Drupal is a great tool for building dynamic, scalable websites using community-created code and modules. But what happens when the community has yet to create a module with functionality needed for your site? You can create it yourself! Learn the basics of module development in Drupal 8 to remove the mystery behind how contributed modules work.
This class is designed for:
- Drupal 7 developers looking to learn Drupal 8
- Site builders with some PHP experience looking to create their first Drupal module
- People who do not want to be restricted by the availability of contrib modules
- Themers looking to become "full stack" Drupal 8 developers
- Attendees should at least have basic experience writing PHP code to sign up for this class!
What You'll Learn
Create your first Drupal 8(+) module
Learn about Drupal's render arrays and form API, the building blocks of all displayed content
Create custom permissions, programmatic pages, alter forms, and more
Understand hooks and events
Create your own composer.json file for your custom module
Applying patches to fix contributed modules
Learn about configuration, state, caching, and more
When to use a plugin, a service, or a plain custom class
A Better Way To Learn
Previous graduates built debugacademy.com, debugsociety.com, and more live websites!
Our personalized approach to teaching allows us to cater to individual student strengths and interests. Students are part of a real development team working on real projects. You'll even leave with a working portfolio and applied experience on a software project led by a senior developer.
Meet Your Instructor
At Debug Academy, we make sure we've got the right to give you the best education possible. Our instructors are renowned experts who lead with empathy to ensure a quality learning experience for everyone.
Ashraf Abed is a certified Drupal 7 & 8 Grand Master, and a former Technical Architect at Acquia. He is involved in numerous enterprise development projects and has been fortunate enough to experience working as the lead developer on websites like Whitehouse.Gov and other prominent Drupal websites. Teaching is his passion.
Take the Next Step!
Let us know that you're interested in this course. We'll reach out to you and other interested individuals with next steps!