Home

Welcome

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

druderman's picture

UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday July 2

Start: 
2015-07-02 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, July 2 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
ksalbrecht's picture

NERDSummit 2015

Start: 
2015-09-11 10:00 - 2015-09-13 18:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 

Learn with the local tech community at a free multi-day conference of talks, workshops, coding challenges, food, and fun!

Free, because this industry wants you!

Save the Date: September 11th to the 13th, 2015

ellendiamond's picture

New England DrupalCamp (NEDcamp)

Start: 
2015-10-10 (All day) America/New_York

Hear ye, hear ye...be sure to reserve Saturday, October 10th for the return of New England Drupalcamp (NEDcamp)! Last year's inaugural camp was so well-received, and we can't wait to gather together again this fall in Providence.

It's still really early in our planning process but we'll be sure to share more information as soon as its available!

NEDcamp–Join the Revolution!

Recent Posts

ellendiamond's picture

New England Drupal Camp, October 10, 2015: REGISTER NOW

New England Drupal camp is scheduled for October 10, 2015 in Providence, Rhode Island at Brown University.

It promises to be a great (and full) day of community building, learning, networking and sharing all things Drupal. We're SUPER excited about our keynote speaker for the day - Holly Ross, Executive Director of the Drupal Association, and hope to see you there. Whether you're a designer, project manager, developer, or business leader - this camp is for you!

Read more
druderman's picture

UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday July 2

Start: 
2015-07-02 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, July 2 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
ellendiamond's picture

New England Drupal Camp Session Submissions are OPEN

Session submissions are now open for the upcoming NEDcamp (New England DrupalCamp - scheduled for October 10, 2015 in Providence, RI). Feel free to submit multiple sessions if you have different topics to share.

Please note that the final date for submitting sessions is July 1st

Who can submit?
We invite rookies, pros and everyone in between. We will be selecting proposals based on a variety of criteria, not only experience. (We believe Drupal Camps are a great way to get presentation experience.)

Read more
Rick Hood's picture

June 2015 Western Mass Drupal Users Group Meeting

Start: 
2015-06-18 18:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 

Sorry, a bit late getting this posted....

Next meeting is this Thursday, June 18, 6pm-8pm at Common Media, 84 Russell Street, Hadley, MA 01035 (http://commonmedia.com/)

Agenda so far:
- "Base Distribution" (starting point) - your favorite modules and themes, we started a list a while back here: http://bit.ly/1JVnZHL
- Corresponding Entity References (a way enabling for 2-way references)
- Overview of Panels
- Demos of recently completed or in-process sites
- newbie questions and answers (there are no dumb questions)

Read more
druderman's picture

UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday June 4

Start: 
2015-06-04 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, June 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

Read more
bramface's picture

Jakob Nielsen discussess Ovelays and Lightboxes

A good read from today's Alertbox:
http://www.nngroup.com/articles/overuse-of-overlays

BTW - we are still seeking participants in the Hackathon for Western Mass. There are at least two Drupal projects that could use coders! Register now if you can attend June 6 & 7 in Springfield:

http://hackforwesternmass.org

-Bram

patalano's picture

Acquia Dev Desktop Presentation Summary

Here's a recap of my presentation at the UMass Amherst Drupal Users Group on 4/2/15:

Read more
wleahy's picture

Local Drupal Development

During our UMass Users Group meeting on April 2, 2015 Joanne Patalano, Gary Parker, and myself (Bill Leahy) presented a couple different ways to setup local development environments. I welcome everyone to add information or ask questions about local development.

As promised, I've attaching a PDF of the workflow I presented for Duplicating a UMass site using Vagrant Drupal Development https://www.drupal.org/project/vdd

Thanks.

druderman's picture

UMass Drupal User's Group meeting - Thursday, May 7

Start: 
2015-05-07 14:00 - 15:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 

This Users Group meeting is Thursday, March 5 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
Rick Hood's picture

April 2015 Western Mass Drupal Users Group Meeting

Start: 
2015-04-16 18:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 

Next meeting is Thursday, April 16, 6pm-8pm at Last Call Media.
Last Call Media is located at 136 West St., Suite 01 in Northampton, MA. (888) 788-7177
https://lastcallmedia.com/

Agenda:
- Intro to Docker
- Organic Groups - intro and discussion on use cases (possibly including Open Atrium and Drupal Commons)
- Workflow vs Workbench for content workflow and moderation
- Dashboard - how do you set up dashboard? ...a continuation of site administration discussion from 3/19.
- Intro to Views (this was a maybe I think, but if someone wants to do it, got for it)
and the usual:

Read more
Subscribe with RSS Syndicate content

Home

Group organizers

Group categories

Tags

Group events

Add to calendar

Group notifications

This group offers an RSS feed. Or subscribe to these personalized, sitewide feeds:

Hot content this week