Member KFaganJr agreed to review Drupal’s Building Blocks. If you’d like to review a book for the Bookworm Blog, send me an email at Melanie at ITKnowledgeExchange.com to express your interest. Disclosure: The publisher of the book provided a free copy for this review.
Drupal’s Building Blocks is one of the few books that I’ve come across that fit the middle ground Drupal users nicely. They are often geared toward beginners focused on using add-on modules or really advanced programmers/developers. What stood out the most to me was how the author explained what settings meant instead of just telling me what to choose. This really helped me to get a whole new grasp on views and got me started using panels. It’s almost embarrassing now to say. The book really covers the crucial building blocks of Drupal and provides information that takes you over common hurdles. It’s a must-have for developers experienced in making Drupal work for them, but aren’t far enough along to provide a working solution without experimenting.