Social Drupal Community Plumbing (without the crack) BLAKE HALL * CMS EXPO 5TH MAY, 2011Thursday, May 26, 2011
Consulting | Development | Training P O W E R E D b y S E R V I C E™Thursday, May 26, 2011Why am I up here? Who am I?I’m a developer at Lullabot, which means I spend my days working with fun clients buildingcool drupal sites.
Get instant access to an unrivaled library of Drupal training from top-tier experts streaming to your computer, tablet, smart phone, & tv.Thursday, May 26, 2011
Come for the software, stay for the communityThursday, May 26, 2011Here’s a photo from DrupalConSF taken in an airplane hangar called the Moscone Center.Note the goofy guy front and center in the green sweater.Community Plumbing (without the crack)? New community slogan.
Thursday, May 26, 2011 brazencareerist.comBefore Lullabot I worked at a Social Networking Startup for young professionals, BrazenCareerist. (built on drupal)We’ll come back to this later
Compact Muon Solenoid Content Management SystemThursday, May 26, 2011In college I was convinced I’d be a Physicist, so the CMS in my world used to be a bitdifferent...
What? Am I in the wrong room?Thursday, May 26, 2011What does a crazy particle physics detector have to do with Social Drupal?Drupal started as community organization software for Dries’ friends in grad school.
thanks WayBack Machine!Thursday, May 26, 2011From the very beginning Drupal has “social” woven into it’s DNA, it was the reason for it’sexistence in the ﬁrst place.
Suspend Disbelief for a moment at leastThursday, May 26, 2011Set aside the assumption that Drupal’s you best choice for a moment. What kinds of thingsmake a site “social” what sort of feature requirements are we talking about here?
Thursday, May 26, 2011Social Network? Social News? Proﬁt $$$$$
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First Steps Business Goals Resources Available Can I build Facebook for $1,000? I have a nephew that does HTML!Thursday, May 26, 2011Is what you want to build realistic with your budget? What ongoing development needs willyou have? Is that actually available?
Can Drupal do THAT?Thursday, May 26, 2011Core covers user proﬁles, commenting, taxonomy, search,