DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019: Dive deep into Drupal 8 Render API

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Oct 29, 2019

Surbhi Sriwal
Srijan Technologies, NEW DELHI, India

Introduction
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Deep diving into Drupal 8 Render API , how it is different and better than Drupal 7 rendering mechanism. How Drupal uses placeholders and pipelines to improve page performance.

In this talk, We're going to cover

What Render API is
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1. How it is Different from D7
2. What Placeholders and Pipelines are
3. How Drupal makes use of Placeholders
4. Rendering custom content using Render API
Render arrays , elements
5. How was theme() function used in Drupal 7 and what are we doing in Drupal 8 to replicate it and its benefits from a data rendering standpoint

Takeaways from this talk
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1. Deep knowledge of Drupal 8 Render API.
2. Learn how #type, `#theme`, and #markup elements are both the same and different
3. How can we use it?

Prerequisites
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Intermediate Drupal Backend knowledge along with basics of how Drupal renders content.

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

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.