Drupal 8 Development Cookbook

Key FeaturesDiscover the enhanced content authoring experience that comes with Drupal 8 and how to customize itTake advantage of the broadened multilingual and tools of the new version to provide an internationalized websiteThis step-by-step guide will show you how to deploy from development, staging, and production of a website with Drupal 8's brand new configuration management systemBook DescriptionBegan as a message board, Drupal today is open source software maintained and developed by a community of over 1,000,000 users and developers. Drupal is used by numerous local businesses to global corporations and diverse organizations all across the globe. With Drupal 8’s recent release and the exciting features it brings, this book will be your go-to guide to experimenting with all of these features through helpful recipes.We’ll start by showing you how to customize and configure the Drupal environment as per your requirements, as well as how to install third-party libraries and then use them in the Drupal environment. Then we will move on to creating blocks and custom modules with the help of libraries. We will show you to use the latest mobile-first feature of Drupal 8, which will help you make your apps responsive across all the major platforms. This book will also show you how to incorporate multilingual facilities in your sites, use web services and third-party plugins with your applications from inside Drupal 8, and test and deploy your appsWhat you will learnExtend Drupal through contributed or custom modules and themesDevelop an internationalized website with Drupal's multilingual toolsIntegrate third-party front-end and back-end libraries with DrupalTurn Drupal into a web services provider using RESTCreate a mobile-first responsive Drupal applicationRun SimpleTest and PHPUnit to test DrupalUnderstand the plugin system that powers many of Drupal 8's new APIs to extend its functionalityGet to grips with the mechanics of the configuration management system and the ability to import and export site configurationAbout the AuthorMatt Glaman is a developer at Commerce Guys. He is an open source developer who has been working with Drupal since 2013. He has also been developing web apps for many years prior to this. Since then, he has contributed to over 60 community projects, including being a co-maintainer of Drupal Commerce. While mostly focusing on Drupal and PHP development, he created https://contribkanban.com, an AngularJS application, to provide Kanban boards for the Drupal community to collaborate with.Table of ContentsUp and Running with Drupal 8The Content Authoring ExperienceDisplaying Content through ViewsExtending DrupalFrontend for the WinCreating Forms with the Form APIPlug and Play with PluginsMultilingual and InternationalizationConfiguration Management – Deploying in Drupal 8The Entity APIOff the Drupalicon IslandWeb ServicesThe Drupal CLI

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