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lynda.com is an online learning company that helps anyone learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Members get unlimited access to more than 1,500 expert-taught video courses in web design, business, photography, design, video, programming, animation, and audio.
Benefits of a lynda.com membership:
- Videos are top quality, current, and engaging
- New courses are added weekly
- $25 basic monthly membership provides unlimited access
- Mobile site and iPhone/iPad app allow learning on the go
- Personal queue lets you save and prioritize courses
- Training ranges from beginner to advanced levels
lynda.com is an online learning company that offers more than 10 Drupal courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels. With more than 50 hours of top quality, current, and engaging Drupal training, anyone can learn Drupal starting with the basics to custom module development. lynda.com is also proud to be a Drupal Association Organization Member.
lynda.com is an online learning company that offers more than 12 Drupal video courses ranging from beginning to advanced levels. With more than 50 hours of top quality, current, and engaging Drupal training, anyone can learn Drupal starting with the basics to custom module development.
Drupal courses include, but are not limited to:
Drupal 7 Essential Training
Drupal 7 Essential Training shows how to get the most out of Drupal, the content management system (CMS) that powers over a quarter million web sites. The course demonstrates how to download and install Drupal, add content and graphics to a site, change layout and design elements, control visitor interactions, and expand the site's capabilities beyond what’s available in Drupal core. Discussion of established best practices in each step to ensure that a site remains streamlined, secure, and up-to-date.
Drupal 7 Advanced Training
This course teaches web site designers how to take their sites to the next level with a few advanced techniques and the free and open-source Drupal software. Author Tom Geller shows how to configure the most popular add-on modules; use *nix commands and an FTP program to manage a Drupal site on a web server; change its visual appearance using the latest graphical tools; automate and speed through common tasks with Drush; integrate with social media sites; and see how "supermodules" like Panels, Context, Rules, and Features open up new worlds of code-free development.
Responsive Design with Drupal
In this course, Chaz Chumley takes you through the process of transitioning a Drupal website to a responsive model that automatically tailors and sizes content for a wide range of displays, from desktops to mobile devices.
Drupal 7 Custom Module Development
Extend your Drupal 7 sites with custom modules, which allow you to create everything from admin interfaces to forms. Author Jon Peck describes how modules extend your base Drupal installation, then walks through how to write your own module with a practical example featuring geo-positioned alternative energy centers. The course also describes how to control access to site features, create new content types, build forms, understand data persistence, embrace coding standards, and much more.
Drupal 7: Creating and Editing Custom Themes
Drupal 7: Creating and Editing Custom Themes shows the tools and techniques needed to build custom web sites with Drupal. Author Chaz Chumley introduces Drupal theme administration and takes a look at basic theming concepts, such as templates, regions, and variables. The course explores how Drupal default themes are configured and structured and how to install and edit a theme. The course also explores the tools a designer needs to create a Drupal 7 theme, using HTML, CSS, PHP, and Drupal templates, or migrate an existing Drupal 6 theme to Drupal 7.
Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data
In this course, author Tom Geller demonstrates how to use the Views module and other add-ons in Drupal to present dynamic, data-rich content. This course examines several real-world examples of effective data visualization and describes the Drupal data-storage model. The course also shows how to create, format, and style views; control access to data; improve data administration with Views Bulk Operations; and display content as custom maps and slide shows.