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Pro Drupal 7 Development updates the most popular development reference for the release of Drupal 7. With several new and completely-rewritten essential APIs and improvements in Drupal 7, this book will not only teach developers how to write modules ranging from simple to complex, but also how Drupal itself works. Learn the Drupal APIs and major changes in Drupal 7 Learn how to write Drupal modules using the APIs Learn proper development practices and how to become a contributing community member What you?ll learn How to get started with writing basic modules The flexible Drupal APIs and how they interact with modules How new features in Drupal 7 make modules even more powerful and sophisticated Best practices when developing in Drupal (coding standards, help developer modules) How to write safe, secure, and tested code How to contribute modules back to the Drupal community and maintain their modules using the Concurrent Versions System (CVS) Who this book is for
This book is for existing Drupal module developers wanting to learn about Drupal 7 and people already knowledgeable in PHP who are interested in developing for Drupal. Simply put, if you are working with Drupal, then you need this book. Table of Contents How Drupal Works Writing a Module Hooks, Actions, and Triggers The Menu System Working with Databases Working with Users Working with Nodes Working with Fields The Theme System Working with Blocks The Form API Manipulating User Input: The Filter System Searching and Indexing Content Working with Files Working with Taxonomy Caching Sessions Using jQuery Localization and Translation XML-RPC Writing Secure Code Development Best Practices Optimizing Drupal Installation Profiles Testing Database Table Reference Resources
This book is geared toward professionals that need to deploy and customize Drupal. This book delves deep into the internals of the Drupal 7 system and teaches you everything you need to know to deploy a highly customized and optimized Drupal installation. Every web developer looking to deploy web sites quickly to their clients while still being able to harness the power of an excellent content management system needs this book. What you'll learn What Drupal is and why you should use it How to install a basic Drupal web site from scratch How to create content in your new Drupal web site How to manage users on your new Drupal web site How to change the look and feel of your new Drupal web site through themes How to install and configure modules Who this book is for
This book is for existing Drupal module developers wanting to learn about Drupal 7 and people already knowledgeable in PHP who are interested in developing for Drupal. Simply put, if you are working with Drupal, then you need this book.