Useful tools for contributing at a Drupal Sprint (2016)

01/17/2016 - 23:48 -- Leslie Glynn

Planning to attend the Drupal Global Sprint 2016 – New England and wondering how to prepare?

The tools you will need depend on how you plan to contribute:

If you are plan to work on documentation, testing patches or writing issue summaries it would be helpful if you have the following:

Not a developer? Your skills are needed at Drupal community sprints!

01/13/2016 - 16:21 -- Kay V

Do you use the web frequently to get stuff done?
If so, you're the perfect contributor to the Drupal project. Desired qualifications include (insert all of your areas of expertise here, as well as that of friends and colleagues; after all, very little of our world is isolated from the web)! Your participation is much needed.

sailing practice notes May 24 - Viper in Marblehead

05/25/2015 - 17:21 -- Grace O

It was fantastic to get out on the Viper again yesterday. Perhaps it was more of an adventure than we bargained for, but here's to many more adventures with you two. These are my notes:

Date: 5/24, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wind: WNW 7 mph, gusting to 24 mph
Location: Marblehead
Boat: Viper
Traffic: R19s, Etchels, one other Viper (Barry)
Crew: Pauline (hiking, pole hoist, jib on downwinds), Kay (driving), Grace (jib on upwinds, spin sheets)

Comparing flat and threaded comment structures, just for the joy

03/18/2015 - 22:56 -- Kay V

The structure provided by most hosts of discussions, including Facebook, is 'flat,' meaning that all replies go to the end of a given thread.

The alternative is a 'threaded' structure, which means people can insert their reply to a specific comment right below that comment.

There are pros and cons to each approach:

That's a wrap! Genuine hosts second successful Drupal Global Sprint Weekend!

01/30/2015 - 16:00 -- Lilian Ma - Gen...

This is a repost from Genuine's Blog. To see photos from the event, please visit the original post.

Nearly 40 Drupal contributors came together on Saturday, Jan. 17 at Genuine’s Boston office to contribute to the Drupal Global Sprint Weekend 2015. This annual event underscores the strength of Boston’s open source community and brings together some of the region’s best technical talent to collaborate on Drupal - driving the innovation for one of the world’s largest open-source projects.

40+ New England Drupal Contributors to participate in Drupal Global Sprint 2015!

01/16/2015 - 13:05 -- Lilian Ma - Gen...

This is a repost from Genuine's blog. Genuine is hosting the Drupal Global Sprint 2015-New England tomorrow from 10am - 5pm.

Tomorrow, more than 40 Drupal Contributors will come to Genuine to identify and work on issues for Drupal core at the Drupal Global Sprint 2015-New England event. This is the second consecutive year that we're participating in a global effort to help maintain and improve Drupal.

How to Create & Submit a Patch

01/12/2015 - 13:05 -- Mike Miles - Ge...

When working on an issue during a Drupal sprint, (such as the upcoming 2015 Drupal Global Sprint weekend), you may find yourself needing to contribute code changes. Code changes are submitted to an issue using files known as patches. A patch is basically a file that lists the changes made to sets of files. To correctly create and submit patches, there are a few steps you should follow.

Step One: Prepare your environment.