Issue 258 - September, 22nd 2016
"DrupalCon Dublin includes a full track of core conversations where you can learn about current topics in Drupal core development, and a week of sprints where you can participate in shaping Drupal's future."
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Object-Oriented Programming (OOP) in Drupal 8 adds benefits such as code reuse and encapsulation, allowing users to build better maintainable and structured code. Developers must make themselves familiar with how this is done in PHP: namespaces, PSR-standards and general OOP concepts may all be new. This webinar will teach you about the most important OOP concepts used in Drupal 8.
Dries Buytaert shares his thoughts on how the web can compete with native applications.
If you give your clients exactly what they ask for... they might not be as happy as you think! Instead, give them what they *need*.
"Creating a plain text email with Drupal is a simple task. However, when you want to send a nicely designed message with a logo, an article, a linked button or any other unique design with dynamic content personalized for each user, it can get complicated."
"In Drupal 7 you had to use the hook_permission() where you provided the name and description of roles. In Drupal 8, however, we have now a separate YAML file that declares your custom roles. This is a cleaner and more standardized way of declaring what our module provides."
With support for object-oriented web development, PHP, Symfony, and more, Drupal 8 has been architected for developer productivity and makes development easier than ever before. Learn how to setup the tools to make Drupal 8 and Symfony development that much easier, such as debugging with Dev Desktop2, Xdebug, and PHPStorm as the IDE, using Drush and Drupal Console, and more.
A nice look at customizing CKEditor on your new Drupal 8 site.
Learn how to do this common Drupal 8 theming task.
"The Popup question redirect module allows Drupal site builders to show website visitors a pop-up in which a question can be asked. If the visitor clicks "Yes" they will be redirected to a given webpage."