Santa Cruz

The Santa Cruz Drupal User's Group is looking to connect Drupal users in and around Santa Cruz, California.

We have a budding tech community in Santa Cruz. One factor in our tech growth is the use of Drupal at several local web shops, start-ups, and organizations. Drupal use at UC Santa Cruz is also growing and it's time we all got together to share knowledge and learn from each other.

We (almost always) meet on the first Tuesday of each month, at 7pm. Meetings are free and held at NextSpace at 101 Cooper Street in downtown Santa Cruz. All are welcome. Ring the buzzer to get let into the building.

Note - If the meeting day falls on a holiday or during the winter holidays (e.g. January), then we might reschedule or cancel the meeting but there will be a discussion or event here for it.

Nextspace address
101 Cooper St.
Santa Cruz, CA 95060

juliavdw's picture

VM search is on

Hi drupal peeps,
So I've been using Parallels for my Microsoft browser testing for a number of years now. It is pretty easy to set up multiple machines depending on what OS version you need to see, but using it is almost intolerably slow.
Also, they are always telling me to upgrade, even though I just did, and there's a limit to the number of "fifty-dollarses" that I want to give over to software that frustrates me.

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Possible Contract Job: www.sacnas.org Drupal Core needs an upgrade

Hey Santa Cruz Drupal Group,

I am in charge of www.sacnas.org and this site really needs some help. For starters the site is running on Drupal Core 6.34 and that's not good. Does anyone have the time out there for a chat on the next steps?

Let me know.

Robert
robert@sacnas.org

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UCSF Drupal Employment

The School of Pharmacy at UCSF is looking to hire an experienced Drupal person. Thought I would drop this here in the case that someone is looking.

https://jobs.drupal.org/school-pharmacy-uc-san-francisco/job/10787

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Sept 2015 Santa Cruz Drupal User Group Meeting - Nextspace 7pm to 9pm (Tuesday Sept 1, 2015)

Start: 
2015-09-01 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
Event type: 
User group meeting

On Tuesday, Sep 1st Ferlito/van der Wyk will be taking over the Santa Cruz Drupal Group. We will be unveiling our new decoupled site and discussing all things decoupled.

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  • How we decoupled our own site (now in beta)
  • Pros and cons of decoupling
  • Lessons learned with decoupling Drupal
  • Use cases for decoupling
  • Comparison of various REST API modules
  • Pros and cons of various JavaScript frameworks
  • SEO and accessibility considerations in decoupling
  • Decoupled site architecture
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    Kristen Pol's picture

    August 2015 Santa Cruz Drupal User Group Meeting - Nextspace 7pm to 9pm (Tuesday August 4, 2015)

    Start: 
    2015-08-04 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Organizers: 
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    The next SCDUG will be Tuesday August 4th at 7pm* at Nextspace.

    1) *Given that most everyone wanted to leave by 8:30pm in the July meeting, we might want to consider if we should shift the time from 7pm-9pm to 6:30pm to 8:30pm or even 6pm to 8pm (or earlier?). Since most people who attend are locals, then this change might be welcome. For those who come from over-the-hill, I imagine an earlier time would be hard. I think we should give preference to the locals though and particularly the "regulars". So if you come to SCDUG more often than not, please leave a comment with:

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    Kristen Pol's picture

    July 2015 Santa Cruz Drupal User Group Meeting - Nextspace 7pm to 9pm (Tuesday July 7, 2015)

    Start: 
    2015-07-07 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    Some possible topics are:

    • performance/optimization
    • security

    The discussion started here:

    https://groups.drupal.org/node/473313

    but let's finish it here.

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    oddencreative's picture

    Drupal Meeting?

    Start: 
    2015-07-07 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    Anyone up for a July meeting? Topics?

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    webdrips's picture

    Anyone have experience making a Commerce site PCI compliant?

    Hey all.

    I have a potential client that wants to accept credit cards on-site. Anyone on this site have experience making a site PCI-compliant at whatever level is needed to do this?

    If yes, please email me at dan@webdrips.com

    I need help in 1) estimating how much extra this part will cost; 2) if you're available to work on this in the upcoming months.

    Thanks,

    Dan

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    Any Themer Have Bandwidth?

