Practical demonstrations empower Drupal website administrators and developers alike. Discover how the powerful Webform module can help you transform your sites!
So, here we are then - what with demands from the old day job and a series of unlikely health issues, I've not been able to give the Drupal 7 Webform Cookbook site as much love and attention as it deserves. I'm glad to (finally!) announce that we have received some links to reviews of the book that will hopefully spur sales to the point where I may retire to a stress-free and sunny Caribbean island! My heartfelt thanks go out to these kind folk who have taken the time to review and comment upon the book.
I was introduced to Drupal and Webform in 2010 by someone who was absolutely incredulous at how hard I worked at getting online forms in place. At that time I had no real understanding of what a CMS was and was busily hand-coding web forms, but my eyes opened pretty quickly! Having had my life made so much easier, I found that I actually had some time (gasp!) on my hands. For better or for worse, I decided to make some effort toward paying back the wonderful benefits arising from the Drupal community. I focussed only on helping out where I could in the Webform issue queue, mostly because that was the only part of Drupal I had a reasonable understanding of. Over time, quicksketch (the super-human Webform project owner) approached me with the opportunity to co-maintain Webform... Well, one does not turn down a learning opportunity like that when it presents itself on a plate!
Welcome to the companion website of the Drupal 7 Webform Cookbook. After months of sacrificed weekends and one or two bleary late nights we finally have a comprehensive introduction to the many facets of the Drupal CMS's contributed Webform module. Throughout the years of its existence Webform has continuously grown, offering an ever-increasing range of options, functionality and convenience to website administrators and developers. Now, thanks to the good folk at Packt Publishing, we can get a jump start on employing this tool to rapidly create high quality forms for our websites.
The scope of the Webform project is such that not every possible use case can be covered within a single book, thus the practical exercises contained within the book were designed with a mind toward inspiring creative solutions. When we learn to use a hammer in the making of a chair, it does not mean that the hammer may only be used in the manufacture of chairs! With a modicum of lateral thinking we may find a great many unique ways to create impressive effects with the chosen tools of our trade.