Southern Colorado (SCUG)

Welcome to the Southern Colorado User Group (SCUG). We work with other Drupal users and developers throughout southern Colorado to

  • promote Drupal in southern Colorado and the Colorado Springs area
  • educate local Drupal users in front-end and back-end design and development
  • provide a common setting for general discussion and conferences regarding Drupal

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Southern Colorado Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2016-06-15 18:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

THREE great talks this meeting.

Caleb has already submitted this first talk for DrupalCamp Colorado: https://goo.gl/rgj2Xx (If you like it, please comment to recommend that the committee accept it for the camp.)
Register for DrupalCamp CO (It's free!) Submit a session. Meet people. August 13 and 14.

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skessler's picture

Online Training: "Integrating Drupal with CiviCRM"

Start: 
2016-04-19 08:30 - 10:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

This two-hour online training session is designed for current users of CiviCRM and Drupal that have some experience with the administration of both platforms and would like to learn how CiviCRM and Drupal work together. The benefits of the integration allow you to display CiviCRM data and pages on your website, to collect data from a form on your website, to grant your Drupal users to edit data in CiviCRM database and much more.

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Online Training: "Integrating Drupal with CiviCRM"

Start: 
2016-03-15 02:15 America/Denver
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Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

This two-hour online training session is designed for current users of CiviCRM and Drupal that have some experience with the administration of both platforms and would like to learn how CiviCRM and Drupal work together. The benefits of the integration allow you to display CiviCRM data and pages on your website, to collect data from a form on your website, to grant your Drupal users to edit data in CiviCRM database and much more.

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March 2016 Southern Colorado Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2016-02-29 12:45 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

We have a combination of prepared presentations and open discussions. Come to learn and share.

Introductions and upcoming events. DrupalCon NOLA, DrupalCamp Colorado, DrupalCamp Utah.

*** Postponed. We'll see Kevin's presentation in the near future. ***

Drupal at Enterprise Scale. Kevin Wilder will talk about how a large telecommunications company implemented Drupal for its corporate intranet.

Current topics in Drupal and web development. As always, the internet landscape continues to grow and morph at a logrithmic rate. Bring your latest discoveries and questions.

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Rick Nashleanas's picture

January 2016 Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2016-01-13 18:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Drupal 8 has been released and it is a huge advancement, but it is also a huge departure from the past.

• Drupal 8 overview. So we're all coming from the same base knowledge, we'll mutually share posts and information about the new features and functionality of Drupal 8.

This will be a great topic for anyone.

• Migrating to Drupal 8. Building a new site in Drupal 8 might seem elementary compared to moving an existing, mission-critical Drupal 6 or Drupal 7 site to D8. Rick will share our experiences in planning and estimating migrations off of Drupal 6.

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Drupal 7 node titles - symbols convert to html entities in Zen sub-theme

Hi there. I have a problem with D7. My node titles are converting some symbols to html entities. IE: '&' is converted to '&' etc. This happens on all content types and regardless of whether I'm using automatic node titles. Here's a few examples:

http://dev-ppld-sandbox.gotpantheon.com/databases/library-information-sc...

http://dev-ppld-sandbox.gotpantheon.com/press-releases/new-facility-will...

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Rick Nashleanas's picture

November SCUG Meetup

Start: 
2015-11-11 18:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Opposites Attract

For November, we have something for the absolute beginner and for the experienced Drupal developer.

Getting started? Exploring?

We have been asked to do a beginners tutorial on getting going with Drupal. If you're new to Drupal over the past 6 months to 1 year, this will be the session for you.

Actually, if you have never touched Drupal before and you're trying to figure out if you have an application for it, this will be a great session for you, too.

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Problem with SQL statement in Views D7

Hi there, I'm hoping a SQL ninja will find it in his or her heart to provide me with some advice.

I've created a page view which does the following:

  1. Pulls in nodes from two different content types
  2. Filters by two different term references, one for each content type.

It's not working, although in my mind (and limited sql understanding), it should. I think maybe there's an issue with the inner joins, because it seems the sql statement would working if they weren't there.

Anyways, I've attached two images, one of the api and one of the actual sql statement.

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Rick Nashleanas's picture

September 2015 Southern Colorado Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2015-09-09 18:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Which CMS should you use on your project? Let's compare and contrast!

