The Infinite Wonder of the Symfony Event Dispatcher


Drupla 8, and its Symfony core, open the doors to a wonderous world of options when it comes to customizing Drupal. Long dead are the copy and modify days of the Drupal of old. This is the time of the event dispatcher.

In this session, you will learn about the Symfony event dispatcher and how Drupal utilizes the event dispatcher in its request processing. The main focus will be on utilizing event subscribers to affect the behavior of Drupal with a small footprint and minimal development. Drupal 8 provides some amazing opportunities to inject customization into its core processes with minimal risk and side effects. The core of this ability lies with the Synfony event dispatcher. This session is intended for intermediate to advanced users wishing to modify the behavior of Drupal 8.

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Tuesday, 10 May, 2016 - 14:15 to 15:15
262 [Trellon]