If you're a solo website designer or part of a small team itching to build interesting projects with Drupal, this hands-on book will give you the tools and techniques to get you going. Award-winning designer Dani Nordin guides you through site planning, teaches you how to create solid, user-centered design, and shows you tricks for using real, honest-to-goodness, developer Ninja Magick. With this book, site builders and designers familiar with HTML and CSS get a compilation of three short guides - Planning Drupal Projects, Design and Prototyping for Drupal, and Drupal Development Tricks for Designers - at a price that's lower than these three books combined. You also get special "director's material" you won't find anywhere else.
Plan and estimate your project by discovering your client's goals and audience perceptions Choose the right modules for your project, and learn about several go-to modules Learn strategies for sketching, wireframing, and designing effective layouts Use LessCSS to organize CSS and help you theme your site more efficiently Discover how to work with Drupal on the command line Set up a development environment, and learn how to collaborate on code with others Learn the basics of Git - the free, open source version control system
Dani Nordin is the founder and principal designer of the zen kitchen, where you'll find tasty marketing and design ideas with an eco-friendly twist. She has over 10 years of experience designing award-winning work for small to large businesses and non-profits.