Learning Drupal 8

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Author: Nick Abbott,Richard Jones

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782168761

Category: Computers

Page: 328

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Create complex websites quickly and easily using the building blocks of Drupal 8, the most powerful version of Drupal yet About This Book Build complete, complex websites with no prior knowledge of web development entirely using the intuitive Drupal user interface Follow a practical case study chapter-by-chapter to construct a complete website as you progress Ensure your sites are modern, responsive and mobile-friendly through utilizing the full features available in Drupal 8 Who This Book Is For If you want to learn to use Drupal 8 for the first time, or you are transitioning over from a previous version of Drupal, this is the book for you. No knowledge of PHP, MySQL, or HTML is assumed or required What You Will Learn Set up a local “stack” development environment and install your first Drupal 8 site Find out what is available in Drupal 8 core Define content types and taxonomies—and find out when you should do so Use the powerful Views module Get hands-on with image and media handling Extend Drupal using custom community modules Develop the look and feel of your website using Drupal themes Manage site users and permissions In Detail Drupal 8 sets a new standard for ease of use, while offering countless new ways to tailor and deploy your content to the Web. Drupal 8 allows user to easily customize data structures, listings, and pages, and take advantage of new capabilities for displaying data on mobile devices, building APIs, and adapting to multilingual needs. The book takes you step by step through building a Drupal 8 website. Start with the basics, such as setting up a local “stack” development environment and installing your first Drupal 8 site, then move on to image and media handling, and extending Drupal modules. Push your knowledge by getting to grips with the modular nature of Drupal, and learning to extend it by adding new functionalities to create your new modules. By the end of the book, you will be able to develop and manage a modern and responsive website using Drupal. Style and approach This is an absolute beginners' guide, providing step-by-step instructions to help you learn Drupal 8 from scratch.

Drupal 8: Enterprise Web Development

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Author: Nick Abbott,Richard Jones,Matt Glaman,Chaz Chumley

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1787281531

Category: Computers

Page: 1005

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Harness the power of Drupal 8 to create enterprise-grade, highly scalable websites About This Book Build complete, complex websites with no prior knowledge of web development entirely using the intuitive Drupal user interface Ensure your sites are modern, responsive and mobile-friendly through utilizing the full features available in Drupal 8 Quickly master theme administration, custom block layouts, views, and the Twig template structure Who This Book Is For This course is suitable for web developers, designers, as well as web administrators who are keen on building modern, scalable websites using Drupal 8 and its wide range of new features What You Will Learn Set up a local “stack” development environment and install your first Drupal 8 site Find out what is available in the Drupal 8 core Integrate third-party front-end and back-end libraries with Drupal Understand the plugin system that powers many of Drupal 8's new APIs to extend its functionality Build custom block layouts with reusable and fieldable blocks Work with the new Twig PHP templating engine Develop a theme from scratch following a step-by-step project outline In Detail This Drupal 8 course takes you through the journey of building, extending, and customizing websites to build highly scalable and enterprise-ready websites. The first part—Learning Drupal 8—takes you step by step through building a Drupal 8 website. You will start with the basics, such as setting up a local “stack” development environment and installing your first Drupal 8 site, then we move on to image and media handling and extending Drupal modules. This section will help you get to grips with the modular nature of Drupal, and you'll learn how to extend it by adding new functionalities to create your new modules. After learning to develop and manage a modern and responsive website using Drupal 8, you'll start exploring different techniques to take advantage of the new Drupal 8 features. The next module—Drupal 8 Development Cookbook—is your go-to guide to experimenting with all of Drupal 8's features through helpful recipes. You will explore techniques to customize and configure the Drupal environment, create blocks and custom modules, as well as make your web apps responsive by harnessing the mobile-first feature of Drupal 8. This module will also show you how to incorporate multilingual facilities in your sites, use web services and third-party plugins with your applications from inside Drupal 8, and test and deploy your apps. In the third part—Drupal 8 Theming with Twig—you will master Drupal 8's new Twig templating engine to customize the look and feel of your website. This section will walk you through a real-world project to create a Twig theme from concept to completion while adopting best practices to implement CSS frameworks and JavaScript libraries. You will see just how quick and easy it is to create beautiful, responsive Drupal 8 websites while avoiding the common mistakes that many front-end developers make. By the end, you will have learned how to develop, manage, extend, and customize an enterprise-level website. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Learning Drupal 8 by Nick Abbott and Richard Jones Drupal 8 Development Cookbook by Matt Glaman Drupal 8 Theming with Twig by Chaz Chumley Style and approach This course offers a thorough coverage of developing, managing, extending, and designing highly scalable websites using the Drupal 8 platform. Filled with practical examples and recipes, this course is a great combination of example-driven learning complemented by interesting techniques to take advantage of the Drupal platform.

