Tidewater/Hampton Roads, Virginia

Welcome! The goal of this group is to build relationships and share skills with Drupal in the Hampton Roads/Tidewater region of Virginia, including Williamsburg, Newport News, Hampton, Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Richmond, and surrounding areas.

Meetups are held the first Wednesday evening of every month. Events will be posted here and on Meetup.com.

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Reminder: June Drupal RVA Meetup Tonight!

Whether you work for an agency or freelance Pantheon is the one indispensable platform for Drupal & WordPress developers. At this month's Meetup we're going to cover an introduction to Pantheon, how to use it for maximum efficiency and some special tips and trips for automating your workflow with their container based environment.

Agenda:

• What is Pantheon?

• Getting started with development

• Managing the git workflow with Pantheon

• Multidev and agency workflow with Pantheon

• Pantheon upstreams and distributions

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Drupal RVA Meetup: Pantheon: The ultimate tool in Drupal & WordPress development and hosting

Start: 
2016-06-21 18:30 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Whether you work for an agency or freelance Pantheon is the one indispensable platform for Drupal & WordPress developers. At this month's Meetup we're going to cover an introduction to Pantheon, how to use it for maximum efficiency and some special tips and trips for automating your workflow with their container based environment.

Agenda:

• What is Pantheon?
• Getting started with development
• Managing the git workflow with Pantheon
• Multidev and agency workflow with Pantheon
• Pantheon upstreams and distributions
• Automation with Grunt/Gulp and Quicksilver
• Q&A

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Peter Feddo's picture

Missed a Drupal Meetup lately? Get started again with May's Meetup!

The best part of Drupal RVA Meetups is that you are never a stranger when hanging out with fellow open source enthusiasts and no matter how long it's been it's never too late to put your Drupal hat back on!

Our May Meetup is the perfect time to reintroduce yourself to fellow RVA Drupal friends and share your latest D8 success stories or learn about where to get started. We're open source and we're open to everything and everyone so come on out next Tuesday night and be a part of the discussion on the next generation of Drupal development!

When:
Tuesday May 24 | 6:30 PM

Where:

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April Drupal Meetup: Search API and The Magic of Solr

Start: 
2016-04-20 18:30 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Indexing thousands of documents isn't easy work and making a sensible interface for your users to query against it is an even bigger challenge. At this month's meetup we're going to take a look at Drupal's Search API and integration with Apache Solr. We'll focus mainly on Drupal 7 but take a quick look at where things are with Drupal 8. As always we'll cover the latest progress and developments in the broader world of Drupal 8 as well.

RSVP On Meetup http://www.meetup.com/Drupal-Richmond/events/230171078/

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March Drupal Meetup: Deep Dive into Drupal 8 Site Building

Start: 
2016-03-22 18:30 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Drupal 8 is here but where do you begin? At this month's Meetup we're going to talk about site building and assembling Drupal modules into working site architectures. Whether you are a beginner or an advanced Drupal professional this Meetup's agenda has something for you:

• What's changed? What modules are obsolete?

• What's still in development?

• What modules and techniques are new?

• How would I build a site that does ...?

• What do you need to learn to architect an amazing Drupal 8 site?

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Drupal Developer Needed in Reston VA

The College Board is looking to bring on two Drupal developers to join one of the largest and most talented Drupal teams in the DC Metro to creat content-focused Drupal theme solutions using PHP, Javascript and CSS on the Acquia enterprise hosted platform for their marketing division. These engineers will play a critical part in the migration of College Board's migration from Drupal 6 to 7.

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Looking to get back into Drupal? Now is the time!

If you've been thinking about getting your hands dirty with Drupal now is the perfect opportunity to jump back into the community. Drupal 8 literally changes everything and you can get a fresh start with development in the new lifecycle of this platform.

Join us on Thursday evening for our launch party and meetup at MarkerSeven's convenient downtown Richmond office. We'll demo the new platform, talk about the benefits and help you figure out if Drupal can help power your next successful application!

RSVP at: http://www.meetup.com/Drupal-Richmond/events/226485481/

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Drupal 8 Release Party: Richmond, Virginia

Start: 
2015-11-19 18:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

The big day is here and we're ready to celebrate the big launch of Drupal 8 at our next Meetup! At this celebration we're going to show off the latest and greatest in Drupal and discuss our goals and vision for building amazing web applications with our new innovative framework.

Come out and join us for an evening of drinks and fun times with your fellow rockstar developers as we kickoff our Drupal 8 Meetup series!

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php[world] 2015

Start: 
2015-11-16 08:00 - 2015-11-20 13:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

From everyone at php[architect], we welcome you to this year’s php[world] conference. We strive to create an amazing experience for the greater PHP community that brings together developers from Drupal, WordPress, Joomla!, Magento, Zend Framework, Symfony, Laravel, CakePHP and more.

We invite you to explore the website to learn more about the conference, and if you have any questions for us, please don’t hestitate to contact us for more information.

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New Drupal Jobs In Richmond & Ft. Lee Area

Are you looking for a new Drupal job? Take a look at a couple of new job postings for Drupal developers in the Richmond area:

Drupal Front End Developer:
http://drupalrva.org/node/129

Senior Drupal Developer:
http://drupalrva.org/node/128

Both of these postings look like really good opportunities to spend your workdays developing innovative Drupal powered solutions.

