DrupalCon Munich 2012

On August 20 – 24 at The Westin Grand München it was held the DrupalCon Munich 2012. Drupal web developers of QArea attended this event which is deeply respected among the software engineers as well as within Drupal community.

This event consisted of: a day of special pre-conference trainings on Drupal-related topics, whole three days of different sessions on Drupal and its functions, BoFs and keynotes, and also one day for DrupalCon members contribution sprints. The members of Drupal community were welcome to learn specific aspects about Drupal deeply, share their knowledge and explore precious experience and best of the Drupal practices.

DrupalCon Munich these courses on August, 20. We want to tell mainly about pre-conference trainings as QArea Drupal developers took part in one of them. The are organized for the people who wants to get additional skills in theoretical and practical knowledge within a wide range of topicss and share their experience with other participants.

QArea programmers took part in the Security: Process, Code & Hands-on Training course. The event began with some reports about the common general vulnerabilities of Drupal sites. Some skilled and experienced trainers were the main speakers at the training and they were focusing not only on the theoretical things of Drupal security, but also on the practical ways of solving problems.

The training is designed for beginners, for intermediate-level and season pro users of Drupal and provides a deep and unique experience for all of groups of users. The topics that were presented at this training are presented below:

  • Insecure configurations;
  • Access bypass, the menu system, and permissions;
  • Cross Site Scripting;
  • Cross Site Request Forgeries;
  • SQL Injection and the database API.

The day of the training was over with a practical review of the site: participants had an opportunity to make review a Drupal-made website identifying and fixing problems.