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Book description

Tips and tricks to make your life easier as a Drupal designer. Includes designer-friendly guides to Drush, Less CSS, Install Profiles, version control, and other things that usually only developers know about.

Table of Contents

  1. Special Upgrade Offer
  2. Preface
    1. Wait, What? Why?
    2. A Note for Windows Users
    3. The Designer’s Coding Toolkit
      1. MAMP
      2. Dropbox
      3. Coda
      4. Terminal
      5. Navicat
      6. Git
      7. Drush
    4. Conventions Used in This Book
    5. Using Code Examples
    6. Safari® Books Online
    7. How to Contact Us
    8. Acknowledgments
    9. About the Reviewers
  3. I. Setting Up a Local Development Environment
    1. 1. Setting Up a Local Development Environment and Installing Drupal
      1. Step 1: Install MAMP
      2. Step 2: Setting Up Your Main File Structure
      3. Step 3: Setting Up the Drupal files
      4. Step 4: Creating the Database
      5. Step 5: Install Drupal
    2. 2. Working on the Command Line: Some Basic Commands
      1. Commands
      2. That Wasn’t So Bad, Was It?
    3. 3. Installing Drush
      1. Installing Drush
      2. Another Option: Creating a Symbolic Link to Drush
      3. Now the Fun Begins
      4. Putting This in Action: Installing Modules
    4. 4. Getting Started with Version Control
      1. Master Versus Origin
      2. Setting Up Git for Your Workflow
      3. Step 1: Create an SSH Key
      4. Step 2: Install Git
      5. Step 3: Set Up Your Git Configuration
      6. Step 4: Set Up a GitHub Account
      7. Step 5: Create the Remote Repository
      8. Step 6: Set Up the Local Repository
      9. So What Happens on a Team?
      10. First Things First: The Git Workflow
      11. And There We Go
  4. II. Using Features and Drush Make to Make Development Easier
    1. 5. Using Features in Your Workflow
      1. Still More Awesomeness Awaits
    2. 6. Making Drupal Easier: Working with Drush Make and Installation Profiles
      1. Step 1: Install Drush Make
      2. Why This Is Lovely
      3. Getting Started with Install Profiles
      4. So Here We Are
  5. About the Author
  6. Special Upgrade Offer
  7. Copyright