Florida

Florida Drupal User's Group logoWelcome to the Florida Drupal Users Group! We have members from all over Florida and most meetups around the state are coordinated through this group. Whether you're from the panhandle, northeast Florida, the Gulf coast, central Florida, the Space Coast, or south Florida, you'll find other Drupal developers and themers here.

Florida DrupalCamp 2015 Planning

Currently, we have regular meetups in the following areas:

  • Brevard County (Cocoa Village): first Thursday of each month.
  • Broward County (Ft. Lauderdale): 2nd Wednesday of each month, 7pm - Meetup.com listing
  • Orlando: 2nd Monday of each month, 6:30pm - Meetup.com listing
  • Gainesville: 2nd Thursday of each month, 7pm - Meetup.com listing
  • Jacksonville: 3rd Thursday of each month, 6pm - Meetup.com listing
  • Miami Beach: 4th Wednesday of each month, 6pm
  • Palm Beaches (Jupiter-Boca Raton): 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7:30pm - Meetup.com listing
  • Sarasota / SW Florida: 1st Tuesday of each month 6:30pm
  • Tallahassee: 1st Wednesday of each month at 7pm.
  • Tampa Bay: 1st Thursday of each month - Meetup.com listing

Keep an eye on this page for location and topic announcements for each meetup, as meeting days and times might change month-to-month.

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Broward Meetup - March 2012

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2012-03-14 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
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Broward Meetup (second Wednesday of the month)

Wednesday, March 14th, 2012 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Dunkin' Donuts - 9170 State Road 84 (south side of I-595 between Nob Hill and Pine Island) Davie, FL 33324 USA
http://browarddrupal.org/gmaplocation

We will be talking about kicking the tires of Drupal Commerce Kickstart. It will start off with showing how to install Drupal Commerce Kickstart using Aegir, and then move on to discussing the backend of Drupal Commerce Kickstart. This is a follow up to last two months of discussions of Drupal Commerce:

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Orlando Drupal Meetup (Apache Solr), March 17th 1pm

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2011-12-17 13:00 - 15:00 America/New_York
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Orlando Drupal Meetup (Apache Solr), March 17th 1pm

This month I'll be talking about Apache Solr and Drupal. I'll walk through basic configuration of Solr using the apachesolr module. We'll also cover general termanology and if there is enough interest I'll go over creating a module to manipulate Solr indexes as well as results.

Please remember that there is a suggested donation of $5 or more at Urban Rethink. Its not required but it is appreciated :)

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rnorman's picture

Miami Drupal Workshop Schedule for March 10, 2012 is Cancelled

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2012-03-10 12:40 - 16:40 America/New_York
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Hi Everyone

Miami Drupal Workshops

I am sorry but I have to cancel this week workshop due to a knee operation I had on Monday. We will be back on track next week, Saturday, March 17, 2012.

I am sorry about the inconvenience.

Miami Drupal Workshops

For this month we will be working with Views and understanding the Views Module. The Views modules is the most important module when working with Drupal. You must understand the way Views work to get the most out building a Website using Drupal.

I hope that you will come and join us for the fun.

March Dates

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Gainesville Drupal Meetup - This Thursday @ Alachua County Downtown Library!

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2012-03-08 18:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
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The Gainesville Drupal Users Group (GatorDUG) will be meeting this Thursday (3/8/12) at the downtown Alachua County Library (in the Foundation Room). The meetup starts at 6 and ends at 8pm.

This week, Mike will be giving a presentation on Search Engine Optimization and Drupal. This presentation was given recently at the 2012 Florida Drupal Camp.

Also this week, Brandon will be putting together a presentation demo on core blocks vs boxes and how they work with spaces.

If you're interested, join the meetup! We're open to everyone from newbies to ninjas. Join us on www.GatorDUG.org.

See you this Thursday!

-Mike

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Drupal Developer/Designer | University of Florida

Telecommute: 
Allowed

We need help tweaking an existing theme and updating site components. The site is running on a Drupal Turnkey LAMP stack in a VMware environment. Contact me for scope, budget is between $500-$1000. We need this done in 1-2weeks.

Albert Volkman's picture

Loading finder in a colorbox

I've been struggling with this problem for quite a while now. What I'm attempting to do is load the block created by the finder module-

http://drupal.org/project/finder

via colorbox. I've managed to load the form properly with this bit of code I've written-

http://pastebin.com/h4xnuNeU

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Drupal Site Builder and/or Developer Wanted | Digital Frontiers Media

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Digital Frontiers Media, an award-winning Sarasota-based Florida Drupal firm, will be expanding its business around Spring/Summer of 2012. We will have an initial need for 1-2 Drupal site builders and/or developers. We are looking for people local to Sarasota or those willing to commute or looking to relocate here.

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Drupal Back-end developer | Web Resource Management

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Not allowed

Job Summary:

Back-end developer, with an appreciation for front-end design. Can develop an art director's vision. Thinks about the user's experience and client's objectives. Expert in at least one scripting language (PHP or ASP) and can crank out databases. Expert hand-coding in (X)HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Up to date on web standards. May even do a little AJAX or Flash. Strong communicator able to express ideas about technical solutions in a clear and demonstrative way. Troubleshooter. Self-motivated.

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Brevard County Meetup - March 8

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2012-03-08 18:30 - 20:30 America/New_York
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Join us on Thursday evening, March 8th at 6:30pm for the latest installment of the Brevard Drupal Meetup Series, 2nd Edition. The main topic for this meetup will be the second half of the "Top 25 modules" discussion we started at the February 16 meetup:

As always, we'll also leave some time for some free-form discussion about any Drupal-related topic.

