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April 24, 2012

Using Drupal, 2nd Edition--New from O'Reilly Media: Choosing and Configuring Modules to Build Dynamic Websites

Using Drupal, 2nd Edition

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Sebastopol, CAUsing Drupal, 2nd Edition (O'Reilly Media, $44.99 USD) focuses on Drupal 7, the latest version of this open source system. Each project spans an entire chapter, with step-by-step "recipes" to help you build out the precise functionality the site requires. With this book, developers new to Drupal will gain experience through a hands-on introduction, and experienced Drupal developers will learn real-world best practices.

  • Learn Drupal's concepts and building blocks, and how everything works together
  • Hit the ground running. Build your first Drupal site hands-on
  • Explore solutions that meet each project's requirements, and discover why specific modules were selected
  • Understand the projects through case studies, including the client's needs and desires
  • Learn how to configure modules with a bird's-eye view of how they work
  • Discover new modules, including Drupal Commerce, Media, and Workbench

For a review copy or more information please email gretchen@oreilly.com. Please include your delivery address and contact information.

About the Authors

Angela Byron (@webchick) is an open source evangelist, and has been called a Drupal freak by those in the know. She got her start as a Google Summer of Code student in 2005 and since then, she has immersed herself in the Drupal community. She is a sought-after lecturer on many themes, especially the topic of women in Open Source.

Addison Berry (@add1sun) is deeply involved with Drupal and takes part in many aspects of both the software and the community. She contributes patches to core Drupal, maintains several contributed modules, and is active in various mentoring programs such as the Drupal Dojo group and Google's Highly Open Participation (GHOP) program.

Bruno De Bondt (@brunodbo) has been theming and developing with Drupal since 2005, specializing in independent media sites. His contributions to Drupal include documentation and usability testing, with a focus on multimedia, and modules that improve editorial workflows.

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