Drupal 8 Theming for Drupal 7 Themers

Date and Time: 
Friday, October 21, 2016 -
08:00 to 17:00

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

Drupal 8 is coming, learn how to theme in this new version!

Do you already build your own custom themes for Drupal 7?

Interested in finding out what you’ll need to learn for Drupal 8?

This training is for you. This training will focus on creating 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.

We will dive into topics like:

  • Creating Drupal 8 themes and sub­themes
  • Working with YAML files
  • Twig basics
  • Preprocessing template functions and hooks
  • View modes
  • Basic OOPHP principles
  • Kint, theme_debug and other changes to debugging
  • Leveraging new Drupal 8 site building paradigms to make theming easier
  • Where to find help

Over the course of the day we will work through exercises together so that by the end of the day you’ll have a skeleton of your own working Drupal 8 theme.

Chapter Three

Skill level: 
Intermediate
Location: 
ASUC Student Union Building - Martin Luther King
Room: 
Tilden - ASUC
Registrations Remaining: 
None; the training is full.
You are NOT registered for this training.

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