Drupal 8 Kickstart: A Developer’s Guide
Highlighting the most current and key Drupal 8 concepts, this fast-paced session shows what a developer should understand to dive into a Drupal 8 website.
This session lays out for intermediate and advanced Drupal developers where to expand their knowledge to include PHP OOP, Symfony, and the newest Drupal 8 concepts and coding requirements. See where and how to integrate a custom module in Drupal 8.
When this presentation is complete the developer will have a solid mental roadmap of Drupal 8.
Drupal 8 Kickstart provides a look at these aspects of Drupal 8:
- Overview of Drupal 8 Ecosystem
- Composer, Drush, Drupal Console
- Site directory structure
- Module structure
- Yaml (.yml) files
- How Symfony fits in
- PHP OOP: Interfaces, abstract classes, classes, traits
- Annotations and Comments
- Dependency injection
- Bootstrap flow
- Routing and controllers
- Caching, Caching a Render Array
- Render Array
- Hooks (Are Events) in Drupal 8
- Valuable changes to know
- Drupal Module Upgrader
- More Resources
Aimed directly at busy Drupal developers who need to catch up now on Drupal 8.