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Drupalstan: What's up in the Indian Drupal community

Welcome to the first of a hopefully regular update on the Drupal community in India - Drupalistan!

Contribution spotlight: Capgemini helping with drupal.org testing

Drupal's massive growth has attracted some true global giants to our community. Capgemini is a 100k+ person consulting firm with over 35k employees in India. Apart from Capgemini's established reputation as a leader in large scale Drupal implementations, they are now also actively contributing to the community through drupal.org testing efforts.

The CG drupal.org contribution team consists of 3 developers with Drupal and PHP backgrounds. Apart from this, a Drupal architect [DurgaGopalPrasad] and a Manager[Rizwan Sayyad] also worked for part-time.

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Describe the project you worked on: (what was the goal, how did you accomplish it, who mentored you, etc):

The project is about automating the testing process of the upgrade work of drupal.org from Drupal 6 to Drupal 7. Behat is a PHP testing framework capable of running human-readable test cases against the application that needs to be tested.

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Announcing DrupalCamp Western Massachusetts!

 

 
The Western Massachusetts Drupal User Group is organizing the first ever DrupalCamp out here in beautiful and happening Pioneer Valley on Jan 22nd, 2011.  The Pioneer valley is home to 5 renowned colleges (Smith, Hampshire, UMass Amherst, Mt. Holyoke, Amherst College) as well as dozens of bars, clubs, cafes, galleries, hikes, boutiques and other things humans like.

 

Steve Brewer has gotten us a fantastic space in the ultra modern Integrated sciences building at UMass.  We have several state-of-the-art classrooms with projectors, a 300 seat auditorium, and a large atrium for open discussions.  Registration is free and we need people to start submitting sessions now.  The deadline for session submissions is Jan 10th, but don’t wait till the last moment.

Check out the site and get invovled: http://drupalcampma.com/

See you there!

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