Do It With Drupal: Drupal Under Fire: Website Security

December 10th 2009

* Your site is vulnerable (really, it is) * GVS offers security review service for Drupal * Bad things: abusing resources, stealing data, altering data * Abusing resources: DDOS (extorting money from site owner)... read more

Do It With Drupal: Drupal In The Cloud

December 10th 2009

Josh Koenig drupal.org/user/3313 josh - at - chapterthree.com getpantheon.com About the cloud * "Cloud" as new model for hosting * Traditional hosting = real estate (rack space) * Most real estate customers are renters... read more

Do It With Drupal: The Power of Features

December 9th 2009

See also Features on drupal.org * Jeff Miccolis & Eric Gundersen - Development Seed, building a lot of products (things like Open Atrium) * Drupal is very configurable - but that's also a weakness: no distinction between what's configuration (views settings) and what's content * Workflow problem... read more

Do It With Drupal: jQuery

December 9th 2009

See slides here. * What's jQuery: javascript library, circumvents browser incompatibility * Known for things like opacity, AJAX requests that work across all browsers * Visual effects and "wow factor" * Reducing javascript code... read more

Do It With Drupal: Geolocation

December 9th 2009

* You can use full html to input a map straight from Google * Geo, Geocode, OpenLayers modules * Standards compliance * Example functions: within, touches, crosses - also, distance, area, perimeter... read more

Do It With Drupal: Configuring a Kick-Ass WYSIWYG Editor

December 9th 2009

* To make it easier for people to format text without knowing HTML, you could do filters, and/or editors * Filters change stuff - people type things, filter changes that on output * A ton of modules that provide filters in addition to the core * Filter only makes its transformations on output... read more

Do It With Drupal: New York Senate

December 8th 2009

Background * Transforming an anachronistic organization with Drupal * In control of Republican party for 44 years * Never had a CIO before January 2009 - focused on internal enterprise IT before * People were cutting out and pasting articles from papers... read more

Do It With Drupal: Fantasy Sites- Stack Overflow

December 8th 2009

About Stack Overflow * Zero barriers to entry * Reward good content by putting the best answers first * Give people karma * Destroy Experts' Exchange and answers behind a paywall * Incredibly active... read more

Do It With Drupal: The Economist

December 8th 2009

Rob robpurdie@economist.com - Scrum Practice Leader twitter.com/robpurdie facebook.com/robpurdie Overview * Moving incrementally and iteratively to Drupal- making improvements as you move bit by bit * User comments and recommendations served from Drupal... read more

Do It With Drupal: Anatomy of a Distribution: Open Atrium

December 8th 2009

* Open Atrium is a "team portal in a box" (AKA Basecamp alternative) * Can be behind a firewall, is free, openatrium.com * Putting people in different groups * Comes with six features: * Blog: turned on/off on a group-by-group basis * Wiki * Calendar- iCal feeds too * Shoutbox - like private Twitter * Case Tracker - ticketing system * Group dashboard * 75,000 downloads since July 17 * translate.openatrium.com - 31+ levels to various extents... read more