Portland (Oregon)

Welcome to the Portland, Oregon Drupal Users Group. We have (at least) three official meetups every month.

1. Meetings take place every 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6pm. Upcoming meeting dates and locations are:

Want to present at this user group meeting? Sign up on this spreadsheet in the "Offer to Present" tab.

2. The Drupal Front End Meetup happens every third Thursday of the month. This group is focused on the theming and design aspects of Drupal development. Come nerd out with us over CSS, Javascript, theme functions and other interesting front-end tools. This meetup is held at the Clarity Innovation offices at 1001 SE Water Avenue, Suite 400.

3. Brewpal takes place on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 5pm at the Lucky Lab in NW Portland (1945 NW Quimby St, Portland, OR 97209). We meet, work on our projects, and ask questions of our neighbors with no formal agenda.

No need to RSVP, the meetings are open to all.

We're also on IRC in #drupal-pdx on freenode.net


JetBrains sponsors our meetup by raffling away 1 free PhpStorm license every meetup (2nd Wednesday).

jnicola's picture

Affecting menu item on node save...

Got a technical question for you all...

Working on some code, and I have to customize the experience of entering/updating a node in relationship to the menu items it creates. I'm bridging nodequeue and menu so as they're one in the same, and I need to control how new items are entered into menus.

I've tried to alter/affect menus (namely weight) in the following places to no avail:

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Front End Developer at Intel | Vanderhouwen & Associates

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Summary
Would you like to work at the forefront of the open source community building the best UI to help developers create great software for Intel-powered devices? Our client is looking for a passionate Front-end Developer to join the team to bring the open source developer site to the next level.

Responsibilities
As a member of the Open Source Engineering Team, you will help build state-of-the-art configuration and development tools for Android developers.

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bradgoet's picture

Web Developer at Intel | Vanderhouwen & Associates

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Summary
Our client is looking for a Web Developer to join their team

Qualifications Required
Proficiency and experience writing modern Drupal based web applications (PHP, MySQL)
Familiarity with software development methodologies (XP, Scrum, etc)
Experience with Git version control and common Drupal deployment methodologies (devstage-live)
5+ years software engineering experience 3+ years professional back-end development experience

Candidates must:
Be able to communicate well and solve problems in creative ways
Work effectively and efficiently

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Mindewen's picture

Drupal Frontend Meetup - May 2014 CANCELLED

This month we will NOT be having our regular frontend meetup. We WILL, however, be having a frontend developer / web-focused designer conference, Devsigner, the weekend of Memorial Day. Which you should all go to!

We will have lots of great sessions, including hands-on workshops, cool new people to meet, and a party.

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mpgeek's picture

May Drupal User Group: Leaflet Maps

Start: 
2014-05-14 18:00 - 19:30 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Maps are the new blogs, or maybe MAP ALL THE THINGS.

Since everyone must have a map, this month Amber Matz (agentolivia) will be walking us through setting up Leaflet maps in various ways in Drupal. If you are new to mapping in Drupal or want to build responsive mapping features out of the box with your eyes closed, then this is the presentation for you.

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Sun + Beer + Games = Awesome

Start: 
2014-04-30 15:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

It's sunny! Let's get some beer, play some games and enjoy it!

We'll be at the 21st Ave Bar & Grill (on NW 21st ave between Irving & Johnson - map) around 3pm until whenever.

This is a pretty ad hoc gathering, so feel free to arrive whenever. If you have questions, ping jyee or stephelhajj in the #drupal-pdx irc channel.

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Coy Lay's picture

Drupal site creater and developer | Save World Art

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

Short term contract to work with aspiring Drupal developer already working on project to replace existing web site. Will need to complete site plans, create and configure site, load some photographic content, and get a couple of pages up and working. Great images! Advise on modules for planned expansion of functionality. Only money for 10 to 15 hours of work. Save World Art supports indigenous artists threatened with extinction. We provide various resources including funds, advice, and exposure and if necessary food, clothing, and shelter.

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mpgeek's picture

April Brewpal

Start: 
2014-04-22 05:00 America/Los_Angeles
Event type: 
User group meeting

Fourth tuesday is sneaking up on us again. We'll be meeting at Lucky Lab on Quimby to work on projects, ask questions, get answers, and socialize with other Drupalers from 5pm til whenever. Don't forget to bring your tough questions and radical solutions.

