Join us for the 12 February Association Board Meeting

This Wednesday, 12 February 2013 at Noon Pacific (-8 UTC), we'll hold our next monthly Drupal Association board meeting. As usual, we'll give an update from the staff report, which now includes our updated dashboard numbers. We'll also tackle the an adjustement to the Association's mission statement, and here about our (fingers crossed) imminent CTO hire.

Global Training Days Coming Up

Drupal Global Training Days are quickly approaching and we do not want you to miss out on the February date.  Global Training Days is an initiative by the Drupal Association to introduce new and beginning users to Drupal.  The Drupal Association is partnering with training companies to make this happen.

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Overview

The single biggest reason that the Drupal Association is such a great place to work is the Drupal community. You all dedicated your blood, sweat, and tears to make Drupal amazing, and that includes work on Drupal.org, our community’s home. As the organization charged with maintaining Drupal.org, we’ve relied on a pastiche of volunteer support, contractors (at various rate scales), and staff.

Drupal.org team week notes #19


Recently we published our Tech team plan for the first quarter of 2014. To ensure that we are not only telling you about our plans, but also update on the progress as we go, we are bringing back our traditional bi-weekly ‘week notes’ posts. Welcome to the first week notes of 2014!

Drupal 7 upgrade cleanup

We managed to fix quite a few critical and major issues in the past 2 weeks. Project usage and download statistics are now fixed, text search is improving...

Hello Drupal Community!

LaurenSheyHi Drupalers!  Allow me to introduce myself. My name is Lauren Shey (lshey) and I am the new Drupal Association’s Community Outreach Coordinator.

The Future of Drupal.org Development

Hi everyone, if you don't know me I am Rudy Grigar (basic` on Freenode IRC). I have been a volunteer Drupal.org infrastructure maintainer since 2009. This month I started full time at the Drupal Association managing the Drupal.org infrastructure, which I am extremely excited about -- volunteer work has become my day job!

One of my first projects is to improve the development process for people interested in contributing to Drupal.org.

Drupal Association Board Meeting: January 15, 2014

Last week we held our first board meeting of the new year. We were really pleased to share a new staff report format featuring the KPIs and other metrics that we will be tracking in 2014 to document the impact of our work. Because board meetings are held in the middle of the month, our method going forward will be to report numbers against the plan for the month prior.

Drupal Dev Days shapes up to be an amazing event in 2014

Szeged logoWhile the Drupal Association’s regular events are DrupalCons in Europe and North America, the community is always busy organizing all kinds of events around the world. The community has a long standing tradition to augment DrupalCon with the Frontend United and Drupal Dev Days traveling conferences in Europe which have more focused target groups.

Tech Team plan for the first quarter of 2014

There is never a shortage of things to do on Drupal.org and that’s never been more true than right now. We have D7 upgrade clean up to finish, as well as variety of improvements that were on hold during the upgrade. We want you to know what our tech team is focused on and where we’re spending our time, so here are some of the pieces in our first quarter roadmap.

Request for Proposal: Drupal Job Board

Job board imageIn 2014, The Drupal Association will launch new programs that serve the community and generate revenue to make Drupal.org a worthy home for the project. You can learn more about this focus in our February 2013 blog and our December 2013 blog about funding Drupal.org improvements.

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