Free Drupal 8 "THUNDER" Introductory course in March (Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya)


27th February 2017, Tokyo

Genero Technologies (Head Office: Ota ward, Tokyo) will hold a beginner’s training program 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 "Thunder" developed by  Hubert Burda Media, Europe's largest publishing company.
Hubert Burda Media not only develops its own media such as ELLE and Playboy, but also focuses its strategies on Drupal community by releasing its platform as a distribution.
"THUNDER" is a function of conventional Drupal with addition of modules etc. so that it can correspond to the requirements needed to build a news portal site.
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. With the release if Drupal8 and in response to the increasing expectations from Drupal, the introduction will be done along with the appropriate examples.
● Nagoya: 21st March 2017 (Tues) 18:30-20:30
● Osaka :22nd March 2017 (Wed) 14:00-16:00
● Tokyo :24th March 2017 (Fri) 14:00-16:00
Program: Drupal 8 Introductory Course "THUNDER"
■ Target audience : Corporate marketing personnel, website manager and other interested people
■ 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.)
■ Date :21st March 2017 (Tues) 18:30-20:30 (Opening 18:00)
■Venue :Nagoya Anso Hall, 3-15-9, Nagoya-ku Nagamachi-ku Nagoya Station
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■ Date :22nd March 2017 (Wed) 14:00-16:00  (Opening 13:30)
■Venue :Osaka Marunouchi Building annex, 1-18-22,Higashi Nakajima, Higashiyodogawa-ku, Osaka
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■ Date :24th March 2017 (Fri) 14:00-16:00  (Opening 13:30)
■Venue :Tokyo 21C Club, 1-5-1, Shin-Marunouchi Building, 10th Floor (reception), 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 SugarCRM. 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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