Tag: Drupal

For the benefit of nonprofits, ThinkShout launches Bene

I’ve spent more than my fair share of time around nonprofits. Established nonprofits. Startup nonprofits. You name it. Both as an employee and as a volunteer. And time and time again, one of the most consistent challenges for any nonprofit—and one that often ended up on my plate—is effectively promoting what they’re working to accomplish. And leveraging technology to make that promotion as effective as possible. Now, nonprofits have a new tool to help them, thanks to ThinkShout. Meet Bene.

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NTEN alum Holly Ross joins Drupal Association as Executive Director

Around 18 months ago, Portland garnered another jewel in its open source crown when the Drupal Association—the nonprofit that helps manage the Drupal codebase and community—decided to call Portland home. Read More

Portland gets even more Drupal-icious: Acquia expands Portland presence

It’s always nice when awesome tech companies have a branch office in Portland. I mean, Walmart Labs, Treehouse, New Relic, Google, eBay… all of the cool kids are doing that these days. But you know what’s even nicer? When they expand that branch office like Acquia just did. Read More

memePDX 010: OSCON’s back, Venture Northwest, Cort & Fatboy, Building a better journalist, Blogging is dead, and Whitehouse.gov on Drupal

For a special Halloween episode of memePDX, join the disembodied heads of Cami and as we cover OSCON’s back in Portland, Venture Northwest, Cort & Fatboy, Building a Better Journalist, Technorati’s state of the blogosphere, and Whitehouse.gov on Drupal.

Happy Thursday! it’s time for another episode of memePDX, where Cami Kaos and I cover the hottest tech stories in Portland and beyond.

For a special Halloween episode of memePDX, join the disembodied heads of Cami and as we cover OSCON’s back in Portland, Venture Northwest, Cort & Fatboy, Building a Better Journalist, Technorati’s state of the blogosphere, and Whitehouse.gov on Drupal.

But that’s not all. Cami also reveals a secret project underway. Read More

Dig the Drupal? You’ll want to hit DrupalCamp Portland this weekend

Now, I spend a fair amount of time touting some other blogging and content management systems. But one I haven’t had much of a chance to talk about—even though they have a very strong dev community here in Portland—is Drupal, the highly extensible open source content management system.

And if you feel the same way—I mean that you’d like to talk more about Drupal too—this weekend is the perfect opportunity for you. You see, DrupalCamp Portland is taking place October 9-11 at NedSpace Old Town. Read More

Watching the Emmys? Portland Drupal developers will be

Yes, yes. Everyone’s all excited about Portland playing host to Leverage—well, okay, not everyone but you know what I mean. And, as such, there’s all of this talk about PDX becoming little Hollywood or Trolleywood or Hippiewood or whatever.

But that’s just one small segment of the Hollywood experience. Anyone who knows Hollywood knows that the real pomp and circumstance takes place on the venerable red carpet. That’s right, my friend. Awards shows. That’s where it’s at.

And guess what? Portland’s got a part of that, too. No, I’m serious. Portland-based Metal Toad Media is the magic behind emmys.com. Read More

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