September 8, 2014

Training spotlight: Drupal 8 for Drupalistas

Are you a site builder, themer, or backend developer who is comfortable with Drupal 7 (or 6) and worried about gearing up for Drupal 8?

Want a headstart?

Drupal 8 for Drupalistas at DrupalCon Amsterdam will save you self-study time by walking you through D8 in a day. You'll build a site, getting a hands on experience of the anticipated Drupal 8 changes, and dive deeper into your own speciality.

September 5, 2014

DrupalCon for Frontend developers

DrupalCon Amsterdam is less than one month away! I'm excited to meet up with all the Frontend developers who are coming to learn new things from each other.

Ruben and I have worked really hard as chairs of the Frontend track. We defined the track theme Futuristic Tools and Techniques. We aimed to select the right sessions with the best variety and balance that also flow together into one cohesive track.

August 28, 2014

Get a status update on Drupal 8 Contribution Modules at DrupalCon Amsterdam

Drupal 8 is slowly approaching. As we all know, the real power in version upgrades lies in the contribution modules. Most of the maintainers are already working on their Drupal 8 ports, but what is their status?

While we would like to give every one of these maintainers their own full session to discuss their modules, they are unfortunately only so many slots available. Not to mention it would take a long time for you to attend all of these talks on top of the various other conference sessions!

August 25, 2014

Training spotlight: Absolute Beginner's Guide to Drupal

Steve and the team at OSTraining have led Absolute Beginner's Guide to Drupal at nearly every DrupalCon for the past four years. Now is your chance to attend this training at DrupalCon Amsterdam!

Are you brand new to Drupal and want to get a great head start into building your first Drupal site? At Absolute Beginner's Guide to Drupal, you'll learn all of the key concepts you need to understand, navigate, use, and build your very own Drupal site.

August 22, 2014

Trying out for DrupalCon Amsterdam

Lewis Nyman has been discussing the difficulties of being a DrupalCon track chair and how we can make it easier for session submitters to collect their speaking history using a service like or Lanyrd.

A trial page has been set up for DrupalCon Amsterdam on, you can sign up to attend and test the experience here -

August 21, 2014

Training spotlight: Professional Agile Project Management For Drupal Projects

Over 30 people attended this wildly successful training at DrupalCon Austin. Now is your chance to attend this training at DrupalCon Amsterdam!

In this course, we cut past the evangelism that exists around Agile, and instead focus on real-world practical training that you can put into action.