DrupalCampNYC 10

Saturday 12 · 10 · 2011

Accepted sessions

Announcing DrupalcampNYC10 Sessions!

Following are the accepted sessions for the December 10th Drupalcamp, which is being held at John Jay College in Manhattan.

Session tracks for this camp are:

  • Development
  • Site building
  • Presentation
  • Business & end users
  • Sysadmin & performance
Session Experience level Track
Node 101: The ABC's of Drupal
Forest Mars

This hour long prolegomenon will cover everything you've always wanted to know about Drupal (but were too afraid to ask.) From preprocess to hooks, from wysiwig to workflow, this will be a...

Beginner Site Building
OK, So We've Implemented Drupal, Now What?
Joe Bachana, Marque Staneluis, Aiden Colie, Nino Tasca, Justin Hoffman

Once an organization has implemented Drupal, it is easy to feel that the work is mostly done and the team can rest on its laurels. However, as in any technology implementation, companies need to...

Beginner Business & end users
Omega + Delta + Context = Theming for the Rest of Us
Joel Moore

This session will introduce novice to intermediate site builders with little or no php fu to the responsive, mobile-first, HTML5 Omega base theme. If you are new to Drupal or are a Drupal site...

Beginner Presentation
Panel: Build a better Drupal Agency - Open Q&A
Joe Bachana, Jeff Robbins, Michael Caccavano, Matt Cheney, Frank Febbraro

Panel: Build a better Drupal Agency - Open Q&A
Let’s improve more than just the code. Drupal needs smart business leaders as much as it needs brilliant coders. The coders are doing their...

Beginner Business & end users
Practical Drupal Security
Ben Jeavons

Drupal is a powerful tool that can be built, configured, and managed insecurely, far too easily. This session takes a practical look at effective web security risk management, touching on:

Intermediate Development
Profiling Drupal with XHProf (or, Identifying the Suck)
Mark Sonnabaum

By now, most developers within the Drupal community have heard of the many tools and techniques used to improve Drupal performance such as varnish, memcache, solr, apc, ESI, etc. However, each...

Advanced Development
Project Whispering
Nicole Lind

Drupal projects within a company are rarely alone. It can seem overwhelming with multiple projects, limited resources and competition between projects for the same resources. With the rapid growth...

Intermediate Business & end users
Real Impact: Drupal and Government?
Shawn Mole, Jeff Walpole

Drupal is growing in government - there's no doubt about that. But beyond building interesting and useful web sites, the public sector is using Drupal to push the limits of open government and...

Beginner Case study
Responsive Web Design Done Right
Jen Simmons

There's a lot of excitement these days about responsive web design — and a lot of confusion. People in the Drupal community are looking for tools and shortcuts, and are misunderstanding what...

Intermediate Presentation
Rockstar in the making: The path to theming mastery.
Shawn Gregg

It's an exciting time for the front-end.

The web is evolving, standards are being updated, and new frameworks forged. In a space where there is so much change it's easy to glaze over the...

Beginner Presentation
Something's broken, but I don't know what: using Selenium to automate testing
Nikki Stevens

Whether you're quickly building a large website, or have inherited a questionable code base - testing is crucial. The larger the site and the faster the build, the easier it becomes to break...

Intermediate Development
Speed dating (or What can you do with Drupal - NYC Edition)

Now that you have been through the Drupal 101 session let's show you some examples of what has been done with Drupal in the NYC area.

Beginner Site Building
Tales from the Admin Layer: Who Moved My Block?
molly byrnes

As end users of Drupal admin screens, content administrators know where all the ghosts of checkboxes pasts lie.

Beginner Business & end users
The 4 things I learned at DrupalCons that utterly changed the way I build Drupal sites
Alexander Ross

In the past five years I have attended 4 DrupalCons and from each one I taken away exactly one life-altering concept/tool/idea that has made that conference worth the price of admission. Common to...

Beginner Site Building
The Coding Designer's Survival Kit
Mason Wendell

The Survival Kit is a theme and Sass/Compass framework that greatly aids in designing in the browser. We'll cover how it makes use of and extends Sass and Compass, and how it can guide you in...

Intermediate Presentation
The Power of Views: Learning to use an essential Drupal Module

This presentation will introduce the Views module, one of the most powerful contributed modules for Drupal. Views allows the selective displaying and filtering of content and is a must learn...

Intermediate Site Building
Theme preprocess functions: An introduction
Carl Wiedemann

Update: Check out the slides and...

Intermediate Development
What is Pantheon, and why should I use it?
Joshua Koenig, Matt Cheney, Kelly Bell

Good development practices start with good development environments - dev, stage, live; drush, Git, automated backups - Pantheon has it all, supporting both Drupal 6 and 7, and makes it easy to...

Intermediate Sysadmin & performance
Why the *bleep* is my site so slow? (aka Demystifying Drupal Performance Tuning)
Steve Rude

Every person reaches this point with their site development for new sites:

Intermediate Sysadmin & performance
Why We Should Stop Selling Drupal
Matt Westgate

Let's be honest, Drupal has become a buzzword. Potential clients are putting the technology cart before the horse, asking for Drupal but not understanding what Drupal does. Oftentimes we are quick...

Beginner Business & end users