DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019: React as a decoupled theme engine for Drupal

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Nov 01, 2019

Nikolay Dobromirov, Petyo Stoyanov
FFW, Sofia, Bulgaria

Implementing a decoupled application in 2019 with Druplal has never been easier than now, having JSON:API in core. The problem is that this is covering only one side of the story - the back end one. On the application side you are starting from scratch.

In this session we will cover:
- The process of replacing the whole themmig layer with React in a fully decoupled multi-site context.
- How we’ve achieved Drupal’s level of flexibility on content level with displays and field formatters.
- Handling the data visualization for dynamic nested pieces of content.
- SEO considerations and server side rendering
- How all ties together and plays nice with Drupal’s page cache meta-data, so reverse proxies can be invalidated and keep the site fast.

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.