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rfp-robotRFP ROBOT: Website Request for Proposal Generator

The time has come for a new website (or website redesign), which means you need to write a website request for proposal or web RFP. A Google search produces a few examples, but they vary wildly and don’t seem to speak really to your goals for developing or redesigning a new website. You need to write a website RFP that will clearly articulate your needs and generate responses from the best website designers and developers out there. But how?

Have no fear, RFP Robot is here. He will walk you through a step-by-step process to help you work through the details of your project and create a PDF formatted website design RFP that will provide the information vendors need to write an accurate bid. RFP Robot will tell you what info you should include, point out pitfalls, and give examples.


Drupal 8 for PHP developers [part of Drupal Global Training Day] (Brisbane)

Start:  2018-09-01 09:30 – 15:30 Australia/Brisbane Organizers:  VladimirAus Event type:  Training (free or commercial) https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/drupal-8-for-php-developers-part-of-drup… AGENDA Drupal 8 for PHP developers is full day hands on training. Class will cover – Drupal 8 API – Debugging PHP code in Drupal 8 – Building Drupal 8 module – more SCHEDULE 09:30-10:00 :: Introduction 10:00-12:30 :: Training. Part 1 12:30-13:30 :: Lunch (not provided) 13:30-15:30 :: Training. Part 2 REQUIREMENTS Limited seats are available. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/drupal-8-for-php-developers-part-of-drup… Bring your own laptop PROVIDED Wifi, power points Refreshments SPONSORS Acquia :: venue sponsor :: https://www.acquia.com/ TEstudIO :: training sponsor :: https://tomato-elephant-studio.com/ LET OTHERS KNOW YOU ARE ATTENDING Share on social media. Use hashtag #drupalGTD On Meetup.com: https://www.meetup.com/Drupal-Brisbane/events/253412497/ Registration: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/drupal-8-for-php-developers-part-of-drup… UNABLE TO ATTEND? If you are unable to attend, please let us know as soon as possible by replying to this email. Source: https://groups.drupal.org/node/512931/feed

Drupal 8 for Project Managers [part of Drupal Global Training Day] (Brisbane)

Start:  2018-08-31 09:30 – 16:30 Australia/Brisbane Organizers:  VladimirAus Event type:  Training (free or commercial) Drupal 8 for Project Managers (Brisbane) Friday, Aug 31, 2018, 9:30 AM Acquia’s conference roomLevel 4, 140 Ann Street (Wesley House) Brisbane, AU 4 drupalers Attending REGISTER here: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/drupal-8-for-project-managers-part-of-drupal-global-training-day-brisbane-tickets-49202015553 ===== AGENDA Drupal 8 for project managers is less technical introduction to content management system. Class will cover – What is Drupal – Who is using Drupal – Drupal 8 basic concepts – Drupal 8 reusability … Check out this Meetup → AGENDA Drupal 8 for project managers is less technical introduction to content management system. Class will cover – What is Drupal – Who is using Drupal – Drupal 8 basic concepts – Drupal 8 reusability – Drupal 8 data reports – Drupal 8 integration with other services – more SCHEDULE 09:30-10:00 :: Introduction 10:00-12:30 :: Training. Part 1 12:30-13:30 :: Lunch (not provided) 13:30-16:00 ::…

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BACK END DEVELOPER / DEVOPS – University of Washington – Seattle, WA

Building websites with Drupal 8. Working with the Drupal content management system. Strong communication skills are required, as you will work with developers,…From University of Washington – Fri, 17 Aug 2018 00:49:49 GMT – View all Seattle, WA jobs Source: http://rss.indeed.com/rss?q=Drupal+Developer

5-Day Drupal 8 Training – Toronto

Start:  2018-10-01 09:00 – 2018-10-05 16:30 America/Toronto Organizers:  Meyzi Event type:  Training (free or commercial) https://evolvingweb.ca/training/5-day-drupal-8-training Learn how to build a website with Drupal from top to bottom. This week-long Drupal class is divided into three parts: site building, theming, and module development. You can register for all five days, or just the days of interest to you. Day 1: Drupal 8 Site Building & Architecture This course will give participants a thorough understanding of the Drupal site building process. You’ll get hands-on experience creating an information architecture for Drupal, and implementing advanced features with Drupal core and contributed modules. Planning and implementing content types Techniques for organizing content with Views Building layouts with configuration Structuring content with Paragraphs Setting up landing pages Selecting and installing contributed modules Site maintenance best practices Pre-launch checklist Days 2-3: Drupal 8 Theming You’ll learn how to build a responsive Drupal theme to customize…

