Starting a Drupal site right - with Composer

May 10, 2019

Composer is an essential part of the Drupal developer toolbox. Like it or not, it’s here to stay. First we will build a “vanilla” Drupal site, followed by lightning. I’ll then go into the basics of Composer and some challenges you might face.

About the Speaker(s):
I’ve got over ten years professional industry experience in front and back-end web development, database design, integration, and implementation for both government and commercial clients. I am currently using PHP as my primary server-side language; however, I’ll combine multiple programming languages like Ruby, Perl, Javascript and even shell scripting in my solutions.

Some of the other frameworks I have implemented include Bootstrap, jQuery, Angular and Drupal and I love all things DevOps like Docker, Chef, and Vagrant. In addition, I’m even a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Virginia and have experience with transportation engineering, land development, and stormwater management and geotechnical engineering.

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as a freelance Drupal developer.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.