Drupal 8 is the latest, greatest release of the world's most widely used enterprise web CMS. It's fast and flexible. Drupal 8 taps into the concentrated innovation from its open source community. You can drive value and streamline your work with new capabilities for successful digital experiences. If you're interested to develop efficient applications with Drupal 8, then you should surely go for this Learning Path.
Packt’s Video Learning Paths are a series of individual video products put together in a logical and stepwise manner such that each video builds on the skills learned in the video before it.
The highlights of this Learning Path are:
- Gain a strong hands-on experience in application development
- Discover the enhanced content authoring experience that comes with Drupal 8 and how to customize it
Let’s take a quick look at your learning journey. The Learning Path starts with the primary focal points of Drupal 8’s key features. Next, you’ll learn to get your Drupal 8 installation and customization on the road easily and efficiently, ensuring the necessary repositories and libraries are in your system. Then, you’ll start building your Drupal 8 app, create the application architecture, and use Drupal 8 views and components extensively. You’ll see how to create reusable templates using PHP scripting, use plugins, and develop simple plugins on your own. Then, you will move on to creating blocks and custom modules with the help of libraries. You will learn to use the latest mobile-first feature of Drupal 8, which will help you make your apps responsive across all the major platforms. Finally, you’ll learn how to incorporate multilingual facilities in your sites, use web services and third-party plugins with your applications from inside Drupal 8.
After completing this Learning Path, you’ll have a solid understanding of Drupal and be able test, deploy, and monitor your application effectively.
About The Authors
Jason Blanda has been professionally developing and deploying websites using the Drupal content management system for over 7 years. He runs the OneStop How to Guys YouTube channel, offering a wide variety of free educational courses including but not limited to Drupal 8. He is the co-founder and CEO of Archboard Media, a website development company in Canton, Ohio, building websites and web apps on the Drupal content management system.
Matt Glaman is a developer at Commerce Guys. He is an open source developer who has been working with Drupal since 2013. He has also been developing web apps for many years prior to this. Since then, he has contributed to over 60 community projects, including being a co-maintainer of Drupal Commerce.