Drupal 8

Blog posts related to Drupal 8.

Multi-Level Category Browsing With Drupal 8

Submitted by Matthew on Sat, 05/28/2016 - 13:38

In February, I built a WordPress plugin that allowed users to browse blogs by choosing a top-level category in one select box and then having whatever top-level category they select populate a second select box with the subcategories of that top-level category.  I decided I would re-create that functionality as a Drupal 8 module. 

Notes on Building a Drupal 8 Module, With a Little AngularJS

Submitted by Matthew on Sun, 03/20/2016 - 13:01

For the moment, I just want to explore some of the features that I found particularly interesting in the module I wrote to show the old Drupal 7 posts in the left sidebar.

First, to access the JSON data that comes through the web service I set up on my Drupal 7 installation at http://webmech.biz, I used the Guzzle HTTP client library, which was added to the initial Drupal 8 release.  The Guzzle API is object-oriented and easy to use: