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The Future of DrupalEd: Multisite Portal?

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As I see others working with how to create a more usable DrupalEd installation for Drupal 6x, I am reminded of back in 2004 when I released the very first incarnation of DrupalEd.

At that time, I believed that the robust solution for Drupal as a learning platform was to adopt the portal model used by Blackboard and other LMS's. The portal would be the top site in in the domain of a multisite installation (or perhaps the main school website would be, but either way works if there is a portal), with each classroom site an independent site within the multi-site setup. When profiles were invented, I always imagined that the main Drupal portal site would allow a teacher to pick from various site types of functionality: "I need "

Drupal Sighting: OpenOffice.org Extensions

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Just noticed that the OpenOffice.org Extensions website looks like it might be using Drupal.

UN End Poverty Campaign Uses Drupal

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Check out the United Nations' End Poverty Campaign website.

Unusual Site Problems

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Strange things. My blog has been down because of some problems with my account on my commercial host, Site5. Naturally right before I had to head out of town, the files in my hosting account managed to get wiped. Well, that is except for the Drupal misc/ directory.

ComicJuice for Drupal

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Steven Wittens deserves the Award for the Most Creative Use of Drupal with his new ComicJuice, a website which allows the user to create comics online. Go Steven! This is proof of concept toward building a Drupal desktop (or should that be desktop, web-based) publishing application :-)