Northern VA Users Group

A group dedicated to the Drupal users of Northern Virginia, where technology is a way of life.

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GovSummit at DrupalCon Nashville - Panelists Needed!

GovSummit at DrupalCon in Nashville is coming up! My friend @onelittlebecca (formerly FWS, now DHS) are the planners for GovSummit and we need your help!

We had a generic D8 panel last year that was very well received – this year we want to focus on the migration of existing Drupal sites into D8 and all the thoughts and decisions that go into that.

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Ever want to try your hand at DOCKER?

Start: 
2018-01-27 10:00 - 13:00 America/New_York
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Well, then if you can’t make it to BAH on Friday for the Drupal4Gov half day, maybe join us on Saturday January 27th at Government CIO Magazine for a Drupal Global Training Day Docker workshop. This event will take place regardless of government operational status this coming week.

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/docker-global-drupal-training-day-tickets-4...

Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Please bring a computer!!

This workshop will walk you through how to build your own custom Docker container using Docker Compose.

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Become a Drupal 8 developer (& contributor!) Live, accessible, project-based course taught by Acquia Certified Drupal Grand Master

Start: 
2018-01-21 10:00 - 2018-01-26 01:00 America/New_York
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Hello,

I am the founder of Debug Academy; my team and I have taught and refined career-changing Drupal 7 & 8 development courses at Debug Academy ( https://debugacademy.com ) - and the course is better than ever! I will be the lead teacher for the upcoming semester, where we will teach Drupal 8. The course will be offered approximately 50% in-person at a metro-accessible location in Tysons Corner, VA, and 50% online. Can't make it in-person? You can attend all classes live & remotely as well!

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**This Saturday** FREE in-person Command Line & Git training by Debug Academy

Start: 
2017-12-02 10:00 - 14:00 America/New_York
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Hello,

My team at Debug Academy and I have taught and refined local career-changing Drupal 7 & 8 development courses at Debug Academy ( https://debugacademy.com ). This Saturday, we will be offering a free command line and git training in-person at a metro accessible location in Tysons Corner. Developers and non-developers alike are welcome.

Using the command line is increasingly becoming a key part of Drupal development. With the introduction of Composer in Drupal 8, proficiency in the command line is more valuable for Drupal developers than ever.

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Drupal 8 in a Day

Start: 
2017-10-07 09:00 - 16:00 UTC
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Training (free or commercial)
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Site Building with Drupal 8

Start: 
2017-09-08 09:00 - 13:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

We are doing a hands-on Drupal training on September 8th for Global Training Days and this requires a computer.
Don't forget the computer!
Special Thanks to Agency Chief for hosting Drupal Global Training Days at their offices in Dupont Circle.
Arrival starts at 9am and coffee will be provided.
9am: Jess Dearie, Becca Goodman, Kirsten Burgard and Kat Kuhl will help attendees set up their first Drupal 8 site using either Pantheon or Acquia Dev Desktop (depending on your computers)
10am Becca Goodman will start the site building training.

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Become a Drupal 8 developer. Live, in-person, part-time project-based class taught by Acquia Certified Drupal Grand Master

Start: 
2017-09-24 10:00 - 2017-09-28 10:00 America/New_York
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Hello,

I am the founder of Debug Academy, who recently was a core sponsor of Drupal GovCon (hopefully some of you attended one of our free trainings!) My team and I have taught and refined career-changing Drupal 7 & 8 development courses at Debug Academy ( https://debugacademy.com ). I will personally be the lead teacher for the upcoming semester, where we will teach Drupal 8. The course will be offered approximately 50% in-person at a metro-accessible location in Tysons Corner, VA, and 50% online.

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Free Training during Drupal GovCon!

Learn from the best!

From our start with Capital Camp to the iterations of Drupal Government Days to Drupal GovCon, we've worked to provide amazing cutting edge training and this year is no different. 

Training class sizes are limited. So, you will need to sign up for the training using the links provided to each of the training classes.

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: Acquia Developer Experience Roadshow

Start: 
2017-06-28 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us for June 28th at the Drupal NoVA meetup at 7 pm for the Acquia Developer Experience Roadshow at ICF in Fairfax, VA (pizza and drinks will be provided)

This month, ICF will host the Acquia Developer Experience Roadshow. This 90 minute technical training, with live demo and Q&A, will explore Acquia's expanded developer toolset. The training will be delivered by one of Acquia's top Drupal technical lead, Brian Wald. All attending Drupalists will walk away with the development tools and processes to make delivering digital experiences faster and easier.

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Drupal GovCon Session Submissions Close May 22, 2017!

We know you have great ideas and information to share.

People from every level of government, nonprofit organizations, private companies, labor unions, and independent freelancers are drawn to Drupal GovCon. Make sure you share that knowledge!

