Free Introductory Drupal course “Open Social” in February (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya)


Free Introductory Drupal8 course “Open Social” scheduled in February (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya)

27 th January 2017, Tokyo

Genero Corporation (Headquarters: Ota, Tokyo) will hold a training program for beginners of Drupal 8.

Drupal which is a WCMS (Website Content Management System) and there are more than 3 million websites, more than 1 million registered users, about 20000 extension modules, and it supports languages of over 100 countries.

The main feature of Drupal is that, the modules are designed to suit the type of industry and the business conditions, it facilitates quick and easy installations and liberty of operations, and simplifies coordination with other services. Drupal is used by many large scale websites or multipurpose websites that demand very high security such as the White House, NASA, and the Stanford University,etc.

Using the latest version of Drupal, i.e. Drupal 8 which was released on November 2015, in addition with Module support and enhancement of multi-lingual support, it is well-equipped with Symfony2 and latest architecture. At our firm, ① Brand Sites, ② EC (e-Commerce) websites, ③ SNS (In-house/other social sites) are built using Drupal as a base for supporting the business and online marketing of the Enterprise business.

Due to the spreading broadband connectivity, the importance of online marketing for enterprises is reaching its highest heights. This Drupal introduction course is not only for the developers but also for the non-developers, by which they can easily learn about the world wide acclaimed content management platform (CMS), Drupal.

This time, we will conduct the training using the distribution "OpenSocial" developed by Netherland’s Drupal development company called GoalGorilla - which has worked on numerous large-scale sites, mainly Greenpeace, NPOs and International organizations of United Nations.

"OpenSocial" is a function of conventional Drupal with addition of modules etc. so that it can correspond to the requirement for SNS site building.

In addition, in 2016 Drupal's hosting company, ‘Acquia’ has been announced as the leader for the third consecutive year at the WCM Magic Quadrant by Gartner which is a leading research firm. In response to the increasing expectations from Drupal, the introduction will be would be done along with the appropriate examples.

 ●Osaka : 20 th February (Mon) from 14:00-16:00

 ●Nagoya :21 st February (Tues) from 14:00-16:00

 ●Tokyo :24 th February (Mon) from 14:00-16:00

Program: Drupal 8 Introductory Course "OpenSocial"

■Target audience : Corporate marketing personnel, website manager and anybody who is interested in Drupal 8

■Pre-requisites: On the day of presentation, please bring your laptop. The wired LAN will be provided by us at the venue. (Wireless LAN will be used in Tokyo)

■Venue Capacity: 5 persons (1 group per organization. Please note that the hall will be closed as soon as it reaches full capacity.)

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■Date :20 th February (Mon) from 14:00-16:00 (Opening 13: 30)

■Venue :Osaka Marunouchi Building annex, 1-18- 22,Higashi Nakajima, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka

<Click here for application and details>

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■Date :21 st February (Mon) from 14:00-16:00 (Opening 13: 30)

■Venue :Nagoya Anso Hall, 3-15- 9, Nagoya-ku Nagamachi-ku Nagoya Station

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■Date :24 th February (Fri) from 14:00-16:00 (Opening 13: 30)

■Venue :Tokyo 21C Club, 1-5- 1, Shin-Marunouchi Building, 10th Floor, Chiyoda-ku

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{{About Genero Corporation}}

Genero Technologies is a digital agency that has specialization in consulting of how to raise a revenue. Drupal is an open source CMS, that offers solutions that utilize state-of- the-art open source technologies like Sugar CRM. By leveraging the development capabilities of the global community

that the open source has, strategic execution of the customer’s online marketing, improvement of business processes, will help to improve the profitability.

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