Drupal is the world's best tool for building sophisticated Web sites that are easy to edit and update. Used by organizations ranging from NASA to The Onion, it's now the #1 open source content management system, with more than 200,000 downloads every month. This package is the best available resource for everyone who wants to master customization with Drupal. It brings together the Drupal video training course, Drupal Fundamentals: LiveLessons and today's leading guide to site customization, Front End Drupal: Designing, Theming, Scripting Renowned Drupal experts Emma Jane Hogbin and Konstantin Kafer teach every skill needed to transform bland, boxy sites into engaging, irresistible experiences. They focus on visual and interactive design, offering extensive coverage of customization, and many step-by-step case studies. The DVD and book, both by the same authors, work together seamlessly. The Drupal Fundamentals DVD delivers powerful just-in-time training at a small fraction of the cost of classroom training.
The companion book, Front End Drupal, offers even deeper insights and examples for building any type of site, no matter how challenging *Complete personal training on Drupal site development by two top experts: watch the DVD, then get even deeper insights from the #1 Drupal site customization guide, Front End Drupal *Move from the basics through advanced interactivity, with expert guidance and practical examples *For everyone who wants to build great web sites that are easy to edit and update
Table of Contents
-Guidelines for writing reusable code -Building the horizontal slider _Widget skeleton _Writing the code & making it modular _Integrating it into a theme
Emma Jane Hogbin builds online communities and helps not-for-profits implement technology-based communications. A Web developer since 1996, she built the Drupal back-end of CrochetMe.com and volunteers on Drupal's documentation team. Konstantin Kafer, an experienced Drupal developer and project contributor, is user interface engineer at NowPublic, a citizen journalism Web site built with Drupal. During Google's Summer of Code 2006 project, he worked to improve Drupal's administrative front end. He has spoken at several DrupalCons and other open source conferences, and blogs on Drupal at kkaefer.com. Hogbin and Kafer authored Front End Drupal.