On September 28, 2009, Drupal Core Developer and Now Public Development Team Lead Karoly "chx" Negyesi spoke to the Vancouver League of Drupaliers (Vancouver's Drupal user group) on the importance of APIs in Drupal 7, and the mindset change required for developers to take full advantage of them.
On April 23, 2009 Robin Puga from Affinity Bridge spoke on Automated Deployment with the Aegir Hosting System at the monthly meeting of the Vancouver League of Drupaliers, Vancouver's Drupal user group. This is a video of his presentation.
On March 26, 2009 Mack Hardy from Affinity Bridge spoke on the topic Geo-Location in Drupal 6 at the monthly meeting of the Vancouver League of Drupaliers, Vancouver's Drupal user group. This is a video of his presentation.
On January 26, 2009 Rick Vugteveen from ImageX Media spoke about building blogs using Drupal at the monthly meeting of the Vancouver League of Drupaliers, Vancouver's Drupal user group. This is a video of his presentation. The presentation slides are available from Rick's blog post Building a Better Blog With Drupal Slides.
On January 29, 2009 Audrey Foo spoke about Apache Solr Search at the monthly meeting of the Vancouver League of Drupaliers, Vancouver's Drupal user group. This is a video of her presentation. The slides from her presentation are available at her website, coderamblings.com, in the PDF file: Apache Solr Search
On November 20, 2008 Jim DeLaHunt presented International and multilingual Drupal sites to the Vancouver League of Drupaliers, Vancouver's Drupal user group. This is a video of his presentation. Mr. DeLaHunt's slides and notes are available in his post: International and multilingual Drupal sites.Photo credit: (CC) Randy Stewart blog.stewtopia.com
Sunday February 22, 2009 I had the pleasure of brunching with a group of Freebase enthusiasts. From the Freebase website: Freebase is an open database of the world?s information. "Open" means it's built by the community, for the community ? anyone can contribute information, create collections of information to share with others, or build applications that use our API. It also means that the database is freely, openly licensed. Here's some video I shot at the meetup.
In this Drupal Camp Victoria session, Taking Logic Out of Your Node Template Files, Rene Hache of North Studio discusses template file theming and the separation of presentation and logic. By popular demand, Rene made the North Studio base template available for download. Details are available at northstudio.com Theme page.
In this presentation to the High Tech Communicators' Exchange titled, Crowd Sourcing: Using Mass Collaboration to Inject Creativity and Innovation into your Workplace, social media consultant Monica Hamburg explains the power and pitfalls of "crowdsourcing." Crowdsourcing is a new term commonly to describe mass collaboration via social media tools. From dating to gold mining, Ms. Hamburg gives a fast-paced overview of mass collaboration successes as well as situations where it might be ill-con...
Vancouver's Internet media star Rebecca Bollwitt spoke to a full house about blogging and building your personal brand at the November 2008 meeting of Third Tuesday. The good news is I caught it on video and the audio is good. The bad news is the light at the Granville Room was very low. Depending on your monitor the video will be something between dark and black. If it's the latter, think of it as an audio podcast!Notes from Rebecca's presentation are available at: Tris Hussey: Third Tuesday ...