Atlantic Canada

We're a drupal group servicing the Atlantic Canada region, which includes the provinces of New Brunswick, PEI, Nova Scotia, and Newfoundland.

Why such a large area? Canada, and Atlantic Canada specifically, is a very small population over a very large area. The Atlantic region has a total combined population smaller than many major global cities, with a total population of 2,348,901 as of 2014. We have some amazing people broken up across this vast area, and they are looking for ways to meet, grow, share knowledge and resources.

The primary goal is to share resources and evangelize drupal to those who may be looking for a CMS of choice, or for developers who are looking for more than their current CMS solution provides.

Secondarily, we are looking to promote Drupal usage for those entering the web development, and site-building world, and get them considering drupal as part of their toolset, while also encouraging best practices and methodologies.

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Drupal developer wanted for community library project

I'm looking to contract an experienced freelance Drupal developer to assist with migrating a Drupal 6 site to Drupal 7 (or possibly 8). I am a library and information management consultant with experience building Drupal sites but I'm not a PHP programmer or developer, so I need assistance with module and backend development and the developer I usually work with is unavailable.

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DrupalAC on slack

DrupalAC has launched it's own Slack group. Visit our website and look in the sidebar for info on how to get onboard. http://drupalatlantic.ca!

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We're looking to expand the DrupalAC team!

We're looking to expand the DrupalAC team and add a volunteer communications person. For more info email drupalatlantic@gmail.com

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First Saint John NB Meetup Coming October 26th!

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User group meeting

October Drupal Meetup in Saint John NB, October 26th at Appnovation Saint John

Drupal Atlantic goes on the road! Check out our first meetup
in Saint John NB!

Are you interested in web/application development and looking to join a thriving community? Well, this event is for you!.

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DrupalAC is participating in the Drupal Global Training Day

Start: 
2016-09-09 14:00 - 18:00 America/Moncton
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Training (free or commercial)

For this month’s meetup we’re doing it out of sequence (normally the 3rd Wednesday of the month) and doing a special meet up to correspond with Drupal’s Global Training Day.

What is Drupal Global Training Day?

Drupal Global Training Days is an exciting initiative from the Drupal community to introduce new and beginning users to Drupal. Trainers from companies and local groups around the world make newcomers to the Drupal community feel inspired and empowered to start great work.

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First meeting of the Atlantic Drupal Group

Start: 
2016-08-17 16:00 - 18:00 America/Moncton
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Our First Meetup is scheduled for August 17th at the Venn Centre in Moncton NB.

We are proud to announce our first guest as well as the topic lineup:

Create Ambitious Digital Experiences with Drupal

Why should you use Drupal 8? It's the most advanced version of the industry-leading content management system. Drupal 8 includes 200+ new features and improvements that empower editors, developers, and customers.

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duplicate - ignore

Start: 
2010-01-01 16:00 - 18:00 America/Moncton
Event type: 
User group meeting

duplicate - ignore

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Momentum

Lots of things happening behind the scenes!

  1. This group is no longer under moderation. It has been officially released and now will show up in groups listings and public search (see the issue here: https://www.drupal.org/node/2729379).

  2. This group needs to grow, so if you know anyone in the Atlantic region who is interested in Drupal, or might be considering it, please link them here.

  3. I have been hard and work planning some ideas for how the group will move forward. One of the first things is I've been working on a v1 logo (attached)

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Drupal in Canada BoF at DrupalCon NOLA

I created a BoF at DrupalCon https://events.drupal.org/neworleans2016/bofs/drupal-canada

I am hoping to try and bring together more folks from Canada and rally the troops for getting more people involved in the DrupalNorth initiative.

With an inaugural success last year in Toronto we are continuing to build momentum with this years DrupalNorth in Montreal (http://www.drupalnorth.org/). I want to build it to be even bigger for when we celebrate it's 3rd anniversary in conjunction with Canada's 150th Anniversary, as we host DrupalNorth 2017 in Ottawa.

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Just a quick note, and an intro

Welcome everyone!

Just as a quick note, I've updated and rewrote the description. Continuing, I am hoping to build a great community of Atlantic Canadian Drupal people here, so please invite your friends, and let's build this up into something great!

I will be starting up some recurring threads of information to spur creativity and discussion. Feel free to do the same!

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What is your hands-on Drupal experience?

Just learning about it
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4+ Years
63% (5 votes)
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