Lazy Coder Camp Edition 1


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Lazy Coder Camp (Edition 1)
The first edition of the camp is a daylong event that is totally free for IT enthusiasts and students to attend. We will be discussing about bootstrapping Drupal. The discussion will cover all aspects of Drupal installation, setting up a basic website and integrating all your social media streams to your basic site. The event will serve as a great learning opportunity for young professionals from other domains to come experience Drupal first hand with the PHP experts. The speakers will bring their unique experiences and insights to share with the audience and will be addressing all apprehensions related to taking up Drupal development.

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Lazy Coder Camp Edition 1

  1. 1. lazy coder camp#lcc1 phpfactory
  2. 2. Agenda Morning Sessions Afternoon Sessions 10:00 AM Introduction to 1:30 PM Modularization Drupal 2:45 PM Tea Break 10:30 AM Installing 3:00 PM Media Integration Drupal in 2 mins 4:00 PM Comparison of Drupal Versions 11:00 AM Tea Break 4:30 PM Fun Quiz with Prizes 11:15 AM Building a Drupal Site 5:00 PM Possibilities of Drupal 12:30 PM Lunch
  3. 3. Need a tool to build.... Blog Forum Online newspaper, Portal / Directory Flickr like photo drop Social community site, job post board Video site like youtube Project management site CRM, ERP, SCM, Wiki Shopping cart system E-learning, training site Anything you can think of…
  4. 4. Introduction to Drupal By: Ramesh C
  5. 5. What is Drupal?Derived from “Dorp” meaning Village in Dutch. A sophisticated web application building tool Content Management System (CMS) Written in PHP Free to download & share Cross – platform supported
  6. 6. Evolution 1999 Started as Message Board 2012 2001 By Dries Stable 7th Buytaert Version 2000 2005 Open Source Community
  7. 7. Drupal Versions D8, 2013 Aug Expected D7, 2011 Jan D6, 2008 FebYear D5, 2007 Jan D2, 2001 Feb D4, 2002 May D3, 2001 Sep D1, 2001 Jan Version
  8. 8. Content Management System (CMS)“CMS is a website built using the website itself” No need to be a Geek Easily add, delete images and edit text on the fly Unlimited number of pages and a full site-search engine Updates can be done in less time compared to development frameworks Handy Admin Panel Less complicated
  9. 9. Why Drupal? It is completely Open Source. Role Based Access Control Modular framework allows for slotting in new functionality Enable modules – features like blog or forum is ready Content moderation queuing Handling multi-lingual pages is easier Large Passionate Community of Users, Developers
  10. 10. Drupal is King Rapid Web development Ultra-scalable from small single- user to mega huge multi-user Over 16000 contributed modules Roughly 200 modules dedicated for SEO Great Social Networking integration Longevity - Drupal platform is here to stay
  11. 11. Top Drupal Sites
  12. 12. Indian WebsitesIndian Government Websites Ministry of Law & Justice - Ministry of Communication & Information Technology - Comptroller and Auditor General -
  13. 13. Drupal InstallationBy: Neelakandan & Raagini
  14. 14. Prerequisites >15 MB Web Server - Apache , Ngnix, or Microsoft IIS DB Server - MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite PHP - 5.2.5 or higher Drupal 7 Package
  15. 15. XAMPP Overview XAMPP is free and open source Cross-platform Comes with Apache HTTP Server, MySQL database, and PHP XAMPPs name is an acronym for:  X (to be read as "cross", meaning cross-platform)  Apache HTTP Server  MySQL  PHP  Perl
  16. 16. XAMPP Installation for Windows Download link  Run exe file in Windows OS
  17. 17. XAMPP Installation for Mac Download link  Drag and Drop the XAMPP folder into your Applications folder
  18. 18. XAMPP Installation for Ubuntu Go to terminal and follow below steps to install XAMPP 1. cd Downloads 2. sudo –s 3. tar xvfz xampp-linux-1.8.1.tar.gz -C /opt 4. sudo chmod 777 -R /opt/lampp/htdocs/ To start XAMPP service /opt/lampp/lampp start To stop XAMPP service /opt/lampp/lampp stop
  19. 19. XAMPP Configuration Start Apache Service Start MySQL Service Php.ini configuration  Enable SSL Extension  Set upload limit for files to atleast 20 MB  Set post maximum file size to atleast 20 MB
