Recently I had the opportunity to speak at ConvergeSE in Columbia, SC. I was pleasantly surprised by the number of attendees and the excitement at the conference. We had a lot of fantastic keynote speakers including Ethan Marcotte, Jenn Lukas, and Chris Coyier to name a few. Watch out SXSW!
Unlike most of the Drupal conferences I attend, this one was broad and included tracks such as design, gaming, front-end, makers, UX, development, and business & marketing. So I felt I must wave the Drupal banner & represent! Below is my presentation, "Choosing Drupal as a Content Management Framework for Your Next Project." I covered questions such as:
- What is Drupal and what makes it great?
- What is involved with building & theming a Drupal site?
- How to get a Drupal site off the ground quickly
- The difference between a base theme and a regular theme
- Modules that make theming easier
Mediacurrent has a singular focus on Drupal. In fact, it’s the only content management system (CMS) we work with.
Platform is free to use: There are no ongoing licensing fees or upfront acquisition costs. Which means you can use the savings to put towards customizing and extending your website.
Community strength: There are literally hundreds of thousands of developers constantly improving, strengthening, expanding, and supporting the code.
Flexibility and growth: You have the ability to extend and add-on new features. There are unlimited options to integrate tools and modules in addition to creating something custom.
Serious scale and security: All code on drupal.org gets scrutinized by a public community of developers (including our own) making Drupal just as secure, if not more secure, than commercial software. It’s not just our opinion either- increased security was one of the reasons The White House cited when they switched to Drupal.
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