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Drupal 8 Learnings as a Site Builder

Track: Site Building | Skill level: Beginner
ChandeepKhosa

I have worked as a freelance Site Builder & Front End developer on a few Drupal 8 projects and have learned a lot. In this session I'd like to share these learnings with you! I will guide you through the differences I found in site-building modules (Media & slideshows), which ones weren’t usable and what was used instead.

I will also demonstrate how I used Media, Paragraphs, Configuration Manager & Display Suite. Specifically I will give an intro to the various Media modules and demonstrate how to configure the ability to add re-usable images and add new media bundles for documents with tagging for use in views. I will give live demonstrations of how I've imported and exported configuration, adding new paragraph types and adding block fields via display suite. I will show you how I improved the user experience nicer for content editors.

I have given previous versions of this talk at the Budapest Drupal User Group, London Drupal Show and Tell & Drupal Iron Camp Prague (http://www.drupalironcamp.com/content/drupal-8-learnings-site-builder-media-paragraphs-configuration-management-display-suite)

Slide URL
http://slides.com/chandeepkhosa/deck-ae92985a-9769-471e-b89c-bd6a43f3a0ce#/

Keynote Speakers

Matt Glaman

Matt Glaman

(Saturday keynote)

Matt Glaman is a developer at Commerce Guys. He is an open source developer who has been working with Drupal since 2013. He is author of the Drupal 8 Development Cookbook, maintainer of ContribKanban.com, and lover of Irish Whiskey.

Twitter: @nmdmatt

Jeffrey A 'JAM' McGuire

Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire

(Sunday keynote)

Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire—Evangelist, Developer Relations at Acquia—is a memorable and charismatic communicator with a strong following at the intersection of open source software, business, and culture. He is a frequent keynote speaker at events around the world. He writes and talks about technology, community, and more on weekly podcasts and as a blogger on dev.acquia.com. This all helps satisfy his inner diva, which he also feeds with performances as a storyteller and musician.

Twitter: @horncologne

Danese Cooper

Danese Cooper

(Sunday closing keynote)

Danese Cooper currently serves as chairperson of the Node.js Foundation. She also works in an open source role at PayPal. Previously she was Director of the Open Source Hardware Association and CTO of the Wikimedia Foundation. She had brief stint at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation as a consulting open source strategist. She has been involved with open source since 1999.

Twitter: @divadanese

CxO Day Speakers

Sarah Wood OBE

Unruly Co-Founder (CEO)

Sarah Wood

David Axmark

Co-founder of MySQL

David Axmark

Ben Finn OBE

Co-Founder of Sibelius and CEO at Stealth Poker

Ben Finn

Barney Brown

Head of Digital at Cambridge University

Barney Brown

Professor Andre Spicer

Professor of Organisational Behaviour at Cass Business School City, University London

Andre Spicer

Paul Reeves

Reevo UN Limited

Paul Reeves

Sponsors

Diamond

CxO Day

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