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Archdiocese of Saint Louis Migrates to Drupal

February 24th, 2010

In early 2009, the Archdiocese of Saint Louis determined that it needed to upgrade its website, mostly for security concerns. After investigating a move from Joomla! 1.0.x to Joomla! 1.5.x, the Archdiocese determined it would be more cost effective and a more future-proof decision to migrate the over 49 individual Joomla! sites that comprised…

Drupal 7.0 Alpha 2 released

February 23rd, 2010

Update: Drupal 7.0 Alpha 3 is available now! Our first Drupal 7 alpha version was released just over a month ago. Today, we’re proud to announce the release of the second alpha version of Drupal 7.x for your further testing and feedback. The first alpha announcement provided a comprehensive list of improvements made since Drupal…

PharmQD: A Community Website for Pharmacists

February 18th, 2010

From the earliest days of the Internet, many firms have tried to build community sites for medical professionals. Large sums of money were expended on technologies, and expectations around these feature-rich sites became very high. So when a longstanding client, Jobson Healthcare Information (JHI) in New York, wanted to build a community website for America’s…

Last Call for Session Proposals

February 15th, 2010

Attention all brilliant Drupalists: if you want to get your session in for 2010’s North American Drupalcon — today is your last day. Go to and get yours posted. After submitting your great idea, be ready to rally some support for your sessions, because on February 16th voting will begin. If you’d like to…

New Drupal Book – Drupal 6 Performance Tips

February 15th, 2010

Drupal 6 Performance Tips, by Trevor James and TJ Holowaychuk, is a newly-published title from Packt Publishing aimed at Drupal beginners, developers, designers, and webmasters who utilize the Drupal content management system to create robust websites. It provides crucial performance-related information for Drupal users of all experience levels, including module contributors, webmasters who simply configure…

DrupalCon Session Proposals close on Monday February 15th

February 13th, 2010

Can you believe that there are only 64 days left until DrupalCon San Francisco?! Starting April 17th, more than a thousand (we think it will be more than two thousand!) people will be converging at the Moscone Center in San Francisco for a great program of Drupal sessions, and we are really looking forward to…

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 Redesign Progress

February 4th, 2010

Just a few years ago 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…