Check out the proposed sessions and then submit your session!

Session Submission Deadline is May 22, 2017!

Submit your session today!

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: Plugins and how to write them

Start: 
2017-05-16 19:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us on May 16th at the Drupal NoVA meetup at 7 pm for a presentation on Plugins and how to write them by William Hurley of Forum One.

Drupal 8 has consolidated many of the ways developers can extend the platform into a pattern called Plugins. William will be talking about what Plugins are, how they are used by Drupal and how you can write your own to add custom functionality to Drupal 8.


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Drupal GovCon Session Submissions Are Open - Closing May 22, 2017!

Drupal GovCon
https://drupalgovcon.org
July 31 - August 2
National Institutes of Health Campus
Natcher Conference Center • Bethesda, MD

Drupal GovCon -  the premier government Drupal event, and one of the biggest Drupal conferences on the East coast is open for registration and session submissions! This annual conference features Drupal community leaders from around the world and sessions covering cutting edge Drupal topics.

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: Improving Drupal 8 development workflow

Start: 
2017-03-21 19:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us on March 21 at the Drupal NoVA meetup at 7 pm for a presentation on Improving Drupal 8 development workflow.

Drupal 8 has changed a lot and the process for building, managing and deploying a Drupal site is not the exception.

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Drupal GovCon 2017

Start: 
2017-07-31 (All day) - 2017-08-02 (All day) America/New_York
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

Drupal GovCon brings together people from all over the country who use, develop, design, and support the Drupal platform with a focus in government. Although there is a focus on government, there is also a heavy representation of attendees from the private sector as well.

Drupal GovCon is the heartbeat of the DC Drupal community. We come together for three days every year, to learn, improve, and innovate as a community. Drupal GovCon will feature a full schedule of educational, contribution, and networking opportunities.

Why attend Drupal GovCon?

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: Drupal 8 Modules Discussion

Start: 
2017-02-21 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us on February 21th at the Drupal NoVA meetup at 7 pm for a round table discussion on Drupal 8 modules at ICF in Fairfax, VA

This month ICF developers, Anna Femath and Doug Groene, will be facilitating a discussion on Drupal 8 modules. These discussions will cover topics such as:

  • Making Drupal 7 more like Drupal 8 with backported modules
  • New modules created especially for Drupal 8
  • State of Drupal 8 modules
  • Any other Drupal topics, questions, and best practices
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3 month live online Drupal Developer course, now includes D8 front-end! Created by an Acquia Certified Drupal Grand Master.

Start: 
2017-02-19 (All day) - 2017-02-24 (All day) UTC
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Over 5 semesters, our team, which is led by a Technical Architect from Acquia with the Drupal Grand Master certification, has taught and refined a career-changing Drupal development course at Debug Academy ( http://debugacademy.com ) in the greater Washington D.C. area. For the first time, this course is accessible entirely online. We are happy to announce that in addition to Drupal 7, we will now be covering Drupal 8 front-end development!

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PHP Foundations for Drupal 8, Live Course

Start: 
2017-03-24 09:00 - 2017-03-25 17:00 America/New_York
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Ready to make the jump from Drupal 7? Learn how to write modern PHP and developing custom websites with Drupal 8. This two day course will cover the concepts you need to know to understand:

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Become a Drupal developer. Live project-based class created by Acquia Certified Drupal Grand Master - now accessible online!

Start: 
2017-02-25 (All day) - 2017-02-28 (All day) UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Hello,

I am a Technical Architect working at Acquia who has attained the Drupal Grand Master certification. Over 5 semesters, my team and I have taught and refined a career-changing Drupal development course at Debug Academy ( http://debugacademy.com ) in the greater Washington D.C. area. For the first time, this course is accessible entirely online.

The class is part time (twice a week - 1 weekday evening, 1 weekend morning) and spans 3 months. Apply at our student-built website http://DebugAcademy.com - the clear path to a new career.

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: Headless Drupal 8 and Plans for 2017

Start: 
2017-01-17 19:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us on January 17th at the Drupal NoVA meetup at 7 pm for a presentation on Headless Drupal using AngularJS and to help us think through our plans for 2017.

We’d like to get more people involved in the planning and participation process in 2017 to make sure it’s a useful and interesting meetup going forward.

Headless Drupal Presentation

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: Larry Garfield - Make your code do your job

Start: 
2016-11-15 19:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join Drupal NoVA on November 15th at PHP World (https://world.phparch.com/) at 7 pm for a presentation by Larry Garfield entitled Make your code do your job!

Larry Garfield worked as a Drupal developer for 10 years at Palantir.net, before recently moving to Platform.sh, where he is Director of Runtimes, Integrations, and Services. His goal: Make running major OSS projects on Platform's infrastructure stupid-easy.

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