Introduction to Module Development

This session provides a fun introduction for people who want to get started writing their first module or extending an existing one. The presentation is both conceptual and hands-on, and covers topics like Drupal's hook system and the Form API. By the end of the session, attendees should have resources and a foundation to start writing or extending Drupal modules!


  • What is a module?
  • What is the hook system and how does it work?
  • Overview and hands-on intro to the Form API
  • Basic development troubleshooting techniques
  • Resources & references for Drupal module development
  • Answers to your questions about Drupal development!


  • Understanding what a module is.
  • Conceptual understanding of how to use Drupal's APIs to write or extend a module
  • A feeling of confidence that module-development isn't beyond yourself!
  • Awareness of resources to help you continue learning after the session.

Similar past presentations:

DrupalCon San Francisco 2010 DrupalCamp Colorado 2009

Saturday, 6/26
Time Slot:
1:30pm - 2:30pm
NC #1539 Aten Design Group
Skill Level:

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