The Drupal Ladder of Success


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The Drupal Ladder of Success

  1. 1. The Drupal Ladder of Success Prepared by: Gemdev
  2. 2. About Me!* Currently a Freelance Drupal Developer/Web Designer/Themer* Graduate of AB Political Science at Arellano UniversityManila* Head for events at Philippine Drupal Users Group* Full-time Mom /freelance Artist and photographer* Home-base Part-time Virtual Assistant/Project Management
  3. 3. The Drupal Ladder: There are 2 kinds:
  4. 4. 1.The Drupal Ladder inModule development* This ladder teaches essential skills for contributingTo Drupal 8 Core. Start from the bottom if you are aBeginner, and climb as you acquire skills andknowledge describe in each lessons.An effective way on how you can also tract yourDrupal skills on where you will start and how youGrow each day with drupal.
  5. 5. 2. Your Drupal Ladderfor Career development
  6. 6. Any Idea About Drupal?
  7. 7. First Thing Came to Mind when you hear Drupal?* a Content management System
  8. 8. Content management System? CMS- it is a software application that help you organize your contents, from creation of contents to updating and deleting .
  9. 9. Why Drupal?
  10. 10. Why Should I use , learn,love, and share Drupal? Free and open source software (FOSS) Drupal’s API allows you to create and customize Functionality Clean URLs Drupal is powerful more than what you can imagine The Power of the community The Openness of the Drupal Source code Drupal has an Amazing Culture for years Drupal is very Flexible in collaboration
  11. 11. Drupal Core Leaders in Philippines and their Stories-Rachel Jaro-started her advocacy in php and drupalCEO-Founder of Rachel jaro
  12. 12. Daniel Honrade - Contributed the OM-Maximenu In Before After
  13. 13. Gerald Villorente-PHP,Joomla,Drupal (CNN )
  14. 14. Paul de paula-started his advocacy in joomla ,php,drupal (Abs-cbn news online) before After
  15. 15. caballero-started hisadvocacy since 2005 indrupal and other open source community Before After
  16. 16. Sven Berg Ryen-started his first drupal 2004 andbecame successful currently owned his own company
  17. 17. Gem devanadera-I started my advocacy only 2011 and up to now
  18. 18. Dries Buytaert- Founder and the Creator ofDrupal for 11 years now
  19. 19. Who are the people that needs Drupal to helpthem build personality and career???
  20. 20. Where do I fit in Drupal? Volunteer Speaker Mentor Module Contributor Site building graphic/design Event organizer Founder of your own drupal shops company Sponsor drupal meet ups and events
  21. 21. The Ladder of success in building your career in the drupal world!• What is a Ladder? * Ladder means- a structure wood, metal, use to climbing up and down
  22. 22. The First step with your Drupal Ladder:First Step is important
  23. 23. 2. Positive Thoughtsand ideas are important
  24. 24. 3. Passion on what you do( but guard it)
  25. 25. 4. PatiencePatience is a virtue
  26. 26. 5. Set up Priorities
  27. 27. 6. Make a Goal!
  28. 28. 7. Get involved
  29. 29. 8. Open your self to Criticism and corrections
  30. 30. 9. Keep your feet on the ground
  31. 31. 10. Learn the hard way
  32. 32. 11. Learn the “Pay itforward “ principles
  33. 33. 12. Faith is the key
  34. 34. 13. Build a Legacy
  35. 35. Now How do we seeyour self in the Drupal Ladder???
  36. 36. Websites built in drupal
  37. 37. So… what do you think about Drupal???
  38. 38. Now are you ready to Rock with Drupal?
  39. 39. For Future references:To learn drupal, check out websiteVisit us on Facebook: Philippine Drupal Users GroupTo know more about drupal- kindly check on videos likeyoutube,,,,, me @: gemdevanadera@drupalph.orgJOIN US ! And Learn with us !Thank you