Introducing Drupal.org Terms of Service and Privacy Policy

Almost half a year ago, with the help of the Drupal.org Content Working Group and lawyers, the Drupal Association started working on a Drupal.org Terms of Service (ToS) and Privacy Policy. After a number of drafts and rewrites, we are now ready to introduce both documents to Drupal.org users. Read the announcement on Drupal.org for more information.

From Poverty to Prosperity: How Drupal is Improving Lives in South Los Angeles

Students in Teens Exploring TechnologyFor many people all over the world, Drupal is a fun hobby or even a means to a career. But for some young men in South Los Angeles, it’s more than that: it’s a ticket to a better life.

What the Association Board Does, and Why You Should Run!

One of the things that sets the Drupal community apart from other open source projects is our big, amazing, and very diverse community. The Association board is structured to help represent our community with two community elected seats. After an update to our bylaws this May, we now elect one board member per year to a two-year term. These seats are open to all community members, and we need you to fill them!

Announcing Our Newest Staff Members

We’re thrilled to announce the addition of four new staff members to the Drupal Association team. Please help us give a warm welcome to Oliver Davies, Archie Brentano, Phillip Bulebar, and Ryan Aslett!

Building the Drupal Community in Vietnam: Seeds for Empowerment and Opportunities

Drupal VietnamWith almost 90 million people, Vietnam has the 13th largest population of any nation in the world. It's home to a young generation that is very active in adopting innovative technologies, and in the last decade, the country has been steadily emerging as an attractive IT outsourcing and staffing location for many Western software companies.

Why we moved Drupal.org to a CDN

As of a little after 19:00 UTC on 2 July 2014, Drupal.org is now delivering as many sites as possible via our EdgeCast CDN.

Why a CDN?

A content delivery network or content distribution network (CDN) is a large distributed system of servers deployed in multiple data centers across the Internet.[1]

How Your Membership Gives Back to the Community

Picture of globeWhen people ask me, “What’s Drupal?” I find it a complex answer. Of course, in a technical sense, Drupal is a CMS— but to me, and to many others, it’s far more than that. It’s a community full of amazing people with inspiring leaders and huge hearts.

Drupal Association Board Meeting Summary: 9 July 2014

We held our July Drupal Association Board Meeting last Wednesday. Halfway through the year, we took the opportunity to review our metrics for the year thus far, discuss some possible changes to our governance model, and tackle a couple of housekeeping issues in executive session. If you somehow managed to miss us during the live session, never fear!

A Great Reason to Join the Drupal Association: One Month of Free Training!

Training iconWe’ve joined forces with several Drupal training companies to convince you that there is no better time to join the Drupal Association. And if you are already a member, here is a great reason to encourage your Drupal friends to join: free training!

Drupal.org team week notes #27

Upcoming deployments: CDN switch for Drupal.org

We have successfully switched all of the Drupal.org sub-sites over to our CDN (Content Delivery Network) provider. On July 2nd we will be pointing Drupal.org (www.drupal.org) at our CDN. This deployment improves our ability to serve static files (images, javascript, css, patches, etc.) and improves our network routes outside of North America.

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