Drupal.org is staffing up

The Drupal Association Board of Directors has committed to significantly improving Drupal.org in 2014. As a result, we are staffing up, working with contractors, and improving volunteer engagement paths so that we can really accelerate change on the site this year and keep the momentum going into next year.

What’s next for Drupal.org?

The primary imperative outlined in our 2014 Leadership Plan and Budget is to make Drupal.org shine. Here are the things I am going to be focused on most immediately to that end:

Hello, Drupal Community!

My name is Rachel Friesen and I’m the newest member of the Drupal Association. I’ve been hired on to a Sponsor Fulfillment position, which means I will be working closely with those of you who help the Association through sponsorships and business partnerships.

Drupal.org team week notes #24

Drupal.org improvements

One of the noticeable events of the past few weeks was, of course, the Heartbleed security incident, so the team was busy responding to it.

Apart from that we also got a few things fixed:

DrupalCon Latin America Designer Chosen

ColombiaWe are excited to announce that the Drupal Association, along with key community volunteers, has selected a designer for DrupalCon Latin America!

Continuous Integration Efforts Get Easier with Drupal 8

At MidCamp (Midwest Drupal camp), I found out a really fascinating thing about Drupal 8: Support for PHPUnit is going to be part of the base distribution. This means a great deal to Solutions Architects and Developers at Promet because we have been striving to integrate automated tests into our build. Perhaps you remember from my talks or previous posts, number four of my 10 Principles of Continuous Integration is "Self-Testing Build". This makes Drupal a much more sought-after platform for shops looking to fully embrace Continuous Integration.

Drupal Association Board Meeting Summary: 16 April, 2014

Preparing the materials for the monthly board meeting is a lot of work, but it's a great chance to reflect each month on the momentum of the Association and the community.

How Drupal and Open Source are Helping Youth Rise from Poverty in Africa

The rise of open source, and the skyrocketing popularity of Drupal as a CMS, has made for many very happy developers working in the open source world. But for some people, it isn’t just a hobby or a way to bring home a paycheck: it’s a ticket out of crushing poverty.

Submit Your Design Proposals for DrupalCon Latin America

Though DrupalCon Latin America - Bogotá, Colombia is just under a year away, we’re already getting the ball rolling on planning and organization— and we need your help!

Drupal Association Board Meeting this Wednesday

The month of March was pretty huge for the Association - we tackled a lot! Join us for the next Drupal Asssociation board meeting where we will review the work we accomplished and set the stage for even more. In addition to our review of March, we'll be discussing a new Marketing Committeee charter, a new Procurement Policy, and review some branding updates for the Association.

Building the Future of Drupal

If Drupal adoption is going to increase, we’ll need to grow the community— and that means continuing to bring developers, web designers, and digital experts into the Drupal fold. For the finale of our series on Drupal training options, we spoke to several of the many experts in Drupal training, and wanted to share their thoughts with the community.

When it comes to increasing the amount of Drupal talent in the market, there are more options to learn the platform than ever before.

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