Announcing Drupal 8!

On November 19th, 2015, after 3+ years of collaboration by thousands of developers globally, the next generation Drupal platform was released. Here are some of the salient new advances in Drupal 8 for you to consider:

Functional Benefits

  • Improvements to CKEditor (rich text editing now in Drupal core)
  • New Quick Edit Feature
  • Mobile First Approach
  • Improved Accessibility
  • Improved Translation and Localization in core

Architectural Benefits

  • Object Oriented Programming (OOP), easier to maintain,
  • extend and refactor
  • Symfony framework leveraged
  • Use of Standardized Libraries
  • Enhanced RESTful APIs
  • Migrate functionality now built into Drupal 8 core
  • Improved (built-in) configuration management
  • Improved caching techniques
  • Cleaner templating via TWIG
  • Plugin motif
  • “Headless” (decoupled) Drupal

If you'd like to learn more about Drupal 8 as well as whether it is right for your organization, give us a call at 800.818.2905.