Drupal Global Training Day

Drupal Global Training Day
Event Start Date & Time
2018-09-29 10:00:00 AM
Event End Date & TIme
2018-09-29 05:00:00 PM

ICFOSS is organizing a programme called "Drupal Global Training Day" on September 29, 2018, during 10.00 AM to 05.00 PM at ICFOSS Training Centre, 4th Floor, Thejaswini, Technopark. This programme is a popular Free and Open Source Web Content Management system (WCMS) conducted jointly by International Centre for Free and Open Source Software (ICFOSS) and it’s technical partner, Zyxware Technologies Private Limited. Drupal has a growing demand in the enterprise market in both public and private sectors and consequently a number of service providers are building their Drupal teams; especially in India. It is a preferred WCMS for multinational giants like Pfizer, Johnson and Johsnon, Motorola, The Economists, Governments of USA, India, Australia, France etc. and leading education institutions like Harvard University, Yale University, IIM Bangalore, JNU etc. firm have been backing Drupal.


About Drupal


Drupal is a content management software. It's used to make many of the websites and applications we use every day. The Drupal project is an open source software. Anyone can download, use, work on, and share it with others. It built on principles like collaboration, globalism, and innovation. It's distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License (GPL)1.


Drupal has great standard features, like easy content authoring, reliable performance, and excellent security. The unique feature of Drupal is its flexibility. Modularity is one of its core principles. Its tools help to build the versatile, structured content that dynamic web experiences need. The Drupal community is one of the largest open source communities in the world. There are more than 1,000,000 passionate developers, designers, trainers, strategists, coordinators, editors, and sponsors working together. Drupal community build Drupal, provide support, create documentation, share networking opportunities, and more. The shared commitment to the open source spirit pushes the Drupal project forward.


Drupal 8 is the biggest update in Drupal's history. Creating content is easier. Every built-in theme is responsively designed. It's available in 100 languages, and its integration tools make it a great hub for complex ecosystems.


Global Training Days


Drupal Global Training Days (GTD) is an initiative of the community to introduce people to Drupal. In 2017, GTD was held in 86 locations around the world. In 2018, GTD is happening in the month of March, June, September, and December. The objective of Drupal GTD is to teach Drupal basics about the software and the community. Events are organized by many different groups and companies. The format of Drupal GTD events vary based on trainer expertise and in many cases the composition of the audience. Some events run as hands-on workshops, while others are lectures or presentations. Attendees should leave with an understanding of what Drupal is and how to get started with the software, the community, and Drupal.org.


Targeted Audience:


  • Decision makers from Government and Business who are interested in knowing and evaluating Drupal for their requirements.

  • Anyone who is interested in getting a hands on experience in Drupal.



Morning Session (10:00 AM - 1:00 PM)

  • Opening Remarks

  • Drupal Showcase

  • Fueling Digital Transformation with Drupal

Afternoon Session (2:00 PM - 5:00 PM)

  • Drupal Workshop - Build a simple Drupal 8 application from scratch in 3 hrs.



Prerequisite for Drupal Workshop


The participants need to bring laptop with the following installed.

  • MySQL 5.5.3/MariaDB 5.5.20/Percona Server 5.5.8 or higher with InnoDB as the primary storage engine, and requires the PDO database extension.

  • Apache2 - rewrite module enabled.

  • PHP 7.1 or 7.2 - Required memory size is 256MB. PHP GD and PDO enabled


A GNU/Linux system (Ubuntu 18.04 LTS) is recommended. If you can install https://www.drupalvm.com/ everything required will be preinstalled.




Drupal Global Training Day