Drupal 8: Pursue for Best Practices


Drupal 8 is out in the wild and all the cool kids are playing with it. User's manual is about to be written though! This session will try to help experienced Drupal 7 site builders to make the smooth change to Drupal 8, without the need to forget everything they learned and start over from the scratch. The emphasis will be on evolution of config management and deployment best practices and their place in a new Drupal 8 world, including:

  • Do's and Don'ts with Drupal config management.
  • Installation profiles -- quick start guide for seasoned D7 site builders.
  • Features module and how it can get useful in D8 too!
  • Composer in Drupal realm.
  • Miscellaneous gotcha's and wtf's.

All the presented problems will be from real-world projects and it will be allowed for participants to challenge proposed solutions in a way that will produce new knowledge and ideas.

Session Track

Site Building

Experience Level


Drupal Version

When & Where

Tuesday, 27 September, 2016 - 12:00 to 13:00
Liffey Hall 2 | Acquia