• How to select fields from entities for forms

    Rendering a form is simple when the form and the entity relate one to one. But what if you need fields from multiple entities? Or what if you want to show the fields of an entity in a multistep format? This post is about a function that gets a render array for a field from an entity. This function enables you to select fields from one or more entities.

    October 29, 2015 by David Duuymelinck
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  • Rethinking translations in Selligent : Part two

    In the first part of this series, we explained how you can easily synchronize translations between namespaces. This is great when you already have a list of translations, but what about entering and maintaining them? 

    One of the biggest issues we had developing complex applications in Selligent is how to map translations to their respective screens. In this article we'll explain the issue and teach you how to develop a solution for in-page translations.

    October 14, 2015 by Andy Somers
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  • Spring cache annotations: some tips & tricks

    Since version 3, Spring framework comes with a decent caching abstraction layer that allows you to use annotations like @Cacheable to interact with your caches.  In this post I'll assume you know how the caching annotations work and provide you with some tips & tricks for using them.

    October 1, 2015 by Arne Vandamme
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  • My first impressions of DrupalCon by David

    Every year, there are three big conferences about Drupal, named DrupalCon. This year’s DrupalCon in Europe, is in Barcelona. With Drupal 8 being close to a first release candidate, I felt I had to go. The conference started on Monday but I decided to join the conference from Tuesday onwards. I’m sharing my first impressions here very shortly as I want to enjoy the interesting talks as much as possible and see a bit more from Barcelona.

    September 23, 2015 by David Duymelinck
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  • How to manipulate forms in Drupal 8

    Customising a form in Drupal 8 is drastically different from Drupal 7. You will have to use services, twig templates and yaml files rather than hooks. In this article I will demonstrate how to change the functionality and the style of an existing form.

    September 21, 2015 by David Duymelinck
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