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What is Drupal? An Introduction to Drupal 8 – Online

Start:  2018-09-14 14:00 – 16:00 America/Toronto Organizers:  Meyzi Event type:  Training (free or commercial) https://evolvingweb.ca/training/what-drupal-introduction-drupal-8 What is Drupal? Drupal is a popular, open source content management system. It powers websites for governments, NGOs, communities, and businesses around the world. Drupal 8, the newest version, has many exciting features for end users, site builders, and developers. If you’re considering a platform for your next web development project, this half-day training session is a great opportunity to learn more about what Drupal has to offer. This session is designed for project managers, decision makers, site builders and developers who are new to Drupal and want to learn the basics. Evolving Web also offers more advanced trainings on a variety of Drupal topics. To register and for details : https://evolvingweb.ca/training/what-drupal-introduction-drupal-8 Source: https://groups.drupal.org/node/512931/feed

Drupal 8 Module Development

Start:  2018-09-10 09:00 – 17:00 Europe/Berlin Organizers:  Meyzi Event type:  Training (free or commercial) https://evolvingweb.ca/training/drupal-8-module-development Drupal Europe in Darmstadt, Germany, is coming up on September 10-14 and our team lead Suzanne Dergacheva will be giving a training about “Drupal 8 Module Development” on September 10. You’ll learn how to customize Drupal functionality and use developer tools. You’ll come away from the course with knowledge of: How Drupal works from a back-end perspective How to create a Drupal 8 module Using api.drupal.org, the Examples module, and core modules, as documentation How to Drupal Console and Drush Setting up your development environment Object-oriented programming for Drupal Best practices for Drupal module development For the complete syllabus and to register : https://evolvingweb.ca/training/drupal-8-module-development Source: https://groups.drupal.org/node/512931/feed

A Dozen Reasons Why You Should Attend DrupalEurope in Darmstadt, Germany this September

DrupalEurope, which will be happening from September 10 through 14, 2018 in Darmstadt, Germany, describes itself as “both a technology conference and a family reunion for the Drupal community.” 1600+ attendees are expected. The buzz around this event has been unusually high, especially in the greater Acquia metaverse, for 12 reasons. Here they are: 1. Drupal Europe is put on by a group of community volunteers in collaboration with the German Drupal Association and the Drupal Europe Foundation. The fact that this is an 100% community-spun, DrupalCon-scale event is amazing, and shows how the community in Europe is committed to support it on its own. One of those community organizers, btw, is Acquian Gábor Hojtsy. Another Acquian volunteer is Ricardo Amaro, who is chairing the DevOps + Infrastructure track. A big bunch of Acquians are speaking, but we’ll get to them later in this post. 2. But first, back to…

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Drupal Global Training Day & Sprint Sep 22, 2018

Start:  2018-09-22 10:00 – 17:00 Asia/Tokyo Event type:  Training (free or commercial) http://cmslabo.org/drupal-global-training-Sprint-days/2018/0922 Tokyo Japan Drupal Global Training Day & Sprint Sep 22, 2018 We will hold Drupal 8 Global Training with introduction of Drupal 8.6 new functions, and Global Sprint for first time sprint users. Also this sprint include Drupal mentor support for Drupal users, who would like to learn more Drupal 8. Source: https://groups.drupal.org/node/512931/feed

The Ultimate Tutorial for Drupal's Paragraphs Module

Over the last few months we’ve worked with more and more Drupal 8 sites. Those projects all had one thing in common … they used the Drupal Paragraphs module. Paragraphs is a very popular module for handling content in Drupal 8. Paragraphs works in a similar way to content fields, but also provides a wide range of options for the design, layout and grouping of your content.  If you want to learn Paragraphs, this is ultimate guide! Read, watch and follow along with all 10 parts of this tutorial. By the end, you’ll be using Paragraphs for all your sites too! Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

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The Animations Module in Drupal 8

There are multiple JavaScript and CSS libraries on the internet. They allow you to animate certain parts of your site and make them look more attractive. The Animations module in Drupal makes use of the three useful libraries: animate.css typed.js WOW.js They give the elements inside your site some extra cool features and make it more appealing. In this tutorial, you will learn how to install the required libraries and the module and take a look at its basic usage. Let’s start! Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

A Simple Way to Communicate Better with Your Customers

Whenever you get into a situation where you are not sure which version of Drupal to use, or you expect to get challenged by a client, my recommendation is to use the approach of putting together the pros and cons, and see what insights emerge. This actually is a good follow-up to our discussion around Drupal 7 vs Drupal 8. So let’s build a table for that case as an example. This should be easily adaptable whenever Drupal 9 starts to be a thing. It also works for other technology discussions. Note that this table doesn’t intend to be a fully comprehensive list — just a starting point to launch a conversation. It may even need some updating as new Drupal 8 minor releases bring more and more functionality. Criteria D7 D8 Reusability (from D7 platform) Very limited to none Higher reusability between Drupal 8 and next versions (Drupal 9,…

