Pro Drupal 7 Development

Pro Drupal 7 Development

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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
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Product details

  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 40.64mm | 1,338g
  • aPress
  • Berlin, Germany
  • English
  • Revised
  • 3rd ed.
  • 720 p.
  • 1430228385
  • 9781430228387
  • 228,127

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
Using jQuery
Localization and Translation
Writing Secure Code
Development Best Practices
Optimizing Drupal
Installation Profiles
Database Table Reference
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About John Van Dyke

John K. VanDyk has been a Drupal developer since 2004. In 2005, he organized the first Drupal conference in Antwerp, Belgium, with Drupal founder Dries Buytaert. John has contributed several modules to Drupal including the actions, workflow, publish, subscribe, and pubcookie modules and has been instrumental in the design of Drupal's Content Construction Kit. John's day job is as an entomology professor and systems analyst at Iowa State University, where he teaches undergraduate courses about insects. In his spare time, when not hacking on Drupal, John enjoys squash hunting and raising children.
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