What's New in Drupal 8?

Friday, Nov 20th
10:45am to 11:30am
Azalea/Begonia

 

Drupal currently powers millions of high complexity websites including Whitehouse.gov, Grammy.com, Economist.com, Weather.com, MSNBC.com, and (most important of all) Fossetcon.org

And, with over 4 years of improvements from the previous version, The newest version of Drupal promises to be a game changer in web content management systems.

New features include

* File based (and VCS compatible) configuration management
* True object-oriented programming (courtesy of Symfony2)
* A modern theming system
* A host of authoring usability and UX improvements
* 100% mobile friendly (with responsive images)
* Built in multilingual capabilities
* and hundreds of more improvements contributed from the blood, sweat, and tears of open source contributors like yourself!

In this entertaining presentation, Mike Herchel will walk you through the ins and outs of Drupal 8, and why it promises to improve your workflow, regardless if you call home the front-end, the back-end, or the server.