1% by 2014

royal121's picture

Working on already existing lessons

Hello,

Drupalladder contains lessons on various topics. But it is difficult to find lessons. People use ladders to see the list of lessons. There are some lessons which are nice but not easily found. Example 'What to do when you have a white screen when installing Drupal', 'How to troubleshoot database connection problems' and 'How to Start Over if Your Installation is Interrupted'.

I think we should find a way to display these lessons in a better way and create a search to search not only on Project name but also on Lesson title. We should continue to improve these lessons too.

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Slurpee's picture

Drupal Ladder + Google Code-In = Perfect Match

Hello from the Google Code-In Drupal 2013 team ( https://groups.drupal.org/google-code-in and http://www.google-melange.com/gci/homepage/google/gci2013 ).

We recently added every step/lesson in majority of the Drupal Ladders as tasks into Drupal GCI 2013. Students started taking on the tasks and are already willing to help grow the project. Luckily I mass imported all of the steps as a csv and now we can recycle tasks/lessons every code-in contest. You can see we have plenty of tasks open related and not related to DL @ http://www.google-melange.com/gci/org/google/gci2013/drupal

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jessleeweaver's picture

Okanagan Drupal Group Meetup

Event type: 
User group meeting

Okanagan Drupal Group Meetup

We’re overly ecstatic to announce a new Drupal group forming in the Okanagan area. Join us for the first ever Okanagan Drupal Group Meetup on July 11, 2013. After this first event we are aiming to meet up on the second Thursday of each month. The meeting will be casual and last around two hours.

What to Expect

6:00- Introductions, Job Openings Other housekeeping items

6:30- Featured Presentations

7:30-Final thoughts

7:45- Wrap-up and Clean-up

Locations and Directions:

The meetings will be held at the Accelerate Okanagan Meeting room.

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penyaskito's picture

Multilanguage Drupal Ladder?

Last Saturday we celebrated the first Drupal Ladder meetup in the Sevilla local group, Spain. It was a total success with 15 sprinters that worked through the ladder, at the end of the day most worked on real patches for Drupal 8, and some of them are already RTBCed.

In our retrospective, we talked about the pros, cons and improvement chances for potential new DrupalLadder meetups, and one of the already known problems for non-English speakers arised: language can be a blocker. Some people proposed to have DrupalLadder lessons in Spanish and/or translate existing ones.

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kay_v's picture

Intro to Drupal Ladder - BoF at Drupalcon Portland

Start: 
2013-05-22 03:15 America/Los_Angeles
Event type: 
DrupalCon

BoF at DrupalCon Portland

Bring the Drupal Ladder back to your local user group. This "Bird of a Feather" meeting introduces the Drupal Ladder and best practices for organizing Learn and Lesson sprints. See DrupalLadder.org to get an initial sense of what we're discussing, and join us!

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forestmars's picture

Drupal NYC Ladders Kickoff!

Start: 
2013-02-10 14:00 - 17:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Sprint


We're kicking off the first Drupal NYC Ladders Sprint this Sunday February 10th.

The Drupal Ladder project is part of an initiative to help Drupal users get started learning and contributing back to Drupal. The stated goal is to get "just" 1% of active users on drupal.org to contribute to Drupal core by 2014.

We'll be getting started with Drupal 8. Signup (at the bottom of this post) is requested but not required. The event will run from 2:00pm-5:00pm at the offices of our gracious host,

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bluesomewhere's picture

Nascent DUG

I recently fired up the Sonoma County Drupal Users Group and haven't invested a whole lot since I've been busy, but it's growing legs of its own.

We've had more job postings than we have Drupalistas. I think Drupal Ladder might be a great way to make our group a solid talent pipeline for Drupal.

Saw the Ladder mentioned on BADCamp site and thought to post because I won't be able to attend the session.

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Meet up attendee? Tell your group about Drupal ladder!

If you're participating in a local Drupal user group- give them this 5 minute presentation to tell them about DrupalLadder.org and how we're going to reach 1% contribution level. That's 1% of total active drupal.org user contributing to the project.

Go to : http://drupalladder.org/content/resources

Download the keynote version or Download the PPT file.

Play it right here in your browser (slideshare)

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bryanhirsch's picture

New improved g.d.o/drupal-ladder site

Now any content posted to the Drupal Ladder group can be tagged: issue sprint, learn sprint, drupalladder.org, drupal ladder distro, and/or 1% by 2014. People who want a place to just talk about code can click the taxonomy term in the right side bar that says "Drupal Ladder Distro". People who want a place to just talk about drupalladder.org content can clidk the taxonomy term that says "drupalladder.org". Etc.

Hopefully this will make our site both more user friendly and more productive for working groups and Drupal Ladder activity organizers.

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