The website is a fully responsive destination for the Tizen developer community, and serves as the central hub for Tizen's documentation, events, and communication. This site was a complete overhaul and was built using a lean agile process that integrated both design and development for a cohesive and clean experience. serves as the primary destination for Tizen's marketing efforts, so it has a high degree of visibility and importance within the Tizen open source community.

Tizen was a 2013 Blue Drop Awards finalist for Best Association Website Built With Drupal.

Why Drupal was chosen: 

Knowledge of Drupal on team already, Initial site was built with Drupal 6, Flexible system.

Describe the project (goals, requirements and outcome): 

Tizen is an open source, standards-based software platform supported by leading mobile operators, device manufacturers, and silicon suppliers for multiple device categories such as smartphones, tablets, netbooks, in-vehicle infotainment devices, and smart TVs. Tizen offers an innovative operating system, applications, and a user experience that consumers can take from device to device.

The website is the central hub for this platform providing documentation and community resources to application and platform developers and fostering the Tizen community as a whole. Since mobile is core to Tizen's mission it was critical for this website to be completely responsive and beautiful on mobile platforms.

Key modules/theme/distribution used: 
Why these modules/theme/distribution were chosen: 

Workbench Moderation was chosen to handle the editorial workflow for nodes. We looked at different options, and though Workbench Moderation did not fully meet our needs, it provided the functionality closest to what we wanted to accomplish. We also made several customizations to the moderation workflow in a custom module. In particular, each node has several assigned users—an author, a content reviewer, a copy editor—who have different editing permissions at different stages of the editorial workflow. Workbench Moderation handles all permissions based on a user's role; our custom module adjusts permissions based on a user's assignment for a particular node.

Because the Tizen project is made up of many adjacent services that run the community, we chose a centralized LDAP instance to manage accounts. The main site provides the gateway for accounts and updates, communicating with the LDAP backend, and all other services authenticate to this LDAP instance. This provides an effective system for managing access and users across Tizen.

Simple LDAP was chosen because the feature requirements of the Tizen was a better fit than with the LDAP module. The LDAP module was overly complex for what Tizen needed, and the few additional features that were needed were taking too long to complete while working with the maintainer. Simple LDAP takes a lighter approach, and only provides the most basic LDAP features, which is exactly what Tizen needed.

The Lingotek module and service was selected because it provided a centralized mechanism for content translations. Our translation workflow could then utilize machine translation, a built in translation memory, and professional translators and reviewers in one place. Once content is translated within Lingotek, it is then sent back to the Tizen site in that language.

Project team: 

Development Company: Lullabot