Drupal 8 Development Cookbook

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Author: Matt Glaman

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1785887556

Category: Computers

Page: 370

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Over 60 hands-on recipes that get you acquainted with Drupal 8's features and help you harness its power About This Book Discover the enhanced content authoring experience that comes with Drupal 8 and how to customize it Take advantage of the broadened multilingual and tools of the new version to provide an internationalized website This step-by-step guide will show you how to deploy from development, staging, and production of a website with Drupal 8's brand new configuration management system Who This Book Is For This book is for those have been working with Drupal, such as site builders, back-end developers, and front-end developers, and who are eager to see what awaits when they start using Drupal 8 What You Will Learn Extend Drupal through contributed or custom modules and themes Develop an internationalized website with Drupal's multilingual tools Integrate third-party front-end and back-end libraries with Drupal Turn Drupal into a web services provider using REST Create a mobile-first responsive Drupal application Run SimpleTest and PHPUnit to test Drupal Understand the plugin system that powers many of Drupal 8's new APIs to extend its functionality Get to grips with the mechanics of the configuration management system and the ability to import and export site configuration In Detail Began as a message board, Drupal today is open source software maintained and developed by a community of over 1,000,000 users and developers. Drupal is used by numerous local businesses to global corporations and diverse organizations all across the globe. With Drupal 8?s recent release and the exciting features it brings, this book will be your go-to guide to experimenting with all of these features through helpful recipes. We'll start by showing you how to customize and configure the Drupal environment as per your requirements, as well as how to install third-party libraries and then use them in the Drupal environment. Then we will move on to creating blocks and custom modules with the help of libraries. We will show you to use the latest mobile-first feature of Drupal 8, which will help you make your apps responsive across all the major platforms. This book will also show you how to incorporate multilingual facilities in your sites, use web services and third-party plugins with your applications from inside Drupal 8, and test and deploy your apps Style and approach This practical, recipe-based book will provide you with actionable techniques and methods to improve your existing Drupal development skills. It will get you started with Drupal 8 and will be your reference guide to building new applications with Drupal.

Drupal 8 Theming with Twig

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Author: Chaz Chumley

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1782168745

Category: Computers

Page: 376

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Master Drupal 8's new Twig templating engine to create fun and fast websites with simple steps to help you move from concept to completion About This Book Create beautiful responsive Drupal 8 websites using Twig Quickly master theme administration, custom block layouts, views, and the Twig template structure A step-by-step guide to the most common approaches in web design Who This Book Is For This book is intended for front-end developers, designers, and anyone who is generally interested in learning all the new features of Drupal 8 theming. Discover what has changed from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 and immerse yourself in the new Twig PHP templating engine. Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and the Drupal Admin interface would be helpful. Prior experience with setting up and configuring a standalone development environment is required as we will be working with PHP and MySQL. What You Will Learn Navigate the Drupal 8 Admin interface Build custom block layouts with reusable and fieldable blocks Create subthemes based on the Bartik and Classy base themes Construct a responsive theme with Twitter Bootstrap Work with the new Twig PHP templating engine Configure Drupal for Twig debugging Enable preprocessing of Twig variables Develop a theme from scratch following a step-by-step project outline In Detail Drupal 8 is an open source content management system and powerful framework that helps deliver great websites to individuals and organizations, including non-profits, commercial, and government around the globe. This new release has been built on top of object-oriented PHP and includes more than a handful of improvements such as a better user experience, cleaner HTML5 markup, a new templating engine called Twig, multilingual capabilities, new configuration management, and effortless content authoring. Drupal 8 will quickly become the new standard for deploying content to both the web and mobile applications. However, with so many new changes, it can quickly become overwhelming knowing where to start and how to quickly. Starting from the bottom up, we will install, set up, and configure Drupal 8. We'll navigate the Admin interface so you can learn how to work with core themes and create new custom block layouts. Walk through a real-world project to create a Twig theme from concept to completion while adopting best practices to implement CSS frameworks and JavaScript libraries. We will see just how quick and easy it is to create beautiful, responsive Drupal 8 websites while avoiding the common mistakes that many front-end developers make. Style and approach Drupal 8 Theming with Twig is intended for front-end developers, designers, and anyone who is generally interested in learning all the new features of Drupal 8 theming. Discover what has changed from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 and immerse yourself in the new Twig PHP templating engine. Familiarity with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and the Drupal Admin interface would be helpful. Prior experience with setting up and configuring a standalone development environment is required as we will be working with PHP and MySQL.

