Successfully architect a Drupal 8 website that scales to meet project requirements of any size and scope.
Starting with a one-chapter review of Drupal basics, you'll dive into deeper topics including software development processes, architecting a Drupal site, scaling Drupal, working effectively with themes, and more. In addition to a thorough discussion of custom module development and how to develop modules as building blocks, you'll also review many common ways of integrating Drupal with other 3rd party systems.
Building and maintaining an enterprise-ready Drupal website presents a unique set of challenges and complexities. From development processes and content management to deployments, version control and more, all aspects of Drupal development are impacted when two or more developers are on a project. If you are involved in a Drupal project that requires frequent updates and long-term support from a team of developers, system administrators, and end-users, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development is for you.
Whether you're an experienced Drupal developer looking to expand your skills, a systems administrator managing a Drupal project, or a PHP developer new to Drupal, Enterprise Drupal 8 Development will give you the knowledge and inspiration you need to manage large and complex projects.
What You'll Learn
- Architect Drupal for development teams and apply best practices for large Drupal projects
- Integrate 3rd party applications with Drupal
- Manage content, code, and configuration across multiple staging environments
- Build a consistent user experience for administrators and content creators
Who This Book Is For
The primary audience is intermediate to advanced Drupal developers who are working on large-scale Drupal projects and advanced PHP developers new to Drupal
The secondary audience is IT Professionals such as Systems Administrators managing Drupal projects
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Introduction to Drupal
Chapter 2: Building a Practical Software Development Process and Team
Chapter 3: Engineering Drupal
Chapter 4: Creating Modules for Drupal 8
Chapter 5: Drupal 8 Theming
Chapter 6: Leveraging Your Content
Chapter 7: Optimizing Your Site Architecture
Chapter 8: Integrating Drupal 8
Chapter 9: Building a Smart Administration User Interface
Chapter 10: Scaling Drupal
Chapter 11: Drupal 8 DevOps
Chapter 12: Migrating to Drupal 8
Appendix A: Contributing to the Drupal Community
Appendix B: Additional Resources
Appendix C: Creating a Drupal 8 Profile