Intermediate to Advanced Drupal Front-end Development

Session Category Theming, Design, & Usability Audience Intermediate Time Slot Fri 1:00pm to 4:00pm (2/18/22)

Drupal’s theme system allows theme developers to have nearly complete control over the appearance of the site, including the markup, content, styles, and interactivity. In this training we’ll explore some of the powers Drupal front-end developers wield and work with real-life examples of how they’re used. Topics covered will include:

  • Advanced theme setup & configuration like the Libraries API and Theme Settings
  • Utilizing PHP and Drupal core to enhance your theme
  • JavaScript and Drupal Behaviors
  • Advanced twig concepts
  • Debugging and troubleshooting

Prerequisites:

  • Intermediate HTML, CSS assumed, but not required
  • Basic JavaScript, PHP assumed, but not required
  • Basic Twig
  • Basic Drupal site-building & administration

About the Trainer

Speaker(s)

Andy Blum

Front-End Developer at Lullabot

Andy Blum is a science-teacher-turned-front-end-developer and an Acquia Certified Front-End Specialist. He has been building custom themes in Drupal since 2016. As a developer, he has led the site-building and theming processes for sites in a variety of industries and sectors including a metropolitan transit authority, a state high school athletic association, and a higher-ed institution.