Waterloo Region Drupal Users Group

A group for Drupal users in southern Ontario, mainly from Kitchener, Waterloo, as well as Cambridge, Guelph and surrounding areas.

Who

All Drupal enthusiasts are welcome to join us for discussion and demonstration of topics for beginners and beyond.

What

Topics range from implementation examples and demonstrations to tutorials and workshops to round-tables, question and answers and panel discussions.

When

Meetings are held monthly, except for July, August and December. Attendance is free. We meet on the third Thursday of each month, from 19:00 to 21:00.

Where

The meetings are held at The Working Centre which is located at 58 Queen St. S. Kitchener, Ontario.

Note that there are two addresses with "The Working Centre" sign on them. Be sure to go to 58 and not the other one.

Here is a map of the location:

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Building a single page app with AngularJS and Drupal

Start: 
2016-05-19 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join our monthly meeting of the Waterloo Region Drupal User Group meetup.

Date: Thursday, May 19th, 2016
Time: 19:00 to 21:00
Location: The Working Centre, 58 Queen Street S., Kitchener

The trend of having Drupal run headless continues ... This is where a thin Javascript client is loaded in the browser and Drupal communicates with it using JSON.

The next generation Acquia Cloud interface is being built as a single page application using AngularJS, and is now in public beta at https://cloud.acquia.com.

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Monthly Talk: A Journey Into Drupal

Start: 
2016-04-21 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join our monthly meeting of the Waterloo Region Drupal User Group meetup.

Date: Thursday, April 21st, 2016
Time: 19:00 to 21:00
Location: The Working Centre, 58 Queen Street S., Kitchener

A Journey Into Drupal

Everyone starts somewhere.

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Help needed in overriding form elements in Ubercart

I don't know whether this question is relevant for the group, but I asked it on StackExchange and it sank like a stone. Khalid said it would be okay to ask here, so I am doing so.

The long writeup is on StackExchange: http://drupal.stackexchange.com/questions/199743/alter-element-info-and-... . That has a bunch of details I am skimming over in this writeup.

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Interested in a group train to Montreal for Drupal North? (June 16-19)

The 2nd annual Drupal North Regional Summit is happening on June 16-19 in Montreal.

We're gauging interest in a DrupalTO group train ride to the conference.

Schedule:
- June 16th: Toronto to Montreal (leave early afternoon)
- June 19th: Montreal to Toronto (leave morning)

Via Rail indicated the round trip cost is $253.12 per person. That price guarantees group seating.

15-20 people already expressed interest prior to me posting this message.

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2 days until DrupalCamp Toronto!

Our 10th Anniversary DrupalCamp Toronto is happening on Friday!

Only 150 tickets are available so get your ticket(s) now on Eventbrite: https://drupalcampto.eventbrite.com

We have a full day of presentations from the top minds in the region's Drupal community:

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Automated Web Testing with Selenium

Start: 
2016-05-09 09:00 - 17:00 America/Chicago
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Training (free or commercial)

Every software development group tests its products, yet delivered software often has defects. Test engineers strive to catch bugs before a product is released, but they always creep in and they often reappear, even with the best manual testing processes. Automated software testing is the best way to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and coverage of your software testing. In this training, you will learn how to automate web applications for testing purposes.

Learning Objectives:

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REGISTER NOW for the 10th Anniversary DrupalCamp Toronto on Friday, April 15th

Only 150 tickets are available so get your ticket(s) now on Eventbrite: https://drupalcampto.eventbrite.com

A new website will be available soon at 2016.drupalcamptoronto.org.

Our speaker line-up includes: Scott Reeves, Erin Marchak, James Walker, Mike Gifford, Suzanne Kennedy Dergacheva, Chris Smith, Steve Lavigne, Colan Schwartz, Chris Luckhardt, and more to be announced soon.

They'll be presenting about a variety of Drupal 8 topics, including:

  • devops workflows with Drupal VM
  • back-end module development
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Drupal North 2016

Start: 
2016-06-16 (All day) - 2016-06-19 (All day) America/New_York
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

The 2nd annual Drupal North conference will be held in Montreal June 16 to 19 2016 at Concordia University's EV building (1515 St. Catherine West).
La 2ème conférence annuelle Drupal Nord aura lieu à Montréal sur le campus de l'Université Concordia du 16 au 19 juin 2016 (pavillon EV, 1515 Sainte-Catherine Ouest).

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Drupal North - Planning Meeting #6

Start: 
2016-04-06 19:30 - 20:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

The sixth planning meeting for Drupal North will be held on Google Hangout on April the 6th.

See https://goo.gl/ZneV7Q for agenda/minutes and Hangout URL.

