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Last day for DrupalCon SF session voting: Monday March 1st

February 27th, 2010

Over 400 session submissions have been submitted for DrupalCon San Francisco, which will be held April 19-21, 2010. We need your help in deciding which of those sessions will be included in the conference program. Please come review the list of sessions and vote on the ones you’d like to see most. Voting ends Monday,…

Case Study: Augusta Chronicle

February 26th, 2010

The Augusta Chronicle, the flagship newspaper of Morris Publishing Group, recently relaunched its website on the outstanding Drupal framework. Morris first began using Drupal in 2005 with the launch of BlufftonToday.com, a blog-centric community website coupled with a free daily newspaper. In 2006 it adopted Drupal for both news and blogs at SavannahNow.com, the website…

Drupal 7 status update and release plan

February 25th, 2010

Drupal 7 is moving along nicely, and is becoming increasingly stable. We just released a second alpha release, fixing a number of critical bugs, following our initial alpha release in January. Alpha releases are to give Drupalistas something to download and test, so they can report and help fix bugs. When will we switch to…

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 www.archstl.org…

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 sf2010.drupal.org/node/add/session 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…