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dhamm's picture

Drupal Development Positions available in Chesapeake through Signature Consultants

I wanted to see if anyone here would be interested in discussing new opportunities or might have a referral to anyone who is looking for a new opportunity.
We are looking for multiple Drupal Developers for our client in the Chesapeake area.
Please feel free to reach out to me if you are interested or know anyone. We do pay referral fees!!

David Hamm
804-433-2704
dhamm@sigconsult.com

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Drupal Development Position at xTuple

Hey folks,

I didn't want to post this on the Jobs board because I really want to keep it limited to available Drupal developers that are within driving distance of Norfolk, VA.

At xTuple we are looking to add at least one Drupal developer to our team. Right now we are looking at candidates of all skill level. If you are interested or know of a qualified person that might be interested in learning more please respond here and I will email you privately with more information.

Thank you
Josh Fischer

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php[world] Conference

Start: 
2014-11-10 (All day) - 2014-11-14 (All day) America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

The team at php[architect] (who run the longest running technical journal dedicated to the PHP programming language) are excited to invite you to attend our newest conference: php[world] - Happening this November 10-14th in Washington, D.C.

We've successfully run many conferences over the last 12 years, our main one being php[tek] in Chicago each May. But we've seen how PHP has been evolving over the years, and php[tek] is really focused on the core/bespoke PHP crowd.

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August Drupal User Group Meetup

Start: 
2014-08-06 18:30 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Topic: Favorite or Most Useful Drupal Modules

The Drupal community has contributed so many modules to extend Drupal website functionality that it is easy to be overwhelmed or to overlook some really useful modules. We'll highlight a few and give everyone a chance to share their favorites.

There is no cost to attend this meetup. Let us know if you can make it so we can order enough pizza!

http://www.meetup.com/Hampton-Roads-Drupal-Users/events/193854592/

Suggestions for topics are always welcome. Let Danita or Jeff know if you have something you'd like to talk about or present.

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DSquaredB's picture

July Drupal User Group Meetup

Start: 
2014-07-02 18:30 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Topic: Using Analytics Before Developing or to Improve Your Website Content Strategy
Location: Christopher Newport University (Ratcliffe Hall #106), 1 University Place, Newport News, VA

Let us know you are coming here or at http://www.meetup.com/Hampton-Roads-Drupal-Users/events/188908422/

Share what tools you use and/or how you use them for determining content placement and user interaction on your websites. We'll look at a few tools and talk about how we have incorporated what we learn from the analytics into our Drupal websites (or how we wish we could incorporate this info).

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Drupal In .EDU: Implementing the best open source solution for higher ed & k-12

Start: 
2014-06-23 14:30 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us for our monthly meetup of Drupal users and developers. This month we'll discuss how you can use Drupal in higher education and k-12 projects. We'll browse through some successful .EDU sites and talk about the best modules and tools to use to build a rich online experience for education based projects.

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xTupleCon - Steve Wozniak

Start: 
2014-10-13 09:00 - 2014-10-18 17:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

Hi folks,

My team is currently working on an integration with Drupal based eCommerce sites and the xTuple ERP open source software. This allows manufacturers and distributors to sell their inventory online through their Drupal site and the xTuple ERP system will stay in sync with inventory, customer info, product info, pricing schedules, etc.

We plan to offer a handful of Drupal related sessions at xTupleCon 2014 that I thought you guys would find interesting.

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June 2014 HRDUG Meetup

Start: 
2014-06-11 18:30 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us for a recap of DrupalCon Austin.

Several members of our group traveled to Austin last week for DrupalCon and will share some of the highlights of the week.

This meetup location is:
Christopher Newport University
Ratcliffe Hall #106
Newport News, VA

Let us know you'll be there here or at http://www.meetup.com/Hampton-Roads-Drupal-Users/events/169779212/

There's a map for the location at http://www.meetup.com/Hampton-Roads-Drupal-Users/photos/7203272/107445472/

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DSquaredB's picture

May 2014 HRDUG Meetup

Start: 
2014-05-07 18:30 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

We're mixing it up a bit this month...

Since our geographical area is split by the the water and we have some people located on both sides, we're holding the May meeting in Newport News.

Location:
Christopher Newport University (Ratcliffe Hall #200)
1 University Place, Newport News, VA

Topic: Mapping with Drupal. If you have a recent mapping project you wouldn't mind sharing with the group, let Danita know and we'll work it in to the presentation.

RSVP here or at meetup.com.

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April 2014 HRDUG Meetup and a Quick Survey

Start: 
2014-04-09 18:30 - 20:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Location for the April HRDUG meetup:
xTuple conference room
118 West Bute Street
Norfolk, VA

There is no cost to attend this meetup. Suggestions for topics are welcome. Let Danita, Josh, or Jeff know if you have something you'd like to talk about or present.

Please take a minute to take a quick survey to help meetup organizers gauge your interests for future meetup topics and locations. The survey is just 10 short questions but will really help us out:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PWN7JLM

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