Gabe Ormsby, he/him/his Web Applications Developer

Gabe Ormsby 2
Full position title(s)
Web Applications Developer
Libraries department
Application Development


As part of the Web Development department, Gabe works most directly with the setup and ongoing care and feeding of the Libraries' main website, built in Drupal. This work includes implementing the site's design as a Drupal theme, developing several site features as Drupal modules and supporting code, assisting with integrating other Web-based services with the site, and generally doing what he can to help Libraries staff get things done.

Gabe lives in Minneapolis with his wife, son, and two dogs who are contenders for the (albeit heavily contested) title of Best Dog in the World.


BA Gustavus Adolphus College
Philosophy and German, with a minor in History.

Community contributions

February 2017, Drupal 7 Deployment with Capistrano and Composer
Presentation to the UMN Drupal user group.
November 2016, What is this DevOps thing? And why should you care?
Co-presented with Marisa Brandt, to UMN Tech People group.
May 2013, Migrating Data into Drupal
Presentation to the UMN Drupal user group, with David Naughton.
March 2013, Managing Drupal on a University of Minnesota OIT Virtual Server
Presentation to the UMN Drupal user group.
February 2008, User-centric Site Structure
Presentation to Twin Cities Drupal user group.