PHP / Symfony

Building 195 networked Drupal 8 Sites with Pantheon's Upstream

Speaker
Brooke Heaton

Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS) is the largest school system in Virginia and the 10th largest in the United States, with more than 200 schools and centers serving 186,000 students. It's network of 195 school websites keeps this large community of students, parents and the public informed.

Improving the Drupal Commerce Experience Out of the Box

Speaker
Ryan Szrama

The vast changes to the core architecture of Drupal 8 forced changes to even the most trivial contributed modules. For a robust project like Drupal Commerce, the changes amounted to a complete re-architecture that takes full advantage not just of Drupal 8 but of object oriented PHP and Composer as well. However, rather than just make sure the base feature set of Commerce 1.x continued on in Commerce 2.x, we took the opportunity to rethink some the fundamental philosophies of the project itself.

Live Demo: How to Create a Winning Website with Drupal Best Practices

Speaker
Mark Shropshire

Winning Drupal websites live at the intersection of psychology, technology, and brand- a place that can get very complicated for users.

Introduction to Drupal 8 theming - cover all the bases of the new D8 theming system with Twig

Speaker
Lee Walker

Introduction to theming for Drupal 8.

We'll create a new Drupal 8 theme using Bootstrap built as a child-theme atop the core theme 'Stable'.

We'll show how to add Bootstrap downloaded right from getbootstrap.com as a library theme dependency in your D8 theme.

Bootstrap is used as an example, but you can user your (micro)framework of choice - e.g. Foundation, bourbon/neat etc. Nothing is Bootstrap specific, we are using it as a well known example.

Behat Automated Testing for Drupal: Robots to the rescue!

Speaker
Brooke Heaton
Topics

Avoid post-release surprises, 2 am bugs, and 'uh oh workflow' by harnessing Behat! Behat is an open source Behavior Driven Development framework for PHP that allows you to reduce human error fatigue in your testing process by writing human-readable, client-friendly tests to ensure that stuff doesn't break. Learn how to get up and running with Behat, use the Drupal Behat Extension, write basic to complex tests and integrate automated testing into your deployment process.

Building Secure and Available Drupal Applications with Guardr

Speaker
Mark Shropshire

Guardr is a Drupal distribution with a combination of modules and settings to enhance a Drupal application's security and availability to meet enterprise security requirements. Presentation attendees will learn about Guardr's philosophy, features, and how to start new projects with Guardr.

Making PhpStorm Do Your Job for You

Speaker
Joseph Ryan Wagner

Between you and your brilliant code stands... the editor. From Notepad to Eclipse - we stare them down daily. Sometimes even before coffee. Wouldn't it be nice if PhpStorm could do some of your work for you, even if it's not a caffeine replacement?

Come join us for a deep dive into code refactoring, live templating, and other features PHPStorm offers to automate away the pesky parts of your job.

Decoupled Blocks in Drupal 8

Speaker
Matt Davis

Decoupled Blocks is a javascript-framework-agnostic, progressive decoupling tool to allow custom blocks to be written by front end developers in the javascript framework of their choice, without needing to know any Drupal API's.

It keeps individual components encapsulated in their own directories containing all the css, js, and template assets necessary for them to work, and using an info.yml file to declare these components and their framework dependencies to Drupal.