Pre-Camp Training, Friday, July 27, 2012

Want to get going with Drupal before DrupalCamp LA? Looking for more in-depth or hands-on training? Along with over 50 hours of DrupalCamp sessions on July 28-29, there are several one-day Drupal training classes offered on Friday, July 27.

Paid Training

Drupal Best Practices

Offered by: Exaltation of Larks and Chapter Three
Cost: $199.00
When: Friday, July 27, 2012, 10:00a to 5:00p
Location: UC Irvine Conference Center, Aliso Beach A

This one-day workshop gives you a comprehensive tutorial on the right way to manage your Drupal website. You'll learn about version control for your code and ways to manage changes in your data. You’ll also see how the Features module can enable you to keep your configuration changes in version control.
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Directions: The paid training classes will be held in the UC Irvine Conference Center, the same as DrupalCamp LA. Follow the same directions as for DrupalCamp LA, enter through the doors marked Student Center, proceed about 100ft to the elevator on your left, and go up to floor 3 to Aliso Beach A.

Free Training

Drupal Security Training: Introduction to Vulnerabilities and Security Mindset

Offered by: Acquia, Professional Services and Engineering team
Cost: Free
Instructors: Greg Knaddison and Ben Jeavons
When: Friday, July 27, 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: McDonnell Douglas Engineering Auditorium (Engineering Quad)

While Drupal is generally well respected as a secure system, there are mistakes you can make in building your site, choosing modules, and writing a custom theme that can easily introduce vulnerabilities. Understanding how to build secure web sites can make a huge difference not only for the integrity of your sites, but for the confidence of your clients, as well.
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FREE Training: website-in-a-box

Offered by: Zaferia Web Works
Cost: Free
Instructors: Mike Stewart, Frank Anderson, Chris Charlton
When: Friday, July 27, 9:00a - 5:00p
Location: Engineering Hall 2430 Colloquia Room (Engineering Quad)
Details and Registration:
We’ll teach you the basics of how to quickly build a website using Drupal. We’ll cover the most important aspects of Drupal and some of the best contributed modules (for use as building blocks) in order to quickly build a website that is flexible & extensible. Bring your laptop and you’ll walk away with a fully functional website that includes many of the elements that are common on so many enterprise websites.
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Mentored Training

Offered by: Chris Charlton, Greg Knaddison (greggles), Kevin Kaland (wizonesolutions), Ashok Modi (BTmash), Tom Friedhof; ... and Mike Stewart & Frank Anderson (frob) of Zaferia Web Works.
Cost: Free
When: Friday, July 27, 2:00p - 5:00p
Location: Engineering Hall 2430 Colloquia Room (Engineering Quad)
Details and Registration:
We will have Build-A-Module mentored training. This is a self-paced, video based, structured curriculum by the Folks from Build A Module. However, the twist is we've also coordinated for many Drupal rock-stars that will be available to answer any questions. Bring your laptop and headphones.
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Directions: The free training classes will be held in the Engineering Quad at UC Irvine. Parking is $10 in the Anteater Parking Structure located at E. Peltason Dr. and Anteater Dr., a three minute walk from the Engineering quad. Parking permits must be displayed on your dashboard. General parking is plentiful on the upper levels (3-5) of the parking structure.

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Park in any unmarked space, and walk toward the elevator at the southwest corner of the lot (at the end of the leftmost aisle as you first drive in). Go downstairs to level 2 and walk out onto the adjacent building plaza to your left, then out to the sidewalk along the main road (Peltason Dr.). Go right, cross the Engineering Service Rd. and continue along the sidewalk past the Henry Samueli School of Engineering monument sign. Go right at the crosswalk and down the large stairs to the Engineering quad.