News en DrupalCon Munich final words <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><h4 style="line-height: 24px; "> Prost! To DrupalCon Munich </h4> <p> Thank you for helping us make DrupalCon Munich our biggest and most successful European conference yet! In the course of just a few days we had 3 amazing Keynotes, 102 sessions, 7 awesome pre-conference trainings, 3 days of BoF's, and 1800 attendees!</p> <h4 style="line-height: 24px; "> We Want To Hear From You</h4> <p> If you haven't yet completed our overall <a href="" target="_blank">survey</a>, please could you do so? Your feedback helps shape future DrupalCons.</p> <p> Evaluate the speakers: complete the evaluation for any <a href="" target="_blank">sessions</a> you attended. Simply choose your session and click the "provide feedback on this session" button at the top. Your session speakers will thank you!</p> <h4 style="line-height: 24px; "> A Giant Thank You<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times; font-size: medium; line-height: normal; -webkit-text-size-adjust: auto; "> </span></h4> <p> Thank you to our many <a href="" target="_blank">incredible volunteers on the Munich team</a> and the Drupal Association staff for putting in countless hours, and whose time and energy helped make this event possible!!!</p> <p> and...</p> <p> To our wonderful <a href=""> sponsors</a>, thank you for your generous financial support! Your contributions to DrupalCon helped us produce an amazing, affordable, high-quality technical event.<br />   </p><div> <h4 style="line-height: 24px; "> Session Videos Posted</h4> </div> <div> Many of the session videos are already online - both on each <a href="" target="_blank">session's page</a> and collated <a href="" target="_blank">here</a> and our Keynotes are available <a href="">Day 1, Dries Buytaert</a>, <a href="">Day 2, Anke Domscheit-Berg</a>, and <a href="">Day 3, Fabien Potencier</a>. Many thanks to Drupaler Brian Lewis (bjlewis2) for showing how to <a href="" target="_blank">download DrupalCon sessions to your iTunes</a> as if they were podcasts.  <p> Sit back and reminisce!  </p> <h4 style="line-height: 24px; "> Did You Know...</h4> <ul><li> All DrupalCon Munich signage was made of 100% recyclable materials and post-conference all signs were donated to UNICEF (United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund).</li> </ul><ul><li> We used 80Mpbs of maximum wireless bandwidth.</li> </ul><ul><li> Photos from the week can be found on <a href="" target="_blank">Flickr</a>. Please add yours to share!</li> </ul><p><img src="" alt="" title="" class="image-large" width="620" height="413" /><br /></p><h4 style="line-height: 24px; "> </h4></div> <h4 style="line-height: 24px; "> What's Next?</h4> <p> The 2013 year is shaping up to be packed with Drupal fun as we embark on the Asia Pacific region with <a href="" target="_blank">DrupalCon Sydney</a> from February 6-9, 2013. Followed just around the corner with North America's <a href="" target="_blank">DrupalCon Portland</a> from May 20-24, 2013, and rounding out the year with a glorious return to Europe at <a href="" target="_blank">DrupalCon Prague</a> in September 2013.</p> <p>Be sure to go to your <a href=""> profile</a> and check the box "I will attend DrupalCon Prague" (click Profile, then Edit, then Drupal). We look forward to seeing you there!</p> <p>---</p> <p>Auf Wiedersehen from the DrupalCon Munich Team!</p> </div></div></div> Wed, 19 Sep 2012 19:56:38 +0000 8043 at DrupalCon Munich Day 1 Wrap-up and What to Expect Day 2 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>DrupalCon Munich 2012 Day 1 was a resounding success with plenty of food and an overflow of information for all. It started out with a very welcoming introduction by Jam and Robert Douglass, complete with accordian playing and a yodeling lesson! </p> <h4>Day 1 Keynote</h4> <p>The Day 1 Keynote was project lead <strong>Dries Buytaert</strong>, providing a State of Drupal address and an overview of Drupal 8 via a sit down interview-style presentation with Josh Koenig. <a href="">Watch the presentation in it's entirety</a>. </p> <p>Find more detail about Day 1 on Drupal Radar's <a href="">DrupalCon Day 1 Roundup</a>. </p> <h4>Photos</h4> <p>Photos will continue to be added to Flickr throughout the conference. <a href=""> Add yours too</a>! </p> <h4>Session recordings</h4> <p>We are delighted to report that the <a href="">session videos from Day 1are now available!</a> </p> <h4>Tweets</h4> <p>Follow along on Twitter <a href="">@DrupalCon</a> and use the hashtag #DrupalConMunich. </p> <h2>Day 2</h2> <p>Day 2 will begin with a Keynote from Anke Domscheit-Berg, Founder and Director of <a href=""></a>. She will speak about <a href="">Digital Democracy - How Technology helps Governments and Citizens to Open Up Politics and Public Administration</a></p> <p>You can propose a question for Anke on Twitter @anked by using #askanked in your tweet.