Pro Drupal Development, Second Edition – Fine book

November 13, 2008 at 6:42 pm 1 comment

Hey guys,

Continuing with our drupal books review, here is another fine book out there you may want to get your hands on.

It’s called Pro Drupal Development, Second Edition by Apress.

So here is what’s in the book:

  • Find out how to create your own modules, develop your own themes, and produce your own filters.
  • Learn the inner workings of each key part of Drupal, including user management, sessions, the node system, caching, and the various APIs available to you.
  • Discover how to optimize your Drupal installation to perform well under high–load situations.
  • Gain the knowledge needed to secure your Drupal installation and other best practice techniques.
  • Learn to integrate Ajax into and internationalize your Drupal web site.

As a Drupal developer for more than 2 years now, I can tell that this is a very good book for any Drupal developer – from beginner to advanced. One could always benefit from it.
Its coverage of material and the depth each chapter go into are excellent. Not too deep, not too shallow, and covering lots of aspect of Drupal.
I’ve read also its predecessor book, covering almost the same stuff but for Drupal 5 and this book follows the footsteps of the previous book. I’ve also read some of “Drupal 6 module development” book but this book is simply better by showing both the bigger picture on how Drupal 6 works, and also in its coverage of materials and subjects.
If you’re a Drupal developer of any level, this book would fit you. I’m not sure this is the best buy for Drupal designer, administrator or content writer (etc.).

Enjoy.

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1 Comment Add your own

  • 1. drupal_geek  |  November 25, 2008 at 7:40 am

    I’m not sure about what you are saying, actually, since i have found this book to be more for the advanced user.

    i certainly love it.

    Reply

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