  20. 20. Drupal Installation Download DrupalInstall XAMPP OS and place it root folder Ubuntu cp default.settings.php Change permissions windows to settings.phpFollow instructions and Browse localhost Create DBFill it Drupal Site
  21. 21. Drupal Installation Download Drupal package Through command prompt - Ubuntu wget
  22. 22. Drupal Installation - Folder Structure
  23. 23. Drupal Installation Contd – Create DB Drupal installation Contd
  24. 24. Drupal Installation Contd Drupal installation Contd
  25. 25. Drupal Installation – Site Credentials Drupal installation Contd
  26. 26. Drupal Installation – New Site Drupal installation Contd
  27. 27. Use this slide for bigger images
  28. 28. Building a Site with Drupal By: Karthik & Aditya
  29. 29. Our Website: Before
  30. 30. Our Website: After
  31. 31. College Website What do we need for a typical college website?  Logo  Blog for announcements  Forum for student discussion  FAQ Section  Scores  Previous year question papers  Holiday list - Calendar  Social media integration  RSS feeds  Multimedia integration
  32. 32. Theming your website Themes  Why theme your site?  Drupal - customize the appearance of your site  No need to build each aspect of your design from scratch  Several custom themes that can be used as-is  How do I apply a theme?
  33. 33. How to Proceed? You have all the tools you need with Drupal  How do I replace the logo?  Drupal has modules  What are modules?  How do I use a module?  Can I create my own module? YES!
  34. 34. Creating Blogs / Forums In-built Drupal Modules  Its easy to create blogs and forums  Creating user content on pages  Where do I put my content ?  Drupal Blocks and Regions  Views
  35. 35. Uploading Files Exam Time!  How do I upload files?  There is a module for that!  Where user files are stored  Setting limits on file uploads
  36. 36. Displaying Scores How do I display student scores?  The Drupal Admin UI  Creating content with the Admin UI  WYSIWYG Editors  Role based access
  37. 37. Next Steps Basic functionality done, what else?  Contributed modules  Gallery & Polls  RSS Feeds  Social media integration  More about Views  Media integration
  38. 38. Modularization with Contributed ModulesBy: Gangeya Kumar & Saranya
  39. 39. Customizing Our Site What are we going to do?  Integrating Photo Gallery with Slider  Integrating Poll  Integrating RSS Feed Aggregator  Integrating with Twitter
  40. 40. Integrating Photo Gallery Gallery can support photos and other content Requirements  Third Party Module : JCarousel  Dependency Modules : CTools, Views
  41. 41. Creating Content with Image We need one content type to create a gallery.  Go to Structure  Content types Add Content type  Click on save and add fields. Create a new field, called Image  Select the image in filed and the widget
  42. 42. Creating Image Style Manage the Display of Images (Manage File Types) by adding style in Administration  Configuration  Media
  43. 43. Create a View for Gallery  Go to StructureViews. Click Add new view & select "Create a block"  Choose JCarousel Display format. Click Continue & edit
  44. 44. Create a View for Gallery  The image shows the settings for JCarousel  Change the fields  Click Add to add the “Content: Image” field to your view.
  45. 45. Create a Block for Gallery Assign the block in the Help region
  46. 46. Gallery with Slider Once the block is live, it will look like the images in the slider shown below
  47. 47. Polls The Poll core module lets you to create simple polls. Drupal then keeps a running tally of the results  Enable the Poll module
  48. 48. Creating Content for Polls Then go to “add new content “ and select Poll
  49. 49. Creating Content for Polls You can add question and choice and then select the time duration for this poll
  50. 50. Assign Polls in Region Now Poll content will get displayed on front-end.
  51. 51. Integrating RSS Reader  Aggregator module is a powerful Feed Reader  Fetches syndicated content from other websites.  Gather, read and display news, text, images, and other content from external news sites and blogs around the internet. .