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Mindewen's picture

Drupal Frontend Meetup - April 2014

Start: 
2014-04-17 18:00 - 19:30 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Location: SquishyMedia at 116 NE 6th Ave #300 Portland, OR 97232

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Mindewen's picture

Devsigner

Start: 
2014-05-23 15:30 - 2014-05-25 12:30 America/Los_Angeles
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

The first ever Devsigner Conference is happening here in Portland! Devsigner is a brand new event that will bring together frontend developers and technology-oriented designers and invite them to share their expertise, helping them take frontend development to the next level. We will be using Drupal as an assumed base platform, but since frontend development isn’t tied to a particular backend our audience includes any frontend dev and web-focused designer.

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Today's DevMunch: Devsigner with Marlene Williams

Today on DevMunch, I chatted with Marlene Williams (@Mindewen) about Devsigner Conference, coming to Portland May 23-25. Recording here: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/c4jeubdvn3gfppla793ldt34780

For more info on submitting session ideas/proposals or to sign up to volunteer, go to http://devsignercon.com

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Need workspace in Milwaukie area for a few hours on 4/9/2014

I'm going to be in the Milwaukie area tomorrow (4/9), and have about five hours - from 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM - where I need to find a place to work. I have a meeting that gets done at 10:30 AM, and then I need to be back in Oak Grove at 4:30, and in between I don't want to come all the way back out to the east edge of Gresham and then back again. Does anyone have or know of a space where I could plant myself for that time in that area? All I need is an internets connection and a desk.

Thanks

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mpgeek's picture

April Drupal User Group: Twig

Start: 
2014-04-09 18:00 - 19:30 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Again, due to popular demand, we continue our exploration of how Drupal 8. This month we turn our attention to the new theme layer in Drupal 8. Erik Baldwin will be giving a talk on Twig and what theming workflows look like in D8.

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Coy Lay's picture

DrupalCon Austin 2014

I've just registered for DrupalCon Austin 2014 and my sweetheart is coming with me. Does anyone have hints or thoughts on where to stay? I want a place that is lower cost but still nice and close and/or convenient to the Convention Center. Looking In Google/Shopping, some hotels are pretty close and others are a couple of miles away. Does anyone know what to expect in the way of shuttle services? Is public transit in Austin likely to be useful? Are cabs likely to be available? Can I rent a bike for the week?

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Commerce expert | Amalgamotion

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Allowed

I'm looking for a fresh pair of eyes to assist with some issues that have recently cropped up on 2 Drupal Commerce sites I've got. Both use Authorize.net as the gateway, 1 uses SIM/DPM module, the other AIM. Email for details.

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mpgeek's picture

March Brewpal

Start: 
2014-03-25 17:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Fourth tuesday is right around the corner. We'll be meeting at Lucky Lab on Quimby to (pretend to) work on projects, ask questions, get answers, and socialize with other Drupalers from 5pm til whenever.

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danlinn's picture

Metal Toad Game Night

Start: 
2014-03-18 06:00 - 10:00 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

Hey everyone! Come eat pizza, drink, and play games with us at Metal Toad!

See what's on tap: http://beer.metaltoad.com/

Tonights games will include Small World, Munchkin, and Cards Against Humanity.

If you wouldn't mind RSVPing through EventBrite, it will help us get a proper amount of pizza. See you tonight!

http://mtmgamenight.eventbrite.com

Dan

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tbreese's picture

Forum One Presents: Riding Tandem: Lessons from a Drupal + CRM + eCommerce Overhaul

Start: 
2014-03-18 12:00 UTC
Event type: 
Online meeting (eg. IRC meeting)

Dive into the details of a big Drupal upgrade project! Register for this webinar with the Seattle-based, Cascade Bicycle Club and the Drupal Association, today at 12PM PDT.

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Mindewen's picture

Drupal Frontend Meetup - March 2014

Start: 
2014-03-20 18:00 - 19:30 America/Los_Angeles
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Location: SquishyMedia at 116 NE 6th Ave #300 Portland, OR 97232

The meeting area is on the 3rd floor. If the elevator is locked, try the stairs around the corner. You can also try tweeting me (@Mindewen); I'll try to remember to look at my phone!

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tloudon's picture

feedback on varnish mini-book (free): overview, tips, challenges, setup checklist, resources

Hello,

I created a mini-book (ie PDF) about Drupal and Varnish based on my experiences/lessons learned working on some pretty big sites.

I'm looking for feedback on it--I didn't really make it for me :) I made it in the hopes that it would be useful to the community at large; so please let me know what you think.

http://loudonco.com/blog/drupal-varnish-mini-book

Thanks!

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