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.
Enterprise Drupal 8 Development covers everything you need to know to 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 that can be useful to developers, sysadmins, and content-creators alike, it dives into deeper topics including software development processes, architecting a Drupal site, scaling Drupal, DevOps and server administration best practices, creating APIs, working effectively with themes, and more. In addition to a thorough discussion of custom module development and how to develop modules as building blocks, this book also reviews many common ways of integrating Drupal with other 3rd party systems.
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:
. How to architect Drupal for development teams with multiple developers
. Software engineering practices best-suited for large Drupal projects
. Best practices for integrating 3rd party applications with Drupal
. How to manage content, code, and configuration across multiple staging environments
. How to build a consistent user experience for administrators and content creatorsWho This Book Is For:
The Primary audience for this book is:
. Intermediate to advanced Drupal Developers who are working on large-scale Drupal projects
. Advanced PHP developers new to Drupal
The secondary audience for this book is:
. IT Professionals such as Systems Administrators managing Drupal projects
Todd Tomlinson is recognized globally for his expertise in Drupal and Backdrop. He is the author of Pro Drupal 7 Development, Beginning Drupal 7, Beginning Drupal 8, Migrating from Drupal to Backdrop and this book, Beginning Backdrop CMS. Todd is a frequent contributing author to Drupal Watchdog, the Drupal magazine, and has been the featured guest on several podcasts, including Acquia and Drupal Easy.