Drupal NYC Meetup




Drupal NYC Meetup

11 September 2019

New York

Added 01-Jan-1970

Please join us on Wednesday, September 11th for our monthly Meetup for an evening of food, drinks, knowledge, and friendship at the HQ of our generous venue sponsor, MongoDB!

All are welcome to attend the Drupal NYC Meetup. At each meetup there will be one or more lightning talks and presentations as well as opportunities for new and old Drupalers to network, socialize, and get their Drupal questions answered.

You must enter your real name on the RSVP question (for building security) by 11am on Tuesday, September 10th or your RSVP will be removed. Check-in opens at 6pm sharp (please don't arrive earlier). We look forward to seeing you!

• 6:00 - Check-in opens, socializing + pizza and drinks (generously sponsored by Pantheon - to be confirmed)
• 6:30 - Announcements
• 6:45 - Who's hiring, who's looking?
• 6:50 - Presentations!
• 8:20 - Closing remarks, socializing + leftover pizza/drinks
• 8:45 - After party (location TBD)


Presentation 1

How Drupal.org is Built by Neil Drumm

Learn how Drupal.org, including its 8 Drupal sites and infrastructure, is built. Neil will cover who builds Drupal.org and how we approach site building. Recent changes to Drupal.org will illustrate how this works in practice, and preview upcoming Drupal.org features, like issue forks.

Neil Drumm (drupal.org/u/drumm) helps build Drupal.org as part of the Drupal Association’s Engineering team.


Presentation 2

Webforms for Everyone by Jacob Rockowitz

This presentation will explore how site owners, site builders, and developers can leverage the Webform module for Drupal 8 to build complex and robust forms for their end-users.
Topics include…
- Why site owners should use the Webform module
- How site builders can build complex and maintainable forms
- How developers can customize forms and handle submission data

Jacob Rockowitz (jrockowitz) is a software architect/consultant who has worked with Drupal for ten years and is the lead maintainer of the Webform module for Drupal 8.