Drupal Roadmap 2010

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This session will give you a roadmap describing how to learn more about Drupal. Learn what to look for at conferences, the different types of Drupal users and a vocabulary of Drupal terms . Learn how to keep moving up on the Drupal Learning Curve. Presented at SANDCamp 2010.

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Drupal Roadmap 2010

  1. 1. Drupal Learning Roadmap SANDCamp 2010 Kathy Hayashi January 2010
  2. 2. Roadmap to Learning Drupal 02/11/10 2
  3. 3. 02/11/10 3
  4. 4. 02/11/10 4
  5. 5. 02/11/10 5
  6. 6. -Open Source -Uses PHP -Uses MySQL -Other CMS -Other Web Designs 02/11/10 6
  7. 7. http://farm4.static.flickr.com/3191/250 3742560_b6ebf85314.jpg 02/11/10 7
  8. 8. Drupal Building Blocks 8
  9. 9. How to be an Expert http://headrush.typepad.com/creating_passionate_users/2006/03/how_to_be_an_ex.html 9
  10. 10. 10
  11. 11. Prerequisites For Developers: PHP MySQL Basic Web Sites HTML CSS For Themers PHP HTML CSS 11
  12. 12. Drupal Learning Roadmap Admin Developer Themer SEO Using Drupal Installing Graphics App SEO techniques Drupal -photoshop Managing Social -illustrator Drupal SEO Networks Installing Modules DrupalTheming Drupal Support Module Custom Creation Theming Drupal Adv. Theming Maintenance Drupal Community Documentation Contribute Modules Contribute Contribute Modules SimpleTest Patches Themes Docs Project Mgmt 12
  13. 13. Drupal Software Engineering Software Engineering Practices Project Planning Functionality Interaction Design Code Reviews Source Code Control - SVN Testing, SimpleTests Checklists, Processes Security Checks, Backups 13
  14. 14. Learn the Vocabulary Overview pages from the Drupal Getting Starting Guide on drupal.org. 14
  15. 15. Learning Objectives Step One Step Three ========= ========== Contribute documentation and support Installation and configuration of Drupal Custom content types and views Nodes Actions and workflows Theme and Module Development Blocks Panels Users, roles and permissions Spam Protection Install contributed Themes and Modules Step Four Step Two ========== JQuery, Form API, Security Audits, Performance ======== Tuning Contributing Code, designs and patches back to Drupal Upgrade, patch, security monitoring Drupal consulting Navigation, taxonomy Locale and internationalization Customize Front Page Theme and template modifications from learning curve at buytaert.net 15
  16. 16. Homework Assignments Create a test site Insert Modules/Existing Themes Look around the Drupal directory Modify Modules/Themes Create Modules/Themes From Scratch Copy a static html into Drupal Look at Drupal patches Create a site for your rock band Volunteer to help on a site 16
  17. 17. Drupal Code Camps Code Sprints Testing Patching Reviewing Communication Building 17
  18. 18. Events and Conferences 18
  19. 19. Drupal Books 19
  20. 20. Online 20
  21. 21. Drupal.org User Account 21
  22. 22. San Diego Drupal Group Meeting 22
  23. 23. Additional Resources drupal.org – official site of Drupal api.drupal.org – functions for modules and themes lullabot.com – podcasts/articles drupal.org/planet – drupal news aggregation drupal.org/cases - showcase ways Drupal has been applied addons.mozilla.org – chatzilla for irc chat acquia.com/resources/tv – acquia webinars etc drupal.org/handbooks 23
  24. 24. Classes Camps/ Conferences Contributing Books Online Resources Community 24
  25. 25. Drupal Learning Roadmap SANDCamp 2010 Kathy Hayashi January 2010

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