Hearst Annex A1
Drupal 8 has many new exciting features, but none are as radical or as needed as the changes made to the theme system*!
For 10 years Drupal's front end was design and built by developers that tried their very best to figure out what the front end needed; the lack of dedicated front-enders in core; resulted in front end architecture that was "less than ideal" for the challenges that the front end has faced for the last 5 years.
Drupal 8 and twig changed it all!
Drupal 8 is the newest, best Drupal version yet, but community contrib code is still making the transition. Come learn about the state of Drupal 8 page management. In this session we'll discuss:
Ever wanted to know if a Drupal site is configured correctly, secure and uses best development practices? Want to integrate those tests into your continuous integration setup? What about providing Drupal audits as a professional service?
Drupal is doing a great job of managing and organizing your content, but your content doesn't have to end at Drupal's front door; how do we get all of that juicy, structured data out of Drupal and into other websites, mobile apps, or other data stores?
Composer is now required to install Drush, and more and more Drupal sites are using Composer to manage their modules, themes and Drush extensions. In this session, we'll talk about how these developments are affecting the way Drush works, and how you can make sense out of managing your Drush extensions and configuration, whether you are using Composer, or still running your site without it. We will discuss how Drush fits in to your development workflow, when you may have multiple Drupal sites requiring different versions of Drush, and will also review the relationship between Drush and yo