Detroit

Welcome to the Metro Detroit, Michigan USA Users Group. There are a bunch of us in Metro Detroit learning and using drupal for fun and for work. If you are interested in chatting with others who use drupal in your area please join in the conversation as we learn and use drupal. Cheers.

stephen.colson's picture

August Meeting

Event type: 
User group meeting

Hi all! Tonight is the August Drupal meeting.

Topic: Ubercart, setting it up from scratch for a subscription-based site
Time: 7pm
Location: Spark Central

Hope to see you there.

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ejmead's picture

Drupal designer/programmer & support | Boating Club

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

We are a non-profit organization looking for someone to upgrade our current site from Drupal 5.7 to V6, improve functionality such as the online store and then to maintain the web site ongoing. There are a couple of custom modules (current store and user database) but the site is mostly core or common contributed Drupal modules. We are heavy users of the Books module. There are over 2500 registered users with several contributions to the site each day. Our site consists of a general news homepage with branches to discussion groups, proprietary information, calendar and online store.

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nonprofit website needs a little drupal help!

Hi MDDUG, new here. Im from Toledo, but i have been living in Guatemala.

I need a volunteer to help out with a nonprofit website! The problem is with CCK, OG, and i18n synchronize and i18n auto.

I have started a website, www.weguatemala.org, which will be the home page of all things nonprofit / volunteer / humanitarian aid for the country of Guatemala. As you can see, the site is pretty much up and running. This last problem is killing me!!!

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alexfisher's picture

Anyone have personal experience with Apache Solr Search?

Hey everyone. Looking for anyone that has personal experience with setting up and/or using Apache Solr working with Drupal. Haven't dug into it much yet, but I have a site quickly growing past 100,000s of nodes that will need search and need to start planning. Anyone care to share some advice/experiences?

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techPersona's picture

MDDUG Thursday 8/19/2010, 6:30pm at Mango Language office, Farmington Hills.

Start: 
2010-08-19 18:30 - 20:30 America/Detroit
Event type: 
User group meeting

Metro Detroit Drupal Users Group (MDDUG) will be getting together at Mango Language's office location. This is an informal and casual gathering, so feel free to bring your laptops and hang-out with us.

Facebook Group page - http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=108075972555061

Thank you to Mango Language for hosting this gathering.

Mango Language
30445 Northwestern Highway Suite 300
Farmington Hills, MI 48334

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PHP/Drupal Developer & Lead Developer | Commerce Guys

Employment type: 
Full time
Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Commerce Guys, the leader in Drupal based e-commerce websites, needs php/Drupal developers! Must be proficient in php and Drupal.

Lead Developer position available for experienced Drupal developer! Must be willing to work in our Jackson, MI office.

Competitive salary and benefits for all positions.

Please inquire or send resumé to: http://www.commerceguys.com/careers

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stephen.colson's picture

July Meeting

Tonight is a2Drupal's meeting for July!

The topic this month is a simple general Q/A, and if people are interested, hop on IRC and hang out in Drupal-Support helping people with their problems (Drupal related only I hope!)

Time: 7pm
Location: Spark Central, downtown Ann Arbor

See you there!

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techPersona's picture

MDDUG Thursday 7/15/2010, 7:30pm at Panera Bread, southwest corner of 12 Mile Road and Halsted Road, Farmington Hills.

Start: 
2010-07-15 19:30 - 20:30 America/Detroit
Event type: 
User group meeting

Metro Detroit Drupal Users Group (MDDUG) will be getting together at this location and it offers free Wi-Fi service. This is an informal and casual gathering, so feel free to bring your laptops and hang-out with us.

Facebook Group page - http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=108075972555061

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alexfisher's picture

Drupal Meet & Greet at Panera in Plymouth

Start: 
2010-06-23 18:30 - 20:00 America/Detroit
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

THIS IS HAPPENING TONIGHT!

Interested in some soup, sandwiches, and good conversation about Drupal? Please join us this Wednesday evening, June 23rd, at Panera Bread. We'll meet at 6:30pm, grab some tables, and kick back for a couple of hours of geek speak. Experts, newbies, and everyone in between are welcome. Interested in setting up and maintaining a web site on your own with Drupal, but don't quite know where to start? Stop on by!

Where: Panera Bread - 400 S Main St, Plymouth , MI 48170
When: Tonight, June 23, 2010 @ 6:30 PM
RSVP Link: http://www.meetup.com/midrupal/calendar/13842762/

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alexfisher's picture

Drupal: Good for Designers, Great for Developers

Start: 
2010-06-16 18:30 - 20:30 America/Detroit
Event type: 
User group meeting

THIS IS HAPPENING TONIGHT!

An overview of the Drupal content management system. Presentation will cover basic architecture, plus theming and module development basics. Build your web sites and apps in less time, and join a vibrant development community.

