Central NJ Meetup, Thursday, January 9, 2014

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2014-01-09 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
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Come share your curiosity about, love of, or musings about Drupal at our monthly meetup in Princeton!

Note possible room change - come to 005 - we'll either meet there or have signs to the room we are using.

Continued format - 3 sections, with 2-3 people for each section. We need you to participate! Please contact the organizers or comment below to claim one of these slots. All of these are open and appropriate for you regardless of your experience level with Drupal - beginner and intermediate topics are especially helpful to others.

All community members interested in using Drupal as well as strengthening the Drupal community are invited. We'll discuss recent and exciting Drupal-related news, present interesting topics, and share knowledge.

Meeting in (or near - look for signs) room 005 in the Princeton Friend Center.


AGENDA

1) 10 minutes/per person Site showcase and feedback
 Show off your work-in-progress or recently completed project in < 10 minutes, and get feedback and suggestions

- Levi (wheatpenny) - a template for making grids using divs instead of tables
- Sean (crowdcg) - a brief history of Drupal and preview of Drupal 8

2) 5 minutes/person- Get a question answered! Leverage the knowledge of the crowd.
  If you have a Drupal configuration  theming, or development problem that you are banging your head on, or a new piece of functionality that would benefit from group brainstorming on how to implement claim one of these slots and bring a concise description or demo of the problem so we can help.

- Brian - how do I run sites locally with 2 different PHP versions?
- Michael - how do I pull images and other content from a REST endpoint and then embed them in Drupal content?

3) ~20 minutes/person - Present something new (or new to you)
  If you have been trying out a module and want to demo it, want to teach others about a technique, outline best practices, or preview a talk for a upcoming camp or conference, this is for you.  Make sure to describe your intended audience.

- Michael Muzzie (notmike) - the new Princeton admissions site and the cool modules that helped make the site come together.
- Leonid - overview of of drush make and Drush Make Driven Development (DMDD).

WHERE

Join us in Room 005, of the Friend Center on the Princeton University Campus located on the corner of Olden and William streets.

After 5 pm, visitors may park in the University lot on William Street behind 185 Nassau Street.

visitor wifi details:

http://helpdesk.princeton.edu/kb/display.plx?ID=9713
http://helpdesk.princeton.edu/files/9713/OITVisitorWireless.pdf

cross-listed on meetup.com: http://www.meetup.com/Central-NJ-Drupal-Group/events/155135442/

Comments

Drupal Then and Now

crowdcg's picture

If we are light on talks, I could do a short History of Drupal considering the project will be 13 years old on 1/15. Any interest?

Thanks to Levi, Michael, and

pwolanin's picture

Thanks to Levi, Michael, and Leonid for volunteering. we might shuffle ordering depending on how long each might take.

006

wheatpenny's picture

We're in room 006, downstairs.

Grids in Views with divs

wheatpenny's picture

Here's a good starting point to build your own template: https://drupal.org/node/1150236

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