January: Building Websites in Drupal with Suzanne Kennedy
So you need a website for your business, online magazine, or knitting collective. You want to get it online quickly, but you have big plans for adding new features in the future. Where do you start? One solution that has been gaining popularity among small businesses, non-profits, web designers, and large organizations is Drupal.
In this talk, Suzanne will lead you through the steps of building your first Drupal website. You’ll use a point-and-click tool that lets you set up a new site without writing code or installing any software. You’ll walk out the door with your new project underway.
What is Drupal?
Drupal is a free, open source web development platform that you can use to build all kinds of websites. It’s good for building online communities, publishing lots of content, and creating an attractive user interface. It powers over a million websites including Whitehouse.gov and Grammys.com.
What to Bring
This event will be a hands-on workshop, so if possible, bring your laptop!
Suzanne Kennedy is the co-founder of Evolivng Web, a Montreal-based web development shop which she started in 2007. Since then, she has been wearing many hats including front-end developer, designer, and Drupal trainer. At Evolving Web, Suzanne has played a lead role in creating dynamic Drupal-powered websites for clients such as Travelocity, McGill University, the McGill University Health Centre, and Lifetime Entertainment.
Suzanne has presented at numerous tech events in Montreal, Boston, Toronto, and New York, and will speak at the upcoming international Drupal Conference in Denver. She is particularly passionate about responsive design and multilingual site building.
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