FOSDEM '08 is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Speaker: Robert Douglass

Event Track Day Room Start time Duration
Introducing the Apache Solr Module Drupal Sunday H.1302 13:30 01:00

Robert Douglass

Robert Douglass studied information science at the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. Lured to the Drupal project in 2003, Robert quickly became involved as a contributor and established himself as a Drupal freelancer.

In 2005, Robert co-authored the book Building Online Communities with Drupal, phpBB, and WordPress (Apress). More recently, Robert was a technical editor for the Pro Drupal Development book.

Robert is also responsible for Drupal's involvement in the Google Summer of Code program. The program has generated a significant influx of new Drupal talent.

Robert has spoken about Drupal at Drupalcons in Amsterdam and Vancouver, as well as FROSCON 2006. Robert is the founder of the Köln/Bonn Drupal users group.