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February Meetup

Come along to another evening of Drupal Learning, an evening for all of you who sometimes feel that there are things you don't know about Drupal!

6:30pm - 7:00pm:

Gathering and mingling; collecting ideas for topic tables later in the evening; Pizza and drink!


7:00pm - 8:00pm:

For Drupal Newbies:

Robert Castelo - Introduction to Drupal - Hello, Drupal!


For those of you who know the Drupal Basics already:

Lewis Nyman - Drupal 8 UI Changes

A key contributor to D8, Lewis will give the low-down on user interface improvements that have landed including the move towards transforming Drupal into a device-independent and responsive CMS out of the box. Find out also what future work is ahead and how you can get involved.

Pedro Cambra - Devel Module

Devel is an essential item in any Drupal developer, themer or inquisitive admin toolbelt. Pedro is one of the maintainers of the project and will walk us through what it is, why you should use it and some of its fun and extremely helpful features. Also, find out how easy it is to contribute to and what you can do to help!

8:00pm - close

Topic Tables (aka BarCamp, unconference)
To make the most of these, bring along your laptop to join in and get playing!

- all the topic tables from your suggestions on the night, of course! Including...

Sally Young - Drupal Ladder

Want to get involved in contributing to Drupal? We find some easy issues to get started with together and share tips on how to survive working in the issue queue.


We look forward to seeing you!
Sally, Meike, Robert and Steve

And some other upcoming Drupal Events in London you might want to go to:

Drupal Drop In Sprint - 23 February

Drupal Beer and Chat - 25 February

Lullabot/ Introduction to Drupal Training 1st March
with Addison Berry, Joe Shindelar and Kyle Hofmeyer

DrupalCamp London 1st - 3rd March

Drupal Drop In Sprint - 48 Hour Special! 9th - 10th March

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  • John R.

    Noticed that shopkeepers want to talk to shopkeepers about things that don't work for us, sometimes over time and not solved by ambiguous instruction videos about software with hidden costs. Maybe a different meetup group for shopkeepers? Just a thought.

    March 3, 2013

  • John R.

    About shopkeepers & Drupal. It would be great if someone could give step-by-step, unambiguous instructions to make it work. I'm happy to test.

    February 20, 2013

  • Lewis N.

    I've posted my slides on Drupal 8 UI Changes online here:

    Thanks for listening everyone!

    3 · February 18, 2013

    • Lewis N.

      I've updated each slide with a link to the main issue so you can read into the background of each decision.

      February 19, 2013

  • Ian N.

    Thanks to all the organisers, presenters and the sponsors for another good meeting. D8 design and features are making Drupal more user-friendly and more powerful; a great combination to have. Devel module also good. Gary's table was a hub of very interesting and helpful discussions. To everyone that attended and made it all possible - many thanks.

    1 · February 19, 2013

  • Gary P.

    Really useful stuff - D8 UI very interesting, looks like I'll be chucking away contrib modules for module filter/admin toolbar/etc. Some great new features and the new folder structure makes sense, although upgrade path may be interesting.

    Devel module talk very useful (will there be any slides available for this one?). Table discussion also good (will definitely be getting on drupal ladder).

    Great meetup - pizza and beer was a bonus.

    February 19, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Here are my slides from yesterday: the demo iframe won't work though, but the links and references are there

    2 · February 19, 2013

  • Rob D.

    Very friendly atmosphere. Great Presentations - on the direction towards Drupal 8 - the in place editing, Tour and merging of Panopoly-like features were very information. The Devel Presentation was also useful, particularly the performance profiling features in XFProf that plug into it. The table discussion was a productive exchange. The beer and pizza was welcome and appreciated. Thank you to all who made it possible and who joined in!

    February 19, 2013

  • Andrew F

    Unfortunately something has come up so I can't make it :(

    February 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    yay \o/

    February 18, 2013

  • Barry S.

    Complete noob here, looking forward to an eye-opening evening.

    February 18, 2013

  • Ratheesh M.

    Sorry , physical condition is bad

    February 18, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    arg my mother is coming to town - see you next time drupalers

    February 17, 2013

  • Izzy Theodore C.

    can i bring a friend??

    February 17, 2013

  • Stephen

    Hi Guys,
    this will be my first meet up and I hope I can make it. Looking forward to meeting you all and learning something new about Drupal, which shouldn't be too hard as I'm quite new to this.

    February 17, 2013

  • Babatunde O.

    Sorry last minute thing came up . Not able to attend

    February 17, 2013

  • Charles F.

    Oops, just realised I can't do the Monday now. See you next time.

    February 14, 2013

  • Oly T

    anyone made a case against sharepoint recently?

    February 13, 2013

  • Michael

    I have been using drupal for 2 years as a hobby and am still learning. Keen to find a pro for a current project.

    February 12, 2013

  • Tom B.

    Hope to make it, really interested to see both Pedro and Lewis' talks.

    February 9, 2013

  • Michael L.

    Sorry, I can't make it on the Monday evening.

    February 9, 2013

  • Sarah G.

    Always like to hear what's new in Drupal.

    February 3, 2013

  • John R.

    Hope I will have learned to add a sized product to Drupal Commerce by mid Februrary! Anyone else with the same problem is welcome to get in touch and share ignorance.

    February 1, 2013

  • Michael L.

    Looking forward to it. See you there!

    February 1, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Awesome, Can't wait!

    January 31, 2013

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