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.

Upcoming Events

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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 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:

Read more
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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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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday Jan 7

Start: 
2016-01-07 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, Jan 7 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

Read more
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December 2015 Western Mass Drupal Users Group Meeting

Start: 
2015-12-17 18:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Our next meeting is Thursday, 12/15, 6pm-8pm
Location:
Amherst Media | 246 College St. Amherst, MA 01002 | 413-259-3300 | info@amherstmedia.org
https://amherstmedia.org/

Agenda:
Exploring Drupal 8
Let's dive into a discussion about what's new and different in Drupal 8.
As "homework", recommend watching the Talking Drupal series that just came out.
http://www.talkingdrupal.com/ED8-001

Other topics are welcome; post ideas in the comments.

Signup below or on the Meetup event.

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LCM 2015 Holiday Party!

Start: 
2015-12-18 18:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Related event (ie. not Drupal specific)

The LCM team invites you to its holiday party at its offices in the Felt Building (136 West St. Suite 01 in Northampton, MA) on December 18th starting at 6PM!

More details to come!

RSVP at the Event URL.

Drupal 8 Training Resources - Free

Free Drupal 8 Training Resources

These are free resources that are hopefully useful and information-packed resources. Please edit this wiki or offer comments to add more.

Other Lists of D8 Resources

Red Crackle's list

Blogs

Drupal Tutor: Drupal by the Drop

Chapter Three

Videos

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UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday Dec 3

Start: 
2015-12-03 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, December 3 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

Read more
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Drupal 8 Release Party: Northampton, MA

Start: 
2015-11-19 16:00 - 22:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Drupal 8 Release Party

Next meeting of the Western Mass Drupal Users Group will be to hold the Western Massachusetts Drupal 8 Release Party! The venue is at Last Call Media, located at:

136 West St., Suite 01
Northampton, MA 01060
(888) 788-7177

Please sign up at the Meetup.com event URL.

Details to follow; make suggestions in the comments.

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