Presentation on Eduglu from Drupalcon SF

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Presentation on Eduglu from Drupalcon SF

  1. 1. Eduglu Drupal Social Learning Platform (shared doc for session notes - http://bit.ly/9tcE5W)
  2. 2. About me (Kyle Mathews) <ul><ul><li>Blog: http://kyle.mathews2000.com </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Twitter: twitter.com/kylemathews </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Eduglu twitter: twitter.com/eduglu </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Building Drupal sites for ~3 years. Social Learning sites for 2.5 years. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Google Summer of Code -- Memetracker </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Graduated December 2009 with Masters in Information Systems </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Started company to sell social learning solutions to Higher Education / Enterprise </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Roadmap for BOF <ul><ul><li>What problem(s) exactly are we trying to solve here? (10-15 mins) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What does Eduglu do now (demo) (5-10 mins) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tentative roadmap (2-3 mins) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussion, groups goals, how we can share (remaining time) </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Problems <ul><ul><li>It's hard to build a quality social networking / social learning website in Drupal. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Two aspects: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Coding Drupal to do what we want </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Understanding human psychology well enough so social learning tools actually help. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It's hard to share learning tools we build with other learning groups. Related problem difficult to collaborate with others. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Eduglu is a  platform & product  
  6. 6. For simple / typical use cases Eduglu will get you 95-100% of the way  
  7. 7. For more complex use cases, Eduglu provides framework for building site.  
  8. 8. Overtime, Eduglu will become more product and less framework, similar to evolution of Drupal  
  9. 9. Creating a distributed app store for Eduglu  
  10. 10. App store metaphor  <ul><li>For site builders, click on features want added to Eduglu, automatically built for you. </li></ul><ul><li>For group owners (teachers, et al) browse list of learning tools and add ones they want for their class / learning community. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Eduglu Demo  
  12. 12. Eduglu Architecture Same as OpenAtrium -- Spaces/Features/Context/Purl
  13. 13. How to hack on Eduglu <ul><li>Download </li></ul><ul><li>Latest release always at  </li></ul><ul><li>community.eduglu.org/release-announcement </li></ul><ul><li>Make file </li></ul><ul><li>The easiest way to grab a development copy of Eduglu with the latest code is to build Eduglu from it's make file. </li></ul><ul><li>The Eduglu make file is at  http://github.com/KyleAMathews/eduglu_make </li></ul><ul><li>See  http://drupal.org/project/drush_make  for instructions on how to build Eduglu using its make file. </li></ul><ul><li>Eduglu Features </li></ul><ul><li>The Eduglu core features are tracked here:  http://github.com/KyleAMathews/eduglu_features Please file bugs and patches in the Eduglu issue queue at drupal.org/project/eduglu </li></ul><ul><li>Eduglu theme (Dewey) </li></ul><ul><li>The theme is here:  http://github.com/KyleAMathews/dewey Please file bugs and patches in the Eduglu issue queue at drupal.org/project/eduglu </li></ul>
  14. 14. The roadmap <ul><ul><li>Push Eduglu to first beta </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fix bugs </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add missing features: </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>  Improve group finding / suggestion tools so sites can scale to 1000s of groups </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Add follow / following. </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Build Eduglu community.  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Documentation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Improve out-of-the box experience </li></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. How to collaborate? <ul><ul><li>Your thoughts on where Eduglu is going? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What learning tools do people already have that you can share?  </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What learning tools would people like to build that we can collaborate on? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>How to structure the Eduglu community? </li></ul></ul>

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