We’re Offering: Drupal Bootcamp for Beginners

With November right around the corner, LILRC is now accepting registrations for our upcoming hands-on training session, “Drupal Bootcamp for Beginners,” which will take place on Friday, November 1, 2013 at Farmingdale State College, Greenley Library.

This course teaches fundamental principles of the Drupal content management system and provides an overview of dynamic, database-driven web technologies. It offers fundamental knowledge of Drupal features, modules, themes and configuration. The course culminates with a case study, the creation of a Drupal site and the practical aspects of getting it online with a commercial web hosting service. It assumes no prior knowledge in these areas. Basic knowledge of common PC (Windows or Mac) skills such as copying and editing files, and Operating System navigation is required.

At the end of this course, students will:

  • Have basic understanding of web technologies related to content management systems
  • Have a fundamental knowledge of the Drupal CMS
  • Understand the process of getting a Drupal site online
  • Have the tools for further learning the Drupal system

Presenter:Alvar Astigarraga, Computer Specialist IV, NYC Transit Authority

Mr. Astigarraga has over 25 years’ experience with digital technologies, an MBA with a concentration in the management of computer information systems, and is currently pursuing a second masters in Library and Information Science. He currently works for NYC Transit producing the agency’s public bus maps on what was once one of the most sophisticated map publishing systems in the world. He is passionate about systems that help knowledge transfers and exchange ideas, and is particularly fond of open source. He lives in Orange Co., NY, with his wife, four sons, and Buster the dog.

Registration fee includes morning refreshments and lunch.

Click here for a registration form that you can print out and mail/fax to us.

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