Drupal: Good for Designers, Great for Developers: June 16, 2010

For our June meeting, we’re starting our first presentation in a series on content management systems, with an introduction to Drupal.

If you have wanted to learn:

  • more about Drupal
  • what you can do with it
  • about it’s cool features
  • what skills you’ll need to develop a Drupal site

plan to attend our June 16 meeting! Details are below. If you plan to attend, be sure to RSVP online at Guestlist, our event registration website.

Presentation

Drupal: Good for Designers, Great for Developers
An overview of the Drupal content management system. Presentation will cover basic architecture, plus theming and module development basics. Build your web sites and apps in less time, and join a vibrant development community.

Speakers

Brad Czerniak is the Digital Resources Developer at Canton Public Library. Part librarian and part web developer, Brad is committed to user friendly information delivery. When not sitting at a computer, he enjoys frisbee, NASCAR, and cooking.

Brad can be found online at:
Twitter
Facebook
http://www.hawidu.com/

Brad will be joined by Alex Fisher of Commercial Progression and Stephen Colson of Switchback CMS.

Alex Fisher has over 15 years experience in programming, web development, and business. He created his first web site in 1994, and has worked on projects including:

  • building a wearable computer in 1999 that was featured on NBC’s TODAY Show
  • designing embedded video hardware in 2006
  • architecting the largest webcast in the world in 2007 for Oprah

As co-founder of Switchback CMS, Steve Colson focuses on providing solutions that integrate into clients’ day-to-day business practices. Steve has been active in the Ann Arbor information technology field for years as IT/Systems Administrator for West Pole and Chief Technical Officer for Pure Visibility.

When he’s not at work, Steve enjoys hiking, kayaking, snowboarding, and tracking extreme weather. You can also find him watching his terrier-mutt run around a local dog park.

Where: Washtenaw Community College (map)
Morris Lawrence Building, Room 103
4800 East Huron River Drive
Ann Arbor MI 48105-4800

When: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Cost: Free! Open to the public, but we ask that you register at Guestlist, our online event registration service, since the room has limited seating.

4 thoughts on “Drupal: Good for Designers, Great for Developers: June 16, 2010

  1. Yikes! We’re filled to capacity for the meeting. For those who registered, please show up early to ensure your spot. We’ll still take walk-ins, you just may have to stand. The room has a limited number of seats.

    See ya tomorrow!

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