Even though DrupalCon (officially it's @DrupalConEur) officially only starts on Tuesday, we've already been busy at the Con on Monday. There are lots and lots of things to do on Mondays at a DrupalCon. Business Summit, Sprints and for me, setting up our booth.
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With more than 100 Drupalistas joining Cape Town’s latest DrupalCamp there was a buzz that probably silenced the loudest beehive.
2 days, 320 attendees, 24 presentations, 2 tracks - that was the Frontend Conference Zurich 2015. The conference took place from the 27th - 28th of August at the University of Zurich.
This years' Frontend Conf Zurich is only one day away. After four sucsessful events in the last four years #frontendconfch is back.
The food was gone, the glasses were empty and the party lights were out. All that was left last Friday morning was a light smell of cheese. The #AmazeeParty is over, time to do a recap and share "the pictures of that night".
Our team just came back from DrupalCon Los Angeles, but this does not mean that we are not already working hard on getting parts of DrupalCon Barcelona sorted.
You’ll find plenty of blog posts recapping the last day of DrupalCon Los Angeles, I’ll let you find those and read about it. I thought I’d take a different approach, and reflect on the past few days through the eyes of people that make this big wheel turn, people in the Drupal community.
Everyone experiences DrupalCon differently.
Last week, a few coworkers and I went to the Drupal Developer Days in Montpellier. With the main focus being on sprints, contribution to core and on pushing the release of Drupal 8 forward, the Dev Days are a great event for drupalistas to meet the community, share knowledge and work on Drupal.
The DDD was the best drupal related event I’ve been to so far. Its relative small number of attendees - about 300 instead of the 2000+ that attend the european DrupalCons - made it effortless to meet new people. The event was well organised, with good infrastructure and freshly cooked meals every day.
As a site builder interested in contributing more to the community I started the first sprint day in the mentoring sprints learning the best practices for contributing to Drupal. I was surprised at the kindness and patience from the mentors who spend all their time making new members feel welcome at the expense of having fun with their own code and projects.