Chicago

Chicago's local community of various user groups focused on Drupal. Groups have various meetings each month in/around Chicago. In addition, be sure to join our group if interested in posting or hearing about Drupal related job opportunities in the Chicagoland area.

If new to Drupal, please attend one of our free Drupal training meetups aimed at new users who might not be ready for a normal meetup. Free training meetups take place every Global Training Day. Our original Chicago Drupal Meet Up Group (CDMUG) has meetups every few months with room for 100+ attendees with popular topics for all skill levels. The Chicago Advanced Drupal User Group (CADUG) has a meetup on the last Tuesday of each month focusing on more experienced users/topics. If located in suburbs, check out the Fox Valley Drupal Meetups with topics for all users or check out the Village of Oak Park Drupal User Group (VOPDUG) which focuses on mentoring with code sprints. Feel free to join us in person to hang out at any of these valuable events by reviewing all of our events in right sidebar here -->

Our Drupal community in Chicago has 1,200+ members and continues to grow strong everyday. Plus we organize our annual DrupalCamp Chicago. Group environments are open – we discuss ideas, debug problems, and brainstorm current personal or client Drupal projects. View our video presentation archive of past events. A projector will be available, free wifi, and laptops are encouraged at meeups. All skill levels are welcomed, remember business cards. Join us in real time chat sessions with local Chicago developers in IRC on Freenode in #cdmug or http://cdmug.org/chat

See all upcoming events to the right or grab ical http://groups.drupal.org/ical/354

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NW Suburban Meetup - The State of the Drupal Project: A Perspective

Start: 
2015-03-04 18:00 - 21:00 America/Chicago
Organizers: 

As you can guess this is an attempt to bring folks who may not be up to date with the State of the Drupal Project from the perspective of someone who works solely with the Drupal project and community. We will attempt to provide something of value and interest for anyone with an interest in the project, from novice to advanced professional.

6pm - Meet and Greet

7pm - The State of the Drupal Project: A perspective by Bob Snodgrass

  • What is Drupal and a Brief History
  • What's in a Version - 6, 7, 8
  • What's in it for Site Managers
  • What's in it for professionals
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Fox Valley Meetup - Hands on with Drupal 8

Start: 
2015-02-18 18:00 - 21:00 America/Chicago
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Drupal 8 is out in beta now and lots of work was done during the Global Sprint Days last month.

Get your localhost setup with the latest Drupal 8 if you can BEFORE you arrive!

6pm drinks, dinner, meet and greet

7pm Lab:
We will team up and get our hands dirty playing around with various Drupal 8 features, "teams" will choose what types of functionality they want to check out.

8:30pm Recap:
We will recap various experiences toward the end of the evening.

By the Way, did you realize this February's meeting is the 6th anniversary of our first?

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Drupal Site Building Workshop at Museums and the Web 2015

Start: 
2015-04-08 09:00 - 12:00 UTC
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Join George DeMet, and Larry Garfield of Palantir.net in Chicago at the Palmer House as they give a workshop called: Drupal Site Building: The Big Picture as part of Museums and the Web 2015. Registration for the Workshop includes lunch and is separate from the conference registration.

This interactive workshop session is designed to help Web professionals more effectively leverage Drupal’s unique strengths as a content management platform.

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MidWest Developers Summit

Start: 
2015-08-12 (All day) - 2015-08-15 (All day) America/Chicago
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This is a place holder to get MWDS on the calendar.
Wednesday August 12 - Saturday August 15

All sprint days. No sessions.
Focus on getting Drupal 8 released (and some key contrib ports to Drupal 8).

More details soon.

Will be hosted in Chicago at http://palantir.net/
2211 N Elston Avenue
Suite 400
Chicago, Illinois 60614

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Seeking consultant to help Chicago non-proft West Town Bikes

West Town Bikes http://westtownbikes.org/ is looking for a consultant to help with our new site http://westtown.server288.com/ which is close to release. The site has CiviCRM integration. We are a non-profit youth and community program provider using the power of bicycles to strengthen and improve the city. Interested parties should contact Michael Young here or at 312-656-1953/

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MidCamp

Start: 
2015-03-19 (All day) - 2015-03-22 (All day) America/Chicago

The Heartland. America’s Breadbasket. Middle America. No matter what you call it, the midwest is the heart of the United States — a cultural crossroads that connects the urban east coast with the free-spirited west coast. It’s this epicenter of innovation where great minds from both sides collide and amazing Drupal work is born. We know each other; we respect each other; we collaborate on Drupal sprint and Drupal Association work; we attend and support the events of our local meetups.

It’s time we convene as a superpower to celebrate our mutual passion: Drupal.

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Introduction to Panels and Drush

Start: 
2015-02-04 18:30 - 20:00 America/Chicago
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We will have a presentation and demonstration panels and drush. Then have questions and open networking.

