DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019:Components everywhere! - Bridging the gap between backend and frontend

Oct 29, 2019

Room: Auditorium
Presenter: Fabian Franz
Description: React, Webcomponents, Vue, Svelte, ... the number of frontend technologies has increased steadily, but it is still a challenge to bridge the gap between the backend and interactive digital experiences within Drupal.

While decoupled Drupal is one answer, not every application is suited for the decoupled way.

I think I have finally cracked the code and want to propose a way to structure web sites so that (web-)components become a first-class citizen -- also on the backend.

The goal is to convert a 'most_recent' content block from being rendered server-side in the traditional way to being rendered in a hybrid way first by Drupal that is then updated in real-time via React.

There will be a sweet demo that you don't want to miss!

After this session every participant should be able to implement this pattern and hopefully Core can in Drupal 9 and 10 lay the groundwork to make all of this easier!

This is the culmination of years of research in this area and is fascinatingly related to performance as well.

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.