Drupal Training for Developers

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2 days practical workshop for up to 12 people.
Only £790
This course teaches developers the techniques required to build and work with Drupal based Web applications.

Layout

This workshop consists of lectures, demonstrations, exercises and discussions.

Training Course Objectives

  • Quick introduction to Drupal and core concepts (users, roles etc)
  • Run through key Drupal modules and functionality
  • Views, rapid introduction to views - quickly moving on to more advanced views techniques
  • Overview of the Drupal hook system
  • Overview of the menu system
  • Our first hello world module
  • Permissions and Security
  • Database abstraction layer and avoiding SQL injection attacks
  • Introduction to the forms API
  • Building more complex forms
  • Overriding default Drupal behaviour WITHOUT HACKING!
  • Exposing blocks in your module
  • Theming - forms, theming views tpl files, template.php etc
  • Performance and caching
  • Drupal and mobile, including a look at HTML5 base themes and responsive mobile first designs

Who it is for

Software developers

Training Course Prerequisites

  • Good understanding of PHP
  • Good understanding of SQL
  • Basic XHTML/CSS useful but not essential