3:25pm to 4:15pm - Session 5

CI for CSS: Creating a Visual Regression Testing Workflow

Small, unexpected front-end changes are tough to spot manually and can be a signal for larger problems. Rapid development cycles, large page counts and developer fatigue can make it difficult to catch even visually obvious mistakes before they go live.

Does my Drupal backend look weird to you?

You manage a Drupal site, adding content, curating the homepage. You had some developers build it for you, or maybe you built it yourself. There are some things that are sort of frustrating and confusing, but that's just how Drupal is, right? It's totally normal, right? Wait, are you saying that maybe it's not and maybe it's just my site? Oh my god, does my backend look weird to you? Like..... in a bad way?

6 Drupal 8 Innovations You'll Want to Use NOW

Now that Drupal 8 has been released it's time to dive in. But with so many innovations in Drupal 8 where to start. This presentation will explore the most valuable innovations in Drupal 8 and offer examples illustrating why these features will become invaluable. We'll be stepping through some examples of how to use new features and what they may mean to developing with Drupal as they mature.

Drupal 8 Innovation we'll be exploring

Entities Everywhere

Twig

Configuration management

Editing Content

Views Integration

Stuck with 6? You have options.

For smaller (and even medium-sized) organizations, rebuilding a Drupal website with every major release simply isn’t an option.  While the community is rightly focused on the future, too many folks who need to live with their D6 sites a little longer are getting left behind.  There are some options for keeping your site (relatively) secure while you raise the dollars for a redesign or wait for one to be completed.  At this session, you’ll learn some very practical tips for extending your site’s shelf-life and some options for upgrading.

Decoupled Drupal with React

Of all the projects to emerge from the JavaScript renaissance, React, a library for rendering data in view components, has seen an explosion in popularity due to its compelling state system, colocation of view templates with view logic, and lack of assumptions about the stack. Created by Facebook to power its web applications, React is an intriguing candidate for use as a lightweight front end paired with decoupled Drupal. The Virtual DOM-based state system and JSX templating language are two of the most influential recent innovations in client-side frameworks.

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