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Building digital backpacks for Syrian refugees

I recently heard a heart-warming story from the University of California, Davis. Last month, UC Davis used Drupal to launch Article 26 Backpack, a platform that helps Syrian Refugees document and share their educational credentials. Over the course of the Syrian civil war, more than 12 million civilians have been displaced. Hundreds of thousands of these refugees are students, who now have to overcome the obstacle of re-entering the workforce or pursuing educational degrees away from home. Article 26 Backpack addresses this challenge by offering refugees a secure way to share their educational credentials with admissions offices, scholarship agencies, and potentials employers. The program also includes face-to-face counseling to provide participants with academic advisory and career development. The UC Davis team launched their Drupal 8 application for Article 26 Backpack in four months. On the site, students can securely store their educational data, such as diplomas, transcripts and resumes. The…

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How to Set a Voting System in Drupal 8

One of OSTraining’s customers asked how to implement content voting on their site. There are a few alpha releases of voting modules based on the Voting API. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Votingapi Widgets for Drupal 8. It makes use of a “Rating” field, which you can customize and insert into your content. Let’s start! Source: https://www.ostraining.com/

Drupal4Gov Webinar Series: ​​HAX

Start:  2018-07-19 15:00 – 16:00 America/New_York Organizers:  jdearie Event type:  Training (free or commercial) https://www.eventbrite.com/e/drupal4gov-webinar-series-hax-registration-… HAX the web is a headless authoring solution being developed by Penn State built on one question: Why can’t all platforms have the same authoring experience (AX)? We decided that in order to build the best AX for Drupal we needed to NOT build it just for Drupal. Learn about how you can leverage HAX in your (deep breath) Drupal 6, Drupal 7, Drupal 8, GravCMS, Desktop apps, BackdropCMS sites and more! Learn how and what you can build when we all work together across ecosystems on the front-end using a technology called Web components. Bryan Ollendyke (btopro) is the HAX project lead and will be demonstrating HAX, talking about it’s capabilities and how to extend it, what you can do to use it in your projects and how and why web components should be…

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How Drupal continues to evolve towards an API-first platform

It’s been 12 months since my last progress report on Drupal core’s API-first initiative. Over the past year, we’ve made a lot of important progress, so I wanted to provide another update. Two and a half years ago, we shipped Drupal 8.0 with a built-in REST API. It marked the start of Drupal’s evolution to an API-first platform. Since then, each of the five new releases of Drupal 8 introduced significant web service API improvements. While I was an early advocate for adding web services to Drupal 8 five years ago, I’m even more certain about it today. Important market trends endorse this strategy, including integration with other technology solutions, the proliferation of new devices and digital channels, the growing adoption of JavaScript frameworks, and more. In fact, I believe that this functionality is so crucial to the success of Drupal, that for several years now, Acquia has sponsored one…

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An Update on Drupal's Evolution Towards an API-first Platform

When Drupal 8.0 was released two and a half years ago, with a built-in REST API, it signaled the start of Drupal’s evolution to an API-first platform. Since then, each of the five new releases of Drupal 8 introduced significant web service API improvements. Drupal 8.6, shipping in September, will also have a new bunch of API improvements. Recently Dries Buytaert, founder and project lead of Drupal (and co-founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Acquia), published an update on Drupal’s continuing evolution towards an API-first platform. Definitely worth a read. Among the milestones, recent and forthcoming: A Drupal 8.6 improvement: the move of the API-first code to the individual modules, instead of the REST module providing it on their behalf. In the long term, all Drupal modules should ship with web service APIs rather than depending on a central API module to provide their APIs —…

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Decoupled Drupal 8 + GatsbyJS: a quickstart guide

If you’re not familiar with GatsbyJS, then you owe it to yourself to check it out. It’s an up and coming static site generator with React and GraphQL baked in, and it prides itself on being really easy to integrate with common CMS’es like Drupal. Source: https://www.phase2technology.com/feed/

Backend Drupal 8 101 (Part 1): Data Digging in Drupal 8

One of the most fundamental tasks of back-end Drupal 8 development is learning how to capture and utilize data. Unfortunately, as a new developer, trying to do so feels like wandering into an endless labyrinth of arrays, methods, objects, and arcane wizardry. Source: https://www.phase2technology.com/feed/

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