day:  Saturday Time:  2:00pm – 3:00pm Room:  Palantir (Rogers Room) Duration:  One hour It doesn’t really matter how great you think your website is if your intended user thinks it’s a loser. There are some very easy methods to getting your website headed down […]

New 2 Drupal

First timer Experience type:  Site building Duration:  One hour This session is WITHDRAWN Please visit the Drupal 101 session proposed by Matthew. http://drupalcampchicago.org/drupal101 I may be taking a Sunday UNconference session to address the needs of beginners Matthew is welcoming comments on what to cover on his session. If you want to see blocks, regions, […]

Everything I Really Need To Know About Site Building

Everything I Really Need To Know About Site Building I Learned in My MBA – building awesome websites for clients that don't know what they want Experience level:  Drupal professional Experience type:  Design and IA Business Day:  Saturday Time:  3:15pm – 4:00pm Room:  Room 3 Duration:  45 minutes The MBA approach to business is focused […]

PHP for Absolute Beginners

Experience level:  First timer Experience type:  Theming Programming / module development Day:  Saturday Time:  4:15pm – 5:00pm Room:  Palantir (Rogers Room) Duration:  One hour There are a lot of code snippets available for Drupal. There is not, however, a lot of information about PHP which is the language that makes up these snippets. If you’re […]

D6 theming

Pros and Cons of Grid System vs. Starter Themes vs. Full Custom Experience level:  Drupal professional Experience type:  Theming Day:  Saturday Time:  11:30am – 12:30pm Room:  Room 2 Duration:  45 minutes Here we will weigh the Pros and Cons of Using Grid Systems (e.g. 960 or Blueprint) vs. Starter Themes (e.g. Zen, Mothership) vs. Full […]

Theming Views: Generating markup even a designer can love

Experience level:  Drupal professional Experience type:  Theming Day:  Saturday Time:  9:00am – 10:00am Room:  Room 2 Duration:  One hour Here we’ll take a look at Views’ powerful templating system and discuss how you can clean up the underlying markup, generate dynamic IDs and classes or even alter the output. EDIT: Benjamin Doherty (bangpound) and I […]

How to build a site with the “Panels Everywhere” method

Experience level:  Drupal professional Experience type:  Site building Theming Day:  Saturday Time:  2:00pm – 3:00pm Room:  Duo (Bonbright Room) Duration:  One hour Video:  If you’ve ever looked at a complex site and gotten lost in a twisty maze of PHP Block Visibility code, you have an immediate understanding of how Drupal can fail you when […]

Schedule

Session Schedule Your schedule Session Schedule Featured: Assembly Hall New Users: Coulter Business: Home Open: National BoF: Tiffin Assembly Hall (1st floor) 8:30 am – 9:00 am Registration 8:30 am – 9:30 am Breakfast 9:15 am – 9:30 am Welcome to DrupalCamp Chicago! 9:30 am – 10:15 am Keynote – The Real Value of Open […]

Lessons learned in running a Drupal Camp

DrupalCorn Camp 2012 was the second annual Drupal camp held in Iowa. http://2012.drupalcorn.org/ The camp was host to over 100 people who enjoyed a pre-camp training day, two days of talks and an evening social networking event for a nominal fee. Check out the Flickr stream – http://www.flickr.com/groups/drupalcorn_2012/ What the attendees didn't see was the […]