DrupalGov Canberra 2014

To those who know me, the past couple of weeks in my schedule have been fairly jam packed with DrupalGov items. Like an aperture window, each part of the pre-planning stage relies on its neighbour before carefully interlocking in place. DrupalGov Canberra, Asia Pacific and Australia’s only Government centric…

Explaining Varnish for Beginners

A short time ago I published a presentation I gave at DrupalACT entitled 'Varnish for Beginners'. Whilst the presentation itself went down well and those attending hopefully garnered a good amount of knowledge; without me to talk over it, there aren't a huge amount of words to explain Varnish more…

Drupal Distributions: Speeding up site deployment

Last Thursday I presented Drupal Distributions: Speeding up site deployment for the DrupalACT March meet up. A new lunchtime format allowed for a different audience to attend and I'm grateful to those who took the time out of their work day to show their support! The format of the presentation…

Drupal and Node.js: Push your site

Last night I presented Drupal and Node.js: Push your site for the DrupalACT October meet up. Overall I think it went well with the presentation generating a good amount of healthy discussion afterwards about topics covered in the slides and the benefits/drawbacks of Node.js I've decided to…

Drupal Sprint Weekend Wrap-up

After the recent global Drupal sprint weekend I hosted, I feel it's a worthwhile task to report back some of the successes and challenges faced by both myself and the other participants. Saturday The first sprint day saw myself, petercook and rli starting early at 9am with jrsinclair and a…

DrupalCon Sydney 2013

Technically, Sydney was my first DrupalCon. Although I have attended a number of local Drupal events and camps, this was a little different. Not least because it's the first DrupalCon in the Southern Hemisphere, the first in APAC and of course the first in Australia, but  also because it had…