  52. 52. Integrating RSS Reader To add feed we can configure the URL and save as per the screenshot below
  53. 53. Integrating RSS Reader Assign the RSS feed to the sidebar region for displaying in front-end
  54. 54. Integrating RSS Reader Below we can see that the feed has been displayed
  55. 55. Integrating Twitter  Twitter module allows listing tweets in blocks or pages  OAuth module is required to authenticate with Twitter Requirements:  Main Module : Twitter  Dependent Modules : Views, Views UI, OAuth
  56. 56. Integrating Twitter Installing, configuring and enabling the block  Enable Twitter, Views UI, Oauth and CTools modules  As the admin user, go to "My account"  Edit  Twitter accounts  Assign User Tweets block to corresponding region  Set cron to run periodically in order to pull new tweets
  57. 57. Media IntegrationBy: Praveen & Sathya
  58. 58. Simple Social Media What are we going to do?  Uploading Media Files  Embedding Media Files  Video/Audio Play  Get Play List
  59. 59. How to proceed? Drupal has dedicated media modules  Media  MediaFront  HTML5 Media  Media_youtube  Media Internet Sources
  60. 60. Media Integration Steps to publish media on the site 1. Creating Media Presets 2. Creating Media content type 3. Creating Media fields 4. Managing the player/display 5. Providing access privileges
  61. 61. Building a Media Content Integrating media with the content  Uploading Media files  Embedding YouTube videos  Video/Audio playback
  62. 62. Get Play List Play List using Views 1. Creating views as page 2. Filtering the Media content 3. Integrating the media content 4. Styling the Media player 5. Displaying media files in playlist 6. Creating search field
  63. 63. Most Viewed Seminars Displaying Most Viewed Seminars – Using Views  Creating views as block  Integrating the media content  Filtering the media content  Adding link to the media  Assigning to sidebar region
  64. 64. Comparison of Drupal Versions By: Ravi.U
  65. 65. Comparison between Drupal 6 & 7
  66. 66. Drupal 6 vs Drupal 7 Feature Drupal 6 Drupal 7Min. System DB: MySQL >=4.1, DB: MySQL 5.0.15 orRequirements PostgreSQL 7.1 PostgreSQL 8.3 PHP >=v4.4.0 PHP >=v5.2Security Regarded as a highly- Secure (scheduled tasks, secure platform. More password system, log-in stress tested and analyzed. system, modules) can be updated via the web.Flexibility Content types are text Removed. Support for multiple fields. Body field required. typesConfiguring Very tedious – Multiple One step – Very EasyBlocks steps
  67. 67. Drupal 6 vs Drupal 7 Feature Drupal 6 Drupal 7Update Manual update Function Manager availableHooks Less Hooks. More HooksImage Handling Bit difficult. Improved image handling, better supportCCK Not part of core, Part of the core. contributedDefault Admin Less intuitive. User friendly interface.ThemeWorking jQuery jQuery 1.2.6 jQuery 1.4.4, faster
  68. 68. Comparison between Drupal 7 & 8
  69. 69. Drupal 7 vs Drupal 8 Feature Drupal 7 Drupal 8Web Services Simple HTML-page-based Efficient & Secure transforming to CMS a first-class REST server with a Assumption to have blog- first-class CMS on top of it. like HTML page, with main Ref: & secondary content areas.HTML5 HTML5 supported via Native HTML5 Support contributed module. Ref: Device Via contributed module, In built native app integration withSupport little cumbersome to set HTML5. up. Admin UI on mobile devices. Core themes are responsive. Front-end performance improvements. Ref:
  70. 70. Drupal 7 vs Drupal 8
  71. 71. Drupal 7 vs Drupal 8 Feature Drupal 7 Drupal 8Multilingual Separate node in <D7. Base language featuresfeatures In D7-Field API. Interface language translation No built-in interface, need Content language translation contrib. Configuration language translation Usability Ref: alizationConfiguration Less efficient migration Efficient migration for testing /Management between versions staging / live site Ref: systems-change-management/cmi
  72. 72. D8 release schedule
  73. 73. Lazy Quiz For Lazy Coders By: Ezaz & Sujay
  74. 74. Question #1 Drupal is written in ? a) XML b) PHP c) ASP d) HTML
  75. 75. Question #2 What type of framework is Drupal ? a) Modular b) Noosphere c) Heterarchy d) Holarchy
