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Introduction to Drupal
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Introduction to Drupal
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Introduction to Drupal
Introduction to Drupal
Introduction to Drupal
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Introduction to Drupal
Introduction to Drupal
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My slide of Introduction to Drupal that was prepared for Webcamp KL group's epic CMS battle between Drupal vs Joomla vs Wordpress.

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  • 1. Introduction to Drupal by Leow Kah Thong http://kahthong.com @ktleow [email_address]
  • 2. What is “Drupal”?
    • Pronounced “ droo-puhl ”
    • Founded by Dries Buytaert
    • Started as school discussion forum in 2000
    • Drupal was later released in 2001
    • CMS + CMF = Best of both worlds
    www.kahthong.com
  • 3. The Numbers
    • 13,316 modules
    • 1,334 themes
    • 13,464 developers
    • 720,717 people from 228 countries
    • 99 languages supported
    • 557,155 weekly downloads
    • 2.64% of worldwide websites
    • 2 nd top CMS in the world 
    • Price? $0 - FREE
    www.kahthong.com
  • 4. Features
    • Multisite installation (eg: Sony Music)
    • Build (almost) any kind of website
    • Implement (almost any kind of design)
    • Scalable / Caching
    • Secure (dedicated security team)
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  • 5. Features (cont.)
    • SEO friendly / Semantic Web
    • Developer friendly (3 rd party integration)
    • API well documented
    • Hosted service (Drupal Gardens)
    • Drupal is everywhere!
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  • 6. Interface www.kahthong.com Standard Drupal 7 installation
  • 7. When would you use Drupal?
    • Website that requires flexibility
    • Interact with other sites or technology
    • Create complex online forms / questionnaires
    • Web applications with 3 rd party integration (eg: PubSubHubbub, RDF, ApacheSolr Search, Apache Mahout, MongoDB, etc)
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  • 8. Case Study
    • OpenShippingRates.com
      • Problem
        • Number of online stores growing
        • Difficult to maintain shipping rates
      • Solution
        • Drupal as Web Service provider (API)
        • Centralised database for rates
      • Features:
        • API interface to get live shipping quotes
        • Web UI for clients (providers) to update rates
    www.kahthong.com
  • 9. OpenShippingRates.com (Concept) www.kahthong.com
  • 10. The Future
    • Drupal 8 :-
      • Multi device publishing (mobile, tablet, etc)
      • HTML5
      • CSS3
      • Responsive themes (UX)
      • Components will be based on Symfony2
    www.kahthong.com
  • 11. Some of the notable websites powered by Drupal
  • 12. Whitehouse
  • 13. The Economist
  • 14. CNN Go
  • 15. Ubuntu
  • 16. Twitter Developers
  • 17. MTV
  • 18. Sony Music artists
  • 19. World Economic Forum
  • 20. ING Insurance
  • 21. PayPal X Commerce
  • 22. Zynga
  • 23. IKEA
  • 24. eBay Classifieds
  • 25. The Commonwealth Games
  • 26. McDonald’s
  • 27. The Sun Daily (by Gix Solutions & Miles33)
  • 28. Terminal Bersepadu Selatan (by Stronium)
  • 29. The Malay Mail
  • 30. Tune Hotels
  • 31. APIIT / UCTI Library
  • 32. SEGi University College
  • 33. “ Drupal takes longer to learn, but once you learn it, you won’t want to build on any other platform.” – Unknown 
  • 34. Thank you! Q & A ?

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