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Vortrag: Coding with Drupal 8

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Drupal, a popular Content Management Framework and one of the world largest open source projects in the world, has reached a major milestone with the release of Drupal 8. Drupal 8 comes with a vast number of improvements and has been completely overhauled to leverage a modern Object Oriented Programming (OOP) approach and to build upon well-established PHP components from projects like Symfony, Doctrine and Zend. One and half year after its initial release, it's a great time to learn how to build upon the platform.

Drupal, a popular Content Management Framework and one of the world largest open source projects in the world, has reached a major milestone with the release of Drupal 8. Drupal 8 comes with a vast number of improvements and has been completely overhauled to leverage a modern Object Oriented Programming (OOP) approach and to build upon well-established PHP components from projects like Symfony, Doctrine and Zend. One and half year after its initial release, it's a great time to learn how to build upon the platform.

In this talk, we'll have look at the Drupal 8 improvements from a developers perspective and get an idea how the system's building blocks like Symfony routing, the underlying Plugin system, Drupal 8's new Configuration management or the Entity field system work and relate to each other.
In order to get you started, some practical tipps for starting projects based upon Drupal 8 are given.