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David Gallerizzo

David Gallerizzo
Dave Gallerizzo is the CEO at Fig Leaf Software. As CEO, senior developer and technical director, Dave oversees the growth and development of the company's consulting services, Web application development, and systems integration capabilities. As an Adobe, Google, and Paperthin Certified Instructor, Dave brings a deep understanding of Web application development to the leadership team. Prior to joining Fig Leaf Software in 1997, Dave designed and implemented custom client-server software for several Washington D.C.-based trade associations. Dave holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Maryland, College Park.
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Fast Track to ColdFusion Training (July 11-14, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Jun 22, 2017 7:26:08 AM

New: Course now updated for ColdFusion 2016

Fast Track to ColdFusion training is a 4-day course that provides experienced Web developers with the knowledge and hands-on practice they need to start building and maintaining dynamic and interactive Web applications using the ColdFusion application server. This course was authored by Fig Leaf Software, based on decades of practical CF consulting experience.

Dates: July 11-14, 2017
Locations: Washington, DC and Online

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Topics: Adobe ColdFusion, Online Training, Washington DC, Adobe, Web Developer

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 7 (May 15-16, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on May 1, 2017 2:58:46 PM

This Drupal training class on is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn best practices for how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

Course Dates: May 15 -16, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Classroom

This class is taught by Acquia Certified Instructors using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Web Developer, Web Designer, Drupal Site Building, webmaster

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 8 (April 24-25, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Apr 6, 2017 11:22:00 AM

This 2 Day course provides a broad introduction to the essential skills necessary for editing content and building websites with Drupal 8.

Course Dates: April 24-25
Location: Online and in Washington, DC Classroom

Course Prerequisites

Having a basic understanding of the following technologies is helpful, but not required:

  • Authoring content using a Content Management system
  • Client-side Javascript
  • The PHP programming language

Get a Seat in Training!

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Topics: Drupal 8, Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Web Developer, Web Designer

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 7 (April 17-18, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Apr 3, 2017 8:22:00 AM

This Drupal training class on is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn best practices for how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

Course Dates: April 17-18, 2017
Location: Online or Washington, DC Classroom

This class is taught by Acquia Certified Instructors using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Web Developer, Web Designer, Drupal Site Building, webmaster

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 7 (March 20-21, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Feb 22, 2017 8:02:00 AM

This Drupal training class on March 20-21 2017 is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

This class is taught using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Web Developer, Web Designer, Drupal Site Building, webmaster

TRAINING: Drupal 7 Layout & Theming (February 23-24, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Feb 6, 2017 8:02:00 AM

During this in-depth introduction to front end development with Drupal 7, you'll learn how to develop custom themes that format content for both desktop and mobile devices (responsive design). You'll learn how to deploy popular modules to configure the output on your site with Context, saving you hours in theming time. You will also learn how to add interactivity to your site by using jQuery widgets.

Duration: 2 days 
February 23-24, 2017 Online or in DC

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Topics: Drupal 7, Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Drupal Layout, Drupal Theming

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 7 (February 20-21, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Jan 30, 2017 8:05:00 AM

This Drupal training class on February 20-21 2017 is suitable both for users who are new to Drupal and those who want to broaden their Drupal skills. You'll learn how to make custom content types and use Views as well as use the block system and taxonomy to organize content. You'll also be able to create custom pages, blocks, and RSS feeds on your site. Building calendars and using popular modules to execute complex, dynamic queries of content is also covered in depth.

This class is taught using the Acquia certified training curriculum by Acquia's #1 Training Partner

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Topics: Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Drupal Site Building

TRAINING: Developing Forms with LiveCycle Designer (February 9-10, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Jan 25, 2017 7:42:00 AM

This 2 day course introduces and teaches, in detail, techniques for developing forms for data capture and data display using Adobe LiveCycle Designer. Through in-depth hands-on practice, by the end of the course you will know how to create static as well dynamic, interactive, data-bound forms including input validation, localized fields, accessibility information, embedded barcodes, digital signatures, and simple through advanced scripted interactions. This course is a pre-requisite for Adobe LiveCycle ES: Building Apps

Course Dates: February 9-10, 2017 (Online & In-Person)

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Topics: Adobe, Web Developer, Adobe LiveCycle

TRAINING: Site Building with Drupal 8 (February 6-7, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Jan 21, 2017 7:42:00 AM

This 2 Day course provides a broad introduction to the essential skills necessary for editing content and building websites with Drupal 8.

Course Dates: February 6-7 Online and in DC

Course Prerequisites

Having a basic understanding of the following technologies is helpful, but not required:

  • Authoring content using a Content Management system
  • Client-side Javascript
  • The PHP programming language

Get a Seat in Training!

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Topics: Drupal 8, Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC

TRAINING: Drupal 7 Layout & Theming (January 25-27, 2017)

Posted by David Gallerizzo on Dec 5, 2016 8:28:00 AM

During this in-depth introduction to front end development with Drupal 7, you'll learn how to develop custom themes that format content for both desktop and mobile devices (responsive design). You'll learn how to deploy popular modules to configure the output on your site with Context, saving you hours in theming time. You will also learn how to add interactivity to your site by using jQuery widgets.

Duration: 2 days 
January 25-27, 2017 Online or in DC

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Topics: Drupal 7, Acquia, Drupal, Online Training, Washington DC, Drupal Layout, Drupal Theming

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