Talking Drupal #045 - Module Development with Chris Shattuck

April 16, 2014

In episode #045 we talk with Chris Shattuck about module development. Custom modules, contrib modules and some tips to get started. In the video version of the show, the focus is on Chris the entire time, while this was a mistake, we are not sure if we should apologize. (sorry Chris).





  • Module Development  - what does this topic encompass?
  • When is the right time to create a module?
  • What to consider when building a contrib module
  • Best ways to get started with module development
  • Modules that never get to a release
  • Importance of using IDE and Debugging
  • What is


Build a Module -

Drupal Front End Developer -

Creating a Sandbox -

Promoting sandbox projects -

Module of the Week: 


The Coffee module helps you to navigate through the Drupal admin faster, inspired by Mac apps Alfred and Spotlight.  Ever wanted to navigate in the admin with your keyboard? Coffee is the solution. Just type alt+d to start Coffee and type ahead for the page you want to visit.

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