Drupal 8, Where Did the Code Go? From Info Hook to Plugin [July 14, 2016]

Jul 15, 2016

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Looking at core and contrib modules for Drupal 8, you may be wondering "where did the code go?" Drupal 8 has removed many of the "info" hooks that were found in your module file and converted them to plugins.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss how plugins work and how to upgrade your module to Drupal 8 if it used one of the hooks that's been converted to a plugin. Topics covered will include:

• Essentials of implementing your own plugin if your module previously used an “info” hook
• An explanation of plugin terminology and different ways plugins can be discovered
• Examples of code from Drupal 7 and where the very similar code lives in Drupal 8
• How to avoid implementing hooks by mistake when writing a function in your modules

Hi! I'm Karim Boudjema, the developer and site-builder of this site. I'm currently working as Drupal developer at Symetris.

I was wondering how could I giving back to the Drupal community all what it gave to me during the last 10 years, that's how the idea of this site came to me ... (read more)

Hi! I’m Santiago Rico, the web designer and themer of this site.

When Karim proposed me to design and theme this site for the Drupal community, I accepted immediately because the community is the main reason why I love Drupal so much.