Intro to Drupal 8&9 Module Development

Learn how modules are built in Drupal 8 & 9!

Overview

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!
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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

  • And more!

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.

 

Our Classes

  • I am very glad that I could get a job in Drupal

    At Debug Academy, Drupal front end training course is curated with real time use cases, regular exercises and home assignments to train an individual with minimal experience in computer programming. I was fortunate to be part of this training to fulfil my dream in software development field. While I sincerely worked on the tasks assigned to me and I got complete support from Ashraf and team to complete the tasks with clear understanding. The beauty of this training is that I was trained to be part of the real time projects.

    Shruthi Hulivana Nagaraju
    Drupal Developer
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  • "I think the way learning in this course is laid out is really well done"

    The structure and order of the course made a lot of sense, it was very logical, and paced in an appropriate way. As soon as I got curious about another topic, it came up later in a lesson or in the next lecture. I think the way learning in this course is laid out is really well done, and now I'm going to have a hard time following the structure of other courses if it doesn't feel just as logical. Well done. Thank you.

    J'Vaughn Johnson
    Software Engineer at Yale University
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  • "Being able to also work on a real project was amazing"

    I enjoyed the formal "lecture" and then the code along division of each class. Being able to also work on a real project was amazing and being part of real workflow using Git was especially helpful. Also, having Ashraf available for Zoom calls was quite nice in addition to the Slack chatroom.” Ashraf's a great instructor, he explains things in a way that make it seem more approachable.

    Jack Garratt
    Senior Full-Stack Drupal Developer at ICF
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  • "I really liked the support I received when taking the course!"

    I took the course and with the skills I gained, I was able to get placed on a high-profile project "The Cheesecake Factory"! && many other client projects right after. I must say the tools I learned here at Debug Academy are very similar tools that the teams I work with on client projects use as well which is pretty amazing! I highly recommend this course!!

    Lynda Santiago
    Drupal Developer at Debug Academy
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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

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    Ashraf Abed is a certified Drupal 7 & 8 Triple Certified Expert, 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!

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