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ed marsh
drupal northern nj (nnj) user group
new jersey institute of technology (njit)
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ed marsh
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technical writer
content strategist
drupal enthusiast
homebrewer
▪ mmm beer

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edmarsh.com
@ed...
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virtualbox
http://virtualbox.org
drupal quickstart
https://drupal.org/project/quickstart
optional:
 sass/scss/comp...
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worry-free way to learn drupal
 easy to set up
 learn to manage a server
 if you mess it up, delete it and start ove...
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LAMP stack pre-configured
 linux (ubuntu)/apache/mySQL/PHP

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drush (DRUpal SHell – command line interface)...
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http://drushmake.me/
select:
 drupal version
 modules
 themes
 libraries (jQuery, etc)
 modules folder
 go!
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control your entire site through a command
line interface (CLI)
download modules/themes:
 drush dl projectname

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open virtualbox
import appliance quickstart .ova
start vm
open terminal

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cd websites

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drush quickstartcreate sitename
makefile.make

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magic!
 automatically creates drupal

site with name you specify
 d...
virtualbox:
http://virtualbox.org
 drupal quickstart:
https://drupal.org/project/quickstart
 drush make file generator:
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Creating a Drupal sandbox using VirtualBox and Drupal Quickstart

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A brief overview of the benefits of creating a local instance of Drupal, called a "sandbox", and how to create a working version quickly using the Drupal Quickstart project.

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Creating a Drupal sandbox using VirtualBox and Drupal Quickstart

  1. 1. ed marsh drupal northern nj (nnj) user group new jersey institute of technology (njit)
  2. 2.  ed marsh     technical writer content strategist drupal enthusiast homebrewer ▪ mmm beer     edmarsh.com @edmarsh http://www.linkedin.com/in/edmarsh/ http://www.slideshare.net/theedmarsh/
  3. 3.    virtualbox http://virtualbox.org drupal quickstart https://drupal.org/project/quickstart optional:  sass/scss/compass – css preprocessors  firebug/chrome web dev tools  make file generator – customized drupal builds
  4. 4.  worry-free way to learn drupal  easy to set up  learn to manage a server  if you mess it up, delete it and start over!  runs on any OS – no need to config mac/windows  no MAMP/WAMP/XAMPP/CAMP/STAMP needed    all open source – just like drupal can push to production site when ready no bandwidth issues  zero dollars
  5. 5.  LAMP stack pre-configured  linux (ubuntu)/apache/mySQL/PHP       drush (DRUpal SHell – command line interface) sample make files sample drupal 6/7 sites already up and running netbeans code editor gitg version control user(me)  = lazy;  = busy;  != dev;
  6. 6.   http://drushmake.me/ select:  drupal version  modules  themes  libraries (jQuery, etc)  modules folder  go!
  7. 7.   control your entire site through a command line interface (CLI) download modules/themes:  drush dl projectname  enable downloaded items  drush en projectname
  8. 8.  open virtualbox import appliance quickstart .ova start vm open terminal  cd websites   
  9. 9.  drush quickstartcreate sitename makefile.make  magic!  automatically creates drupal site with name you specify  downloads selected modules/themes from make file  configs mysql db instance  creates cron job (run on timer)
  10. 10. virtualbox: http://virtualbox.org  drupal quickstart: https://drupal.org/project/quickstart  drush make file generator: http://drushmake.me/  drush command reference: https://groups.drupal.org/node/28088  g.d.o http://groups.drupal.org 

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