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Building a symfony application - when all you (think) you are is a Drupal developer

Track: Symfony | Skill level: Beginner
timmarsh

You are not just a Drupal developer. 

Now that Drupal 8 is really finding its feet, I expect you'll be much more comfortable with Symfony and its concepts. 

Im going to use Symfony as a lense to look at how you think about code, how you write code, and how you test code.

In this session I'll share with you what Ive learned leading a team of Drupal developers building a Symfony application .The ways in which team processed the new concepts. And the core things we found as a team that made us better developers. 

Key headings that I'll cover will be

* what is dependency injection and why should I care ?

* annotations are .... ?

* The (first) O in object oriented programming [Objects, Objects, Objects].

* Do you really want a headless application (REST is hard to get right)

* is building a symfony app a good way to prepare for building Drupal 8 sites

 

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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