Recap of Drupal Camp Toronto 2010

Last weekend, Evolving Web headed to Toronto for another successful 2010 Drupal Camp. The Drupal community in Toronto is thriving, and there were lots of enthusiastic attendees including freelancers, hobbyists, and service providers. Attendees came from all over Southern Ontario, as well as Quebec and the United States.

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Get Ready for DrupalCamp MTL 2010!

Mark your calendars down for October 23 and 24 as Drupalers from across Canada and the world will descend upon Montreal for two days of sharing, coding, networking and sipping local micro-brew! The venue will still be McGill University, but this year the generous folks at the university have offered us 4 rooms in the iconic McIntyre Medical building.

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Three Cheers for Drupal Gardens!

In an attempt to jump on the blog bandwagon, I've created my first site in Drupal Gardens. Drupal Gardens - Acquia’s foray into the blogosphere - is targeted at your Average Joe. With limited admin controls and easy-to-use modules, Gardens trims away many of Drupal’s administrative features to provide users with a simplified version of the CMS.

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Planning for DrupalCamp MTL

As October quickly approaches, it’s time to think about DrupalCamp Montreal once again. The chatter on Drupal Groups had been gaining momentum until Andrew Lindsay and Jacques Blier took the initiative to set up a planning session this past Monday, Aug. 23. Eleven people showed up, and the discussion got quickly under way.

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Creating a Template for a Custom Drupal Block

We often define custom blocks in a site-specific module. Sometimes the markup in these blocks can start building up and we realize that it's time to create a template for the block. This is a good way to keep markup out of the module code. It's also a good way to practise writing cleaner and more themer-friendly modules.

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Our Slides from Drupal Camp NYC 8

Evolving Web had a great time at Drupal Camp NYC last weekend. The camp was a huge success thanks to the excellent turn-out and presentations on exciting topics such as administrative interfaces, Context, and Drupal security. The team of organizers who put the camp together did an amazing job!

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Evolving Web at Drupal Camp NYC 8

This weekend, Evolving Web is down in New York for DrupalCamp NYC 8. The camp has had a great turnout and we're really excited to be here and sponsoring the camp. Evolving Web is presenting at five sessions over the two-day camp.

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CCK Formatters: Creating an Audio Widget from a URL

CCK formatters are useful for theming content in a sustainable way. Instead of creating piles of template files to format content types, you can create re-usable CCK formatters and select how your fields are formatted using the "Display Fields" tab of a content type.

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