</p> <p><strong><a href="">Watch the Day 2 Keynote live</a></strong> starting at 9am CEST. </p> <p>Find the <a href="">Day 2 schedule of sessions</a> and for <a href="">BoFs</a></p> <p>Enjoy! </p> </div></div></div> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 22:24:38 +0000 4433 at Watch Keynotes via Live Stream by Brightcove! <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>If you didn't make it to DrupalCon Munich you can still watch our Keynote presentations via <a href="">live stream</a> courtesy of Brightcove! We roll live at 9am CEST on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. </p> <p><strong><a href="">Watch Live</a></strong></p> <h3>Keynote Schedule</h3> <p>Tuesday, August 21, 2012<br /><a href="">Dries Buytaert</a></p> <p>Wednesday, August 22, 2012<br /><a href="">Anke Domscheit-Berg</a></p> <p>Thursday, August 23, 2012<br /><a href="">Fabien Potencier</a></p> </div></div></div> Tue, 21 Aug 2012 06:45:00 +0000 3263 at DrupalCon Munich Updates <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>DrupalCon Munich is both an educational event and a celebration of all things Drupal. Be sure to take advantage of all the fun stuff happening all week long! If you are signed up to attend, you should have recently received a final attendee email with additional details on all of this and more. </p> <p>If you aren't yet registered, you have until end of day Friday, August 17! <a href="">There are only a few tickets available</a>! </p> <h4>Call for volunteers - we need you on Saturday!</h4> <p>Will you be in Munich early and have some free time on Saturday afternoon Aug 18 from 1-5? We could use your help stuffing registration packets. It's a fun and easy job and it's a great way to get to know new people before the Con! <a href="" style="color: #336699;font-weight: normal;text-decoration: underline;">Sign up to volunteer</a> for this or other jobs throughout the week. </p> <h4>Special breakfast pricing for all attendees at the Sheraton and Westin</h4> <p>The Sheraton and Westin Grand will offer their hotel breakfast (Full Breakfast) at special pricing throughout DrupalCon Munich. Details: The Westin breakfast can be found in the ZEN Restaurant. The Sheraton breakfast is held in Restaurant 66. Pricing will be 15 EUR per person per day (the normal rate is 29 EUR at the Westin and 23 EUR at the Sheraton). This offer is good for the whole week: Monday, August 20 until Friday, August 24 and open to all DrupalCon attendees regardless of whether you are staying at the hotel or not.</p> <h4>Tropo Drupal Hackathon on Monday</h4> <p>The Drupal Hackathon takes place on Monday, August 20th from 3-9pm. <a href="">RSVP required</a> because seats are limited, but there is time to join in even after trainings. No entry fee and it includes dinner! All registered attendees are invited to come join the fun! </p> <h4>Sponsors with Special Offers</h4> <p>The sponsors of DrupalCon Munich aren’t just helping put on the event, they are offering lots of great deals to attendees. <a href="">Check them out</a>. </p> <h4>Drupal Jobs</h4> <p>Our sponsors are hiring! <a href="">Check out their jobs</a> and then swing by their booth to learn more about the opportunities. </p> <h4>Drupal Colors for Group Photo</h4> <p>Our traditional DrupalCon photo will take place on Tuesday August 21st immediately following Dries’ Keynote. Around 10:15 am outside of the Westin Grand hotel. Sport your Drupal colors! </p> <h4>DrupalCon Evening Activities</h4> <p>While there is no official DrupalCon party this year, there are a lot of evening activities including parties, <a href="">trivia night</a>, and an <a href="">open board meeting</a>! Check out the <a href="">Events &amp; Activities page</a> for complete details!</p> </div></div></div> Thu, 16 Aug 2012 05:58:10 +0000 3258 at DrupalCon Attendees: Update your d.o profile by August 10 for a rockin' DrupalCon badge! <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>We’re looking forward to seeing you at DrupalCon in a few weeks! </p> <p>Those who attended DrupalCon Denver may remember the great little badgelettes Lindsay Ogden and Aten Design created. They were personalized and a great conference keepsake! Well, we’re <strong>bringing the badgelettes to Munich</strong> with help from our design partners at Cocomore. To make sure they’re as amazing as possible, <strong>we need your help</strong>!</p> <p>Please take a moment and fill out your <a href=""> profile</a> with the necessary information we need to create your badge: Your first and last name, company/organization name and claim to fame (speaker, sponsor, volunteer, and DA member).</p> <p>We apologize for the formalities, but getting this information from you now helps ensure a smooth check-in experience when you arrive at the conference *and* a slick looking badgelette. If you don’t update your badge details ahead of time, you may need to wait in line at our registration help desk at the conference to collect this information before your badge can be printed. And no, badges printed onsite won't be as pretty as the others!