Monday 3rd December to Wednesday 5th December

Front-end Development

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Monday 3rd December

How many times have you ever heard? "Choose the right tool for the job" or "When all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail."

Let me show how to transition from Traditional CMS to Headless CMS and even better to Static Site, always using Drupal as Data repository.

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Monday 3rd December

The newly released GovCMS8 distribution ships with a brand-new base theme, designed to deliver a great-looking, functional site - straight out of the box, with no theming or coding required. Suitable for government agencies, platform evaluators as well as site builders and themers.

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Monday 3rd December

Single Digital Presence (SDP) is one of the largest scale decoupled projects currently underway in this country. This talk will showcase the reusable Nuxt.js module created by SDP that can be leveraged by the government community to integrate a client side front-end and a content API (Drupal).

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Monday 3rd December

In this talk I will go through an approach to expose search engine functionality to decoupled frontend apps via Drupal. We will be talking about Search API, GraphQL and the new GraphQL Search API module to perform complex queries on an search engine while still leveraging the power of Drupal.

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Tuesday 4th December

Front-end development in Drupal got you down?

Time to try a modern frontend framework?

Or just want to see some real-time, visually test driven component development?

In this session Realityloop will be discussing alternative Front-end practices, and demoing their in development solution to simplify the creation of test driven, audit-able, component libraries.

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Tuesday 4th December

Decoupled CMSs are the big buzz at the moment, but is it the best way forward? This talk will discuss considering partial decoupling as an alternative. Real-world examples from Transport for NSW's Motocap and ACCC's Energy made Easy sites will be used to make the case.

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Tuesday 4th December

Front-end development can require many different build tools, such as Webpack, Babel, CSS pre/post processors, linters and test runners. This talk will explore the approach that Deloitte Digital takes to configure these tools once, and re-use them across projects as a single upgradeable package.

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Tuesday 4th December

There's a lot of talk about decoupled Drupal these days. If you can do React on the web with Drupal, then you can create cross platform apps with React Native and a Drupal backend. This talk introduces you to React Native and demonstrates a small app with Drupal 8 serving as a GraphQL backend.

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Tuesday 4th December

With Behat you can write tests that visit your site as a user would. But there's an art to writing good Behat scripts. This session shows you how to get the most value out of behat tests: write tests that end users can read, and that developers can easily maintain.