Drupal 8

Posted By Hillary Lewandowski on Monday, March 7, 2016 - 09:28

I’m taking a break from my Drupal 8 OOP series to help further define something that has not been sufficiently spelled out in all of my D7 -> D8 research: when to use the CMI vs Features.

The configuration management system is meant to facilitate the workflow of development configuration to production, while Features is meant to hold a generic, reusable bundle of functionality.

Posted By Brad Czerniak on Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 13:48

A recent internal Commercial Progression project allowed us the opportunity to set up a Drupal 8 site and get REST working on it. In the process, and by merit of the stack being new with the documentation catching up, I learned a few tricks that might be useful for enterprising developers out there.

1. POST-ing entities is to a different path than the REST UI says

If you install the REST UI module and enable an endpoint, you'll see a screen like:

Posted By Hillary Lewandowski on Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 14:24

In part 2 of my Object Oriented Programming (OOP) for Drupal 8 series, we are going to create an administration form. If you missed part 1, I talked about how to make a simple custom block in D8, which is something we do here at Commercial Progression to brand our sites. I chose a custom block to show that the new changes in D8 aren’t so scary, and to introduce object oriented concepts and definitions with a real-world example.