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Current Role(s): 
Drupal Architect
Solution Architect
National Virtual Library of India (NVLI)

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Companies Worked For
SourceN, 3ICube Technologies, Red Crackle

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Rakesh James started his career with Drupal in 2008. Since that he lives with Drupal. Rakesh believes that Drupal has a power of making the difference in people’s life from his own experience, and thanking God for Dries and Drupal on daily basis. So he always volunteered himself for introducing Drupal to new people. His contribution has been recognised and appreciated by Dries the creator of Drupal.[Dries's Note DrupalCon Dublin 2016]

Apart from training people into Drupal, he always has been integrated part of the Drupal community locally and globally. He volunteered and organized number of Drupal meetups, Camps and Sprints locally and he speaks more often about various topics from Drupal, PHP and Web Technology. Volunteered ample of time in Drupal Cons for sprint mentor, registration, prenotes.

Rakesh considers code contribution is as important as having breakfast everyday. He is creator or author for piles of modules. His rank is 20 in Top contributors list, which has been mentioned by Dries in his Blog.

#20 in Top 30 contributors list.

Thank God, Got privileged to participates in JAM's Acquia Podcast.

#Drupal Core Contribution Ranking.

Author of Drupal 8 Development: Beginner's Guide


  • Drupal Association Member
  • Orgnizer, volunteer and speaker in Drupal Camp Bnagalore 2015

  • Volunteer in DrupalCon Asia 2016

  • Speaker and Sprint Mentor in DrupalCamp Mubai 2017

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Member for
6 years 5 months
Over 5 edits
Areas of Expertise: 
Module developer
Site builder
Performance tuning
* Contributor
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon Asia 2016
DrupalCon New Orleans 2016
DrupalCon Baltimore 2017

Credited on 146 issues fixed in the past 1 year


Drupal Association Supporting Partner
Drupal Association Individual Member

rakesh.gectcr helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

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I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed to Drupal issue queues
I contributed to Drupal.org
I contributed Drupal documentation
I reviewed Project applications
I help in the Drupal support forums
I provide Drupal-related services
I give support on IRC
I help mentor new contributors