Create Drupal 7 Modules from scratch

Drupal 7 Module Development is a new book from Packt that teaches developers to write their own Drupal modules, themes, and libraries. Written by six experienced Drupal developers, this book, specifically written for Drupal 7 development, focuses on the programming secrets, as well as helps developers discover powerful new tools in Drupal 7.

Drupal is an Open Source Content Management System used for knowledge management and business collaboration. The advanced URL control in Drupal allows users to structure and/or edit their site’s content. Having thousands of add-on modules and designs, Drupal helps build everything from personal blogs to enterprise applications.

Drupal 7 Module Development walks users through the development of complete Drupal modules and shows how to add various features. It introduces PHP developers to the powerful new Drupal 7 tools and strategies for writing custom Drupal code, using which, readers can explore the major APIs to build successful Drupal websites.

With the help of this book, users will be able to test their code programmatically, and apply the principles of Test Drive Development (TDD) to it. They will also learn to create custom content types and entities, and build modules, thereby extending Drupal's core functionality.

PHP developers and Drupal users interested in Drupal development will find this book to be an interesting and beneficial read. This book is out now and is available from Packt. For more information, please visit

One Click, Universal Protection: Implementing Centralized Security Policies on Linux Systems

As Linux continues to play an ever increasing role in corporate data centers and institutions, ensuring the integrity and protection of these systems must be a priority. With 60% of the world's websites and an increasing share of organization's mission-critical workloads running on Linux, failing to stop malware and other advanced threats on Linux can increasingly impact an organization's reputation and bottom line.

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Linux Backup and Recovery Webinar

Most companies incorporate backup procedures for critical data, which can be restored quickly if a loss occurs. However, fewer companies are prepared for catastrophic system failures, in which they lose all data, the entire operating system, applications, settings, patches and more, reducing their system(s) to “bare metal.” After all, before data can be restored to a system, there must be a system to restore it to.

In this one hour webinar, learn how to enhance your existing backup strategies for better disaster recovery preparedness using Storix System Backup Administrator (SBAdmin), a highly flexible bare-metal recovery solution for UNIX and Linux systems.

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