On April 26-27, web developers and enthusiasts will gather in Makati for what promises to be the biggest Drupal Camp in this side of the world. Drupal is an open source web-based content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world.
The two-day event will have parallel sessions that cater to beginners, intermediate and advanced developers. Sessions are on web development, theming, search engine optimization, Selenium Web Driver 2, Entity vs Views, Drupal 8 CMI, Docker, Chef, Vagrant, Openstack, among others.
Notable and respected community members have also been invited to the Camp. Karl Clinger, a US-based certified Red Hat specialist and engineer will give the keynote exploring the power of open source. Drupalista Cedric Chaux will talk about e-commerce using Drupal as a platform. Speakers from other Southeast Asian Drupal users groups and jetbrains.com will also be joining the sessions.
One of the most awaited part of the Camp is the Drupalathon (Drupal + hackathon) happening on the second day, April 27th. Each team of 2-3 members will be given the chance to design and develop innovative web applications. They will also get the chance to present their hack to an international panel. A cash prize of P10,000, Nokia smartphones and GPS device from HereMaps will be given to the winners. Registration is now open at http://dcmanila2014.drupalpilipinas.org
Event sponsors are Smart, Microsoft, Enterprise Linux Professionals, Drupal Association, HereMaps, Mozilla Firefox, East Vantage, Elance, and Web Amazon Services. Technology partners are Siteshop.ph, PhpStorm and Jetbrains. Community partners are SourceScript Innovations, Geektallks Philippines, Philippine Information Technology Organization, PHP Users Group PH, Orange Apps, and Developer.PH. Media partners are WhenInManila and DZIQ 990AM.
Drupal is free, open and community-powered. Drupal Camp Manila 2014 is organized by Philippine Drupal Users Group (PHDUG) the country’s biggest Drupal user group. Come for the code, stay for the community. ###