[development] Proposal: Drupal University

marcia wilbur marcia.k.wilbur at gmail.com
Sun Dec 27 02:18:07 UTC 2009

Excellent idea! I like it.

On Sat, Dec 26, 2009 at 1:11 PM, James Benstead <james.benstead at gmail.com>wrote:

> I've spent sizeable chunks of the last year or so trying to learn Drupal.
> To start with, I had a problem understanding the documentation. Now I've
> overcome that hurdle, I'm experiencing issues with the *structure* of
> documentation. I am usually able to solve individual problems for individual
> projects, but if I want to learn something in a more abstract fashion - for
> example, learning how Drupal works with Javascript so that I can understand
> a JavaScript-based module - I come a bit unstuck.
> I also hit problems if I want to sit down and just learn something new
> about Drupal. Sure, I can (and do) go onto IRC and ask a question along the
> lines of "I can do x, y and z with Drupal; what should I learn to do next?",
> but this doesn't always work and the quality of the answers I get just isn't
> consistent.
> So, what I'm proposing is something along the lines of Wikiversity (
> http://en.wikiversity.org/wiki/Wikiversity:Main_Page) for Drupal: a set of
> structured (but informal) courses that bring together different pieces of
> documentation from both within and without d.o.
> Has anything like this been tried before? What do you think of the idea?
> --J.
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