Not to be confused with THE Drupal Association, this group is for those involved in setting up legal entities in their home countries, but also for those organising less formal structures to support their local Drupal communities. There are a range of issues faced by every group that sets out on this journey, so this group aims to be a place to collect stories, share resources, warn about the pitfalls, and raise awareness of the issues we all face.
PLEASE DO NOT POST JOB ADS HERE. This group is for discussing international Drupal organisations, it is not a drupal issue queue, or recruitment forum.
Around 40 Drupalists and people curious to learn Drupal gathered right before Christmas on 20 Dec 2012 in Bangkok, Thailand. The first regular large scale Drupal meeting in Bangkok saw many Drupal developers sharing their experience and demoing their sites. Hans Christian Schrøder, immediate former president of Drupal Association Norway and myself (Sven Berg Ryen), president of Drupal Developer Network (Singapore) shared experience of organizing meetups and ways to get the community engaged. The venue was kindly sponsored in kind by Microsoft Thailand through Prisda Gomutputra.
Earlier in 2012, a meetup was organized in July by Sven and Hans Christian, and another meetup in September by Sven. It's now great to see that there will be regular meetups at a venue that offers projector and classroom facilities.
Interest in regular meetups
As the local developers presented themselves, it was very clear that there was a strong interest to learn about Drupal. Experienced Drupal developers were also sharing a lot, both in English and Thai. Towards the end, a poll was taken, and the group decided to meet once a month on Mondays. The next meeting will be held 28 Jan at Microsoft Bangkok, 38th Fl. CRC Tower, All Seasons Place.
Challenge of bilingual drupal communities
Language was not a problem at the meetup. A few people spoke in English and a few people in Thai. The key elements of the Thai conversations were translated to English without disrupting the flow of the meetup. As the majority of people in the room spoke Thai, this was really okay.
The main challenge when it comes to language is in finding learning resources for those new to Drupal. There is very little knowledge shared in Thai about Drupal, which represents a problem for those not fluent in English.
A good way to increase and grow the Drupal community in Thailand will be sharing of knowledge in blogs and online articles that can be found through online search. Hopefully local Thai developers can also share/present at meetups partially in Thai.
Should slides be in English/Thai? I actually can't say for sure, though the focus for growing drupal in Thai needs to be put on creating resources in Thai language, so that the meetup and community is most welcoming to developers that find Thai more convenient than English.
Visiting Thailand as a drupalist?
Come present something and share your knowledge with local drupalists. There's a contact form on the meetup page that you can use to get in touch with the organizers. With the many options for beach, sun and relaxation in Thailand, you might even want to use the Drupal meetup as an excuse to spend time in Thailand ;)
Thailand Drupal resources
- http://www.meetup.com/Drupal-Meetup-Bangkok/ (meetup page)
- http://groups.drupal.org/thailand (This group)
- http://www.facebook.com/DrupalThailand (Facebook)
- http://drupal.in.th/ (Forum)
Presenting and sharing by Drupal developers
Group photo with most participants
I am facing problem to create the sub navigation in Drupal? Basically this navigation created under of my own module. For example like my link is example.com/?q=abc/program/123.
So if you see the attachment then u will get understand that I want to add new tab [Program 3] under of program tag. So could u tell me how to do it.
Please check the Program [Red mark] and then Program1 [green]
It is only one month to the European Drupal event you cannot afford to miss: the Drupal Developer Days Barcelona.
We would like to thank everybody for submitting 34 the amazing session proposals. Although we had a difficult time choosing the sessions, the great proposals made it easy to come up with a program bursting with all that is hot and happening in the Drupal universe.
Checkout the 34 sessions that made it to the final program. Besides sessions you will be able to attend sprints and of course there will be enough room for BOFs too.
We're opening the event with an Open Space activity on Friday at 4pm, find more details in here.
Our scholarship program provides financial support for Drupal developers, who would otherwise not be able to attend, so that they can participate in the Drupal Developer Days.
We are very happy to announce the names of the five attendees that will receive these scholarships.
Do like them and help us rock Barcelona by becoming sponsor of the Drupal Developer Days Barcelona. Find the details of the different sponsorship levels and the great companies that already have confirmed their support on the website.
We have over 150 registered attendees now so there is plenty of room for more. For a modest 25 EUR entrance fee we serve you an action packed program as well as coffee & biscuits.
If you already pre-registered please sign in and complete the payment process.Read more
Chào các anh em,
Mình có làm một drop down menu, cho những menu có nhiều cấp gọn hơn. Bây giờ mình muốn làm một module để cài đặt vào giao diện Drupal7 như một block. áp dụng cho main menu nằm ngang. Bác nào chỉ giúp cách chèn trực tiếp vào theme hay tạo module với.
Xin cảm ơn,
Just a heads up - and attempt to amplify to a wider audience
There are some important discussions going on about elections for "At Large" community members to sit on the Board of Directors for the Drupal Association.
Here are the key threads.
Drupal Association Board Elections--Ideas and Input Needed
Getting a diverse board for the Drupal Association
Are the 4 in-person board sprints necessary?
Please take some time to read through them, and post your thoughts. Please make sure your communities know about this.
Independent Expertise Review of International Project "World Marketplace"
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Short Review of International Project "World Marketplace" English and Russian.
In a former life I was a board member of the Erasmus Student Network, this network like several other student networks (AIESEC, ELSA, etc.) had a hub and spokes model: 1 international association and a long list of local groups.Read more