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See You at DrupalCon NOLA!

For all you Drupalist enthusiasts out there, we hope you are as excited as us at Forum One to be heading down to New Orleans for DrupalCon 2016, from 9-13 May. Les bons temps vont surement rouler!

The Forum One team will be there in full force, and we’re really looking forward to meeting you there. Below is a list of at least a few place (so far!) where you’ll be able to find us.

Come by and Say Hi at Booth #406

Be sure to stop by our booth for a chat and pick up a few goodies. Speak to folks like Drupal Evangelist Chaz Chumley, the author of the recently-released Drupal 8 Theming with Twig and soon-to-be-released Mastering Drupal 8 and Drupal 8 Blueprints.

Take Part in Our Pre-Conference Training Session

Drupal 8 Theming with Twig
Monday, May 9th, 9:00AM – 5:00PM
Session Leaders: Chaz Chumley & Adam Juran

If you plan on arriving in NOLA first-thing on Monday, consider attending our all-day training session where you’ll master Drupal 8’s new Twig templating engine to create fun and fast websites with simple steps to help you move from concept to completion.

If you consider yourself a front-end developer you will be right at home, but since no PHP knowledge will be necessary, anyone who can create an HTML website with basic HTML and CSS skills will be able to leave knowing how to create a Drupal 8 theme.

And to boot, all attendees will receive a digital copy of Chaz Chumley’s new book Drupal 8 Theming with Twig. Woot!

Attend One of Our Breakout Sessions

The Big Easy: Front-end Development with Pattern Lab and Twig
Tuesday, May 10, 3:45-4:45PM
Session Leaders: Chaz Chumley & Adam Juran

Pattern Lab and Twig, the perfect duo to streamline your front-end development process. Pattern Lab is a custom static site generator that constructs an interface by stitching elements together to form templates and pages. Twig is a fast, secure, and flexible templating engine from Sensio Labs, the people who brought us Symfony.

In this session, Chaz and Adam will demonstrate how to combine the power of these two technologies to streamline your front-end development workflow for Drupal 8.

The Ultimate Super Duper Guide to Content Quality
Wednesday, May 11, 5:00-6:00PM
Session Leaders: Kristina Bjoran & Courtney Clark

Low quality content hurts your organization all around. It makes for poor search engine discovery, and it makes it difficult for people to understand you and your products or issues. In the worst cases, it gives your visitors the wrong idea and turns them away.

Wrap your head around the content you have, and then how to whip that content into shape. During this presentation, you’ll learn about: the qualities of excellent online content; the nitty gritty of actually digging in and assessing your content; and gather next steps to improve your content.

Join Our Business Showcase to Learn About Rapid Drupal Development

Reinventing International Development With Rapid Drupal Development
Wednesday, May 11, 3:45-4:45PM
Session leader: Chaz Chumley

The Global Innovation Exchange is a community of innovators, funders, researchers, and smart people dedicated to improving and fundamentally changing how international development works. The platform’s design and Drupal development now connects the best ideas in international development directly with the resources they need for them to become a reality.  

This session will cover:

  • Rapid Drupal Development: creating a powerful platform in just 100 days
  • Using Pattern Lab to create real-time designs
  • Using Solr search with enhanced More Like This, Long form content authoring, and microsites

Level of knowledge required to attend: this session caters to both beginner and advanced users of Drupal.

If you would like to set up a time to meet and chat outside of booth or session times, feel free to get in touch by email or Twitter @forumone.

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