One of the significant improvements of Drupal 8 that got me excited was the services & dependency-injection throughout the entire Drupal system. From aspects like routing, templating, managing configuration, querying and persisting data, you name it everything is done with services. it's fantastic because it grants developers a level of flexibility in extending Drupal that is far greater than what Drupal 7 was able to. by using well-disposed structure developers get ride of ravioli coding.
As I've explained Short trip on Entity API in Drupal 8 Entity is the most important thing in Drupal 8, Almost, everything is Entity. So for a Drupal developer, it should be good to have a cheat sheet of Entity API instead of googling every time he/she need something, and of course, after a while, they saved in the long-term memory of Developer.
Let's jump into summarized Drupal 8 Entity API.
Twig is one of the good template engines which is provided by SensioLabs, It’s syntax originates from Jinja and Django template, it’s Secure, Flexible and Fast :
Twig is a modern template engine for PHP
• Fast: Twig compiles templates down to plain optimized PHP code. The overhead compared to regular PHP code was reduced to the very minimum.
Creating a multistep form was not straightforward in Drupal 7, although there were some solutions, like “mforms”,” multistep” and apparent solution by show/hiding fields by “Field Group” module but Drupal Developers have struggled to create MultiStep Form, In this article I’ll try to describe how we can create MultiStop Form in Drupal 8,it’s not hard as much as it was in Drupal 7, Drupal 8 makes it easy for us, stay with me.
what is Heroku? It’s a service for developers eager to get their applications online without having to worry about infrastructure details. Metered, pay-as-you-go Cloud Computing services come in all kinds of flavors. Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) offerings like AWS allows enterprises to shift their entire operations away from traditional data centers. The downside is that you’ll have to manage networking and provisioning yourself.
We using Drupal 8 as headless ( Decoupled) core of Zeyton project,we setup Drupal at core.zeyton.com and that provides data for our Front-end Layer, One of our requirements is only admin could access the Drupal pages, I mean anonymous user couldn't surf Drupal pages So I suggest a plan to satisfy this requirement, my scenario is when user try to access Drupals pages we check user if user is not logged on or current path is not our ENDPOINTS paths redirect user to login page, In D
Just in case anyone is wondering what's the correct way to configure Nginx for running Drupal 8 installation, or having trouble with Clean URLs or Image styles, I'll post my config as a Gist here.
The Gist will be revised and improved over time, so please come and check for updates! Suggestions or thoughts are welcomed in comments.
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There is a lot of literature about entities and their purpose in Drupal 7 context. Most of it has been adopted in Drupal 8 as well. In this post, I'll highlight the differences between D7 and D8 entities and how to use the entity API in 8.
Entities have their own classes in 8. Also, Drupal 8 introduces the concept of config entities. These are used to store user-created configuration if its more than a piece of text, boolean or integer. They differ from the usual entities in the following ways: