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The UMD Drupal Users Group connects members of the university community who use the Drupal content management system to meet their web-related needs.

We meet at noon on the first Wednesday of each month in 2115 Tawes Hall.

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Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting - Tawes Hall 2115

Drupal and FullCalendar
Time: 
Wed, Dec 3rd 12:00 pm

Title:Drupal and FullCalendar
Location: 2115 Tawes Hall
Experience Level: Beginner
Category: Site Building

Brock Fanning from ARHU will cover installation and usage of the FullCalendar library and module, as a Views-based calendar solution for Drupal. FullCalendar is an open-source javascript library for rendering calendars, modeled after Google Calendar. Using Views and the FullCalendar module, this library can be easily leveraged to create user-friendly calendar solutions in Drupal 7.

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November 5 Meeting Documents/Notes

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the November 5 demo on Course Management by Myeong Lee and Megan Weng. Attached is the presentation slides. You may obtain the source code from https://github.com/myeong/courses

We have received many helpful feedback from the attendees and will incorporate some of them into our project.

We also announced the schedule for the Drupal User Group talks: http://drupaluser.umd.edu/node/154

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Monthly meeting schedule for 2014-15

We are looking for speakers for spring, 2015. Below is a list of scheduled talks and topics:

Date Speaker Topic
09/10/2014 Valerie Hoy, AGNR Google Analytics
- Meeting Documents/Notes
10/01/2014 Christian Presley, IBBR Using Drupal webform to accept payments to university accounts
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Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting - Tawes Hall 2115

UMD Course Listings from Testudo to Drupal
Time: 
Wed, Nov 5th 12:00 pm

Location: 2115 Tawes Hall
Experience Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Category: Coding and Development

For the November meeting, Myeong Lee and Megan Weng from ARHU will demonstrate how to pull course information from Testudo into Drupal sites. The session will cover all the components needed to make this happen:

  • Python script for scrapping the testudo site and creating JSON file (credits to both Brady Law and Myeong Lee)
  • Migrate scripts for processing the JSON file and creating nodes in Drupal
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October 1 Meeting Documents/Notes

Thank you to everyone who was able to attend the October 1 presentation by Christian Presley on integrating Drupal Webforms with the University's payment processor, Frontstream Fasttransact.

Christian has kindly provided his presentation from that day, along with the components of their module in development, both of which are attached to this post.

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Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting - Tawes Hall 3252

Using Drupal webform to accept payments to university accounts
Time: 
Wed, Oct 1st 12:00 pm

Location: 3252 Tawes Hall
Experience Level: Intermediate to Advanced
Category: Coding and Development

This month we welcome Christian Presley from the Institute for Bioscience and Biotechnology Research, who will review their module-in-development for using Drupal webforms to accept payments to university accounts.

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Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting Minutes - 09/10/2014

Thank you to everyone who attended the monthly meeting on 9/10/2014! Below is a recap of the meeting minutes:

  1. Valerie from AGNR did an awesome presentation on "Google Analytics"! You may see the power point here: http://drupaluser.umd.edu/node/147.
  2. Starting this year, we are inviting the departments/units on campus to host the User Group on annual basis. ARHU and English will co-host the meetings from September 2014 to August 2015. If your department/unit is interested in hosting next year, please let us know!
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Slideshow for Google Analytics

Here's the Powerpoint presentation on getting started with Google Analytics, that I gave at the last Drupal Users Group meeting.

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Drupal Users Group Monthly Meeting - Tawes Hall 3252

Google Analytics
Time: 
Wed, Sep 10th 12:00 pm

Location: Tawes Hall 3252
Experience Level: Beginner
Category: site building, a bit of user experience design

It’s time to resume our monthly Drupal Users Group meeting! Our first meeting this semester will be on Wednesday, September 10th at 12PM in Tawes Hall Room 3252. Our speaker is Valerie Hoy from AGNR. She will be presenting “Google Analytics”.

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Drupal Users Group August Meeting

Hear a recap of the Drupal Gov Days, and gear up for future meetings
Time: 
Wed, Aug 13th 12:00 pm

For our August meeting, we will be deviating from the usual first Wednesday of the month, and we will be meeting on Wednesday, August 14. Same time (12 noon), same place (Symons 0118).

We have lots of exciting topics this month!

A few of us attended Capital Camp / Drupal Gov Days here in the DC area last week, so we’ll be sharing the things we learned at that conference.

Following that, you’ll be getting a sneak peek into the future of the UMD Drupal Users Group! (Hint: We’ll be announcing a new meeting location and some future meeting topics.)