Drupal 8 Module Development

Build modules and themes using the latest version of Drupal 8, 2nd Edition

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Author: Daniel Sipos

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1789807867

Category: Computers

Page: 580

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Learn to create and customize impressive Drupal 8 modules to extend your website's functionalities Key Features Explore a plethora of Drupal 8 APIs and get the best out of them using the power of PHP coding Learn to implement efficient data management and data security by creating dedicated modules for it. Stay up to date with the changes introduced in the new Drupal 8 releases Book Description Drupal 8 comes with a release cycle that allows for new functionality to be added at a much faster pace. However, this also means code deprecations and changing architecture that you need to stay on top of. This book updates the first edition and includes the new functionality introduced in versions up to, and including 8.7. The book will first introduce you to the Drupal 8 architecture and its subsystems before diving into creating your first module with basic functionality. You will work with the Drupal logging and mailing systems, learn how to output data using the theme layer and work with menus and links programmatically. Then, you will learn how to work with different kinds of data storages, create custom entities, field types and leverage the Database API for lower level database queries. You will further see how to introduce JavaScript into your module, work with the various file systems and ensure the code you write works on multilingual sites. Finally, you will learn how to programmatically work with Views, write automated tests for your functionality and also write secure code in general. By the end, you will have learned how to develop your own custom module that can provide complex business solutions. And who knows, maybe you’ll even contribute it back to the Drupal community. What you will learn Develop Drupal 8 modules that do all the things you want Master numerous Drupal 8 sub-systems and APIs in the process Model, store, manipulate and process data to serve your purposes Display data and content in a clean and secure way using the Drupal 8 theme system Test your business logic to prevent regressions Stay ahead of the curve and write code following the current best practices Who this book is for The primary target of this book is Drupal developers who want to learn how to write modules and develop in Drupal 8. It is also intended for Drupal site builders and PHP developers who have basic Object Oriented Programming skills. A little bit of Symfony experience is helpful but not mandatory.

Drupal 8 for Absolute Beginners

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Author: James Barnett

Publisher: Apress

ISBN: 1430264675

Category: Computers

Page: 337

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Drupal 8 for Absolute Beginners is your definitive guide to starting from scratch with Drupal even if you have little web knowledge. This book teaches you the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP in relation to Drupal, so that you can begin to use this popular CMS with all of its features. You will first learn how to set up and customize a basic blog using Drupal, one of the most powerful and popular content management systems available today. From there you will learn the basics of HTML, CSS, JavaScript and PHP, and apply this knowledge to create your own custom Drupal module. You will learn how to build, style, and add functionality to your own Drupal module from scratch. You will then use Drush to apply a theme to Drupal, customizing everything to your liking, before publishing your work to the world. The book also covers some more advanced topics that beginners often ask about, such as getting set up with Git and using source control, using MySQL to interact with a database, and a guide to getting up and running with Linux. Rarely has all the knowledge required to start with Drupal been collated in one place as it is in Drupal 8 for Absolute Beginners. You need no prior knowledge of the web, only a desire to learn. The book is fully supported by video material on the author's website. Start your Drupal journey with this book today!

Drupal 7 Explained

Your Step-by-Step Guide

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Author: Stephen Burge

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 0133124266

Category: Computers

Page: 480

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At last: Drupal made truly easy! Master Drupal 7 hands-on, step-by-step, through easy examples from a leading Drupal trainer! Drupal 7 is an amazingly powerful web content management system. But many newcomers find it confusing, and most Drupal books are just too complicated to help. If you want to spend less time struggling with complex instructions, and more time building sites that make you proud, this is the book for you! Top Drupal trainer Stephen Burge teaches everything you need to know—and nothing you don’t need to know! You’ll master Drupal one easy step at a time, through a complete, real-world sample project. You’ll find crystal-clear visuals, simple explanations, perfect analogies—all extensively tested with real Drupal beginners. This Guide’s quick, easy coverage includes • Planning a site that will be easy to build and manage • Installing Drupal and setting it up to work reliably and securely • Quickly finding the Drupal tools and features you’re looking for • Mastering an easy 3-step workflow for creating new content • Delivering more interesting content with fields and new content types • Creating intuitive site structures and user navigation • Adding powerful site features with just a few clicks • Completely redesigning your site in minutes with Themes • Adding site search, registration, and more • Presenting content in tables, lists, grids, or photo galleries • Creating advanced layouts and 2- or 3-column designs • Controlling what users on your site can see and do • Preparing your site for launch • Administering and updating a live site efficiently and safely Drupal 7 Explained requires absolutely no experience with Drupal, content management, website construction, programming, scripting, or even HTML. Stephen Burge has taught thousands of beginners—and thousands more who’ve experimented with Drupal but haven’t mastered it yet. Nobody knows more about guiding Drupal users up the learning curve—from confusion to results!

Drupal 8 Configuration Management

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Author: Stefan Borchert,Anja Schirwinski

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1783985216

Category: Computers

Page: 148

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Drupal 8 Configuration Management is intended for people who use Drupal 8 to build websites, whether you are a hobbyist using Drupal for the first time, a long-time Drupal site builder, or a professional web developer.

Learning Drupal 6 Module Development

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Author: Matt Butcher

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 1847194451

Category: Computers

Page: 328

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A practical tutorial for creating your first Drupal 6 modules with PHP.

Drupal for Education and E-Learning

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Author: Bill Fitzgerald

Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd

ISBN: 9781847195036

Category: Computers

Page: 400

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Teaching and learning in the classroom using the Drupal CMS.