DHSI 2016

  • Posted on: 6 June 2016
  • By: quinn

DHSI 2016 is now underway! For the students taking the Drupal course, here's the week's schedule with pointers to corresponding sections in the book. Supplementary links and files will also be posted here over the course of the week.

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Here's the data and images for the section on Feeds.

Monday, June 6

10:00 -­ 10:30        Introductions and overview

  • DfH 1.2 - Overview and audience

  • DfH 1.3 - Drupal compared to other CMSes

10:30 -­ 11:30         Installing Drupal (Pantheon) & overview of demo site

  • Walk through steps on Pantheon; also see DfH 3.4

  • DfH 1.5 - overview of example site

11:30 -­ 12:00        Essential Drupal jargon

  • DfH 2.4 - understanding Drupal’s components, core & database

  • DfH 2.5 - Drupal components

12:15 ­- 1:15         Lunch

1:30 -­ 2:30         Navigating a Drupal site (basic configuration, installing modules, etc.)

  • DfH 2.6 - overview of site building

  • DfH 4.4 - essential modules (used as examples for practicing installing modules in 4.5)

  • DfH 4.5 - installing & enabling modules

  • DfH SFTP appendix

2:30 ­- 4:00         Data modeling and content types

  • DfH 5.2 - introducing content types and other entities

  • DfH 5.4 - data modeling for content types

  • DfH 5.5 - preliminary data modeling for example site

 

Tuesday, June 7

9:00 ­- 10:30         Creating and configuring content types

  • DfH 6.2 - creating new content types

  • DfH 6.3 - adding and configuring fields

  • (Rest of DfH 6 is for reference, but may make reference to individual sections like automatic nodetitles and pathauto)

  • DfH 7.2 - configuring content types for the example site

  • DfH 8.5 - adding data (just to create a couple nodes for use in Views)

10:30 ­- 11:15         Drupal configuration checklist (user profiles, paths, permissions, etc.)

  • DfH 9.2 - configuring node display for example content type

  • DfH 10 - users and permissions, focusing on basic account creation, orientation to the permissions page

  • DfH 6.9 - Pathauto

  • DfH 11 - Menus & blocks

11:15 -­ 12:00         Intro to Views

12:15 -­ 1:15         Lunch

1:30 ­- 3:00         Basic View creation

  • DfH 12 - Views (creation of simple example view)

3:00 -­ 4:00         Free time for project work; will meet with people individually to discuss

data modeling for their own projects

 

Wednesday, June 8

9:00 -­ 10:30         Importing data

  • DfH 14.4 - Importing from CSV

10:30 ­- 12:00         Advanced Views: relationships and contextual filters

  • DfH 13.4 - Site timeline (uses Simple timeline, which doesn’t require a library); has a relationship

  • DfH 13.8 - Table with exposed filters

12:15 ­- 1:15         Lunch

1:30 -­ 2:15         Theming and site design

  • DfH 18 - Theming

2:15 ­- 4:00         Break-out groups based on shared interests (e.g. mapping, timelines,

multimedia)

 

Thursday, June 9

9:00 ­- 10:15         Exporting data

  • DfH 15.2 - Views Data export

10:15 -­ 11:00         Troubleshooting Drupal

  • DfH 4.3 - Assessing modules

  • DfH 20.9 - Debugging Drupal

11:00 ­- 12:00         Updating Drupal (modules, core) and Drupal 8

  • DfH 20.2 - Maintenance activities

  • DfH 20.3 - Core, module and theme updates

  • DfH 20.4 - Database backup

  • DfH 20.5 - File backup

  • DfH 20.6 - Whole-site backup

  • DfH 2.3 - What about Drupal 8?

12:15 ­- 1:15         Lunch

1:15 -­ 2:30         Demo of Drupal site migration to generic shared hosting

2:30 -­ 4:00         Tour of useful modules (Biblio, Taxonomy Manager, etc.) and Q&A

 

Friday, June 10

9:00 ­- 12:00         Q&A and wrap-up