Jeff Eaton

Jeff Eaton

Drupal developer and consultant

Geneva, Illinois

Jeff Eaton has been building Internet and desktop software for over a decade. He's participated in projects ranging from web-portals for communities and nonprofits, to enterprise client-server applications for retail industries, to large-scale web applications for companies like Dow AgroSciences and Prudential Real Estate. In 2005, he began developing solutions based on the open-source Drupal content management framework. In the years since, he's become a core developer for the Drupal project, specializing in architecture and API development. In his capacity as a consultant for Lullabot Consulting, LLC, he's helped plan and build the software infrastructure for Drupal sites including MTV UK's music portal, SonyBMG's artist site platform, and Fast Company's groundbreaking business networking site. Jeff is known as "eaton" on

Using Drupal Using Drupal
by Angela Byron, Addison Berry, Nate Haug, Jeff Eaton, James Walker, Jeff Robbins
December 2008

Webcast: Everything You Wanted to Know about Drupal but were Afraid to Ask
December 05, 2008
In this live, online webcast, Drupal developers Jeff Eaton and James Walker (Using Drupal) will guide newcomers through the nuts and bolts of Drupal's content management system, content management framework, and community.

Webcast: What's new and cool in Drupal 7?
July 20, 2011
Drupal 7 co-maintainer Angela Byron and core developer Jeff Eaton will provide information on what's new and cool in Drupal 7, the latest release of the open source content management platform.

"Those with a good familiarity with the Drupal CMS system interested in saving time during the planning process will love this book!...What really impressed me was the depth of coverage given within each chapter. "
--Irene Kraus, CEBUG

"This book lived up to my expectations. Using Drupal is easily the best book I have read so far for helping a person who knows nothing about the content management system (but who has a base familiarity with web hosting) figure out how the software works, how to add and configure features, and how to make powerful and useful web sites."
--Matthew Helmke,

"...a nice gift for the geeks in your family."
--John R. Clark, TCM Reviews

"...a detailed and information-packed guide to the most promising contributed modules, and how they can be best employed for creating common types of Web sites."
--Michael J. Ross, Web Developer,