Surrey Drupal Meetup

Jun 22 2011

Surrey Drupal Meetup takes a Summer Vacation

Hello Surrey Drupallers,

If you missed Shaun Dychko's presentation on May 12th, you can see him in action again this Thursday, June 23, 2011 at 6:30pm at the Vancouver Drupal meetup. RSVP here:

May 30 2011

Next Surrey Drupal Meetup: June 9, 2011: Project Management Workflow with Open Atrium

Join us on June 9 for Surrey Drupal Meetup where Steve Krueger is presenting on Organize Your Life with Open Atrium. Learn how to organize your client projects and streamline communication between clients and all team members.
May 30 2011

Thank you to Shaun Dychko for presenting at Surrey Drupal Meetup

A big thank you to Shaun Dychko of He gave an excellent presentation at our Surrey Drupal meetup on May 12th, 2011. He demonstrated how he built a membership website using Drupal and Ubercart. Here's the site:

If you missed his presentation, you can see a more in-depth version on June 23, 2011 at the Vancouver Drupal Meetup: Building Membership Sites with Ubercart

May 14 2011

Welcome to the Surrey Drupal Meetup

Hello! My name is Katy. I love helping people to learn how to use Drupal to promote their business online. I own and operate a small web development company called We do graphics design and Drupal web development. If you need a dynamic way to connect with your new clients, we will be happy to explain how Drupal can work for you.
May 12 2011

Surrey Drupal Meetup: Drupal Showcase May 12, 2011

I'm looking forward to our meetup tonight. Shaun Dychko of will demonstrate how he set up his membership site with subscriptions.  Katy will be demonstrating a Property Rentals website.

Apr 13 2011

Surrey Drupal Meetup: April 14, 2011: How to Use Template.php to Power your Drupal Themes

I'm looking forward to our meetup tomorrow evening. Colin Calnan, Drupal Developer at Raised Eyebrow Studio, will be presenting on How to use Template.php to Power your Drupal Themes.

Colin says:
We'll explore the purpose of the template.php file in theming as well as the relevant Drupal API functions. We'll then delve deeper into creating the most basic functions needed in the file. Finally we'll explore the process of reading the code of other modules to help you find the places where you can change their output via template.php
Come and join us at 6:30 pm for our meetup at the ABC Restaurant in Fleetwood. Please RSVP here:
Mar 12 2011

HTML5 Rocks Drupal 7 was well attended in Surrey on Mar. 10th

Thank you to everyone who attended our Surrey Drupal meetup on March 10th. We had 20 people attend with many new faces. Here are some of the highlights of our meetup.
You can view the video screencast and download the slides here:
A big thank you to Roberto and Izzy for doing lightning talks:
Feb 15 2011

HTML5 & Drupal 7 - Surrey Drupal Meetup on Mar. 10, 2011

On March 10, 2011, we are proud to present a video presentation by Scott Vandehey (@spaceninja) of Metal Toad Media, Portland, OR.

HTML5 is ready to use today, and Scott will show you how to use it in your Drupal themes. During this session, you will learn the answer to these questions:

  • What is HTML5?
  • What features does it offer me?
  • How do I set up my themes to use it?
  • How well supported is it?
Feb 13 2011

Git Going with Git was popular with both Surrey and Vancouver Drupallers on Feb. 10, 2011

I really enjoyed Shawn's presentation on Git Going with Git on Feb. 10th at the Surrey Drupal Users Group. We a record breaking turnout at 27 attendees with many coming all the way from downtown Vancouver.
Jan 20 2011

Feb. 10th: Surrey Drupal Meetup: How to Git Going with Git

Are you new to version control? Or experienced in another tool such as CVS or SVN? This talk will bring you up to speed on why a distributed version control system such as Git is right for your projects.

Learn why Git is a great tool to use for your individual projects and the reasons why is moving from CVS to Git. Shawn, a web developer experienced in using Git, will be presenting on the basics of Git - the fast version control.