Drupal Training - Advanced Drupal course (London)

Event Info

Fri 23 Jul, 2010 from 9:00am - 5:00pm
Provost Street, Unit 8, Zeus House
London, N1 7NG, UK (Map)
Cost: 295


Drupal allows us to achieve a lot and quickly with the right mix of tools and techniques. This Drupal training course gives you a head-start and walks you through all the methods used in more advanced dynamic websites. Create complex content types, sophisticated displays of content and its filtering, advanced community features. Learn how to handle multiple types of media from audio podcast to video and present content with attractive effects.

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Who's suitable for this Drupal training course? This course is suitable for web developers and web designers that are already familiar with the basic concepts of Drupal and what to take it to the next level. Anyone taking our Introducing Drupal course will have all the necessary background knowledge.

What do I need to know beforehand? A modest knoweldge of HTML, CSS and PHP would help although it is not stricly necessary.

What do I need to bring? Bring your laptop as you can follow along with the course development but it is not necessary.

Delivery and content This is a hand-on practical course - we will build together websites “live” leading to fully working examples, we will be working through the following syllabus:

  • Building complex content types with CCK
    create relationships between content types, deal effectively with audio and video
  • Advanced usage of Views
    use filters and arguments to build sophisticated views of your content. Have views interact with each other to create intelligent content presentation solutions.
  • Page Layout
    lay out pages that pull content from different parts of the website with Panels
  • Content Workflow and Access Permissions
    manage more complex content workflows based on user roles
  • Community Building
    build interesting and tailormade community features with Organic Groups, notifications, and moderate and administer them efficiently
  • Theming
    change the look and feel of your website through more advanced themes and theme-related modules
  • Search
    Drupal’s core search functionality and how it can be improved
  • E-commerce
    a closer look at Drupal’s e-commerce capabilites through Ubercart
  • Hosting your Drupal website
    what you need to consider when hosting medium to larger Drupal websites - optimisation and scaling

Payment and costs £295 companies/individuals£265.50 - 10% discount for charities, BIMA, RSA and Intellect members. To receive this discount, please contact infoatbrightlemon [dot] com  with proof of membership, will we then distribute a discount code for you.£531 for both the introduction and advanced course (10% discount for booking both courses together). For more information on the introduction course please view Drupal Training - Introducing Drupal Purchase tickets here!

Who is your teacher? Ronald Ashri has over 12 years of experience in web and distributed networking application development. Previous to focusing full-time on Drupal-based development he was a Research Fellow at the University of Southampton collaborating with a variety of industry research departments such as British Telecom Labs, SRI International and IT Innovation. 

He has authored and and co-authored a variety of books and articles including "Agent-Based Software Engineering", "Professional Java Mobile Programming", "Professional Java E-commerce".

For the past 3 years Ronald has been focusing exclusively on web application development using Drupal. He has worked on a range of Drupal websites from e-commerce, to intranets, integrations with legacy back-ends and social networking sites and is an active member of the wider Drupal community.

Ronald holds a PhD in Computer Science from Southampton University and a BSc from Warwick University.

Reading list Pro Drupal Development, Second Edition  Using Drupal   Terms and conditions

  • All cancellations must be no later than 3 weeks prior to the event date. Such cancellations are subject to a handling and administration charge of £100 + VAT per place.
  • The company regrets that no cancellations are acceptable within 21 days of the event date but a replacement can be made.
  • BrightLemon reserves the right to make changes to the programme, venue, and speakers without prior notice. In the event of a terrorist alert or any other incident  BrightLemon will not offer refunds to delegates unless the event is cancelled in which case BrighLemon Ltd will retain up to 50% of the ticket cost.

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