Become a Drupal Architect, part 5 of 5: Automation: Quality assurance

This is 1 of 5 classes in our "Become a Drupal Architect" series!
Online

Tuesday, April 27
2:30pm - 5:00pm US ET

2.5 Hours

Price

$300

Payment plans available

Overview

Let's be honest: sometimes there are 4 ways to do anything in Drupal, and 3 of them are best practices depending on circumstances. Pick the wrong path and you might still build a functional website.. for now. 6 months later you may find that architectural decisions are coming back to hurt you - your site may have slowed down, crashed, feel like it is held together with duct tape, or become hard to refactor.

Our 5-part "Become a Drupal Architect" series is designed to take the intermediate module developer to the next level. We want you to think higher level than code - it's time to think like an architect. This class is part 4 of the 5-part series, and it is focused on "Using Automation to Support Quality Assurance"

Who is this for?

  • Entry to mid-level Drupal developers looking to make better long-term architectural decisions
  • Drupal developers who are already comfortable building Drupal 8 websites
  • Drupal developers who are already comfortable with PHP
  • Drupal developers who are already fairly comfortable with Object Oriented programming

What You'll Learn

  • How and what it means to write code that is "testable"
  • Get your contributions accepted: Contributing code to Drupal.org with automated tests
  • Unit testing for Drupal codebases
  • Functional testing for Drupal
  • Visual regression testing with Drupal
  • Continuous Integration: why and compare available options

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 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
    Debug Academy Instructor, Drupal Developer
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  • /Career Change, Landed Job

    I finished the class and kept practicing and before I knew it, I landed a new job! I've been working as a Drupal Developer for about 6 months now.

    Farah
    Senior Developer, Booz Allen Hamilton
    Farah
  • /Interviewed with Acquia!

    By the end of the class I had worked on multiple Drupal sites and landed an interview with Acquia, who ended up hiring me as a Drupal Developer. Highly recommend it.

    Malik
    Technical Architect, Acquia
    Malik

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

    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.

     

     

Learn more!

Learn more about what is taught and what others have gained by participating in this course.