When new clients contact me, they invariably ask about Drupal 8. “Should we use it?” My answer, in most cases, is “No”. Not yet. An ironic answer, considering that our site is built on Drupal 8, our team offered sold-out Drupal 8 training at the last two DrupalCons, and we are currently building Drupal.com, in Drupal 8.
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This past weekend I had a fun and constructive time at DrupalCamp Ghent in Belgium. The Belgian community put together a great event and there were many attendees and sessions to see.
Amongst all of the frites, ribs and waffles there were a lot of achievements made during the weekend, for myself, for frontend and at the sprints.
You are into Drupal. That's great! But have you really been into Drupal? I mean, have you seen what Drupal is all about?
Handling loads of data with nodes and fields in Drupal can be a painful experience: every field is put into a separate table which makes inserts and queries slow. In case you just want to import & display unstructured data without the flexibility and sugar of fields, this walkthrough is for you!
DrupalCon Europe 2014 was all about a new era that has now began on Wednesday, October 1st with the official beta 1 release - the era of Drupal 8. Compared with the DrupalCon Europe 2013, this conference was more about business and development and less about UX related matters. However, UX topics and raised questions are definitely worth mentioning.
The last day started good with some lightning talks. Michael was leading through the program and took presenters, whose talks were too long, off stage.