Portland (Oregon)

Welcome to the Portland, Oregon Drupal Users Group. We have (at least) three official meetups every month.

1. Meetings take place every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6pm. Upcoming meeting dates and locations are:

Want to present at this user group meeting? Sign up on this spreadsheet in the "Offer to Present" tab.

2. The Drupal Front End Meetup happens every third Thursday of the month. This group is focused on the theming and design aspects of Drupal development. Come nerd out with us over CSS, Javascript, theme functions and other interesting front-end tools. This meetup is held at the Clarity Innovation offices at 1001 SE Water Avenue, Suite 400.

3. Brewpal takes place on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5pm at the Lucky Lab in NW Portland (1945 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209). We meet, work on our projects, and ask questions of our neighbors with no formal agenda.

No need to RSVP, the meetings are open to all.

We're also on IRC in #drupal-pdx on freenode.net


JetBrains sponsors our meetup by raffling away 1 free PhpStorm license every meetup (2nd Wednesday).

Amber Himes Matz's picture

Suggestions for Brewpal location next week?

Where do you suggest we have Brewpal next week?

Criteria:
- Free, decent wifi
- Group friendly and establishment is ok with people hanging out for a long time and coming and going
- Pay at the bar (preferred)
- Central-ish Portland location

One place that fits this criteria is the Lucky Lab (NW 21st & Quimby), so we'll default there if there are no other viable suggestions.

Other suggestions?

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Portland Global Training Day, February 2016

Start: 
2016-02-06 09:00 - 15:00 America/Los_Angeles
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Global Training Day will take place in the Drupal Association office on Saturday, February 6th. Greg Boggs of ThinkShout will be leading the training. Join us for a free introduction to Drupal and site building with Drupal 8.

Learn more and sign up at https://assoc.drupal.org/global-training-day-portland-oregon-february-2016

This training event comes just after Drupal Sprint Weekend on January 30th. Newcomers are welcome to join the Portland sprint too. Learn more at https://groups.drupal.org/node/489228.

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January User Group at ThinkShout

Start: 
2016-01-13 18:00 - 20:00 America/Los_Angeles
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User group meeting

This month's Portland Drupal User Group will be hosted by ThinkShout (433 NW 4th Ave. Ste 100).

Join us at 6pm on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 for pizza and beverages and get to know folks in Portland's thriving Drupal community. All Drupal experience levels are welcome, including newcomers to Drupal.

This month's topic: Getting Started with Drupal 8 and Theming

Joe Komenda will present on Composer-based Drupal 8 installation and theme setup.

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looking for Drupal Developer (full-time, on-site)

I have a long-term client in Portland area that we do a lot of projects for. Now, in addition to the project work, they want us to provide a full-time, on-site developer who will do ongoing development on their Drupal sites (some of which we have developed).

Required Skills:

  • Drupal 7 experience
  • Must be able to write custom Drupal 7 modules
  • Proficient in: JavaScript, JQuery, CSS3, HTML5, MySQL, Git, REST API
  • Basic knowledge of LAMP server configuration (Apache/Nginx/PHP/MySQL etc)
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jessehs's picture

Help plan the 2016 meetup group

Help us make 2016 a great new year of Drupal meetups! After the regular meetup next Wednesday, stay for a short meeting to plan various aspects of the user group, including topic suggestions and co-organizer details.

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drupal 8 question

would like to let people down load a copy of my site.

Do not have time to make a profile and plan to give the: sites, theme and module folder and the database .sql file.

i plan to have people change the database & user name and password plus change admin name/password. i noticed there is a new unique number generated in sites/files and i am sure the salt encryption number is site unique.

My question to any d8's can You think of any other single site specific numbers i need to change before i hand out copies.

Thank You!

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December DUG: Integrating Drupal with a Distributed Architecture

Start: 
2015-12-09 18:00 America/Los_Angeles
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User group meeting

Join us Wednesday December 9th for the December user group at the offices of Phase2.

Sheldon Kreger shares a recent project integrating a large Drupal 7 site with external enterprise resources. Using RabbitMQ, Node.js, and a custom Drupal module leveraging php-amqplib, Sheldon and his team successfully refactored the way Drupal shares data with other software services. This new architecture paves the path forward for building new features in a distributed environment, while data is (a)synchronized in near-real time, and in a non-blocking manner.

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Organizing the 2016 PDX DUG

Hello all! As you may know, for the past several years the Portland Drupal meetup has had a main organizer from January to December, who then "passes the torch" (literally -- we have a torch). For the last year I've had the privilege and responsibility to orchestrate the presenters and logistics of planning each meetup -- no small feat, to be sure...

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Portland Drupal 8 Release Party

Start: 
2015-11-19 18:00 - 23:00 America/Los_Angeles
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Drupal 8 Release Party

Thanks for the votes and the help. White Owl Social Club won as our venue and we are locked in. RSVP today at: http://evite.me/FpV151t779

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Portland Global Training Day, November 2015

Start: 
2015-11-20 09:00 - 15:00 America/Los_Angeles
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Global Training Days will take place in the Drupal Association office on Friday, November 20th. Greg Boggs of ThinkShout will be leading the training. Join us for a free introduction to Drupal and site building with Drupal 8.

