What is there in Drupal Community & their do's and don't's - Sivaji


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What is there in Drupal Community & their do's and don't's - Sivaji

  1. 1. What is there in Drupal Community & their Do's and Don't's Sivaji J.G, KnackForge Soft Solutions Pvt. Ltd.
  2. 2. About Speaker • • • • • • • • Started Drupal evangelism as trainee in 2008 Integrated Drupal and gnokii for accessing bus routes information via SMS GSoC Alumnus 2009 Co-maintainer of quiz module Contributor to Drupal Core and Contrib modules in drupal.org Technical reviewer of Drupal books Featured Speaker / Trainer of Drupal Chennai workshops Technical Director / Drupal project manager at KnackForge
  3. 3. Agenda • • • • • Getting started What is there in Drupal project Various sites of Drupal project 20 Do’s and Dont’s Q&A
  4. 4. Getting started • • • • https://drupal.org/start The only official and main site for Drupal project Sign up for an account and complete user profile Download drupal and it’s projects from https://drupal.org/download
  5. 5. What is there in Drupal.org Various components of Drupal’s official website Project page Issue queue Drupal planet Forum Handbook • • • • •
  6. 6. Project page • • • Could be a module, theme, or install profile Contains link to download project code Also provides o o o o o o recommended versions, release notes, Issue tracking, commits, usage stats, similar project,
  7. 7. Issue queue • • • • System for tracking feature request, bugs reports, documentation, etc. Serves for both Drupal core and contrib project Generally referred as Issue Users shall participate in discussion, subscribe to receive updates, confirm bugs, provide fixes, etc.
  8. 8. Drupal Planet • • Window into the Drupal world Planet Drupal aggregates Drupal-related blog posts
  9. 9. Forum • • • A build-in message board for Drupal related discussion Often used as support system by its user Very limited in feature
  10. 10. Handbook Large, hierarchically organized documentation of Drupal core and contrib projects, written and maintained by the Drupal community
  11. 11. Marketplace • • • • A section of official Drupal site, which puts together the portfolio of all Drupal services providing companies Only authentic companies with Good contribution history can be found in this list Companies list can be filtered by Geotag, Vertical, and nature of service Brings potential customers and best service providing companies a step closer for mutual win
  12. 12. Sites of Drupal Project • Official o drupal.org   localize.drupal.org  api.drupal.org  • groups.drupal.org security.drupal.org  association.drupal.org Unofficial o drupal.com o drupalmodules.com o drupal.stackexchange.com
  13. 13. Drupal community site • • • • • http://groups.drupal.org Serves for group of like minded peoples to organize, plan and work on projects. Groups are often created by Geographical location, Software, Interest or similar Events, Job posts, Discussions and Wiki pages shall be created and posted across the groups All job posts are listed at https://groups.drupal.org/jobs
  14. 14. Drupal translation • • https://localize.drupal.org/translate Dedicated site for Drupal and its project related translation
  15. 15. API reference site • • • https://api.drupal.org Provides complete code reference for Drupal core o User shall post comments on API functions o • Global variable, Constants and API function Handy to redirect / assist if any API has changed along the major release Available for Drupal core 4.x to 8.x
  16. 16. Drupal Security • • • https://security.drupal.org/about Site used internally by Drupal security team and module maintainer Handles tracking of Security related issues in Drupal core and Contrib modules
  17. 17. Drupal.com Site maintained by Drupal project lead Dries buytaert for Drupal promotion
  18. 18. Drupal Stack Exchange • • • • • Member of Stack Overflow family site Unofficial yet, maintained by reputed community members Link http://drupal.stackexchange.com/ Questions and Answers are rated by fellow Drupalers around the world Helps us to find authentic and genuine
  19. 19. drupalmodules.com
  20. 20. 20 Do’s and Dont's of Drupal
  21. 21. Q&A
  22. 22. More slides to come