Central NJ Meetup, Thursday, January 12, 2017

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2017-01-12 18:30 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

This month our meetup will focus on "Drupal 8 Real World Lessons". Other topics, questions, and showcases are always welcome.

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.

Food 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.

- [Slot 1]
- [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.

- Sean (crowdcg) - the Drupal 8 lessons I have learned
- [Slot 2]

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.

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Moved to room 006 due to

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Moved to room 006 due to broken screen

Watir webdriver

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For a very quick start driving your Chrome browser using ruby code to automate web tasks:

http://watir.github.io/

Install the watir 6.0 gem (which pulls in selenium-webdriver and other dependencies), get chromedriver
on OSX with homebrew:
brew install chromedriver

on Ubuntu:
apt-get install -y chromium-chromedriver

or directly download: chromium-chromedriver

High level doc:
http://watir.github.io/docs/home

detailed code docs:
http://www.rubydoc.info/gems/watir-webdriver

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