Drupal 7 Development Core Concepts

This series contains over 160 videos and 14 hours of content, covering the most essential aspects of Drupal development, from setting up module scaffolding to working with forms and the database to working with jQuery and JavaScript. This library is a must-have for all developers.

We have merged the Working With Files and the File API series with this one. You can now find the file-related videos in the final chapters of this series.

Before watching this series, you will need a fresh Drupal 7 installation. Follow the videos in the Setting Up a Web Environment With Drupal to get Drupal set up on your Windows, OSX (Mac) or Linux machine.

Some of the key points we'll be covering include:

  1. How to work with the most important Drupal APIs
  2. How to use hooks to modify virtually anything
  3. How to create and modify forms using the Form API
  4. How to apply coding standards to your work
  5. How to work programmatically with users and nodes
  6. How to work with jQuery and JavaScript in Drupal
  7. How to work with files and the File API

Who this video collection is for

This collection is for anyone who wants to learn how to program for Drupal 7. You may find yourself wanting to adjust Drupal in some ways that are impossible to do with existing modules, and the only way to really get it done is through creating a module of your own. This collection gives you the skills to do just that. It is also a good overview of jQuery, which can be useful outside of the context of Drupal.

Prerequisites

Having a basic understanding of PHP will be useful. If you're coming to the table without much coding experience, consider watching the PHP Programming Basics collection first.

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