Plugin derivatives allow a single plugin to act in place of many. This is useful for situations where user-entered data, or other dynamic configuration, might have an impact on available plugins. Or, put another way, any time you need to be able to dynamically generate plugin definitions.
In this tutorial we'll:
- Define what plugin derivatives are
- Understand the use-case for derivatives
- Examine how core uses derivatives in order to demonstrate how you could write your own plugin deriver class
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?