Introduction to Module Development

Time slot: 
March 8th, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Room: 
Sheraton 4 & 5
Track: 
Coder
Experience: 
Beginner

This session provides a fun introduction for people who want to get started writing their first module or extending an existing one. The presentation is both conceptual and hands-on, and covers topics like Drupal's hook system and the Form API. By the end of the session, attendees should have resources and a foundation to start writing or extending Drupal modules!

Agenda
- What is a module?
- What is the hook system and how does it work?
- Overview and hands-on intro to the Form API
- Basic development troubleshooting techniques
- Resources & references for Drupal module development
- Answers to your questions about Drupal development!

Take away:
- Understanding what a module is.
- Conceptual understanding of how to use Drupal's APIs to write or extend a module
- A feeling of confidence that module-development isn't beyond yourself!
- Awareness of resources to help you continue learning after the session.

Video available at Archive.org.

Intended audience: 

Folks who understand at least basic PHP but want to know how they can apply those skills to hook into Drupal.

Questions answered by this session
Question 1: 
How can I use Drupal's various API's to write or extend a module?
Question 2: 
What is the hook system and how does it work?
Question 3: 
How do I figure out which API functions exist?
Question 4: 
How do I create and modify existing forms in Drupal?
Question 5: 
How can I keep learning about module development after the session ends?
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