Lightning Talks: Getting Started Quickly with Drupal

Time slot: 
March 9th, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Day Stage

There are a variety of tools, applications and distributions that can get you up and running with Drupal fast!

1. Growing Venture Solutions: Building Conference and Event Websites with the COD: the Conference Organizing Distribution
Come see how COD makes it easy to build amazing conference and event websites that delight attendees and conference organizers. With features like a robust registration session and moderation workflow, personalized attendee schedules and built-in attendee networking, COD makes it easy to setup a great conference site as soon as you install it.

2. Microsoft: Install and Deploy Drupal with WebMatrix
Microsoft WebMatrix is a new tool from Microsoft that makes installing, customizing and deploying Drupal faster and easier than ever. In this lightning talk we’ll download, install customize and deploy Acquia Drupal with MySQL then do the same with Drupal 7 with SQL Server. Both in less than 15 minutes.

3. Phase2 Technology: Distributions: Building Drupal Sites Lightening Fast
Phase2 Technology helps clients and the larger Drupal community get started quickly with Drupal through the development and maintenance of Drupal-based distributions. Easily accessible these distributions help users to quickly build front & back end capabilities, such as intranet tools to enhance team communication, content delivery features to engage audiences and maximize monetization. Learn how distributions can help you save time and resources in building your site.

4. Pantheon: Rolling on Pantheon
See how to get started using git and Drupal 7 quickly with the Pantheon Drupal Platform, including how to easily put your existing site online.

5. Acquia: Drupal-as-a-Service, Distributions and the Cloud - Getting started has never been easier
Learn how Acquia will help you hit the ground running with Drupal.

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Drupal Connect
Treehouse Agency
Chapter Three