Dries then speaks of Drupal 8 and its impacts and goals. In the past year, Drupal 8 sites have increased by 51%. Dries says that the two main focus areas of Drupal 8 are to become easier for content creators and site builders to use and to mark the start of Drupal’s evolution to an API-first platform. “Today, Drupal’s REST support is rich and mature,” Dries says, as he summarizes their support for all entity types, custom REST plugins, and their newest addition, file upload support. Drupal offers services for building decoupled applications, which continues to appeal to more and more organizations including familiar names such as New Balance, The Weather Channel, and Warner Music Group among others.
6 Steps Towards a React UI in Drupal
- Stabilize the JSON API module
- Create a design for the administration UI
- Allow contributed modules to use React or Twig
- Implement missing web services APIs
- Make the React API extensible and configurable
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