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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
Organizers: 
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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Drupal NoVA - Drupal 8 Module Development the Easy Way (and more)

Start: 
2016-10-18 19:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us on October 18th at the Drupal NoVA meetup at 7 pm for interesting content, drinks and appetizers!

Rich Allen from Bixal will be doing a presentation on how to use the drupal-project, composer, and drupal console to create your first drupal 8 module without writing a single line of code.

There are a lot of new tools being released for drupal 8 to help development workflows and speed up module development.

Rich will go over:

· What is composer?
· Should I use composer?
· What is drupal-project? Is this just drupal?
· What is drupal console?

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Become a Drupal developer. Local class taught by Acquia Certified Drupal Grand Master

Start: 
2016-11-02 (All day) - 2016-11-07 (All day) UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

DebugAcademy.com

Hello,

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Streamlined Front-end Development with Pattern Lab and Twig

Start: 
2016-09-20 19:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Please join us on September 20, 2016 at 7pm for the following presentation, pizza and drinks!
Chaz Chumley, Drupal Evangelist at Forum One, will be showing us how to streamline front-end development process using Pattern Lab and Twig
The presentation will cover:

• How to install Pattern Lab
• Determining the type of pattern directory structure required to match Drupal
• Creating patterns based on mockups and theming them
• Matching a custom Drupal Markup to a pattern markup

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php[world] 2016

Start: 
2016-11-14 (All day) - 2016-11-18 (All day) America/New_York
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

Once again php[architect] is hosting php[world] in the D.C. area this fall (in Tyson's Corner). This conference takes place November 14-18th and focuses on bringing various PHP communities, such as Drupal, WordPress, Symfony, and Laravel together to spend a week learning from each other!

We've announced our full schedule: https://world.phparch.com/schedule/

And we are excited by our Drupal Track this year, which focuses on new things in Drupal 8 and preparing Drupal Developers for it!:
https://world.phparch.com/session-track/drupal/

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Senior Drupal Drupal Developer / Team Lead @ Georgetown University

Hey guys,

The team of amazing developers at Georgetown University are expanding and looking for a Senior Drupal Developer to improve existing D7 and build new D8 projects. Someone with Drupal 8 / Symfony as well as Continuous Integrations skills are welcomed!

Both salary and benefits are great!

https://jobs.drupal.org/georgetown-university/job/12619

Thanks!

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Drupal GovCon 2016 Schedule is Live

Thanks to our awesome community, we had over 200 session submissions! How crazy is that??? We worked with our speakers, moved some times around to adjust for speaker schedules, and now have a final schedule! As with life, all things are subject to change, but we’re feeling confident that this is as close to final as you can get when you are a month out.

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: DrupalCon Round Table

Start: 
2016-06-21 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Please join us on June 21, 2016 at 7pm for the following discussion, pizza and drinks!

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Begin transition to a new career as a Drupal web developer. Local classes starting June 4th.

Start: 
2016-06-04 (All day) - 2016-06-09 (All day) UTC
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

I am a Technical Architect working at Acquia, who has attained the Drupal Grand Master certification. I have assembled and taught a thorough curriculum which teaches all that you need to become a Drupal 7 developer, regardless of your background. A colleague from Acquia and former graduate of the class, Malik Kotob, and myself will both be available as teachers in the upcoming semester. The course is offered by Debug Academy and is held in the greater Washington D.C. area.

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Drupal NoVA Meetup: Multilingual in Drupal 8

Start: 
2016-05-17 19:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Please join us on May 17th at 7:00 pm for the next Drupal NoVA meetup at Bixal and a presentation on Multilingual in Drupal 8. Please try to arrive early, as close to 7 as possible. because we'll be starting a bit earlier on this one.

Developing multilingual websites with Drupal has changed significantly for the better in Drupal 8. Carla Briceno and John Shortess of Bixal will provide an overview of multilingual in Drupal 8 and do a brief demo to show you how it works!

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