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IOB Celebrates the Release of Drupal 7 in China Region
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On 8th January, 2011, persons from research institutes, universities and Chinese Drupal Community got together in the  Institute of Botany, Chinese Academy of Sciences to celebrate the release of Drupal 7 in China region.

As one of the most popular CMS (Content Management System) in the world, Drupal has been widely applied in the construction for Community Portal Sites, News publishing, Aficionado sites, Intranet/Corporate web sites, E-Commerce web sites, Resource Directories, International sites, Education, Art\Music\ Multimedia, Social networking sites, Virtual worlds and Conference and "camp" websites and so on.

IOB has applied Drupal for information system in several projects, such as CVH(Chinese Virtual Herbarium) and BHL(Biodiversity Heritage Library) China Node and achieved lots of experiences in using this system. Besides, other platforms (EOL China, CFH and Chinese Virtual Botanical Garden) are implemented by techniques, including Ruby on Rails and.NET. Therefore, the celebration for release of Drupal 7 was held in IOB to let more people know the development of Drupal systems and want to share more experiences among different information systems. Three developers from the companies, Hong-ru Ge, Su-yu Liu and Liang Shen, respectively introduced the features of Drupal 7 and the experiences in the development of Drupal projects. The technicians from IOB, Zhe-ping Xu, Li-song Wang, Bin Chen and Min Li gave detailed introduction about CVH, BHL China, CNPC(Catalogue of Life: Higher Plants in China) and Chinese Virtual Botanical Garden.

Recommended websites:                                                                                          Official website of Drupal: http://www.drupal.org/                                                                       Website of Release of Drupal 7: http://www.drupal7releaseparty.org/                                                  Homepage of Drupal Community in China: http://www.drupalchina.org/

 Celebration for release of Drupal 7 in China

Institute of Botany, CAS    Add: No.20 Nanxincun, Xiangshan, Beijing 100093, China
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