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Vital Signs – An educational citizen science project

February 12th, 2010

Vital Signs 2.0 (VS) is an educational citizen science project consisting of an extensive Drupal website created by Image Works in Portland, Maine for the Gulf of Maine Research Institute (GMRI) and funded by the Hewlett Foundation and a generous in-kind donation of services by Image Works. The VS project provides students, teachers, scientists, and…

The Drupal.org Redesign Progress

February 4th, 2010

Just a few years ago Drupal.org was maintained by a small team of insiders. Now, we are making major changes to the site using the community’s many developers and themers. This update provides the Drupal community our implementation redesign progress, where we’ve run into challenges, and provide information about our future plans. The following update…

DP Bestflow: The Definitive Online Guide to Digital Photography

January 26th, 2010

After a highly successful Drupal deployment for the American Society of Media Photographers (ASMP) national website, the ASMP decided to again use Drupal for their next project: Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow, or dpBestflow for short. DP Bestflow is a Library of Congress-funded initiative to provide an all-encompassing resource for digital photography best practices….

Automated testing 2.1 deployed – contributed projects

January 23rd, 2010

After a lot of work, waiting, staging, and such I am proud to announce the addition of contributed projects to the automated testing system. Contributed projects may now take advantage of the same system that Drupal core developers have been using for over a year with great success. The deployment comes quickly after the recent…

DrupalCon SF Session Submissions Open

January 22nd, 2010

The San Francisco DrupalCon organizing committee is happy to announce that session submissions are open! Come see the sessions that have already been proposed, and if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, suggest your own. Drupal’s community is what sets it apart from the pack, so come be a part of the magic!…

SharkScopers

January 21st, 2010

SharkScopers is a Drupal 6 site that allows online poker instructors to sell screencast tutorial videos. The first two minutes can be viewed by anyone. Users can purchase credits that unlock whole videos. Instructors then receive a cut of the profit. Jonathan Brown from Blue Droplet Media in Edinburgh, Scotland, has been helping Mike Jonas…

Autism therapy site with autotagging and GeoIP-enabled directory

January 18th, 2010

Healing Thresholds Autism Therapy provides comprehensive therapy fact sheets, daily updates of research and news, and a global directory of autism therapists. The site has become a standard and definitive source for autism treatment information. In particular, the site provides layperson-accessible summaries of essentially all child-focused research from the last 3 years, in addition to…

Drupal 7.0 Alpha 1 released

January 15th, 2010

Update: Drupal 7.0 Alpha 2 is available now! After nearly two years of development, we are proud to announce the release of the first alpha version of the Drupal 7.x family. This alpha includes a tremendous number of new features and new under-the-hood improvements for both users and developers. We revamped Drupal’s user interface, added…

The TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library – Powered by Drupal

January 14th, 2010

The TurnKey Linux Virtual Appliance Library is an open source project developing a free virtual appliance library that pre-integrates the very best server-oriented open source software. TurnKey Linux appliances are simple, ready-to-use servers that are designed to "just work" and can be deployed in minutes on a virtual machine, bare metal or in the cloud. The…

Scheduled drupal.org downtime Tuesday 2010-01-12 5PM-6PM PST

January 12th, 2010

On Tuesday 2010-01-12 from 5:00PM to 6:00PM Pacific Standard Time (UTC-8), drupal.org will be down for scheduled maintenance. We will be rebooting our main file server for security updates and preparing to transition to a highly-available file server. This reboot should not take the entire window, but is more likely to take around 30 minutes….