By: Prem Tiwari | Last Updated:
What to expect from drupal 8 ?
This year drupal will kicked off with is incredible about some of the cool features we can expect from the upcoming Drupal 8.
These features are in drupal 8 views in core, web services, mobile and HTML5 we talked about the new features and showed a live demo of some of the new features. In addition the session covered how to help finalize Drupal 8 and get involved yourself.
In Place Editing
By using this new features you allows to edit your content directly in the page, which is an amazing experience. You can see this in action in this demo.
Drupal 8 is the mobile responsive for frontend or administrative perspective. It will now be equipped with several features to better serve content to mobile devices as well as to facilitate content editing.
In the drupal 8 blocks are deprecated the ugly duckling in the family and can be treated as any other entity, making them fieldable, accessed through the Entity API etc. There are some new features interoduced in drupal 8 which are Entity Reference, Date, Link, Phone, Email, Comment and etc.
No more support IE8, IE7 and IE6
Drupal 8 is not supported the IE*, IE7 and IE6 see here contribute to core coading
PHP OOPS Supports
Drupal 8 supports the modern PHP OOPS that offer one of the main changes being switching from procedural to object oriented programming.
By standardising it will make things easier for people who want to learn Drupal 8. It will make easier to find talented developers to work in Drupal, which in the end will mean a healthy growth in the Drupal community.
Prem Tiwari is the founder of freewebmentor.com and is a professional developer who has vast experience in PHP and open source technologies. Apart from this, he is a blogger by hobby. View all posts by Prem Tiwari