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Happy 5th Birthday DrupalCamp London

One of the biggest benefits Open Source Software comes from collaboration. In Drupal we foster collaboration and it transcends every discipline from coding, design, user experience to community affairs and even business. This open collaboration helps us achieve far greater impact than working in isolation.

David Munn, Head of Information Technology at Greater London Authority, articulated so well from his organisation’s perspective why so collaboration has value.

Open source software like Drupal strips away barriers to innovative development. Previously, license arrangements prevented us from innovating, not to mention IT is traditionally a solitary endeavour.

For me DrupalCamp London is a special time in the calendar where many of us gather and reaffirm our sense of being part of something bigger than us. There’s something powerful about a conference of this scale, being face to face with those on a daily basis you only meet in the ether. It is invigorating and empowering.

Celebrating it’s 5th Birthday, yes Alex Burrows we are expecting cake, I’m certain we are in for an exceptional weekend. We have 2 staff selected to present during the weekend. Both talks reference real world client project and emphasise hitherto emphasised important benefits of Drupal 8 to developers and end users alike.

“A new era of accessibility in Drupal 8” - Phil Wolstenholme
Drupal 8 is the most accessible version of Drupal, and brings with it some features not seen in any other Content Management System, open-source or proprietary.
Whether you’re a Drupal newbie or a seasoned developer, anyone can take advantage of these features that come out-of-the-box. We’ll learn how to make the most of them, why they are necessary, and how to extend them in our own custom development to keep up high standards of accessibility.

“A-jax of all trades” - James Hall
A whistle-stop tour of the Drupal AJAX API including some of the changes and improvements introduced in Drupal 8. This is a relatively high-level introduction to the topic and is aimed aimed at those developers who have had little or no experience with the API previously.

Friday’s CxO Day - The business of Drupal
The CxO day is always a highlight for me. The knowledge exchange it fosters between business, public sector, non profit end users of Drupal and suppliers is vital to ensure we continue to evolve and improve our understanding. I enjoy speaking to people from the variety of sectors and sizes of organisations, discussing how Drupal may provide answers to their business challenges.

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Expand your Drupal horizons - CxO Day London

Drupal

Are you planning your next digital project, evaluating content management systems or existing end user of Drupal? For the 5th year I will be joining fellow agency peers and Drupal consultants gathering from across Europe contributing to CxO Day at DrupalCamp London, March 3-5 2017.



Featuring a varied programme of speakers, CxO provides vital opportunities to network, collaborate and learn from peers and Drupal business professionals alike. The event is designed to help you realise the true potential of Drupal and open source software through case study presentations, behind the scenes perspectives and lessons learned from experienced business owners and Drupal specialists.

Attracting representatives from the very best Drupal Agencies all having a wealth of knowledge and willingness to share (as is the open source way), this event is not to be missed. You will leave having made new connections, take with you valuable insights and forged a deeper understand as to the tangible benefits Drupal and open source bring.

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New Year Resolutions (for Developers)

2017 has arrived kicking and screaming. Like any new year it’s a time for renewal and resolutions. Oh, and that tired blog post format with a list of things to do in the upcoming year. Yup, this is one of those. Let’s get on with it.

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War Child UK's new  site launch in just 3 weeks

Drupal Web Development Drupal Planet UX

War Child UK describes itself as “a small charity that protects children living in some of the world's most dangerous war zones”. Founded in 1993, the charity works with vulnerable children and communities in war torn areas; providing safe spaces, access to education, skills training and much more to ensure that children’s lives are not torn apart by war.

War Child International has multiple offices all over the world, protecting, educating, and empowering marginalised children.

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The Digital Transformation of London.gov.uk

Drupal

Appointment to the featured case study section on the homepage of Drupal.org is the reserve of projects having the highest standard and global significance. It is with great pride we are delighted to announce our delivery of The Digital Transformation of london.gov.uk has achieved this prestigious accolade.

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6 steps to a frictionless subscription checkout

UX

We spend so much effort driving customers to our sites, maintaining their engagement and convincing them to invest in our products that there is a danger in the checkout becoming an afterthought. A checkout is ultimately where your customers go to commit to your product, and it would be a shame to get this far to fall short on out-of-the-box functionality.

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How do we refine your requirements?

QA

Hi! My name is Gem, and I’m one of the test team here at CTI.

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Books every Magento 2 developer should read

Magento

Since the announcement of Magento 2 in November 2015 we've been on a journey of discovery; getting to grips with the new platform, adjusting our tooling and completing our Magento 2 trained partner status. In addition to this, we've been delivering some awesome projects for clients and are well underway with our first Magento 2 build; which, as you can imagine, has been keeping us rather busy.

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Magento launches Community and Enterprise Edition 2.1

Magento

Since Magento 2 launched last year we’ve seen a drastic improvement compared to the previous platform. It’s great to see it getting constant improvements and features to make it an even better choice for ecommerce solutions.

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DrupalCon Dublin 2016

Drupal Drupal Planet

As always CTI Digital are sponsors of DrupalCon. Following the popularity of our huge Tag Cloud floor covering at Barcelona celebrating those who made Drupal 8 contributions, this time we’ve created a larger than life version of Snakes & Ladders.

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