Celebrate with the worldwide Drupal 7 launch parties on January 7, 2011. Atanta's D7 release party will be held at 5 Seasons Brewery Westside at 7:00 pm. We have a space reserved. Everyone interested in Drupal or the launch of Drupal 7 is invited. This is a chance to get together with the community for a happy hour and celebration. Drupal 7 stands to be the most innovative web platform available. An open source content management system (CMS) and platform, Drupal powers millions of websites and applications around the globe. Notable websites are WhiteHouse.gov and the many top music artist’s sites of Warner Media Group. Drupal version 7 (D7) features the latest web technologies and remarkable improvements, including: - UX Enhancements include design for the 80% of users to make tasks easy, default settings smart, and to simplify admin - Out-of-the box Image handling - A continuous integration test suite for long-term stability and security - Upgrade manager and core migration from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7 - Performance and scalability improvements including advanced caching, CDNs, etc. - Custom fields in core - A database abstraction layer, enabling the use of many databases, such as Maria DB, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, or SQLite - Native support for RDFa, enabling the Semantic Web MORE PowerPoints and videos from recent presentations are available on the ADUG Website http://www.atlantadru... FOLLOW Twitter: @DrupalAtlanta hash tag #DrupalATL LinkedIn: Search for Group "Atlanta Drupal Users Group" Groups.Drupal.org: http://groups.drupal.... ADUG SPONSORS Seeking sponsorship opportunities? Contact Mal Richards.