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.

Keep connected with the Florida Drupal Users' Group:

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Drupal of Miami

Start: 
2012-03-28 18:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 

Monthly Drupal of Miami Meeting

This Wednesday evening at 6 PM we will have our monthly Drupal Meeting. This week Hector Iribarne will be giving us an update on what went on in Denver this past week. He informed me that it was very, very good and he will bring us up-to-date.

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

March Dates

March 28, 2012
This is the Wednesday Night Monthly Meeting
March 31' 2012
Saturday Drupal Workshop starting at noon until 4pm

We hope that you will join us for the fun.

Location Address:
Telephone Number Needed: 786-286-0773

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Andrew M Riley's picture

Drupal Coworking Friday, March (Orlando, FL)

Start: 
2012-03-30 09:00 - 17:00 America/New_York

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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Drupal for Miami Workshop

Start: 
2012-03-24 12:00 America/New_York
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Drupal For Miami Workshop

Tomorrow Drupal for Miami Workshop from 12:00 noon

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 24, 2012
Saturday Drupal Workshop starting at noon until 4pm
March 28, 2012
This is the Wednesday Night Monthly Meeting
March 31' 2012

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Jacksonville Inaugural Wrap

Thanks to everyone who attended our inaugural Jacksonville Drupal Meetup tonight. We had 12 people in attendance and quite a few others who were unable to make it.

Items discussed:

Future Meeting Location
Options
-Florida Times-Union
-Jacksonville Southeast Library
-Jitesh's office on Baymeadows
-Modis conference room in Deerwood (Jamie)

Future Meetups
We scheduled the next four meetups for 2012. Each will occur on the third Tuesday of each month.

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Florida DrupalCamp 2012 Wrapup Blog Post

Hey everybody,

Just a quick note to let everyone know that I just posted the Florida DrupalCamp 2012 Wrapup article at:

http://drupaleasy.com/blogs/ultimike/2012/03/florida-drupalcamp-2012-wrapup

I posted it on DrupalEasy.com so that it would get picked up by Drupal Planet.

Please utilize the comments to let me know of any mistakes I may have made!

Thanks,
-mike

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Meeting Minutes for Broward Drupal Meetup held on Wednesday, March 14th, 2012

We held our Broward Drupal monthly meetup on Wednesday, March 14th from 7:00pm to 9:00pm.

Remote participant(via Skype and Join.me):
Fort Lauderdale - Susana Kaiser

In Person (Greater Fort Lauderdale, Broward County Florida):
Jay Epstein @jeppy64
Rob de Koter @Robdekoter
Seth Snyder
John Everett @Agile_dot_TV
Sean Novak @snovakcom
Tracy Novak
John Dennison @JohnDennison
Me @hectoriribarne

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Drupal for Miami Workshop

Start: 
2012-03-17 12:00 - 16:10 America/New_York
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Drupal for Miami Free Workshops

I am back up and walking after my knee operation last week. Come and join us this Saturday.

We will be setting up a Website for "Drupal for Miami" and installing the modules that are need to run this website. After we set "Drupal for Miami" website up will be adding

modules such as Views, Pathauto, a calendar and more. we will be explaining how and why these modules work.

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Some Teleworking Resources

Hi there,

I've recently found some resources for finding some contract work for those of us who may be opting for it.

http://www.virtualvocations.com/ - nice listings but requires a subscription to apply
http://www.crunchboard.com/jobs/
http://www.85broads.com/ - Geared towards women
http://www.simplyhired.com/

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Broward Meetup - March 2012

Start: 
2012-03-14 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 

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

Start: 
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

Start: 
2012-03-10 12:40 - 16:40 America/New_York
Organizers: 

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!

Start: 
2012-03-08 18:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 

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

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

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

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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Brevard County Meetup - March 8

Start: 
2012-03-08 18:30 - 20:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 

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
Organizers: 

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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