Where: Washtenaw Community College (map)
Morris Lawrence Building, Room 103, 4800 East Huron River Drive Ann Arbor MI 48105-4800

When: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm


More Information and Event Announcement at:
http://bit.ly/bQRPci

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techPersona's picture

MDDUG Tuesday 6/15/2010, 7:30pm at Panera Bread, northwest corner of Big Beaver Road and Rochester Road, Troy.

Start: 
2010-06-15 19:30 - 20:30 America/Detroit
Event type: 
User group meeting

Metro Detroit Drupal Users Group (MDDUG) at Panera Bread, Big Beaver Road, Troy, Northwest Corner of Rochester Road & Big Beaver Road. This location is next to a Loehmann's and Carter's, and offers free Wi-Fi service. This is an informal and casual gathering, so feel free to bring your laptops and hang-out with us.

Facebook Group page - http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=108075972555061

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cgambrell's picture

Programmer | tng worldwide

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

The Programmer provides leadership, coordination, development and implementation of business applications. This role provides strategic direction in platform selection, code management, application architecture and implementation. They also provide application support to internal stakeholders delivering 100% customer success by managing the quality and stability of delivered applications.

DUTIES:

Web Development:

• Develop and deploy web applications in accordance with department processes
• Deploy Content Management Systems
• Conduct cross-browser compatibility testing

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techPersona's picture

MDDUG Thursday 5/20/2010, 8:00pm at Panera Bread, northwest corner of Big Beaver Road and Rochester Road, Troy.

Start: 
2010-05-20 20:00 - 21:00 America/Detroit
Event type: 
User group meeting

Metro Detroit Drupal Users Group (MDDUG) at Panera Bread, Big Beaver Road, Troy, Northwest Corner of Rochester Road & Big Beaver Road. This location is next to a Loehmann's and Carter's, and offers free Wi-Fi service. This is an informal and casual gathering, so feel free to bring your laptops and hang-out with us.

Facebook Group page - http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=108075972555061

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dougvann's picture

Web Content Conference 2010

Start: 
2010-06-07 08:00 - 2010-06-08 17:00 America/Chicago
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)
I will be speaking at the Web Content Conference 2010 in Chicago June 6-7 http://www.webcontent2010.com
Also with me will be
Karen McGrane - Bond Art + Science
Kristina Halvorson - Brain Traffic
Rob Purdie - The Economist
Ryan Szrama - Commerce Guys
Jeff Eaton - Lullabot
Josh Ward - Volacci
Only local images are allowed.
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Switchback is Hiring Software Engineers | Switchback

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Looking for Passion in the Workplace?

Us: Young and growing web development company in Ann Arbor, MI. We love user-centered design, open-source technology, and a good bottle of beer. But most of all, we live for building websites that light up our clients' lives. Looking for a long-term relationship built on great communication, stellar software development, and top-notch teamwork.

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tfoydel's picture

Drupal Contractor | This job is closed

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Job filled, thanks

Tom

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techPersona's picture

MDDUG Thursday 4/22/2010, 8:00pm at Panera Bread, northwest corner of Big Beaver Road and Rochester Road, Troy.

Start: 
2010-04-22 20:00 - 21:00 America/Detroit
Event type: 
User group meeting

Metro Detroit Drupal Users Group (MDDUG) at Panera Bread, Big Beaver Road, Troy, Northwest Corner of Rochester Road & Big Beaver Road. This location is next to a Loehmann's and Carter's, and offers free Wi-Fi service. This is an informal and casual gathering, so feel free to bring your laptops and hang-out with us.

Facebook Group page - http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=108075972555061

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stephen.colson's picture

Monthly Meeting - a2drupal anniversary and theming with 960

Event type: 
User group meeting

Welcome to the end of March! This is the 3rd anniversary for a2Drupal, so I'll try to bring cupcakes to celebrate. If anyone wants to bring anything else to share, that would be nice as well!

Same time (7:00pm), same place (Spark Central, near Liberty and 5th in downtown Ann Arbor). After eating cupcakes, Kendall Totten will be giving an impromptu presentation on theming with the 960 grid system and perhaps a little bit of compare and contrast with the zen theme.

See you there!

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techPersona's picture

MDDUG Thursday 3/25/2010 8:15pm at Panera Bread, Big Beaver Road, Troy.

Start: 
2010-03-25 20:15 - 21:00 America/Detroit
Event type: 
User group meeting

Thursday 3/25/2010, 8:15pm-9:00pm => Metro Detroit Drupal Users Group (MDDUG) at Panera Bread, Big Beaver Road, Troy, Northwest Corner of Rochester Road & Big Beaver Road. This location is next to a Loehmann's and Carter's, and offers free Wi-Fi service. This is an informal and casual gathering, so feel free to bring your laptops and hang-out.

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