Presentations

Keynote Theme for Meteor.js Presentations

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I have been working on a few Meteor presentations as a part of the Meteor community in Charlotte. I wanted my presentations to have a Meteor feel, so I used the look and feel of meteor.com to setup a theme for Keynote. Thanks to meteor.com's very cool background, curved cornered white rectangles, and liberal use of Helvetica Neue, I think it works out quite well.

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"Is Drupal Right for You?" Presentation

I presented "Is Drupal Right for You?" at the Feb 5th, 2014 CharDUG meetup.

Many web development firms, non-profits, and individuals wonder if Drupal is the right platform for their websites and web applications. Drupal has a fantastic community and rich eco-system, but how can one know if Drupal is the right fit?

Mark Shropshire brings his Drupal consulting experience to help you understand the good, the bad, and the ugly in the Drupal world.

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"Module Development 101 (Drupal)" Presentation

I had a great time teaching new and experienced Drupal developers about Drupal module development at a recent Charlotte Drupal User Group workshop. We worked together through the example Callsign Lookup module. I hope to add a Theming 101 and Site Building 101 to the mix in the future. Also, look for upcoming Drupal 8 versions of this class coming soon.

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"Managing Drupal Presentations Like a Boss" Slide Deck

Thomas Lattimore and Mark Shropshire talk through various methods of managing Drupal configuration data with Features, hook_update_N, and git. They dig into deploying these configurations between dev, testing, staging, and live environments. Finally, they discuss the CMI (Configuration Management Initiative) for Drupal 8 and how these changes will allow you to be the Drupal boss you have always wanted to be!

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