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Relation is a new module to create relationships between entities. In this session you will see some of the feature of this extremely powerful module. See how easy it is to create one relation...

Advanced Site Building and Environment Set-up
Scalability and Performance Options
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NodeOne - Tomas Persson
Talking about how Drupal could move towards the cloud and what we need to think about when we scale a Drupal site for 100.000 users.

Voxel - Sam Machiz, VP of...

Day Stage
Scaling the Drupal Community

The Drupal ecosystem is changing ... a lot. We have venture financed startups, we're powering 2% of the interwebs, and our community has already seen exponential growth–in 5 years has...

Beginner Ecosystem
Slick Data Sharding: How to Develop Scalable Data Applications With Drupal

High-traffic websites that capture a lot of data from users often encounter performance problems when database input becomes a bottleneck. High volume user-submitted content (comments, ratings,...

Intermediate Code & Coders
So What's this "Drew-paul" Thing You Do? (Explaining Drupal to Others)

You're introduced to someone by a friend. The smalltalk begins and you know what's coming.

They ask, "What do you do?" The friend who introduced you tries to understand your explanation yet...

Beginner Ecosystem
Successful Communities & the New Breed of Drupal Events
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The Drupal community landscape is changing. A host of new events is springing up: Design Camps, Dev Days, Business Days, Gov Days, CxO summits, and more. The success of these events in bringing...

Beginner Ecosystem
Survive and Thrive: Drupal(Con) How To

Start DrupalCon off right with jam and Robert, two Drupal(Con) veterans who will get you fired up while passing on helpful tips about getting the most from your experience. This session is an...

Take Full Control of Your Site Layout with Display Suite for Drupal 7

Display Suite offers you a drag and drop UI that allows you to easily manage the layout of your site in a consistent and centralized way.

In this session we will show you what Display Suite...

Intermediate Design, UX and Theming
Taking Inventory of Drupal Products and App Stores

We now live in a world of Drupal products. The first "app store" was announced and launched, and more companies than ever are building (or want to be building) Drupal products. It's time to take a...

Beginner Business and Best Practices
Telenet: Adopting Drupal to Reduce Costs, Improve SEO and Flexibility

The Business Case
Redirect traffic to the call centers from consumers and business to the online channel.

By putting in please a better and more flexible knowledge...

Business Day
The Economist: An Informal Technical Case Study

For people interested in big websites and their unique challenges, this panel offers a behind the scenes look at The Economist site. A team of experienced Economist developers will talk about the...

Intermediate Business and Best Practices
The Path to a Mobile Drupal: Techniques, Tools and Failure

Recently, I received an email invite for a webinar on mobile device development. I tried to sign up via my iphone, but was told that my mobile device wasn’t supported. True story.

Beginner Design, UX and Theming
The Prairie Initiative - Redesigning the Social Spaces of

Since the Prairie Initiative was kicked off at the Chicago Drupalcon earlier this year, a small but active group have been working on achieving our goals of:

  1. Improving the...
Intermediate Ecosystem
The Rules Way of Life

Rules 2 for Drupal 7 is a powerful module that can ease your life as site builder drastically. This session will show best practices, tips &...

Intermediate Site Building and Environment Set-up
Theming API

When you are actively working on theming in Drupal, you definitely know how should theme an item list or a table. But, there is a big difference between being able to theme most things in Drupal...

Intermediate Design, UX and Theming
This Code Stinks!

"Code smell" refers to hints and patterns within code that can be a tip off that something is wrong. Learning to recognize code smells is a critical skill in software engineering. If you can...

Intermediate Code & Coders
Tools for the Ultimate Drupal Developer Experience

From local development to our proven cloud platform to site management, Acquia gives Drupal developers the ultimate suite of tools to make Drupal development easy and fun. In this session we'll...

Day Stage
We invented the Web. 20 years later we got Drupal.

CERN is a remarkable organisation dealing with a unique set of challenges in managing its web environment.

This session looks at CERN's perspective on adopting Drupal as an Enterprise...

Beginner Business Day
Web Typography & Drupal: Putting Arial Out To Pasture

Arial's days are numbered, and we should all celebrate. Come learn about the evolution of web font embedding, how it works, what it can do for your site and your users, and how to make the most of...

Intermediate Design, UX and Theming
Why Drupal Projects Fail: Breaking Down Barriers to Successful Drupal Adoption

Drupal is a flexible, feature rich web application platform that many thriving companies leverage as their cornerstone technology. Why, then, do some companies fail horribly when adopting Drupal...

Beginner Business and Best Practices
Why Royal Mail and UK Government Are Shifting towards Open Source and Drupal

Why did an organisation like Royal Mail chose Drupal?
What are the experiences of migrating?
A case of UK government shift to Open Source and Drupal.

Business Day
With One Click

Joel Spolsky describes the Joel Test as his "highly irresponsible, sloppy test to rate the quality of a software team" and one of the questions he asks is: Can you make a build in...

Intermediate Site Building and Environment Set-up
Workbench: Managing Content Management

Our clients often come to Drupal with expectations about the features of a content management system (CMS). In many cases, Drupal handles the features they expect. However, not all editorial tools...

Beginner Site Building and Environment Set-up

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