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Drupal North 2016 / Drupal Nord 2016

The 2nd annual Drupal North conference will be held in Montreal June 16 to 19 2016 at Concordia University's EV building (1515 St. Catherine West).
La 2ème conférence annuelle Drupal Nord aura lieu à Montréal sur le campus de l'Université Concordia du 16 au 19 juin 2016 (pavillon EV, 1515 Sainte-Catherine Ouest).

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Drupal North Planning Meeting #5

Start: 
2016-03-22 19:00 - 20:00 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

The fifth planning meeting for Drupal North will be held on Google Hangout on March 22nd.

See https://drive.google.com/open?id=1L7hlWmL2IPajjIzhZxDTMTE7iawVKOELNnfkja... for agenda/minutes.

Hangout link: https://hangouts.google.com/call/zylmdnz5ejg65adeaauujrduzye

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Vote for the 2016 At Large Board Seats

Voting is now open for the 2016 At-Large Board positions for the Drupal Association, and ends March 18th.

More info in this post.

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pbuyle's picture

Planning Drupal North / Planification Drupal Nord #4

Start: 
2016-03-09 19:25 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

The fourth planning meeting for Drupal North will be held on Google Hangout on March 9th.

See https://docs.google.com/document/d/1nRMlV-x2-S54TuCp7R30OD-MTh7k4WR8MUVA... for agenda/minutes (and Hangout URL).

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10th Anniversary DrupalCamp Toronto

Start: 
2016-04-15 08:00 - 22:00 America/Toronto
Organizers: 
Event type: 
Drupalcamp or Regional Summit

DrupalTO is please to announce the 10th Anniversary of DrupalCamp Toronto.

Only 150 tickets are available so get your ticket(s) now on Eventbrite: https://drupalcampto.eventbrite.com

This special milestone event, happening on Friday, April 15th, is a celebration of the incredible talent and resources in the Toronto and area Drupal community.

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How to build an AutoTrader clone in Drupal

Start: 
2016-03-17 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join our monthly meeting of the Waterloo Region Drupal User Group meetup.

Date: Thursday, March 17th, 2016
Time: 19:00 to 21:00
Location: The Working Centre, 58 Queen Street S., Kitchener

Many of us have used the AutoTrader.ca web site to shop for cars. The site has many specialized features that aid a person looking for cars to find what they want.

Can such an application be built in Drupal? Certainly!

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Planning Drupal North / Planification Drupal Nord #3

Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

The third planning meeting for Drupal North will be held on Google Hangout on February the 24th at 7PM.

See https://goo.gl/dxUjDo for agenda/minutes.

Hangout link: https://hangouts.google.com/call/epvaq7rfevd5lckfu5wyipicgia

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Planning Drupal North / Planification Drupal Nord

Start: 
2016-02-10 19:30 - 20:30 America/New_York
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

This is the second planning meeting for Drupal North 2016.

The meeting will be held on Google Hangout: https://hangouts.google.com/call/ox53nyqtyny3gpvc3mzzc4ekgqa

Corrected: https://hangouts.google.com/call/wthpsqha2wdfqcdc2jsyaqi6mqa

Minutes/Agenda for the meeting: https://goo.gl/C3gtu6

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Waterloo Region: OOP Design Patterns in Drupal: Adapter Design Pattern

Start: 
2016-02-18 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join our monthly meeting of the Waterloo Region Drupal User Group meetup.

Date: Thursday, Febrary 18th, 2016
Time: 19:00 to 21:00
Location: The Working Centre, 58 Queen Street S., Kitchener

Adapter Design Pattern is one of the most widely used design patterns.

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DrupalTO January 2016 Meetup: Fast-Paced Development with Drupal 8

Start: 
2016-01-25 18:30 America/Toronto
Organizers: 
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join us at our next DrupalTO meetup on Monday, January 25th at 6:30pm.

  • Date: Monday, January 25
  • Start: 6:30pm
  • Location: BrightLane Inc., 545 King St. W. (map)

Huge thanks to our sponsorship partners: BrightLane Inc. and Digital Echidna

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Migrating To Drupal 8 - Waterloo Region

Start: 
2016-01-21 19:00 - 21:00 America/New_York
Event type: 
User group meeting

Join our monthly meeting of the Waterloo Region Drupal User Group meetup.

Date: Thursday, January 21st, 2016
Time: 19:00 to 21:00
Location: The Working Centre, 58 Queen Street S., Kitchener

We will be attempting to migrate a Drupal site (6.x or 7.x) to Drupal 8 using the migration tools in core, as well as some contributed ones.

This is a hands on session, you will see this as we attempt to do it live.

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