“Out of the box” is used a lot in CMS solution world. But what does that really when looking at Drupal? How many boxes are there, and what comes out of them?!?
A strongly recommended meetup for anyone who is evaluating the strengths of Drupal and what the different flavours of it look like.
In this meetup we’ll be exploring what can Drupal distributions can do. How many of them are there? What are some good use cases that these solutions can be matched to?
For example, did you know Drupal has a distribution for each one of the following?
- Social media community
- Government website framework
- Online publishing for large publisher needs
- DAM (Digital Asset Management)
- API aggregation / containerisation
- Events management
- Knowledge base
- Profile management
- AND TONNES MORE!
We’ll be answering these questions and more at the next Drupal meetup – with live demos wherever possible.
Gold and Cathy will lead us on content and discussion around this powerful solutions landscape as we explore what the various flavors of Drupal ‘can really do out of the box’.
REFRESHMENTS and ORGANISATION provided by Xequals (in the form of beer, pizza, and cat herding!). Thanks Xequals!
VENUE is provided by Catalyst IT. Thanks Catalyst!
When and Where
Tuesday, 4 June 2019.
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.
Level 3, Catalyst House,
150 Willis Street, Wellington
Turn up before 6 which is when the doors lock or txt/phone the number on the door to be let in by a Catalyst person,
Free. Please RSVP here and email organisers if you have dietary requriements.
Wellington Drupal Meetup and event.
GovCMS 2.0 – Thom Toogood & The 100% Open Source Stack
This is a special, opportunistic meetup arranged at short notice, hosted at Xequals new offices and event space on Cuba St. It is directly relevant to all Drupal stakeholders in Wellington who have anything at all to do with Government & Drupal. For those of you who didn’t know, GovCMS is the open source Drupal distribution which is now the standarised web platform for the Australian Government.
Toogood, an NZer who has been central to the project, is coming to
Wellington and wants to present to us on this example of government
innovation using opensource, with big implications for the Australasian
Highly recommended for anyone who works on New
Zealand or Australian Government websites, or is involved in digital
infrastructure and strategy.
There are a limited amount of spots available so click that RSVP button!
As announced in July 2018, the GovCMS (Australia) team are now working with Salsa Digital and amazee.io to build the next generation of the GovCMS hosting platform. Last Nov 2019 they migrated 102 GovCMS sites onto the new GovCMS platform (https://salsadigital.com.au/news/102-govcms-sites-live-on-next-generation-govcms-platform) and have on-boarded a lot more sites since.
Thom Toogood, Platform Architect (amazee.io) & Toby Bellwood, Technical Lead (GovCMS) will provide an overview of the new platform and how GovCMS sites are developed, tested, deployed and hosted on it.
Xequals will provide food & beverage for all attendees. If you have any special dietary requirements, please email [masked]
When and Where
Tuesday, April 30, 2019
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
93 Cuba St, Wellington
Free. Limited space so please RSVP here.
Wellington Drupal Meetup takes place on the first Tuesday of the month.