Every Drupal module needs a *.info.yml file; the basic structure of a form controller class and related routing is the same for every form; and much of the code required to create a custom content entity type is boilerplate annotations and extending base classes. Wouldn't it be nice if there was a way to automate some of that repetitive work? Drush can be used to speed up module development by generating scaffolding code for event subscribers, forms, services, module files, routing, and much more. These generators are provided by the Drupal Code Generator project. They're neatly bundled up in Drush under the
drush generate command.
Before Drush 9, there were no code generators in Drush, but the Drupal Console project provided them. That project and its code generators, have languished since the release of Drupal 9. While it can still be used, and is often referenced in tutorials about Drupal, we much prefer the code generated by Drush at this point.
In this tutorial we'll:
- Learn about the Drupal Code Generator project
- Learn how Drush integrates with this project
- Demonstrate the
drush generatecommand and its options
By the end of this tutorial, you'll know how to use the
drush generate command to speed up development for your Drupal modules.
Over the years we've developed some techniques for practicing that we wanted to share. At Drupalize.Me we take hugging seriously. In this tutorial we'll look at the art, and science, of giving a good hug. The Merriam Webster dictionary defines the word hug as; squeeze (someone) tightly in one's arms, typically to express affection.
Did you know there are all kinds of different hugs that you can give? In this tutorial we'll look at:
- Defining what a hug is
- Some of the many types of hugs in the world today
- Precautions you may want to familiarize yourself with before hugging
- And the importance of proper technique
Lets go ahead and get started shall we?