UMass Amherst User's Group

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Welcome to the Drupal Users Group at the University of Massachusets Amherst. The purpose of the group is to foster a vibrant Drupal developer community here on campus. For more information see our FAQ, attend a monthly meeting, or participate in this group.

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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday June 2

Start: 
2016-06-02 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

When: Thursday, June 2 at 2pm in ISB 145
(Meetings are the first Thursday of the month.

Where: UMass Integrated Sciences Building (ISB), Room 145 (See map)
Room 145 is a meeting room near the elevators on the first floor.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in Drupal and not limited to the UMass Amherst community. Beginners are welcome.

If you have questions or topics you want covered, please post them in the comments. Offers to make presentations are welcome.

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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday June 2

Start: 
2016-06-02 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

When: Thursday, June 2 at 2pm in ISB 145
(Meetings are the first Thursday of the month.

Where: UMass Integrated Sciences Building (ISB), Room 145 (See map)
Room 145 is a meeting room near the elevators on the first floor.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in Drupal and not limited to the UMass Amherst community. Beginners are welcome.

If you have questions or topics you want covered, please post them in the comments. Offers to make presentations are welcome.

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May 2016 Western Mass Drupal Users Group Meeting

Start: 
2016-05-19 18:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Our next meeting is Thursday, 5/19, 6pm-8pm

Location:
Last Call Media
136 West St., Suite 01, Northampton, MA.
www.lastcallmedia.com (888) 788-7177
Use the meetup link to signup.

Topics:
- Drupalcon: This is the week after Drupalcon New Orleans, so will hear from people who went there.
- Solr: If I have time, will do a presentation on using Solr with Drupal. Note this podcast was about that: http://www.talkingdrupal.com/117

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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday May 5

Start: 
2016-05-05 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

When: Thursday, May 5 at 2pm in ISB 145
(Meetings are the first Thursday of the month.

Where: UMass Integrated Sciences Building (ISB), Room 145 (See map)
Room 145 is a meeting room near the elevators on the first floor.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in Drupal and not limited to the UMass Amherst community. Beginners are welcome.

If you have questions or topics you want covered, please post them in the comments. Offers to make presentations are welcome.

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April 2016 Western Mass Drupal Users Group Meeting

Start: 
2016-04-21 18:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Our next meeting is Thursday, 4/21, 6pm-8pm
Location:
Last Call Media
136 West St., Suite 01, Northampton, MA.
www.lastcallmedia.com (888) 788-7177
Use the meetup link to signup.

Topics:
- D8 Theming
- TBA (see below)

We're looking for people to present, particularly on "recipes" - how you created certain functionality on a particular project. If you would like to present, please let us know in the comments.

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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday April 7

Start: 
2016-04-07 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

When: Thursday, April 7 at 2pm in ISB 145
(Meetings are the first Thursday of the month.

Where: UMass Integrated Sciences Building (ISB), Room 145 (See map)
Room 145 is a meeting room near the elevators on the first floor.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in Drupal and not limited to the UMass Amherst community. Beginners are welcome.

If you have questions or topics you want covered, please post them in the comments. Offers to make presentations are welcome.

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March 2016 Western Mass Drupal Users Group Meeting

Start: 
2016-02-28 22:45 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting


Our next meeting is Thursday, 3/17, 6pm-8pm
Location:
Last Call Media
136 West St., Suite 01, Northampton, MA.
www.lastcallmedia.com (888) 788-7177

Topics:
- D6 to D8 Migration
- D8 Theming

If you would like to present on those topics (or others) please let us know in the comments.

Sign up here: http://www.meetup.com/nohowebdev/events/229201705/

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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday March 10

Start: 
2016-03-10 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, March 10 at 2pm in ISB 145.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in Drupal and not limited to the UMass Amherst community. Bring problems, questions and ideas. Offers to make presentations are welcome.

Meet at the UMass Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) (See map here.
Room 145 is a meeting room near the elevators on the first floor.

(Regular meetings for the UMass Amherst Drupal Users Group are usually the first Thursday of the month, but not this one.)

Agenda:

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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday Feb 4

Start: 
2016-02-04 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, Feb 4 at 2pm in ISB 145.

Meetings are open to anyone interested in Drupal and not limited to the UMass Amherst community. Bring problems, questions and ideas. Offers to make presentations are welcome.

Meet at the UMass Integrated Sciences Building (ISB) (See map here.
Room 145 is a meeting room near the elevators on the first floor.

Regular meetings for the UMass Amherst Drupal Users Group are the first Thursday of the month.

Agenda:
- Introductions

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January 2016 Western Mass Drupal Users Group Meeting

Start: 
2016-01-21 16:00 - 18:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Our next meeting is Thursday, 1/21, 6pm-8pm
Location:
Common Media | 84 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035 | 413-259-6977 | info@commonmediainc.com
http://commonmedia.com/

Agenda:

Atomic Design
Presentation on Atomic Design and discussion on theming Drupal sites by building up from small components ("atoms", "molecules", etc.) to final templates and pages.
See: http://bradfrost.com/blog/post/atomic-web-design
Overview of the main idea, then discussion on how "best" to do this in Drupal.

Other topics are welcome; post ideas in the comments.

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Showcase: Rent or Drive Calculator

In December 2015, I launched the Rent or Drive Calculator - a custom module I developed that uses Drupal's Form API.

See www.umass.edu/transportation/calculator. Try it, and tell me what you think.

Joanne Patalano, Web Designer for A&F Administration Systems

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