One Law Professor Creates a Teachable Moment out of the Web Blackout of January 18, 2012

One Law Professor Creates a Teachable Moment out of the Web Blackout of January 18, 2012
Yesterday, Junuary 18, 2012, thousands of websites perticipated in a virtual anti-SOPA/PIPA sit-in: Google, Reddit, Wired, Craigslist, Wikipedia, WordPress, Mozilla, MoveOn.org, and O’Reilly to name a few. Widener University School of Law’s Professor Tonya Evans joined the list of internet sites and created a teachable moment for her students: She explains: We’re doing a law ...

DrupalCamp Philadelphia: A Tasty, Open Source Success!

DrupalCamp Philadelphia: A Tasty, Open Source Success!
I’m really happy that Nathan Gasser and Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg made this happen in Philadelphia. The sessions were divided into Beginner and Experienced. I sat through all but one of the novice sessions and was inspire by, not only the great number of attendees from the East Coast, but by the passion for Drupal displayed by ...

Drop it Like it’s Drupal!

Drop it Like it's Drupal!
Ok, Drupal is Sexy and it’s Hot! I just spent two days at the Higher Education Web Symposium 2008 hosted by UPenn Medicine. First, the UPenn staff did an amazing job. Kudos to UPenn and in particular Ben Adams, the choreographer of the event! I was lucky enough to meet Alex Urevick-Ackelsberg, a Drupal Evangelist ...

Drupal Modules and Learning Curve

Granted, Drupal gives you LOTS of power right-out-of the box. However, to really leverage the power of ‘The Drupe’, you really need to dig deep into the modules area. It is obvious that you can accomplish pretty much anything, any layout, any content view or type, if you just look  hard enough. Themeing was interesting, ...

Ning or Drupal?

Originally, I had planned to build out the accepted applicants portal/community site in Ning. Drupal offers way more control and can be hosted internally. More on this later.

Theming in Drupal

Just started theming in Drupal. Everytime I’ve got my hands inside the Drupal engine I get giggly. Drupal is a beauty — I’ve begun building out the community site for a local Philadelphia bike racing team. I will follow that up with a build-out of a community site for accepted applicants at the Law School. ...

Drupal Rules!

Very excited about learning my way around Drupal! Started playing around with PHP, installed Drupal on the server using the cPanel, and went to town installing a whole bunch of modules. I’ve slowly started migrating the flat-footed flat-filed static-cling tristatevelo.com site into a home-grown content management system personalized for the team. I have not been ...