Redesigning the Stanford Event Calendar

May 23, 2019

The Stanford Event Calendar ( is a homegrown Java web application. In this session, I will demo and discuss a current project to breath new life into a long-running web app with a front-end redesign using modern tools and UX principles. We’re moving from a front-end built in Bootstrap over 3 years ago to one based on a new Stanford pattern library, informed by user research, designed in Figma and built with Stanford’s new responsive front-end codebase called Decanter.

The new version of the site is scheduled to go live on May 17.

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.