Future-Proof Your Drupal 7 Site


BADCamp 2013

Dave Reid / @davereid

https://slid.es/davereid/2013-10-26

About Me

Senior Developer at Lullabot

Twitter: @davereid

IRC: davereid

Maintain amost 2% of contrib modules

Core subsystem maintainer

Father of two cats and one boy



Objectives



For your site builders
and architects to make
informed choices now


Ease pain of site users
when switching to Drupal 8

User Interface

Spark Distribution


Navbar



Inline Editing



Official WYSIWYG: CKEditor


Responsive Preview


Not officially in D8: https://drupal.org/node/1741498

Responsive Bartik

https://drupal.org/project/responsive_bartik


HTML5


VIEWS IN CORE!


Administration Views

https://drupal.org/project/admin_views


Views Bulk Operations (light)

https://drupal.org/project/views_bulk_operations


Views Responsive Grid


Responsive Tables


Breakpoints


Responsive Pictures


Tours


Module page filtering

https://drupal.org/project/instantfilter



Field types

Entity reference

NOT Node or User reference modules

Telephone

NOT phone module

Email (lite)

URL

NOT link module

Datetime (Date lite)


The Other Stuff

CMI


Migrate is your friend

https://drupal.org/project/migrate

https://drupal.org/project/migrate_d2d


RESTful Web Services

https://drupal.org/project/restws
NOT services module

Translation


Things you should probably stop using

We don't want no scrubs


Thank you!
Questions?

2013-10-26

By davereid

2013-10-26

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