Render a menu tree from custom code in Drupal 8

Having menus rendered on a site in Drupal 8 is pretty simple. Most of the time this can be accomplished with site building, in a few clicks. And if you need some more advanced features on top of what the Drupal 8 core has, you can also have a look at modules like Menu Block, or have a look at this (a bit outdated) contributed modules for menus page.

However, you may have some special requirements, for example, to display some small portion of a menu inside the template of a node. There is no simple 'site building' solution for that. You most probably need to code a bit.

April 13, 2017
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Journey to React and Snow

From Cape Town to Zurich, Las Palmas (Gran Canaria) and back again. Follow me on my journey of learning React and Redux, some touring and an experience of a lifetime; skiing in Davos. 

March 22, 2017
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Stew West
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Las Palmas, Zurich and Davos
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My time in Zurich

I’ve always imagined as a kid, me travelling the world to see and experience different cultures and places. The one country that I’ve always wanted to visit was Switzerland. I was asked by many of my friends and family, as well as my teachers ‘Why Switzerland?’  and I would simply say “because they were never part of any war and of course... CHOCOLATE!"

March 15, 2017
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Zurich
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Design Tact gets a new look

We are extremely excited to tell you about the new website we built for Design Tact - a company based in Claremont, Cape Town. They specialise in strategic design and implementation from start to finish with a network of specialists in strategy, content, SEO and development. Their primary areas of focus are interior / architectural design, graphic/brand design and digital marketing.

March 1, 2017
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Austin Team Workshop

We find it worthwhile, as others do I'm sure, to take stock in the company now and again. For as long as I've been with Amazee Labs we've routinely analyzed the state of business and used our findings to improve moving forward. 

February 23, 2017
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We’re a bit extreme