CMS News

New Drupal Book: Drupal for Dummies

January 4th, 2010

My new book, Drupal for Dummies, is now available. My intended audience is non-technical, so if you’ve got a friend who wants you to build a Drupal site for them, this might be worth mentioning to them. The companion Web site, was created using only the information presented in the book. You can find…

Predictions for 2010

December 31st, 2009

With 2009 closing and 2010 coming, it is time to look back over our shoulder and see what a great year we had. And it is time to look ahead and predict where the future of Drupal will lead us to in 2010. 2009 Lets start with looking back. Drupal turned eight and in CMS… redesign sprint Jan 8th

December 31st, 2009

Over the last year, the redesign has been progressing with many infrastructure and feature improvements. We have had 6 sprints in both Europe and North America. On January 8th, 2010 we are going to have a redesign virtual sprint. Many members of the Drupal community and the infrastructure team have participated in…

Drupal + Services Module + Beer = BeerCloud on Android and iPhone

December 23rd, 2009, a Drupal 6 site, powers BeerCloud, a mobile app available in the Android Market and iTunes App Store that helps you pair beer with food, track down your favorite beers in your neighborhood, and pull up a full description of any beer with a scan of its barcode. Whether you’re a beer consumer who…

Genomeweb – a science publisher

December 21st, 2009

Genomeweb, a print and online publisher for the molecular biology research community, has successfully migrated its web site to Drupal. Cyrve built the Drupal site and migrated data into it from a legacy Microsoft SQL Server application. Drupal craftsmen Moshe Weitzman and Mike Ryan developed the site, and Maureen Lyons authored the theme.

National Theatre Wales launches with Drupal

December 18th, 2009

At 12.30pm on November 5th 2009, John E McGrath Artistic Director of National Theatre Wales (NTW) announced the company’s first year of work at a press briefing in Cardiff. It was simultaneously broadcast through video streaming to the world. Attracting nearly 3,000 internet users from all around the world, they joined staff, guests and artists…

Drupal 6.15 and 5.21 released

December 16th, 2009

Download Drupal 6.15 Download Drupal 5.21 Drupal 6.15 and 5.21, maintenance releases which fix issues reported through the bug tracking system, as well as non critical security vulnerabilities, are now available for download. Both releases fix other smaller issues as well. Upgrading your existing Drupal 5 and 6 sites is strongly recommended. There are no… – Writing Contest Site powered by Drupal

December 15th, 2009 is a site where businesses and other customers can create writing contests for their creative and content needs. Writers then compete in these contests, uploading their entries, and getting paid if selected as a winner. In order to create a contest, the customer fills out a multi-step form, selecting contest type, filling out requirements…

Knight News Challenge: $5 Million available to transform news

December 10th, 2009

The Knight News Challenge recently extended its online submission deadline to December 15th to attract a broader applicant pool, particularly targeting software developers and entrepreneurs. The fourth annual Knight News Challenge (, sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, awards up to $5 million a year for innovative uses of digital technology…