  76. 76. Question #3 What is the latest stable version of Drupal 7 ? a) 7.14 b) 7.15 c) 7.16 d) 7.17
  77. 77. Question #4 Content types in Drupal are derived from ? a) Nodes b) Themes c) Hooks d) Articles
  78. 78. Question #5 Drupal ships with which file that secures the Drupal installation ? a) .config b) .htaccess c) .authorize d) .install
  79. 79. Question #6 Drupal was originally written by ? a) Eben Moglen b) Matt Mullenweg c) Rasmus Lerdorf d) Dries Buytaert
  80. 80. Question #7 What is the minimum memory space that Drupal requires ? a) 15MB b) 16MB c) 17MB d) 18MB
  81. 81. Question #8 In which year did go live ? a) 2000 b) 2001 c) 2002 d) 2003
  82. 82. Question #9 What is the minimum memory required for PHP for installing Drupal ? a) 40 MB b) 48 MB c) 32 MB d) 64 MB
  83. 83. Question #10 What are the types of files available in Drupal ? a) Upload/Download b) Import/Export c) Primary/Secondary d) Private/Public
  84. 84. Question #11 Blocks are used in Drupal for a) Address b) Login c) Snippets d) Themes
  85. 85. Question #12 Can Drupal work without a Database ? a) Yes b) No
  86. 86. Question #13 What does Views module primarily do? a) Run update script b) Display content c) Run database queries d) Assign blocks in regions
  87. 87. Question #14 What is the basic theme of Drupal 7? a) Mirenelli b) Garland c) Bartik d) Fresh
  88. 88. Question #15 Should we use an existing database for the Drupal installation ? a) Yes b) No
  89. 89. Question #16 What is the web root folder for XAMPP ? a) xampp b) sites c) htdocs d) apache
  90. 90. Question #17 What is the 2nd most popular web server used with Drupal ? a) Google b) IIS c) NGINX d) GWS
  91. 91. Question #18 Why database is a must in Drupal installation ? a) Storing user data b) For security purpose c) For Uploading images d) All the above
  92. 92. Question #19 What does CCK stand for ? a) Content Complementary b) Content Console Key Kit c) Content Construction d) Content Construction Kit Key
  93. 93. Question #20 Where is content on a Drupal site laid out ? a) Pages b) Layout c) Regions d) Sidebars
  94. 94. Question #21 Can you create your own custom module? a) Yes b) No
  95. 95. Question #22 What does RBAC stand for ? a) Role Based Auto Control b) Role Based Admin Control c) Role Based Account d) Role Based Access Control Control
  96. 96. Question #23 In which folder should customized modules go ? a) sites/all/modules b) /modules c) sites/default/files d) sites/default/modules
  97. 97. Question #24 Where will you find access logs in admin UI? a) Structure b) Configuration c) Reports d) Content
  98. 98. Question #25 How to exclude a user from viewing a particular content type ? a) Using Blocks b) Using Views c) Using Permissions d) Using Ctools
  99. 99. Possibilities Of Drupal By: Karthikeyan
  100. 100. Drupal – Sites & Apps Websites can be built from small to high level applican in short time. Timesheet System, Project management System, Blogs , forums Ecommerce use http://www.drupalcommerce.or g/ We can customize the code.
  101. 101. SEO Support Drupal highly Support SEO Avail SEO modules in It checks the page and make the page support SEO Google :Type a word linux is built in Drupal Google :Type a word ubuntu : ubuntu will appear with site- links Sitelinks will be provided by Google when the site get a good rank
  102. 102. Multilingual & Multisites Multilingual and Multisite is highly emerging trend Multilingual – ? Recommended i18n module Multisite - Multiple Websites of an organisation with relative data and with out relative data.
  103. 103. MultisiteDrupal provides the multiple way for configuring multisite.  Multiple codebase Multiple DB (Separate)  One Drupal codebase, Multiple Databases  Shared tables  Using Domain access module
  104. 104. Drush Drush („DRUpal Shell‟) is a command line tool Admin operation without GUI Avail the Drush module from Commands available at
  105. 105. Mobile Capability Mobile themes are available WURFL is a tool for detection Maps HTTP Request Headers Use “Mobile tools” module for testing
  106. 106. Mobile Capability Architecture
  107. 107. Mobile Capability Reference Test the site by test-your-site/#gomo-meter Fill form and test
  108. 108. Thank YouSedin Technologies Private Limited, Chennai.Contact:,