Free Drupal Trainings

For two full days on Thursday and Friday, BADCamp offers world-class training from some of the best Drupal teachers in the world. Whether you are looking to level up your front end, back end, DevOps, project management or multilingual skills, we have classes for you.

Secure your seat today with a $20 fully-refundable deposit - openings go quickly, and classes will fill up fast.

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 08:30

Living Style Guides in Drupal 8 for Designers and Front-enders

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
40
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainers: Four Kitchens and Randy Oest

This training will show how to dynamically produce an always up-to-date style guide that works with the Drupal 8 template system. This training will show how to dynamically produce an always up-to-date style guide that works with the Drupal 8 template system.

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 08:00

Intro to Backdrop CMS

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
15
Registrations Remaining: 
5

Trainers: Backdrop CMS - Jen Lampton and Nate Haug

Backdrop CMS is for the small to medium sized business, non-profits, educational institutions, and companies or organizations who are delivering comprehensive websites on a budget. This introductory training will cover the basics of creating and administering a website with Backdrop CMS.

Location: 

Mastering Drupal 8 Development

Skill level: 
Intermediate
Max Registrations: 
32
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainers: Jesus Manuel Olivas and Eduardo García

This training will provide an introduction to the most important changes for developers in Drupal 8, allowing students to practice Drupal OOP while at the same time providing a solid knowledge of the process of build modules for Drupal 8.

Drupal 8 Theming for Drupal 7 Themers

Skill level: 
Intermediate
Max Registrations: 
42
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainers: Chapter Three, Zakiya Khabir, Phil Boden, Drew Bolles, and Israel Morales

This training will focus on creating Drupal 8 theme code, so bring your HTML, CSS and PHP skills. Come with a local copy of Drupal 8 running, if you get stuck here, show up early and we’ll help you out before we get started.

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 09:00

Site Building and More with BuildAModule - Thursday

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
91
Registrations Remaining: 
31

Trainers: BuildAModule by Chris Shattuck

The focus of this training is to give you a chance to connect with an army of Drupal experts one-on-one about anything you need help learning or accomplishing in Drupal 8,7 or 6. Having trouble understanding a concept? There will be someone to help explain it in a way you can understand. Stuck on a project you’re working on? We’ll have a trainer available to help you figure out how to get past it. Just getting started and feeling overwhelmed? We’ll get you started on the right track and be there to help you along the way.

Getting Started with Drupal

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
34
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainer: Mauricio Dinarte

This training is aimed to people just starting with Drupal. Basic concepts will be explained are later put into practice. The objective is that someone, who might not even know about Drupal, can understand the different concepts and building blocks to create a website using this CMS. By the end of the day, a simple yet fully functional website

Location: 

Supercharged SEO

Skill level: 
Intermediate
Max Registrations: 
22
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainers: Hook 42

SEO stands for "Search Engine Optimization." Improving your website's SEO can translate into more visitors, better conversions, and more sales. This is why people care about it and why you should, too!

Thu, 10/20/2016 - 08:00

Drupal Development Best Practices & Building Sites on Pantheon

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
41
Registrations Remaining: 
17

Learn how to use Pantheon like a seasoned Drupal developer and level up your Drupal development game. Learn how to use Pantheon and get version control for your projects, separate development, testing, and live environments, high performance technologies like Varnish and Redis and more.

This session will feature Pantheon Co-Founder Matt Cheney and Agency and Community Engineers Steve Persch, Andrew Taylor and others walking attendees through using the Pantheon Drupal development platform to develop a Drupal site.

Learn about

Run a Successful UX & Design Discovery Workshop

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
17
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainers: Erin Holloway & Clayton Dewey, Aten Design Group

Do you find that you're building a site around your organization's departments instead of your end users? If not your organization, then with your clients?

Location: 

Object Oriented PHP

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
35
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainer: Chapter Three, Mark Ferree, Arlina Espinoza, and Theo Ballew

With the move to Drupal 8 everyone who works in the PHP layer will be exposed to more and more to object­ oriented code. Come learn the basics of working with objects in PHP and how OOP can help you to write well­ structured code.

Location: 

Drupal 8 Theming with Twig

Skill level: 
Intermediate
Max Registrations: 
39
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainers: Forum One and Chaz Chumley

Master Drupal 8’s new Twig templating engine to create fun and fast websites with simple steps to help you move from concept to completion.

Starting from the bottom up we will walk thru setting up and configuring a new Drupal 8 website. Navigate the Admin interface, learn how to work with core themes and create new custom block layouts. Taking a look at a real world project, we will create a Twig theme that adopts best practices to implement CSS frameworks and JavaScript libraries. We will see just how quick and easy it is to create beautiful responsive Drupal 8 websites while avoiding some of the common mistakes many front-end developers run into.

Fri, 10/21/2016 - 09:00

Site Building and More with BuildAModule - Friday

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
92
Registrations Remaining: 
42

Trainer: BuildAModule by Chris Shattuck

The focus of this training is to give you a chance to connect with an army of Drupal experts one-on-one about anything you need help learning or accomplishing in Drupal 8, 7 or 6. Having trouble understanding a concept? There will be someone to help explain it in a way you can understand. Stuck on a project you’re working on? We’ll have a trainer available to help you figure out how to get past it. Just getting started and feeling overwhelmed? We’ll get you started on the right track and be there to help you along the way

Pantheon Master Course and Working Session

Skill level: 
Advanced
Max Registrations: 
41
Registrations Remaining: 
25

If you already use Pantheon and are looking to increase your efficiencies and further speed up your development practices, this day is for you. Join Pantheon Co-Founder Matt Cheney and Agency and Community Engineers Steve Persch, Andrew Taylor and others for a day of hands on DevOps examples and coding. Come for a hands-on day that focuses on Terminus, Quicksilver and integrating your existing workflows and CI tools into Pantheon.

Examples we'll walk through include:

Drupal 8 Multilingual Websites

Skill level: 
Intermediate
Max Registrations: 
21
Registrations Remaining: 
1

A crash course in Drupal 8 site building with a multilingual flair! Come join Hook 42 and Lingotek for a full multilingual hands-on lab to make your website in a day!

Dive Into Ember

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
13
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainers: Ed Faulkner & Lisa Backer

It's easier than you think to build a highly-interactive, in-browser application using Ember & Drupal, like the one demoed at Drupalcon. In this workshop you will build and deploy your own decoupled app.

Location: 

Introduction to Drupal Best Practices and Development Workflows

Skill level: 
Beginner
Max Registrations: 
24
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainer: DrupalEasy by Michael Anello

The Drupal community provides a plethora of online learning tutorials, screencasts, and blog posts to help just about anyone learn the basics of Drupal site-building and development. With so many learning resources available, it can be difficult to determine which are the best solutions to use and which are bad habits to avoid. In this workshop, you'll be taken on a journey of building portions of a Drupal site using commonly-implemented best practices.

Location: 

Migration into Drupal 8

Skill level: 
Intermediate
Max Registrations: 
18
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.

Trainer: Ryan Weal

The upgrade path between major versions of Drupal is now more flexible and extensible than ever allowing many new ways to get content into your new Drupal 8 site. This is the result of refactoring, expanding, and porting the Migrate and Drupal-to-Drupal Data Migration modules into Drupal 8 core.

In this session we will walk you through the process of migrating using the UI, explaining concepts and strategies for approaching migration. Later in the day we will get into more advanced topics: explaining how you can override the configuration, write your own configuration, and help you identify when you will need to make use of plugins to extend migrate.

Location: