This session talks about migrating data into Drupal from various platforms like Wordpress, Joomla, etc... Data in any website can be in the form of plain text, text with html attributes, images with various extensions or videos in various formats like Webm, Matroska, Flash Video, F4v etc. Website may also embed scripts from external data say, instagram and likewise.
This session describes implementing headless Drupal for a Large Newspaper Site using phalcon. This implementation use phalcon as a Front End and drupal as a Back End with multiple instances on a shared codebase. The architecture includes Mongo DataBase from which Phalcon access content. Drupal pushes content to this Mongo Database using a custom module. Implementation of Phalcon is a new learning and approaches are similar to Drupal 8.
Theme is the thing which beautify the website and themers are the bridge between the science of code and the art of design. While Drupal markup isn’t the prettiest out of the box, it’s very flexible in how you alter it.
So these are the following things that i will cover up in the session.
Caching architecture has changed considerably in Drupal 8. Cache tags and contexts gives Drupal 8 the smarts to identify sections from the whole page, allowing for dynamic parts to be cached as well. The non-cacheable parts also-known-as placeholders; holds the promise of Lazy loading and allow for multiple flush strategies by which they come undone.