fiercecontentmanagement.com: Dries Buytaert is founder and CTO at Acquia. He's the original creator and project lead for the Drupal open source web publishing and collaboration platform. He serves as president of the Drupal Association, a non-profit organization formed to help Drupal flourish. We asked him about the role of open source in content management today.
informationweek.com: While Drupal isn't the most popular open source content management system (CMS) available today, its focus on deep management and customization features ideal for complex sites has led it to be used on some very large and popular sites, including many busy news sites and WhiteHouse.gov.
buytaert.net: Today is Drupal's 10th birthday. Drupal 1.0.0 was released on January 15, 2001. Now, ten years later, we've just released Drupal 7: our best, most flexible, and most user-friendly version yet. After ten years, we haven't lost any momentum.
- Drupal7 Released with Revamped UI, Semantic Tech, and More
- Drupal 7.0 released
buytaert.net: Ten years ago, the average organization had one website. Since then, the world has become a more complex place with a diverse set of needs. If you're like most organizations the number of sites you have continues to grow at a rapid clip.
theregister.co.uk: Drupal, at the most basic level is an open-source content management system. But this belies just how expansive it has become, with thousands of add-on modules and millions of developers. Drupal is not a product. It's a community. A massive, ever-growing community.
earthweb.com: The Drupal content management system (CMS) is one of the most successful open source projects on the Internet today, thanks in no small part to its community.
infoworld.com: Drupal 7, the next major version of the popular open source content management system, could reach a release candidate stage as early as this week, the founder of the system said on Wednesday.
ostatic.com: Open Source for Amercia was established to promote the awareness and use of Free and Open Source Software and technologies in the U.S. Federal Government. Today the winners of their inaugural open source awards program were announced during the Government Open Source Conference (GOSCON) 2010, in Portland, Oregon.
- A tour of the redesigned Drupal.org
- The commercialization of a volunteer-driven Open Source project