Sydney Drupal News April 2012

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  • 1. Agenda • Welcome • News • Lighting Talks • Peter Cossey • Ivan Zugec • Dave Hall • Mobile Drupal Magda Kostrzewa & Geoffrey Roberts • Pub Drupal Monthly Meetup
  • 2. Drupal NewsApril 2012
  • 3. • North American Drupal Conference• March 19 – 23rd• Denver, Colorado• http://denver2012.drupal.org• Session Videos AvailableEvent: DrupalCon Denver
  • 4. • European Drupal Conference• August 20 – 24th• Munich, Germany• http://munich2012.drupal.org• Early Bird Tickets € 350• Scholarship Application Deadline – April 27th• Session & Training Proposals Close – May 11th http://munich2012.drupal.org/call-for-papers• Features Sessions AnnouncedEvent: DrupalCon Munich
  • 5. • South America Drupal Conference• December 6 – 8th• Sao Paulo, Brazil• http://saopaulo2012.drupal.org• First DrupalCon outside of N. America or EuropeEvent: DrupalCon Sao Paulo
  • 6. • No Core Releases this month • Postponed to May 2nd• Contrib • Features – 7.x-1.0 rc2 • Organic Groups – 6.x-2.3 • OpenAtrium – 1.3• !!! Distribution Packaging now fully supported on Drupal.org !!!http://drupal.org/node/1482394http://drupal.org/project/distributionsRelease Cycle
  • 7. • Drupal 8 Feature Freeze – Dec. 1, 2012• Core Contribution Mentoring • http://drupal.org/core-mentoring• Author UX testing • http://groups.drupal.org/node/224629• New Theme System • http://jacine.net/post/19652705220/theme-systemCore
  • 8. • Awards Program Focused on promoting and celebrating Drupal-based Websites.• http://www.bluedropawards.org/• Winners Announced • Site of the Year http://www.eyemaginations.com/ (Unleashed Technologies) • Other Categories • Runner Up http://subaru.com.au (Sitback) • Nominations http://unsw.edu.au (UNSW + CrossFunctional) http://aim-nsw-act.com.au (SitBack) http://thetravelcorporation.com (Crossfunctional) http://qldfloods.org (Volunteers/CF) http://twit.tv (Gordon Heydon)Blue Drop Awards
  • 9. • http://learndrupal.org/• A site that was developed out of the Boston Initiative to help Drupal user groups develop and share and develop materials for learn sprints and issue sprints. Looks like there is some good work being done there.Learn Drupal
  • 10. • Google sponsors people every year to contribute to open source projects. Previously, this has been a huge contribution and source for new people in Drupal.• http://groups.drupal.org/node/218839Google Summer of Code
  • 11. • Lee Rowland • The 10 Drupal CommandmentsFun
  • 12. • http://drupal.org/drupalgiveMoshe Weitzman has started a community initiative foreach organization to create a /drupalgive page highlightingthat organizations work for the Drupal project.http://crossfunctional.net/drupalgivehttp://www.acquia.com/drupalgivehttp://chapterthree.com/drupalgivehttp://drupal.org/project/drupalgive/DrupalGive
  • 13. • No Announcements• Signup for notifications http://2013.drupaldownunder.orgEvent: Drupal DownUnderSydney