</p> <p><strong>Don't miss out! Update your d.o badge information by Friday, August 10.</strong></p> <h3>Update your d.o profile in 5 easy steps!</h3> <h4>1. Login to</h4> <p><img src="" alt="" title="" class="image-large" width="438" height="224" /></p> <p>Don't remember your d.o login credentials? Click "request new password". Can't remember your username OR email you used to sign up? Contact our <a href="">awesome support team</a>.</p> <h4>2. From your profile page, click "Edit" </h4> <p><img src="" alt="" title="" class="image-large" width="405" height="120" /></p> <p>Remember to be mindful of typos, as what goes into these fields will be printed to your badge AS IS.</p> <h4>3. Next, click "Personal Information"</h4> <p><img src="" alt="" title="" class="image-large" width="408" height="116" /></p> <p>Add/verify the information in the "First or given name" and "Last name or surname" fields. We encourage you to fill out your profile as completely as comfortable. Please note your LinkedIn and twitter urls will populate to your munich2012 profile page.</p> <h4>4. Now click "Work"</h4> <p><img src="" alt="" title="" class="image-large" width="413" height="108" /></p> <p>Update your company or organization in the 'Current company or organization' field. You may also leave this field blank. Please note the "Job title" field will populate to your munich2012 profile page.</p> <h4>5. All done!* </h4> <p>Thank you for updating your profile! Don't worry about the Sponsor, Volunteer, Speaker, and DA designations, we'll take care of identifying those.<br /> See anyone you know with missing information? Help us out by reminding them follow these simple steps and fill out their profiles, too!</p> <p>If you have any questions or need help, please contact our <a href="">awesome support team</a>.</p> <p>See you in Munich! </p> <p>---<br /> The DrupalCon Munich Team<br /><br /><br /><br /></p> <h4>*Bonus Information</h4> <p>These aren't necessary for badge printing, but they're great to update if you've got time! </p> <p><strong>1. Add "I will be attending DrupalCon Munich 2012" to your d.o profile</strong><br /> Still in your d.o profile? Click "Drupal" and update your Drupal Contributions, commits, and events. Don't forget to click "I will be attending DrupalCon Munich 2012".<br /><img src="" alt="" title="" class="image-large" width="333" height="27" /></p> <p><strong>2. Update a profile pic for our Attendee page</strong><br /> Help populate our <a href="">Attendee page</a> by adding a photo! Upload a photo to your <a href="">munich2012 profile</a> by clicking My Account, then Edit, when signed in. </p> </div></div></div> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 07:00:45 +0000 3028 at Build Something Awesome: Sign up for Tropo Hackathon at DrupalCon Munich <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Learn some new API's, meet some new friends, win some prizes and hack on some Drupal projects at the Tropo Hackathon on Monday, August 20th from 15:00 - 19:00 (dinner included). It doesn't matter if you're a coder, designer or just have an idea...bring your laptop and a desire to build something awesome!</p> <p>The Tropo Hackathon is <a href=""> <strong> free, but an RSVP is required to participate</strong></a>. It's open to all registered attendees! Add it to your schedule today. </p> </div></div></div> Thu, 02 Aug 2012 04:00:00 +0000 3068 at DrupalCon Munich prices increase after August 1! <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Do you have plans to be in Munich in 3 weeks and haven't bought your DrupalCon ticket yet? Prices increase after August 1 (yes, we're giving you one more day!) and we are close to selling out. </p> <p>Don't miss out on the largest Drupal event in Europe complete with 3 amazing keynotes, 3 days of conference sessions and 1 day of pre-conference trainings, a day-long code sprint, BoFs, networking and more! <strong><a href="">Register for €475 unti August 1 at 11:59 CEST</a></strong>. After this, ticket prices will increase to €525, but still don't wait - one they're gone they're gone!</p> <h3>Buy prepaid tickets and lock in the Regular price</h3> <p>Are you purchasing DrupalCon tickets on behalf of one or more people? <a href="">Buy prepaid tickets</a> for your team now and capture the €475 ticket price (ends Aug 1). (You can still purchase them after this date at a higher rate.)<br /> Prepaid tickets can be redeemed for DrupalCon registration up until August 17 at 11:59 CEST when online ticket sales and registration closes.<br /></p> <p> <a href="" class="button submit-large">Register Now and Save!</a></p> <p>See you in Munich!