Learn more and sign up at https://assoc.drupal.org/global-training-days-portland

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November PDX DUG -- Drupal 8!

Start: 
2015-11-11 18:00 America/Los_Angeles
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User group meeting

Drupal 8 is finally approaching the big 8.0! Let's celebrate by learning all about its new features! This meetup will be at MetalToad (522 SW 5th Ave. Ste 400). Pizza and socializing is at 6pm, talks get started at 6:30ish.

This meetup is focused on sharing all sorts of new features in D8, and I figure the best format will be Lightning Talk style! The One Slide Deck To Rule Them All is a fantastic resource for us, so let's take advantage:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1GXK1dBSe6_QMhSkNwsgocWynlzdQFrMU...
(also https://github.com/webchick/drupal8-demo)

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Nov-Dec Front-end Drupal Meetup Canceled

I was already planning on canceling the Dec meetup for the Holidays, and now the Drupal 8 release party is on our normal day, thus we will be canceling our two remaining meet-ups for this year.

Also, starting next year we will be changing the layout of the Front End Drupal meetups to be more of a Front-End/Site Builders meetup. More on that in January, have a happy holidays.

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January 30th, Portland participation in Drupal Sprint Weekend 2016

Start: 
2016-01-30 09:00 - 18:00 America/Los_Angeles
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Sprint

January 30th 2016, is the Drupal Sprint Weekend, with local sprints being held around the world! Portland is no exception, and thanks to ThinkShout we will be holding an all-day sprint at our office on Saturday the 30th of January.

You can find out more about Global Sprint Weekend here: https://groups.drupal.org/node/488988

The sprint location address is:

ThinkShout
433 NW 4th Ave, Suite 100
Portland, OR 97209

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holly.ross.drupal's picture

Where would you like to see the Drupal 8 Release Party held?

Lucky Lab Hawthorne
11% (4 votes)
Raven and Rose
29% (11 votes)
White Owl Social Club
61% (23 votes)
Total votes: 38
holly.ross.drupal's picture

Drupal 8 Release Party

Hey everyone!

DID YOU HEAR THE NEWS? https://www.drupal.org/node/2605142

Today the core maintainers announced that 19 November will be the official release date for Drupal 8. I obviously believe we need to have a party to celebrate. We don't have a ton of time to organize, but I can devote some Association staff resources (ok, my time) to help plan, so I figured we should start here and see what you guys want to do.

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October Brewpal

Start: 
2015-10-27 17:00 America/Los_Angeles
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User group meeting

Join us for the October edition of Brewpal! On the fourth Tuesday of each month, we get together to work on projects, ask questions of our fellow Drupalers and have a pint.

As you may know, this year we've been rotating the venue of the Brewpal meetup. The criteria includes free wi-fi, a large public spaaaaaace that's family friendly, bar service (rather than table service), all while being close-in and easy to get to by public transit. This month (October 27th), Brewpal will take place at Bunk Bar Water at 1028 SE Water Ave.

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Drupal Frontend Meetup - October 2015 - Reactjs

Start: 
2015-10-22 18:00 - 20:00 America/Los_Angeles
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User group meeting

We are moving the date of the Front-end meetup since this month is would be the day after the normal DUG meetup.

Last month we talked about modern Drupal 7 development practices. This month we will be talking about Reactjs. I will go over what it is, what it does, how it works, and we can discuss incorporating it into a Drupal 8 website.

We will have pizza, just like last time.

This will be on the East Side, over at Clarity Innovations.
1001 SE Water Avenue
Suite 400

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PNWDS Session Schedule is Now Online

2015 Pacific NW Drupal Summit
UW Seattle Campus - Oct 10-11
http://2015.pnwdrupalsummit.org/


PNWDS Session Schedule is Now Online
DETAILS/SESSION SCHEDULE
Sat: http://2015.pnwdrupalsummit.org/2015/schedule/2015-10-10
Sun: http://2015.pnwdrupalsummit.org/2015/schedule/2015-10-11


We Need Volunteers
DETAILS/VOLUNTEER
http://2015.pnwdrupalsummit.org/volunteer-sign


If you have questions or comments,
please use our contact form

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October PDX Drupal User Group

Start: 
2015-10-14 18:00 America/Los_Angeles
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us Wednesday, Oct. 14 for the October user group at the offices of ThinkShout. The theme this month is Teaching and Learning Drupal.

Diane Douglas will share her experience teaching Drupal at Portland's Epicodus school. She'll talk about some of the initial difficulties for beginners and how to get past them, as well as topics that are covered in the Drupal curriculum at Epicodus and how they are structured to be suited to beginners.

Dan Linn will talk about his extensive Drupal mentoring experiences in a talk entitled "The Dreaded Drupal Learning Curve".

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frob's picture

Looking for Drupal 8 Configuration Management Contrib modules

I am compiling a list of Drupal 8 Configuration Management modules for a project I am working on. These would be anything from Drush modules to dev tools for D8.

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