Introduction to Drupal - Denver

Join us for an Introduction to Drupal with Karyn Cassio, with a hands on demonstration on how to get up and running with Drupal. By the end of the presentation everyone will have a basic Drupal site on their local machine.

Learn why Drupal might be the right tool for your web site. We'll install an instance of Drupal on our local machines using a tool called Acquia Desktop. Everyone will want to have a laptop, preferably Mac, but can work on Windows. If you have a Linux machine you'll need to know how to start up your own website, Karyn will be able to help with downloading Drupal.

Download Acquia Desktop from: 

http://www.acquia.com/products-services/dev-desktop


Karyn's Bio

Karyn has been doing Drupal back end development for over six (6) years. She has worked on large projects, including GaiamTV.com, and Aspirations.org, as well many other sites. Karyn has been very active in the Drupal community, especially involved in the Women in Drupal group. She has been coordinating meet and greet receptions for Women in Drupal at Drupalcon’s in both the US and Europe since DrupalCon Denver in 2012. These receptions have gone a long way to helping promote women attendance at these conferences. At the past conference in June in Austin, TX we had 20% of all attendees identified as women.


Agenda

6:00-6:30 - Mingle, Eat/Drink, and Welcome/Housekeeping

6:45- 8:00 - Learn about Drupal

Please Note: This group is only open to people that identify as women. Emphatically queer- and trans-friendly.


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  • Zettie C.

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  • Rachel T.

    Hey all, I *really* wanted to be in attendance this evening, however I spent 4 hours at the vet's office with my dog today. I have to stay home and keep an eye on him. Would anyone like to grab coffee in the next week or so to catch me up? (because coffee! )

    August 6

    • Karyn

      So sorry Rachel, I'm doing the same presentation again tomorrow night in Boulder, if you are interested. I will post my slides too.

      August 6

  • Kelly

    Hi ladies, don't forget to download Acquia Desktop before tomorrow's meetup.

    August 5

    • Rachel T.

      Awesome, thanks for the reminder and confirming that it's the beta 2 - that's the one i dl'd. See you all tomorrow!

      August 5

  • Jen W.

    Karyn - I'm the Jen you met at the last South Denver Drupal Meetup. I'll try to be there!

    July 25

  • Karyn

    I'm really looking forward to meeting everyone.

    July 24

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