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hankf3's picture

Drupal Back-end developer | Web Resource Management

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

Job Summary:
Back-end developer, with an appreciation for front-end design. Can develop an art director's vision. Thinks about the user's experience and client's objectives. Expert in at least one scripting language (PHP or ASP) and can crank out databases. Expert hand-coding in (X)HTML, CSS, and Javascript. Up to date on web standards. May even do a little AJAX or Flash. Strong communicator able to express ideas about technical solutions in a clear and demonstrative way. Troubleshooter. Self-motivated.

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DrupalCon Denver Florida Roll Call!

Its officially the end of February, which means that Drupalcon Denver is less than three weeks out!

So, this brings up a couple (fun) questions:

  1. Who is making the trip out west?
  2. Do we want to do a Denver Steakhouse for the Florida people like we did last year in Chicago?
  3. Is anyone going on the official Drupalcon Ski & Board Trip?
  4. Is this anyone's first time to a Drupalcon?
  5. Anyone familiar with the Denver area and is willing to give tips?

Here’s a couple links

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Miami Drupal Workshop Schedule for March

Start: 
2012-03-03 12:00 America/New_York
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Miami Drupal Workshops

This Saturday March 3, 2012 at 12 Noon until 4PM

Come and join the fun.

For this month we will be working with Views and understanding the Views Module. The Views modules is the most important module when working with Drupal. You must understand

the way Views work to get the most out building a Website using Drupal.

I hope that you will come and join us for the fun.

March Dates

March 3, 2012
Saturday Drupal Workshop starting at noon until 4pm
March 10, 2012
Saturday Drupal Workshop starting at noon until 4pm
March 17, 2012

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March Tampa Bay Meetup (#19)

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2012-03-01 06:00 - 07:30 America/New_York
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The 19th meetup for the Tampa Bay Drupal Users Group is this Thursday, March 1st @ 6pm.

This meetup, Adam will be discussing the Drupal community - where to find answers to Drupal questions, resources for different skill sets, finding and following fellow Drupalistas on Twitter and much more. Since our local group has been growing steadily in the last few months, this topic will be useful to both new and old members as we share and help build a better TBDUG community!

The meeting is scheduled for 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM, at the usual location — Panera on Ulmerton Road:
2285 Ulmerton Rd.

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Brevard Drupal Meetup #2 February "Kicking Windows to the Curb"

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2012-02-28 18:30 - 20:30 America/New_York
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Join us in Cocoa Village at the Porcher House where we will fix all of your Drupal development woes by exploring the Drupal Quickstart.

Why spend time learning WAMP/XAMP/MAMP/Cygwin/etc, when websites are deployed on LAMP? Why hack up your Mac/Windows computer?

You will need:

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Miami Drupal Workshops this Saturday February 25, 2012

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2012-02-25 12:00 America/New_York
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Miami Drupal Workshops

We will be working on Views Module this week. This workshop is for people that need to get more familiar with Drupal. We are out to answer your questions about Drupal.

February Dates

February 25, 2012 From 12:00 Noon until 4:00 PM

We hope that you will join us for the fun.

Location Address:
Telephone Number Needed: 786-286-0773
Terranova Building
801 Arthur Godfrey Road 402A
Miami Beach, Florida 33140

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Drupalizer Needed! | atLarge, Inc.

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Not allowed

Is that you... the Drupal Developer we've been looking for?

Let me tell you why you're here. You know something. What you know you can't explain, but you feel it. You've felt it your entire life.

You're ready to take the Red Pill--to become atLarge.

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joemoraca's picture

March Sarasota Drupal User Meetup

Start: 
2012-03-06 18:30 - 20:00 America/New_York

Save the date for our next meetup. I am thinking we can meet at Square1 ( US 41 - across from SMH) and use the meeting room.

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Drupal Hosting Recommendations

We are wondering what other people in Florida think is the best hosting facility. We are pretty small now but hope to grow to significant traffic and don't want to have to move. Reliability, speed and knowledgeable Drupal support are important.

First off - Does anyone have recommendations on Unix/Linux/Ubuntu vs. windows environment? Our current hosting environment is windows 2008 server-based - not specifically a drupal host (Intermedia).

I read a recommendation for Greengeeks, Hostgator and Bluehost. Anyone have experience with any of these?

Kendall Totten's picture

Co-Working Day at WaVE

Start: 
2012-02-24 09:00 - 17:00 America/Detroit

Even though this is not Drupal-specific, there is already a co-working day planned for this Friday at Tampa Bay Wave. It's just an open, free-for-all co-working event. However, if some Drupalistas show up, we can still talk Drupal and help one another. This is the same spot we met at in January for our coworking event.

Here are the details for this Friday if anyone is interested in attending, please RSVP though meetup.com:
http://www.meetup.com/TampaBayWaVEFriends/events/52832152/

Andrew M Riley's picture

Drupal Coworking Friday, February (Orlando, FL)

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2012-02-24 09:00 - 18:00 America/New_York

Orlando will be one of the host cities for the first Drupal Coworking Friday. So if you are a Drupal Professional and would like to work along side other Drupal Professionals come out and cowork with us. We'll be at UrbanReThink on February 24th 2012 in the "Garage" all day long (The UrbanReThink cost will be covered by Mediacurrent.)

There are plenty of good restaurants around Urban ReThink so we'll probably do lunch "out". (Meals will be the responsibility of the attendees.)

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