</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 31 Jul 2012 19:43:21 +0000 3058 at DrupalCon Training: Building Multilingual Websites in Drupal 7 <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>In an increasingly global world, Drupal core's support for multilingual content has made it a favorite CMS among large organizations. Despite that, Drupal site-builders and developers are often stumped by the myriad of possible approaches and tricks involved in making it work. Over the last few months, Evolving Web has worked together with Acquia to put together a multilingual site building course, called <a href="">Building Multilingual Websites with Drupal 7</a> will be presented at DrupalCon Munich on August 20. It will walk you through the process step by step and unfuddle much of the complexity.</p> <p>In the last year, documentation of multilingual modules and core functionality have improved, with more documentation pages on and even a book on the subject by Kristin Pol. However, site builders, have so many complex decisions that setting up a multilingual site for the first time can be bewildering.</p> <p>This full day of training on , and will cover a wide variety of topics including:<br /></p> <ul><li>Setting up a Multilingual Drupal installation</li> <li>Using different methods of content translation</li> <li>Managing UI translation in Drupal</li> <li>Assessing a module's multilingual capabilities</li> <li>Multilingual building blocks: Views, Blocks, Menus, and Panels</li> </ul><p>This course is ideal for Drupal site builders, themers, and developers who want to start building multilingual websites.</p> <p><a href="">Register now on the program page</a>. </p> </div></div></div><div class="field field-name-field-news-tags field-type-taxonomy-term-reference field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even"><a href="/tags/training" typeof="skos:Concept" property="rdfs:label skos:prefLabel">training</a></div></div></div> Thu, 26 Jul 2012 05:50:07 +0000 2983 at Think like a hacker: process, code, and hands-on security training at DrupalCon Munich <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>Security! You know you need to be considering it and keeping your site secure, but you may not be so confident about what steps to take, or how to review modules to judge their security (or fix it). This class can help you solve that.</p> <p>Whether you’re a web security expert learning Drupal or just someone who knows Drupal and needs to learn security, this class is the perfect solution to get the knowledge you need quickly.</p> <p>This <a href=""> pre-conference training session</a> on August 20 is the place to be.</p> <p>While Drupal itself is generally well respected as a secure system, there are mistakes you can make in building your site, choosing modules, and writing a custom theme that can easily introduce vulnerabilities. Understanding how to build secure web sites can make a huge difference not only for the integrity of your sites, but for the confidence of your clients, as well.</p> <p>There is no better way to tackle the security beast than with the help of Acquia’s experts <a href="">Greg Knaddison</a> and <a href="">Ben Jeavons</a> - members of <a href="">Acquia's</a> Professional Services and Engineering team.</p> <p>More specifically, the course will cover:</p> <li>How to think like a hacker - and how this is the key to a safe site </li> <li>Defense against automated attacks</li> <li>What Cross Site Request Forgeries are and how to prevent them</li> <li>Methods to block Cross Site Scripting - the biggest problem in Drupal</li> <li>How Drupal's Database API makes it easy to prevent SQL Injection</li> <p>You will also have the opportunity to complete a hands-on site review to identify the vulnerabilities you may be facing.</p> <p>Keep in mind that this course is held on Monday, August 20, 2012 - the day before the conference begins. You won’t miss any valuable conference events by signing up for pre-conference training sessions like this one. This course is only €400 with conference registration! For more information and to sign up, visit the <a href=""> registration page</a>.</p> </div></div></div> Tue, 24 Jul 2012 05:00:00 +0000 2948 at Core Conversations Schedule Completes 100% of DrupalCon Munich <div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden"><div class="field-items"><div class="field-item even" property="content:encoded"><p>One of the <a href="">eight tracks</a> featured in DrupalCon Munich's program, Core Conversations is a track dedicated to the future of Drupal. Many session ideas were submitted, and an amazing select few have been locked in to the official program schedule. Read more about these sessions on by clicking on Core Conversations on the <a href="">day by day schedule</a>. </p> <p>Or by day:<br /><a href="">Tuesday</a><br /><a href="">Wednesday</a><br /><a href="">Thursday</a></p> <p>Make sure you didn't miss this blog on how to make the most of your <a href="">Session Schedule</a>. </p> </div></div></div> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 06:17:34 +0000 2903 at