Develop Drupal 7 websites using practical examples with Packt's latest Drupal 7 book

June 2012 | Beginner's Guides, Drupal

Packt released a new book on Drupal 7 this month titled, Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide. The book is an example-driven guide to building Drupal websites, containing practical and interesting examples on web content management, multi-media integration, and e-commerce in Drupal 7. It helps the readers to discover important concepts of HTML5, and learn important patterns for JavaScript and AJAX in Drupal 7.

Drupal is an open source content management platform powering millions of websites and applications. It’s built, used, and supported by an active and diverse community of people around the world, including some of the biggest sites on the Web, like The Economist, Examiner.com and The White House.

Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide contains numerous code examples to help readers with introduction to Drupal 7 development concepts, and continuing to building full-fledged Drupal websites. The book shows how to extend Drupal with front-end code using Ajax, jQuery and server side PHP; how to integrate HTML5 alongside covering responsive web design and the cutting edge CSS3; and how to integrate multi-media, and implement e-commerce with Drupal 7.

The book begins with setting up Drupal environment, followed by chapters on custom content types and introduction to module development. Subsequent chapters include introduction to Drupal 7 theme development, rendering arrays, adding media to websites, and many more, with the final chapter on testing your code with SimpleTest. The complete list of chapters is available on this page.

This beginner's guide is for people interested in building e-commerce site on Drupal, and requires readers to have some prior experience in building websites, and knowledge of HTML markup, CSS, and jQuery. Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide is now available in print and popular e-book formats. For more information, visit: http://www.packtpub.com/drupal-7-development-by-example-beginners-guide/book

To check other Drupal books published by Packt, please visit: http://www.packtpub.com/books/drupal

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