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Release Day: Extending Drupal 8 with Hooks

This week we continue with the recent theme of teaching you how a module can extend, alter, and enhance Drupal without modifying core code by looking at hooks.

Release Day: Extend Drupal 8 with Plugins

New tutorials covering Drupal 8's plugin API, annotations, and Drupal console were recently added.

Release Day: Drupal 8 Migration Guide Additions

Today we're adding six more tutorials to our Drupal 8 Migration Guide. With a focus on understanding source, process, and destination plugins. Critical information for anyone planning to write a custom migration or wanting to use the Migrate API with a non-Drupal source.

Panels, Blocks, Layouts, and Drupal 8

Over the years of Drupal 8 development we've heard a lot of talk about "Panels in core" or "Blocks everywhere" or "Layout all the things!" and even SCOTCH(?). What does it all mean? Is Panels actually in core? Well, no, but there are some cool improvements in Drupal 8. I decided to follow the breadcrumb trail to figure out what this initiative was really about and how it ended up, now that Drupal 8 is in beta. Join me for a little bit of a trip back through the life of the Blocks and Layouts Everywhere (SCOTCH) Initiative.

Unraveling the Drupal 8 Plugin System

Plugins play an important role in Drupal 8, and understanding how the entire plugin system works will help us better understand how, when, where, and why we use plugins.