    Hi all.

    Any of you mobile themers have relatively solid bandwidth the next 3-4 weeks?

    I have a relatively high-profile site that has had much of the theming work done already (not sure the skill level yet), and they want to make sure the theme gets done by mid-July.

    If you're interested, please contact me directly: dan@webdrips.com

    Thanks,

    Dan

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    wernerglinka's picture

    Insights into a hacked site

    Hi everyone,
    I manage a couple of non-profit sites: http://www.peninsulaartinstitute.org/ and http://peninsulamuseum.org/ which are hacked... well, Google tells me that they are ok and several site checkers also tell me the site is clean but when I search for Peninsula Art Institute I get something like this:

    Exhibits
    cheapest levitra prices doxycycline without gelatin buy viagra ...

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    oddencreative's picture

    Decoupling the CMS

    Start: 
    2015-06-11 10:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Event type: 
    Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

    Webinar Details: What to Know About Decoupled CMS (Featuring Four Kitchens & Pixo)
    FOLLOW THE LINK TO REGISTER

    Time: Thursday, June 11
    10:00am - 11:00am PST | 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST

    Presenters:
    Josh Koenig, Pantheon
    Mike Minecki, Four Kitchens
    Brandon Bowersox-Johnson, Pixo

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    oddencreative's picture

    June 2015 Santa Cruz Drupal User Group Meeting - Nextspace 7pm to 9pm (Tuesday June 2, 2015)

    Start: 
    2015-06-02 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Organizers: 
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    Do we have any topics for this one? Perhaps a DrupalCon review for those of us that didn't make it?

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    juliavdw's picture

    MAy 2015 Santa Cruz Drupal User Group Meeting (Tuesday May 5, 2015)

    Start: 
    2015-05-05 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    Hi, It's our May meeting! Tonight! Wow.

    Any topics people wish to discuss or shall we bring our current issues to the table?

    –Julia v.

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    darrylri's picture

    May meeting?

    I know that Kristen is home sick and is unlikely to be able to make it tomorrow. Anybody have a topic they want to talk about?

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    Kristen Pol's picture

    April 2015 Santa Cruz Drupal User Group Meeting - Nextspace 7pm to 9pm (Tuesday April 7, 2015)

    Start: 
    2015-04-07 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    Our next Santa Cruz DUG meeting will be April 7th at 7pm to 9pm at Nextspace.

    What should we talk about?

    And who's going to Stanford camp?

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    oddencreative's picture

    March Santa Cruz Drupal User Group on March 3, 2015 at 7pm

    Start: 
    2015-03-03 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Organizers: 
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    Another month, another great DUG!

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    oddencreative's picture

    Panel Variant to create/edit node?

    Has anyone used Panel Layout Variants to create or edit content? Do you have time to talk or help?

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    Kristen Pol's picture

    February 2015 Santa Cruz Drupal User Group Meeting - Nextspace 7pm to 9pm (Tuesday Feb 3, 2015)

    Start: 
    2015-02-03 19:00 - 21:00 America/Los_Angeles
    Event type: 
    User group meeting

    We'll be meeting for the next SCDUG on February 3rd at 7pm.

    What should we talk about???

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    Hackathon at the Launch Festival in San Francisco

    I'm interested in gathering a Drupal savvy team to join me for the hackathon at the Launch Festival in San Francisco, to join my team working on timeback.me. Here are the details:

    When: Friday, February 27 - Sunday, March 1

    Where: Fort Mason, San Francisco

    Who: By application only 800+ vetted developers & designers

    Door Prize: All attendees receive a free pass to the 2015 LAUNCH Festival

    Philosophy: Supporting builders with awesome prizes, awesome food/service, awesome hackathons.

    Judges: Influential tech investors & founders that startups want to impress.

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    mmarichiba's picture

    productOps is hiring for Drupal & PHP talent

    Hi folks,
    productOps is hiring for a Drupal-based project, and we're searching for people with good PHP & Drupal exposure for a fulltime position. Send me a resume and/or link to LinkedIn if you or someone you know might be interested. productOps is based in downtown Santa Cruz, and develops products for a variety of web and mobile platforms. Thanks!

    Matthew Marichiba

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