Central NJ Meetup, Thursday, September 8, 2016 - "Lessons Learned in Drupal 8"

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2016-09-08 19:00 - 22:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Starting this month, we will set general topics for each meetup. This month is focused on "Lessons Learned in Drupal 8". What did we get right? What did we get wrong? What would we would change moving forward? Share your thoughts!

Do you have questions about Drupal, something to share, or just want to come and listen? We welcome you to join us at our monthly meetup!

We'll discuss recent and exciting Drupal-related news, present interesting topics, and share knowledge.

This meetup is free and open to anyone interested in using Drupal as well as strengthening the Drupal community are invited. Discussion of any relevant PHP or web development-related topic is welcome.

Pizza and soft drinks will be provided starting at 6:30pm, with more structured presentations starting at 7pm.

Room 004 - on the lower floor of the Friend Center building

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.

Be sure to come out for networking, presentations, and more!
Meeting in the Princeton Friend Center, lower level.

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

- [Slot 1]
- [Slot 2]

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 (bkosborne) - testing question
- [Slot 2]

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.

- Elijah (elijahlynn) - PHP Performance Profiling with Blackfire

- Peter (pwolanin) - Routing in Drupal 9, and Lessons Learned in Drupal 8 https://events.drupal.org/dublin2016/sessions/routing-drupal-9-and-lessons-learned-drupal-8

WHERE
Join us in the Friend Center building 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.