Drupal Course - Winter 2021

Learn Drupal 8 & 9 development with a focus on front end development.

January 24 - April 25, 2021 (part-time)
Sun 10am-1pm, Wed 7pm-10pm

3 Months


This course teaches Drupal 8 & 9 development with a focus on front end development. Unfamiliar with Drupal? You're in for a treat. Drupal is an open source CMS which powers websites built for The White House, NBC, Twitter, Ebay, Harvard, Stanford, NBA, PUMA... and so many more. The website you are on right now was built by graduates of this class! To see more websites built using Drupal, visit drupal.com's showcase.

This class is designed for:

  • Developers at any level. Yes, ANY level! 
  • Anyone looking to make a career change into the web development field
  • Students who are dedicated to putting in the time and effort to be successful in the class
  • Professionals looking to enhance their web development skill set.
  • Students interested in learning Drupal 8 & 9, HTML/CSS, and more while gaining REAL experience as a Drupal developer

What You'll Learn

  • Use the Command Line Interface (CLI)

  • Manage packages, patches, and dependencies with Composer

  • Setup & use a local Drupal Development environment

  • Use Git commands and team workflows

  • Manage updates in Configuration in Code for Enterprise development

  • Write semantic HTML5 & CSS

  • Understand and apply Responsive design fundamentals

  • Use SASS in Drupal themes

  • Modify Drupal 8 & 9 themes with Twig

  • Drupal Site building

  • Create searchable lists of content with Drupal's query generator, "Views"

  • Understand the basics of Drupal Data Architecture

  • Gain efficiency with CLI tools, Drush & Drupal Console

  • Utilize PHP Fundamentals and programming best practices

  • Comprehend Object Oriented Programming in PHP

  • Debug PHP using an IDE

  • Write Basic Drupal modules

  • Use Drupal hooks and interpret the Drupal API

  • Inject data into themes with PHP

  • Choose how to build Drupal pages from various options: nodes, twig, layout builder, PHP pages

  • Familiarize yourself with advanced Drupal caching layers

  • In this thorough course, there's even 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.


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Meet The Instructor(s)

At Debug Academy, we make sure we've got the right people in the room to get you the best education possible. Our instructors are screened, evaluated and skill-tested 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.



  • Jack Garratt

    Jack Garratt was a historian and an educator who earned his PHD before switching careers to Drupal development. He enrolled in Debug Academy's career-changing Drupal development course and has gone on to attain both of the Acquia Certified Front End Specialist and Acquia Certified Developer certifications.

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