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Drupal: Internet Lego
What is Drupal?
Penn State Drupal Camp 2011
Tuesday, July 2, 13
My Info
Eric Aitala
e: ema13@psu.edu
t: @aitala
w: www.ericaitala.com
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal is...
an open source content management
platform.
Found via Google.
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal is...
a free and open source modular framework
and content management system (CMS).
Found via Google.
Tuesday, July...
Drupal is...
written in PHP and MySQL.
Found via Google.
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal is...
Everywhere!
Found via Google.
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal is...
a symbiotic relationship between Code &
Community.
Found via Google.
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal is...
from Mars,Wordpress is fromVenus.
Found via Google.
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal is...
like a sack of Lego.
"The answer most probably is "Yes, Drupal can
do 'that'". But remember that Drupal is no...
How far can this
analogy stretch?
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Box of Lego
from http://www.brickset.com/detail/?Set=5576-1
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal Core
from http://www.brickset.com/detail/?Set=5576-1
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Brick
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Module
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Lego Box Set
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Contrib Module
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Custom Module
from http://www.etsy.com/listing/75388511/clear-round-brick-lego-ring
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Special Box Set
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Distribution
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Stickers
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Theme
Tuesday, July 2, 13
from http://drupal.osu.edu/files/drupal@osu/2-10-11_drupalosu_presentation.ppt
Tuesday, July 2, 13
What have I missed?
Tuesday, July 2, 13
People
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Users
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Content
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Content
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sabbah/with/79846848/
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Content
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasawebbtelescope/5370451062/
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Content
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Drupal API
• http://api.drupal.org/
• Well documented API to develop custom
Drupal modules or extend existing
modules.
• D...
Drupal Stats
• 5875 Drupal 6 Modules (on drupal.org)
• 596 Drupal 6 Themes (on drupal.org)
• 9,697 Developers
• ~3,000 Att...
http://w3techs.com/technologies/segmentation/tld-edu-/content_management
Tuesday, July 2, 13
Who Uses Drupal?
• Gov’t:The Whitehouse, Dept. of Commerce,
FCC, SBA, data.gov.uk
• Business: Sony Music, Ikea, ING,Intel,...
What CanYou Do?
• Intranet
• E-commerce
• Publications
• E-Learning
• Social Media / Commons
• Anything! (web related, tha...
Resources
• drupal.psu.edu
• lynda.com - free for PSU!
• acquia.com
• lullabot.com
• mustardseedmedia.com
• groups.drupal....
Test Drive
• Drupal Gardens - drupalgardens.com
• Buzzr - buzzr.com (costs $.99)
• Local - network.acquia.com/downloads
Ru...
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Drupal: Internet Lego - What is Drupal?

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Drupal: Internet Lego - What is Drupal?

  1. 1. Drupal: Internet Lego What is Drupal? Penn State Drupal Camp 2011 Tuesday, July 2, 13
  2. 2. My Info Eric Aitala e: ema13@psu.edu t: @aitala w: www.ericaitala.com Tuesday, July 2, 13
  3. 3. Drupal is... an open source content management platform. Found via Google. Tuesday, July 2, 13
  4. 4. Drupal is... a free and open source modular framework and content management system (CMS). Found via Google. Tuesday, July 2, 13
  5. 5. Drupal is... written in PHP and MySQL. Found via Google. Tuesday, July 2, 13
  6. 6. Drupal is... Everywhere! Found via Google. Tuesday, July 2, 13
  7. 7. Drupal is... a symbiotic relationship between Code & Community. Found via Google. Tuesday, July 2, 13
  8. 8. Drupal is... from Mars,Wordpress is fromVenus. Found via Google. Tuesday, July 2, 13
  9. 9. Drupal is... like a sack of Lego. "The answer most probably is "Yes, Drupal can do 'that'". But remember that Drupal is not a ready made system to do 'that'.You are the one building 'that', not Drupal." Found via Google. Tuesday, July 2, 13
  10. 10. How far can this analogy stretch? Tuesday, July 2, 13
  11. 11. Box of Lego from http://www.brickset.com/detail/?Set=5576-1 Tuesday, July 2, 13
  12. 12. Drupal Core from http://www.brickset.com/detail/?Set=5576-1 Tuesday, July 2, 13
  13. 13. Brick Tuesday, July 2, 13
  14. 14. Module Tuesday, July 2, 13
  15. 15. Lego Box Set Tuesday, July 2, 13
  16. 16. Contrib Module Tuesday, July 2, 13
  17. 17. Custom Module from http://www.etsy.com/listing/75388511/clear-round-brick-lego-ring Tuesday, July 2, 13
  18. 18. Special Box Set Tuesday, July 2, 13
  19. 19. Distribution Tuesday, July 2, 13
  20. 20. Stickers Tuesday, July 2, 13
  21. 21. Theme Tuesday, July 2, 13
  22. 22. from http://drupal.osu.edu/files/drupal@osu/2-10-11_drupalosu_presentation.ppt Tuesday, July 2, 13
  23. 23. What have I missed? Tuesday, July 2, 13
  24. 24. People Tuesday, July 2, 13
  25. 25. Users Tuesday, July 2, 13
  26. 26. Content Tuesday, July 2, 13
  27. 27. Content http://www.flickr.com/photos/sabbah/with/79846848/ Tuesday, July 2, 13
  28. 28. Content http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasawebbtelescope/5370451062/ Tuesday, July 2, 13
  29. 29. Content Tuesday, July 2, 13
  30. 30. Drupal API • http://api.drupal.org/ • Well documented API to develop custom Drupal modules or extend existing modules. • Don’t hack Core! ‘Alter’ it using hooks... Tuesday, July 2, 13
  31. 31. Drupal Stats • 5875 Drupal 6 Modules (on drupal.org) • 596 Drupal 6 Themes (on drupal.org) • 9,697 Developers • ~3,000 Attendees at Drupalcon 2011 • 7.2 Million web sites powered by Drupal http://engineindustries.com/blog/jason/how-many-websites-use-drupal-lets-estimate-number-part-one Tuesday, July 2, 13
  32. 32. http://w3techs.com/technologies/segmentation/tld-edu-/content_management Tuesday, July 2, 13
  33. 33. Who Uses Drupal? • Gov’t:The Whitehouse, Dept. of Commerce, FCC, SBA, data.gov.uk • Business: Sony Music, Ikea, ING,Intel, GM • Higher Ed: PSU, MIT, Harvard,Yale,Arizona • Publishing: Popular Science, NY Observer, Economist, Monty Python, Linux Journal • Technology: Twitter, Symbian, NVidia,AT&T http://showcase.acquia.com/ Tuesday, July 2, 13
  34. 34. What CanYou Do? • Intranet • E-commerce • Publications • E-Learning • Social Media / Commons • Anything! (web related, that is..) Tuesday, July 2, 13
  35. 35. Resources • drupal.psu.edu • lynda.com - free for PSU! • acquia.com • lullabot.com • mustardseedmedia.com • groups.drupal.org Tuesday, July 2, 13
  36. 36. Test Drive • Drupal Gardens - drupalgardens.com • Buzzr - buzzr.com (costs $.99) • Local - network.acquia.com/downloads Run Drupal on your Mac/PC • Beware of free Drupal web hosting! Tuesday, July 2, 13

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