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Why Drupal 8 Rules

Willy Karam

Drupal 8 - bringing Symfony2 to Drupal

Note: This meeting is at 6:00pm NOT 6:30pm, and RSVP will open on Thursday Sept 26th at 4:00pm.

The Drupal Community is hard at work finishing up he next version of Drupal. This talk will provide an overview of the major advancements available in Drupal 8:

  1. Web Services and Context Core Initiative (WSCII, Symfony & RESTful interface)
  2. Views in Core
  3. Configuration Management
  4. Config & Version Control
  5. Theming Improvements (Twig)
  6. Better Mobile Support
  7. Improved Content Authoring Experience
  8. Better Multilingual Support



Join us afterwards for drinks at McKenna's Pub where we'll continue the discussion over drinks. McKenna's is located at 250 W 14th St. Our reservation is for 8pm.

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  • Jeff P.

    Willy is awesome. Great job!

    October 10, 2013

  • Jeremy D.

    Any available pdfs of the presentation?

    October 10, 2013

  • Maxim R.

    Great presentation by Willy. It was relatively high level, yet very thorough.

    October 10, 2013

  • carlos manuel m.


    October 10, 2013

  • Jeff P.

    Looking forward to it!

    October 7, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Looks fun, count me in!

    1 · October 1, 2013

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