Drupal 8 for Developers Training Course

Course CodeCourse Code


Duration Duration

14 hours (usually 2 days including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

Drupal user knowledge, basic PHP or any other procedural language (like C, VB or other) required

Overview Overview

This course has been created for developers, architects, project managers interested in developing with Drupal 8 platform.

The participants will learn how to override existing functionality and how to write deployable modules.

Course OutlineCourse Outline

What is New in Drupal 8

  • Changes in internal systems and APIs

Handling HTTP Requests

  • Symfony HTTP request system

Cache in Drupal

  • Examples of cached information
  • Cache API in Drupal
  • Clearing caches
  • Tagging mechanism

Automatic Class Loading

  • Drupal 8 Specific Way
  • Dirs and namespaces

Drupal Rules, Programming

  • Alterability
  • Hooks
  • Plugins
  • Dependency Injection
  • Routing
  • Links
  • Module Themeable, Output
  • Separation of: Content, Configuration, State Data
  • i18n (internationalization)
  • Accessibility, Usability
  • DB Independency (database)
  • Security (all user-provided input is insecure)
  • Tests, Documentation

Drupal Mistakes, Programming

  • Programming Too Much
  • Over-Executing Code
  • Saving PHP Code in the Database
  • Alternatives for php code in db
  • Working Alone

Programming Examples

  • Registering for URLs and Displaying Content
  • Using the Drupal Form API
  • Programming with Ajax
  • Programming with Entities and Fields


  • Theming Engines
  • Twig template files and variables
  • Preprocess functions
  • CSS and JS inclusion

Programming Tools and Tips 


Real-life examples and practical exercises. Lots of areas covered.

Catherine Re - Higher Education Academy

Bookings, Prices and EnquiriesBookings, Prices and Enquiries

Private Classroom
Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote
From 1580EUR
Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet. More Information

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Private Remote
1 1580EUR
2 1040EUR
3 860EUR
4 770EUR
Public Classroom
From 2080EUR
Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised

The more delegates, the greater the savings per delegate. Table reflects price per delegate and is used for illustration purposes only, actual prices may differ.

Number of Delegates Public Classroom
1 2080EUR
2 1315EUR
3 1060EUR
4 933EUR
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Upcoming Courses

VenueCourse DateCourse Price [Remote / Classroom]
DresdenTue, 2018-02-06 09:301580EUR / 2080EUR
StuttgartTue, 2018-02-06 09:301580EUR / 2080EUR
DüsseldorfWed, 2018-02-07 09:301580EUR / 2080EUR
MünchenWed, 2018-02-14 09:301580EUR / 2080EUR
BremenMon, 2018-02-19 09:301580EUR / 2080EUR

Course Discounts

Course Venue Course Date Course Price [Remote / Classroom]
Advanced R Programming Hamburg Tue, 2018-01-30 09:30 891EUR / 1241EUR
PHP Patterns and Refactoring München Mon, 2018-03-26 09:30 3812EUR / 4462EUR
Introduction to Machine Learning Nürnberg Wed, 2018-04-04 09:30 891EUR / 1241EUR
Drupal and Solr Stuttgart Thu, 2018-05-17 09:30 2457EUR / 2957EUR
Data Mining with R Bremen Wed, 2018-06-20 09:30 1854EUR / 2354EUR
Linux LPI LPIC-1 Exam 101 Preparation Köln Tue, 2018-07-03 09:30 1872EUR / 2372EUR

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