Devel - D8 release party

Our old friend Devel project has been revitalized and revamped for Drupal 8. Come learn from the Devel maintainer(s) about all its new features and APIs. For example:


Add a powerful footer to all pages of your site. There, admins can review resource utilization, cache effectiveness, database queries, Views, and so much more.

Core Integration
  • Quickly access devel features via the core Toolbar module
  • View info from the Container, Routes, Entities, Events, 
  • Quickly switch to another user for development and troubleshooting purposes
  • Edit items in the config and state systems
  • A twig extension for dumping variables, setting xdebug breakpoint, ...
  • More ...

A pluggable system for dumping variables onto the page while you are writing code. Kint, Symfony var-dumper, Doctrine are all supported and ship with Devel.


Session Track

Coding and Development

Experience level


Drupal Version

Drupal 8 (current)

Session Time Slot(s)

04/25/2017 - 15:45 to 04/25/2017 - 16:45