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Yet Another Drupal Mentioning
Day two in Brussel. Had some drinks yesterday and went to bed at 12, I missed the buzz of the clock so I got up at 9:00AM and was just at time to miss the opening keynote but join Dries Drupal presentation.
update: lots of interesting presentations. Just some quick linkdumping
So after way too many beers, whiskeys and cigars this weekend having fun with my old Jaarclub, I made it to Brussels, EuroOscon06. Checked in at 13:00, grabbed some food and picked up my badge. The funny thing is I used
I started with Alex Russell's "Building Better Ajax Applications". He is a good presenter, who needed some sleep though, I have seem him better. Okay, he slept 2 hours for the last 30 hours. His AJAX presentation is online.
If I was out there looking for a new girlfriend, I'd be looking for
(regarding the needed change of Drupal's default theme)
"Aus die reihe": Drupal Howto's from IBM; Part 5: Getting started with Drupal "Using open source software to design, develop, and deploying a collaborative Web site"
A rather good howto I must say from a rather cool company IMHO.
Steven, the maker of the current theme at Drupal.org knows XHTML/CSS (and a dozen of other things). He also knows the browserhacks needed to make lame browsers act as they should. (Yes kids, you should know your IE browser sucks when it comes to standards and is causing the stall of webdevelopent, do yourself AND microsoft a favour by using a Mozilla browser!)
At his blog, Steven writes about a mail we got half a year or so ago on the mailinglists of Drupal.org from Microsoft:
The IE7 Myth
Read the article and if you like it, digg it here.