Drupal 8/9 Custom Module Development

Course details


Drupal is a great tool for building dynamic, scalable websites using community-created code and modules. But what happens when the community has yet to create a module with functionality needed for your site? You can create it yourself! Learn the basics of module development in Drupal 8/9 to remove the mystery behind how contributed modules work.

This class is designed for:

  • Drupal 7 developers looking to learn Drupal 8/9.
  • Site builders with some PHP experience looking to create their first Drupal module.
  • People who do not want to be restricted by the availability of contrib modules.
  • Themers looking to become "full stack" Drupal 8 developers.
Two 2-hour and 15-minute sessions
  • Attendees should at least have basic experience writing PHP code to sign up for this class!
By the end of the training you will be able to: 
  • Create your first Drupal 8(+) module.
  • Understand Drupal's render arrays and form API, the building blocks of all displayed content.
  • Create custom permissions, programmatic pages, alter forms, and more.
  • Understand hooks and events.
  • Create your own composer.json file for your custom module.
  • Applying patches to fix contributed modules.
  • Learn about configuration, state, caching, and more.
  • When to use a plugin, a service, or a plain custom class.
What is provided: 
Please bring your own laptop computer.

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