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Drupalcafe February - Theme: Drupal performance

  • Feb 20, 2014 · 5:00 PM
  • One Shoe

During Drupalcafé February we'll address a topic, which probably becomes a point of attention in one form or another for every Drupal developer. The topic is; performance. Also, we'll be giving an update about DrupalCon.

We'll be giving attention to 2 forms of performance; (page load) speed and stress handling. The impact of both back-end (architecture) and front-end (theming) choices on these types of performance will be discussed.  

The programme for this evening will be;

• 17.00 doors open

• 17.15 opening by Baris Wanschers and Antje Lorch. Baris and Antje will give an update with regards to the upcoming DrupalCon in Amsterdam. 

• 17.30 presentation #1:  Grunting with Drupal. Ide Braakman of One Shoe will demonstrate how to speed up your Drupal theme development with Grunt. Grunt is an automated task runner designed to make your life as a developer easier. In this session we show you some practical examples of how you can use Grunt to speed up your theme development and its performance.

• 18.15 break

• 18.30 presentation #2:  Back-end development. Robin Celie of One Shoe will dive into various performance aspects of Drupal development. Topics like Memcache, APC, Boost and Entity Cache will be discussed. If time allows, we'll also shed light on server-side optimizations such as Varnish and Load Balancing.

• 19.00 drinks

• 20.00 end 

To register for this event: 

Drupalcafé is always looking for themes and speakers. Submit your theme ideas and / or willingness to give a presentation for future Drupalcafé’s via [masked] using the subject header “Drupalcafe submission”. 

Drupalcafé is an open meeting forum, for- and by Drupal enthusiasts. Drupalcafé features presentations, open discussions and inspiring demonstrations that promote knowledge sharing of Drupal. While enjoying a drink, we present and discuss relevant developments with regard to the Drupal open source software, but also adjacent topics. Drupalcafé is a monthly event, visited by (amongst others) ICT managers, (Drupal) software developers and people who are interested in open source CMS software.

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  • Ide B.

    Thanks for joining everyone! Slides for 'Grunting with Drupal' are available online:

    1 · February 21, 2014

  • Cas T.

    This was my first meetup of this group, and I liked it a lot. Good topics and lots of technical tips I will use in my own projects.

    February 21, 2014

  • Dick R.

    Can't make it. Will it be possible to view the presentations afterwards?

    February 19, 2014

    • Tibor U.

      Hi Dick too bad. We're expecting more live demo's than slides, but if there's anything to share online afterward, we will.

      February 20, 2014

    • Tibor U.

      It seems there were slides to share. We'll get to that tomorrow!

      February 20, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    Toch even terugkomend op het parkeren: Hoe zit dat bij One Shoe? De site zegt daar iig niks over.
    Anders parkeer ik net zo goed bij ons kantoor in Utrecht en loop ik 1.3 km (volgens Google Maps).

    February 20, 2014

    • Cas T.

      ik ben er al. er is nog 1 parkeerplek vrij bij oneshoe.

      February 20, 2014

    • Tibor U.

      Hallo allemaal, mijn excuses, maar het is niet de bedoeling dat er bij ons wordt geparkeerd.

      February 20, 2014

  • Cas T.

    Vraagje, ik moet uit Limburg komen, dus rij tegen de file in. Is het daar een beetje makkelijk parkeren, of is de trein + 2 haltes bus aan te raden?

    1 · February 19, 2014

    • Baris W.

      OV is eenvoudig. Zelfs prima te lopen vanaf CS (max 10 minuten).

      2 · February 19, 2014

    • Cas T.

      Er is een treinstoring tussen Geldermalsen en Utrecht, dus het wordt toch de auto.

      February 20, 2014

  • Hans de R.

    Unfortunately, personal life got in the way. Looks really interesting again, if any presentation should find its way online i would be very grateful!

    February 19, 2014

    • Tibor U.

      It won't be the same without you. We're expecting more live demo's than slides, but if there's anything to share online afterward, we will.

      February 20, 2014

    • Hans de R.

      Perhaps? https://en.m.wikipedia...­ Wouldnt that be nice anyway?

      February 20, 2014

  • KeesJan K.

    Can't be there this time. hopefully next time

    1 · January 29, 2014

  • Arun L.

    Can't be there this time, guys, but will be there on the next one! Have fun :-)

    1 · January 20, 2014

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