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Advanced Drupal Module Development

Course Description

This course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the Drupal 9 backend and module development tools. You'll learn to work with dependency injection, services, and more, and discover processes and best practices for extending your Drupal modules' features using plugins, events, hooks and other code patterns.

This training is also recommended for Drupal 7 developers, as we'll cover topics where you can find major differences in upgrading.

This is the more advanced version of our Drupal Module Development course, which will give you experience working with the Drupal backend and building modules. 

Learning objectives

You'll learn how to:  

  • Build Drupal 9 modules with advanced techniques
  • Use advanced Drupal APIs from your custom module
  • Work with Composer and Drush
  • Apply object-oriented programming for Drupal
  • Follow best practices for Drupal module development  

Week-by-Week Outline

You'll have lessons to complete between live sessions (exercises with video instructions) and access to a Slack channel and a one-on-one session to help you out.

Week 1

  • Setup & Introductions
  • Drupal 9 Development Tools
  • Managing Settings and Configuration Across Environments
  • Controlling Cache

Week 2

  • Understanding and Implementing Dependency Injection
  • Using and Defining Services
  • Working with Events
  • Architecture Decisions for Blocks Development

Week 3

  • Migration Continued
  • Best Practices for Module Development
  • Wrap-Up

Who Will Get the Most Out of This Course? 

This course is ideal for Drupal developers and PHP programmers who want to learn how to create, modify and maintain custom modules for Drupal 7, Drupal 8, or Drupal 9. It is also useful for Drupal 7 developers who want to upgrade their skills. Attendees of our Drupal Module Development course can attend this course to upgrade their skills. 


Blended Online Learning: How it Works

This blended learning course consists of live training with your instructor and cohort to deepen your understanding, one-on-one training sessions with instructors to get more guidance and support, and pre-recorded videos and exercises that allow you to self-direct your learning and learn at your own schedule.

Here's what to expect:

  • 👩‍🏫 Interactive sessions over Zoom (Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2 pm to 4 pm ET)
  • 📺 Carefully crafted videos and virtual exercises to complete in between the sessions
  • 👨‍💻 One-on-one sessions for personalized support
  • 💬 A dedicated Slack channel to learn and grow together
  • 🏆 A certificate upon completion

Can you provide an invoice? Contact us and we can issue you an invoice for the training.

What size is the class? Our classes usually have 6-10 participants, and we have a hard limit of 12 participants per trainer. 

Do you offer discounts for charities or individuals? Yes, contact us to receive a discount on the course.

Do you offer custom training? Yes, we can provide custom training for your team. Just get in touch with us and we can set up a training that fits your needs.

Do you offer refunds? Tickets are refundable up until 30 days before the start of the course. And it's always free and easy to transfer your ticket to another person, just contact us.

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