Hooks allow module developers to execute custom code at key moments during Drupal's request processing life cycle. They can be used to react to actions or conditions, alter forms and existing configuration, and extend Drupal in various ways. Knowing how to implement a hook is an essential skill for any Drupal developer.
In this tutorial we'll walk through the process of locating the documentation for a specific hook, and then implementing it. All hooks are implemented in the same way, so once you know how to implement one, you'll be able to implement any.
Over the years we've developed some techniques for practicing that we wanted to share. At Drupalize.Me we take hugging seriously. In this tutorial we'll look at the art, and science, of giving a good hug. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word hug as; squeeze (someone) tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection.
Did you know there are all kinds of different hugs that you can give? In this tutorial we'll look at:
- Defining what a hug is
- Some of the many types of hugs in the world today
- Precautions you may want to familiarize yourself with before hugging
- And the importance of proper technique
Lets go ahead and get started shall we?