We'd had multiple folks in our local Drupal community volunteer to demo a site in a competing CMS. We'll compare the features and functionality in Drupal terms that we use all the time:

• Content types and fields
• Permissions and access control
• E-commerce
• Theming
• Contributed ecosystem
• Plugin/module development
• Contributed ecosystem
• Community
• System requirements
• Learning curve
• SEO
• Scaling

And here are the contenders:

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Rick Nashleanas's picture

July 2015 Southern Colorado Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2015-07-22 18:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Anglular.js and headless Drupal

We have an exciting and cutting edge topic and demo. We will be showing a demo site that completely replaces the traditional Drupal theming layer with Angular.js. Drupal is used to serve up database data and provide a content management system interface to all of your data.

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May 2015 Southern Colorado Drupal Group

Start: 
2015-05-27 18:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

This is usually one of the most popular and useful meetings of the year. Anyone who went to DrupalCon LA will come in to talk about the most insightful, future-facing and sometimes ridiculous things at DrupalCon.

If you went to DrupalCon LA, come with your major learnings and observations.

If you weren't there, you can get a great idea of what online videos you might want to dive in to.

Location. We're at the great 21st Century Library, but I was able to get the bigger conference room, B6.

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Forcontu is offering 10 x Drupal Training Scholarships

Forcontu is offering 10 x Training Scholarships for the Expert in Drupal 7 online course (valued at USD1350). If you want to apply, complete the form before April 15, 2015. On April 16 we will announce the 10 winners of a scholarship to join the course completely free. The course will be conducted from May 4 to December 4 (7 months).

More information and registration at:

http://www.forcontu.com/en/10-drupal-training-scholarships

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March 2015 Southern Colorado Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2015-03-17 18:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

We have 2 presentations this month on tools to use in developing Drupal sites Docker and Grunt.

Docker. So, you're going to work on a Drupal site. You need to create a local version on your computer. Before you can even start doing productive work, you've got all this work to do: pull the code, grab the database, set up your environment, is it time for lunch yet? Let alone, will your client understand that this must be done before you can actually start addressing their issues? (Yes, clients have issues.)

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Migrating Taxonomy from D6 to D7

Hi there,

PPLD.org is upgrading from D6 to D7 using a clean D7 instance and migrating data either via Migrate module, or via Feeds somehow. Here’s what is stumping me:

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Rick Nashleanas's picture

February 2015 Southern Colorado Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2015-02-11 18:30 - 21:00 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Web hosting infrastructure meets web development process with platform.sh. The goal of this new hosting platform, built by Commerce Guys, is to completely streamline and integrate the entire process of web development, from initial concept through deployment and beyond into maintenance and upgrades.

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Rick Nashleanas's picture

December 2014 Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2014-12-17 19:30 - 20:30 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

New date. At our November meeting, we decided to skip our January meeting, so we're having our December meeting a little later in the month.

New location. I recently visited the 21st Century Library. It's a venue you all should become familiar with. It's fantastic. See photos.

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Drupal Developer / Administrator | Innovar Group

Employment type: 
Contract
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Please send the resume to sshetty@innovargroup.com

Job Description:
Position Title: Drupal Developer / Administrator
Location: Castle Rock, CO
Contract: 3 months contract

RESPONSIBILITIES

Drupal System Administration: Administration of all development, test and production Drupal environments. This includes understanding and configuring all system components including firewalls, nginx, memcache and database components as well as the native drupal modules. Testing for compliance to specified standards such as accessibility standards in the clients region or domain.

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Winn's picture

November 2014 Southern Colorado Drupal Meetup

Start: 
2014-11-05 18:45 - 21:00 America/Denver
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Event type: 
User group meeting

Drupal Lightning Round!

This month, we open the floor to any and all. The evening will start off with a round of 5 to 10 minute mini-presentations. Any topic related to Drupal, Web Design, UX/UI will be welcome. There is no pressure to present, but there will be an opportunity for anyone who is interested to do so.

Next, we will try out something new. We will open the floor to discussion. Topics may include getting started with Drupal, best practices, troubleshooting a tricky problem, etc...

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Jkleier's picture

Project Manager | ClikFocus

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

Location:   Colorado Springs, CO (onsite required)

Position Summary:

You will be responsible for working with multiple clients as their primary point of contact. You will need to be organized to keep several projects running simultaneously and will be responsible for scheduling our team’s work to keep projects ahead of deadlines.

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Drupal Programmer | ClikFocus

Employment type: 
Full time
Telecommute: 
Not allowed

 Location:   Colorado Springs, CO (onsite required)

Position Summary:

This position is for an experienced web developer. You will be responsible for architecting and building new websites primarily in PHP/MySQL for Drupal with some front-end (JS/HTML/CSS) development. 

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