DrupalCon Amsterdam 2019: Dive deep into Drupal 8 Render API

Surbhi Sriwal
Srijan Technologies, NEW DELHI, India

Deep diving into Drupal 8 Render API , how it is different and better than Drupal 7 rendering mechanism. How Drupal uses placeholders and pipelines to improve page performance.

In this talk, We're going to cover

What Render API is
1. How it is Different from D7
2. What Placeholders and Pipelines are
3. How Drupal makes use of Placeholders
4. Rendering custom content using Render API
Render arrays , elements
5. How was theme() function used in Drupal 7 and what are we doing in Drupal 8 to replicate it and its benefits from a data rendering standpoint

Takeaways from this talk
1. Deep knowledge of Drupal 8 Render API.
2. Learn how #type, `#theme`, and #markup elements are both the same and different
3. How can we use it?

Intermediate Drupal Backend knowledge along with basics of how Drupal renders content.

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