Princeton Site Builder: Behind the Scenes


  • Brian Osborne

About 1,000 websites run on Princeton's Drupal-based "Site Builder" platform. Join me for a behind the scenes look at the platform, where I'll discuss:

  • A brief history of the platform and our group in the Office of Information Technology at Princeton
  • Overall platform architecture & devops
  • A look at some of our unique platform features and how they were built
  • The practices we follow to ensure the platform remains maintainable
  • How we plan and deploy monthly updates
  • Lessons learned after 4 years of launching the platform


Who Should Attend

  • Back-end Developers
  • Decision Makers
  • Site Builders