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What is Drupal Ladder?

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This is a presentation for Drupal Meet-up organizers to give to their meet-ups. More info at http://drupalladder.com/ …

This is a presentation for Drupal Meet-up organizers to give to their meet-ups. More info at http://drupalladder.com/

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  • The number of actual contributors has been going up. \n
  • As Drupal’s popularity skyrockets, more and more users are creating tickets and making suggestions in the issue queue. And it’s impossible for contributors to keep up.\nLast summer, 8 months after Drupal 7 was released, there were 9000 open issues in the core issue queue.\n
  • But as a percentage of total Drupal users the number is going way down.\n
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  • Drupal Ladder is a clear step by step mentored way to get involved in contribution.\n
  • Ladders are the series of lessons. \n
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  • Drupal Ladder is a step-by-step series of tutorials to help turn Drupal users into Drupal contributors. You read the ladders from the bottom up as you climb!\n
  • Drupal Ladder is a step-by-step series of tutorials to help turn Drupal users into Drupal contributors. You read the ladders from the bottom up as you climb!\n
  • Drupal Ladder is a step-by-step series of tutorials to help turn Drupal users into Drupal contributors. You read the ladders from the bottom up as you climb!\n
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  • This works! How do we know it works? We’ve done it!\n
  • Started in Boston where they developed and tested the initial ladders and concept.\n
  • This meant that by Munich DrupalCon they had 10 user groups involved.\n
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  • The next phase is to have 30+ user groups involved! And to expand the materials.\n
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  • The Learn sprint gets people up to speed with contribution. \nIssue sprints are specific to an initiative or task.\nThere are step by step guides on how to do this!\n
  • Make sure to take photos of your event. Tweet from it. Tell people about it :)\n
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  • Transcript

    • 1. Drupal LadderA call to action!Learn: drupalladder.orgCollaborate: groups.drupal.org/drupal-ladderTwitter: @drupalladderIRC: #drupal-ladder
    • 2. In this presentation• What is Drupal Ladder?• What is the mission, should you choose to accept it?• Next steps!
    • 3. The challenge
    • 4. Count of contributors
    • 5. Issues skyrocketing
    • 6. % of contributors
    • 7. The goal
    • 8. How we can do it!
    • 9. Get people on the ladder! Photos from code sprints By muir.ceardach http://www.flickr.com/photos/ceardach Attribution 2.0 Generic (CC BY 2.0)
    • 10. Ladders and lessons• What are ladders? • A series of steps and lessons to acquire specific skills or knowledge to become a contributor to the Drupal project or a specific initative.• Example ladders: • There is a “Drupal Ladder”. • Now, a “Multilingual Ladder” is in development.
    • 11. What is the ladder?• Learn sprint. 1 hour. • Get set up with Git, how to test patches, use the issue queue.• Issue sprint. 2-3 hours. • Specific to an initiative, goal is to move issues forward.
    • 12. Learn Sprint - 1 hr Get started in a learn sprint.
    • 13. Issue sprints - 2-3 hrs Get involved. Choose an initiative to get excited about.
    • 14. The Next Ladder! Maintain Hopefully get more maintainers up the ladder!
    • 15. How it works• It’s not a book, it’s not a learning video.• It’s about connecting people to those who can and want to help them get involved.
    • 16. Guidance and mentoring built in Maintain Contribute Get started
    • 17. Boston Initiative
    • 18. So far...Mar 2012 Aug 2012 May 2013 Aug 2013 Mar 2014DrupalCon DrupalCon D8 DrupalCon DrupalCon DrupalCon Denver Munich code Portland EU US freeze & D8 release +10 user groups hold issue sprints 1.0 release of Drupal Ladder distro Relaunch of drupalladder.org
    • 19. Status update• About 20 cities have run events.• Just since Munich. User groups in India, Costa Rica, US and UK.• What is our goal?
    • 20. The PlanMar 2012 Aug 2012 May 2013 Aug 2013 Mar 2014DrupalCon DrupalCon D8 DrupalCon DrupalCon DrupalCon Denver Munich code Portland EU US freeze & D8 release +30 user groups hold issue sprintsCurriculums developed for major D8 initiatives
    • 21. The PlanMar 2012 Aug 2012 May 2013 Aug 2013 Mar 2014DrupalCon DrupalCon D8 DrupalCon DrupalCon DrupalCon Denver Munich code Portland EU US freeze & D8 release Every active user group hosts an issue sprint 2 out of 100 active users IDed as potential contributors
    • 22. The PlanMar 2012 Aug 2012 May 2013 Aug 2013 Mar 2014DrupalCon DrupalCon D8 DrupalCon DrupalCon DrupalCon Denver Munich code Portland EU US freeze & D8 release 1 out of 100 active users contribute
    • 23. Initiative focused• Initiatives are awesome • Distributes decision making among leaders - better way to organize contribution.• Organize involvement around areas of expertise and passion.• Mentoring built in. • Built in mentoring for contribution.
    • 24. D8 updates often• Visit j.mp/d8core• Scheduled meetings online• Status updates• Specific issues to help on!
    • 25. Core mentoring• Drupal.org/core- mentoring• Weekly• Guidance, help, patch reviews.
    • 26. Next steps
    • 27. Organize a sprint!
    • 28. Get Involved drupalladder.org• Chat on IRC • Mentoring, support g.d.o/drupal-ladder• Plan sprints on g.d.o • Announce events• Use Drupalladder.org • Step-by-step IRC #drupal-ladder
    • 29. Which kind?• 1st - Run a Learn Sprint • drupalladder.org/learn-sprints • Good for meet-ups. Really quick.• 2nd - Follow up with an issue sprint • drupalladder.org/issue-sprints • Good for meet-ups and camps.
    • 30. Tell people about it!
    • 31. Get the word out• Are you a Drupal meet-up organizer? • Download this presentation and view the slide notes. • Present it at your Drupal meet-up!• Tell people about it! • drupalladder.org/content/get-involved
    • 32. Who to contact• Learn sprints: • Karyn Cassio (drupal.org: techgirlgeek)• Issue sprints: • Brock Boland (drupal.org: BrockBoland) More about this at drupalladder.org/content/steering-group

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