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Drupal Global Training Day: Introduction to Drupal

Drupal Global Training Day is a worldwide training day designed to introduce people to the Drupal project.

The aim of the Global Training Day is to bring a student from no-Drupal knowledge to a place where they can choose to be a developer, themer, designer, site architect, engineer, etc.

During this 1 day workshop, we will be sharing with you fundamental Drupal concepts that are easy to understand. You will be equipped with best practices and tips that will help you become familiar with Drupal and use it for your next project.

Come join us for an engaging day to meet your new friend, Drupal.

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Whom is the workshop for?

  • Experienced web professionals who are interested in Drupal but have not started or don’t know where to start.
  • Project managers, account servicing, front-end developers, visual designers who wants to know if Drupal is suitable for your next project.
  • Anybody who is just enthusiastic about learning web technology!

What will you learn?

  • What is Drupal and why it matters
  • Fundamentals of using Drupal
  • How Drupal handles and manages content
  • Common Drupal Terminologies
  • Drupal file structure
  • Commonly used modules to extend Drupal
  • Drupal Themes and theming
  • Drupal as a career for developer

What do you need to know before coming?

  • Familiar with building websites on a local environment eg. http://localhost will be extremely beneficial.
  • Some basic understanding of what a common website is made up of, eg. web server (apache), HTML, CSS, Database (MySQL), PHP etc

What to bring along?

  • Your laptop, Windows / Mac / Linux
  • Pen / Paper or Notepad to take down notes
  • Drinking bottle (water is available for refill)
  • An open mind to explore new things!


Got Questions?
Feel free to post it in the comments below or send me an email privately: [masked] :)


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  • Eugene S.

    Hey guys, any meetups in December? Would like to attend :D

    November 24, 2013

  • Rio

    The Drupal trinity Kiat, SJ, and Joel are passionate about sharing their Drupal knowledge and real world experience as professionals .... We had a good mix of presentation, hands-on exercises, and Q&As - building a recipe sharing site to apply various concepts like Taxonomy, Content Types, Themes, Modules, etc on Acquia. Also got lots of extras about Distributions, Drush, and other nifty Drupal modules.

    2 · November 16, 2013

  • Simon F.

    Thoroughly useful training session

    2 · November 16, 2013

  • Joshi T.

    Dear everyone, does anyone have a location yet?

    October 30, 2013

    • Joshi T.

      Should I go to https://drupal-intro.e...­ and make a payment to confirm my attendance?.

      November 14, 2013

    • SJ

      Joshi, you need to go to the eventbrite link mentioned in your comment to register. RSVP is not valid. I've sent an email few days ago regarding this, wondering if you receive it?

      November 14, 2013

  • ongcy

    Will like to attend, but it's too far off for me. Town will be a better place.

    November 10, 2013

    • Kiat L.

      Yeah, was trying to get a place at SMU but didn't got a reply , if we manage to get a place nearer to town will update the meet up. Thanks!

      November 10, 2013

  • Andy X.

    I would like to know the scope and things that will be taught on that day?

    October 2, 2013

    • SJ

      Hey Andy, no one is organising this yet, but normally the content will be quite similar to http://training.acqui...­

      If I hear from Kiat correctly, your skill should be way beyond these basic stuffs :)

      October 3, 2013

  • David

    Have other apt

    September 26, 2013

  • Sarhan R.

    How do I approach the committee?

    September 20, 2013

    • SJ

      Hey Sarhan, there's a contact button on the left:­. Or you can always leave your message here.

      Planning something? :)

      September 21, 2013

  • mysty

    Hello, was hoping there might be some drupal thing happening in Singapore on Nov 9th? Will be my first visit and wanted to say hello.

    August 29, 2013

    • SJ

      Hey mysty, I'm afraid we won't have anything on that day. Our meetups are usually on Tuesdays, once or twice a month.

      But if someone is free on 9th, we can always have social gathering.

      September 21, 2013

  • Rio

    Hey, Sven and Charles, Microsoft has been quite active in helping the tech community of late. They may possibly open up their training rooms for this. I can ask for you. Another possible location is PropertyGuru.

    August 10, 2013

    • SJ

      Hey Rio, thanks for helping to ask. We held last year's drupalcamp there. Was supposed to hold this year's there, too, but there was some last minute change of arrangement on their end.

      Instructor / facilitator is more of an issue rather than venue. We can always hold it in Plug-In@Blk71 too.

      September 21, 2013

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