Introduction to Symfony


Drupal 8 is based on Symfony. So are other frameworks like Silex or Laravel. And the best way to understand code behind Drupal 8 is to know what is Symfony and how to write an application in it.

In this session you are going to learn Symfony from scratch and build your first Symfony application.
This session will focus on: 

  • Symfony 2 basics: MVC, composer
  • Symfony 2 major components: Doctrine, Twig, Forms
  • Basic coverage of Symfony in Drupal 8:¬†Twig, Silex

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