Training Signups are Now Open!
Are you prepared to gain mastery of your Drupal Skills? BADCamp has two full days of training offered from some of the most talented leaders in the Drupal community. Join the masters on Wednesday and Thursday while they unfold the magic. This year BADCamp offers skills training in DevOps, theming, module development, content strategy, and much more!
All courses will be all-day (approximately 8am-5pm) with a break for lunch.
Signup today -- openings go quickly, and classes will fill up fast.
BADCamp has historically provided a completely free training thanks to the overwhelming generosity of our sponsors. However, this year we must charge a nominal fee of $25 to cover operating expenses as we are short on sponsorship funding. We sincerely apologize for this short notice. We needed to find ways at the last minute to break even.
This was a really difficult decision for the BADCamp organizers to make.
If you can't afford the $25 or it is super complicated to get funding, please reach out to the BADCamp organizers via the contact form and we will help! We have had generous attendees offer to donate extra seats in the classes.
Thank you for your understanding.
BADCamp is 100% volunteer run and 100% funded by our sponsors and the support of our local community. Thank you!
Getting Started with Drupal - Wednesday
by Agaric & Digital Echidna with Mauricio Dinarte
This training is aimed to people just starting with Drupal. Basic concepts will be explained are later put into practice. The objective is that someone, who might not even know about Drupal, can understand the different concepts and building blocks to create a website using this CMS.
SEO & Accessibility - Wednesday
by Hook 42 with Aimee Degnan and Carie Fisher
SEO stands for "Search Engine Optimization." Improving your website's SEO can translate into more visitors, better conversions, and more sales.
Accessibility refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people who experience disabilities.
When properly configured, Drupal is a very SEO-friendly and Accessible web framework. The trick is to know which Drupal modules you need to install and how to optimally configure them. Configuration doesn’t stop at the module level - a solid content strategy is required to make the most Accessible and optimized website. “Content is King” and our job is to make Drupal showcase content in the most effective way to all consumers and search engines.
Object Oriented PHP - Wednesday
by Chapter Three
With the move to Drupal 8 everyone who works in the PHP layer will be exposed to more and more to object oriented code. Come learn the basics of working with objects in PHP and how OOP can help you to write well structured code
Continuous Integration: From 0 to CI Hero - Wednesday
by Tandem with Alec Reynolds and Mike Pirog
Continuous Integration (CI) methodologies and tools can deliver huge efficiency gains for web development teams. However, overburdened with feature requests and new projects, many development teams never have the time to learn and implement a CI workflow. Now is that time.
In this training, we provide hands-on instruction in how to setup a continuous integration workflow for your team using Github, TravisCI, and several popular hosting platforms (Pantheon and Platform.sh).
Drupal Crash Course for Non-Developers - Wednesday
by Promet Source with Margaret Plett
Are you responsible for project management, content, or vendor selection and preparing to work with Drupal? This one-day training delivers all of the tools you need to get started. Delivered by an Acquia Certified Drupal Developer, this training will answer the questions you didn’t even know to ask!
Component-based Development in Drupal - Wednesday
by Mediacurrent with Mario Hernandez
Component-based Theming with Twig - Thursday
by Forum One with Chaz Chumley
Join Forum One as they walk through the theming variations that started with the traditional theme-centric design and has quickly moved into component-based design. Together you will master Component-based theming with Twig as you work to identify patterns, define components, utilize command line tools such as Composer, NPM and Grunt to quickly create a PatternLab managed theme. Learn how to work smarter in developing components that can easily be integrated into project after project without having to recreate them yourself.
Hands on Drupal 8 Module Development using DrupalConsole - Thursday
by WeKnow with Jesus Manuel Olivas and Omar Aguirre
This training will provide an introduction to the most important changes for developers in Drupal 8, allowing students to practice Drupal OOP while at the same time providing a solid knowledge of the process of build modules for Drupal 8.
Theming Drupal 8 - Thursday
by Drupalize.me with Joe Shindelar
Content Strategy for Drupal 8 - Thursday
by Evolving Web with Suzanne Deracheva
Drupal is a powerful tool for managing structured content. Many Drupal projects revolve around producing, displaying and organizing content effectively. This course will walk you through the process of creating a content strategy for your next Drupal project, and planning out how that content will be structured in Drupal. Whether you're creating a brand new site or migrating to Drupal, you'll learn techniques that will help you build a solid content strategy and a successful Drupal website.
Intro to Backdrop CMS - Thursday
by Nate & Jen Lampton
Backdrop CMS is for the small to medium sized business, non-profits, educational institutions, and companies or organizations who are delivering comprehensive websites on a budget. This introductory training will cover the basics of creating and administering a website with Backdrop CMS.
Drupal 8 Configuration System Basics - Thursday
by DrupalEasy with Mike Anello
The Drupal 8 configuration system can provide great advantages to managing the configuration of a site, but it can also cause massive headaches if used improperly. This presentation will provide an overview of how the Drupal 8 configuration system works, best practices on basic workflows to utilize it effectively, and a small sampling of some of the contributed modules available to enhance it.
YOU make BADCamp awesome!
Would you have been willing to pay for your ticket? If so, then you can give back to the camp by purchasing an individual sponsorship at the level most comfortable for you. As our thanks, we will be handing out some awesome BADCamp swag as our thanks.
We need your help!
Do you want a more meaningful BADCamp experience? BADCamp would not be possible without the overwhelming love and support from our community! Volunteer to help set up, tear down, take pictures, monitor rooms or so much more! If you are local and can help us, please contact Anne at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up on our Volunteer Form.