Depending on attendance we will be drawing names from a hat for a chance to win a free months subscription to buildamodule.com

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Fox Valley Holiday Social Tech Mixer

Start: 
2014-12-17 18:00 - 21:00 America/Chicago
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December and the Holidays are upon us and it's time for our annual Holiday Social. We will be mixing with the Fox Valley Computing Professionals for a combined tech mixer at the net2Community, Inc. offices in St Charles, IL.

No program this month but we will hold Lightning Talks, everyone is encouraged to bring a quick topic and your ideas for the coming year. Co-working space is available all afternoon for anyone wishing to miss rush hour traffic.

Bring a guest and meet some new people. Food and Beverages will be served, donations gladly accepted.

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Get a free Drupal site built by University of Michigan grad students

We am seeking clients for a class at the University of Michigan School of Information. Students in this class break into teams to build Drupal websites.

We have about 30 students in the class this winter, so we need 10 sites to create.

That’s where you come in.

Do you know anyone that needs a site (re)designed that would be a good candidate for our students?

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CDMUG's 8th Annual Holiday Open Source Social Event - Dec 1st 2014

Start: 
2014-12-01 19:00 - 21:00 America/Chicago
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Monday December 1st 2014 7:00pm

RSVP @ http://drupal.meetup.com/1

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Drupal Web Developer | TOMY International

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

We are looking for a talented Drupal Developer in our Oak Brook IL Headquarters (Chicago). This position will be responsible for helping to develop the company’s high-availability platform that serves as the foundation for multiple consumer facing brand websites featuring both content and e-commerce.

As part of the web development team, you will work closely with Design, Marketing and Infrastructure teams to deploy meaningful content and commerce websites. You will help to identify approaches, develop code and deliver solutions that meet the specific goals of our online initiatives.

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MidCamp planning meeting

Hello,

There will be a MidCamp in person planning meeting tonight. Palantir.net has graciously volunteered to host our first meeting, so we will be there 6:30-8:00 pm. I can't wait to see everyone IRL again, but there will be a Hangout for people who can't make it in person as well.

If you are interested in volunteering please contact one of the organizers. There is a google group https://groups.google.com/forum/#!forum/midcamp that you may be interested in signing up.

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Oak Park Illinois Sprint (VOPDUG)

Start: 
2015-02-22 13:00 - 17:00 America/Chicago

We have issues for all skill sets. Get involved and work together with others on drupal issues. Bring your laptop. All ages welcome.

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Chicago Illinois USA Drupal Global Sprint Weekend 2015

Start: 
2015-01-17 09:00 - 2015-01-18 18:00 America/Chicago

We have issues for all skill sets. Get involved and work together with others on drupal issues. Bring your laptop. All ages welcome.

Location: http://www.dbridgesolutions.com/
210​ N Racine Ave | 2M | Chicago, ​ IL 60607

Part of Global Sprint Weekend:
https://groups.drupal.org/node/447258
Twitter: #SprintWeekend

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Oak Park Illinois Sprint (VOPDUG)

Start: 
2014-12-21 13:00 - 17:00 America/Chicago

We have issues for all skill sets. Get involved and work together with others on drupal issues. Bring your laptop. All ages welcome.

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Fox Valley Drupal - Case Study: Implementing a Responsive Framework in Your Drupal Theme

Start: 
2014-11-19 18:00 - 21:00 America/Chicago
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Join us as we walk through a build of a custom theme implementing a responsive framework.

Responsive frameworks such as Bootstrap and Zurb Foundation have gained popularity by providing easy to implement responsive grid systems, navigation elements, and other basic components. Using frameworks such as these aren't for everyone so we'll cover the pros and cons and walk through the implementation details.

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Drupal Overview/Beginning with Drupal

Start: 
2014-12-02 18:30 - 20:00 America/Chicago
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After our first meeting most group members were interested in working with Drupal. Many first timers.

I think this meetup will be setup to do various beginner demo's and answer questions to help them get up and running.

I am also open to other suggestions and/or we can build upon what I have started here. A discussions has also been created for this: http://www.meetup.com/Northwest-Indiana-Drupal-Meetup/messages/boards/th...

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Drupal Developer / Architect | Celebrate Drupal

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Celebrate Drupal, a Drupal Development and Staffing firm located in the Seattle area www.celebratedrupal.com is seeking resumes for remote On Shore back end development and Architect resources with a range of 2 - 10+ years experience working with PHP, Drupal and common web languages.

If located in the D.C. or NYC metro areas can work in the office if they so choose.

The individual should be comfortable with the Drupal API and creating custom modules. Prior contributions to Drupal.org a plus but not necessary. Familiarity with GIT and popular cloud hosting also a plus.

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Drupal Camp Ohio

Start: 
2014-11-14 (All day) - 2014-11-15 (All day) America/Chicago
Organizers: 

"DrupalCamp Ohio 2014 returns to The Ohio State University's Nationwide and Ohio Farm Bureau 4-H Center, for another two-day camp to build on last year's success, and will include keynote speeches, topical sessions, Beginners Training, Birds of a Feather breakouts, and code sprints."
-- http://drupalcampohio.org/about

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