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Drupal 8 Module Development Best Practices

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New Horizons

300 E Highland Mall Blvd.

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Austin, TX 78752

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This 2-day course provides a comprehensive introduction to the skills necessary for creating and modifying functionality for Drupal 8.

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This 2-day class provides a comprehensive introduction to the essential skills necessary for creating and modifying the functionality of Drupal 8 websites. The student will build multiple custom modules during the course for a comprehensive hands-on understanding of Module Development best practices.

Should I Take this Course?

This course is perfect for those who are:

  • programmers unfamiliar with Drupal development
  • Drupal site builders who need to take more control over functionality
  • planning to build a new site in Drupal 8
  • preparing for delivery of a new Drupal 8 development
  • looking to firm up Acquia best practice knowledge for Drupal 8 Certification

Recommended Experience

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

  • Authoring content using a Content Management system
  • Experience with Drupal's administrative interface
  • Some HTML, CSS knowledge
  • Experience with PHP or other C based programming languages

Course Outline

Day 1

  • Drupal Module Development Fundamentals
  • About the Drupal Framework
  • The Page Call Process
  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP)
  • MVC, Controllers, and Routing
  • Services and the Services Container
  • Hooks and Plugins in Drupal
  • Drupal Formatting & Coding Standards
  • Creating Your First Module
  • Module Naming, Location & Basic Requirements
  • Create mymodule
  • Implementing a Hook in MyModule
  • Add Pages and Menu Items
  • Building a Fully Functional RSVP List Module
  • RSVP List: Module Requirements
  • RSVP List: Create a Form
  • RSVP List: The Install File

Day 2

  • Building a Fully Functional RSVP List Module (continued)
  • RSVP List: Database Integration I
  • RSVP List: Permissions
  • RSVP List: Creating the Block
  • RSVP List: Build Administrative Settings Page
  • RSVP List: Reporting Results
  • RSVP List: Altering the Node Form
  • RSVP List: Database Integration II
  • Automated Testing
  • About the Simpletest Module
  • Writing Functional Tests with Simpletest
  • About PHPUnit
  • Writing Unit Tests for Classes with PHPUnit
  • Drush and Drupal Console
  • Different Tools for Differing Needs
  • Downloading and Installing Drush
  • Using Drush
  • Downloading and Installing Drupal Console
  • Using Drupal Console

Confirmation/Cancellation Policy: This class will be confirmed OR cancelled on 10 days before class start date based on enrollment. You may cancel with a 100% refund BEFORE May 3, 2019. No refunds after May 3, 2019. Logistics and class confirmation will be emailed 7-10 days before class.

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