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Case Studies in Non Profits: Jane Goodall and Musescore

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
310 Drupal Association

Presented by

Michael Haggerty (techsoldaten)
Thomas Bonte (toemaz)
Wikifonia, MuseScore
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MuseScore is open source music notation software and is its home. It is a full featured Drupal website and it grows the MuseScore user & developer community. This session will reveal how the MuseScore adoption grew 1000% in one year time and how this can be attributed to Drupal.

In the summer of 2008, the core MuseScore developers decided to leave the static website behind and give MuseScore is own proper community website using Drupal 6. This session will reveal all the modules used on and explain how the site was built with minimal custom coding. You will also get an insight in the crucial features to grow a vibrant community and get them involved in translating the MuseScore software, the website and the collaboratively written handbook.

This session will be focused on:

About the speaker: Thomas Bonte, aka toemaz, is a Drupal module developer since 4.x and is the main developer of He prefers to contribute patches but maintains several modules as well.

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Experience: Beginner, Intermediate
Industry: marketing, media, non-profit
Tags: community, forum, i18n, issue tracker, localization server, multiligual, open source

Love to see this as a Drupal geek AND musician.

Looking forward to meet you John. I really hope this session get selected, but in case it doesn't, let's have a BoF or an evening with Drupal/music people.

Announcement on the MuseScore presentation:

I'm very sorry to inform you that I was not able to make it to DrupalCon due to the volcanic ash cloud ( However, the slides of my presentation will be made available on Slideshare on Tuesday.

Thanks for your understanding.