We all know that Drupal doesn’t do really well under the default shared folder of VirtualBox. When we were given the task of creating a new box for one of our clients, we immediately went with NFS file system to circumvent this issue. We quickly realized two things:
Vagrant is way faster with NFS enabled (but won’t work on Windows)
Drupal is still slower reading files using NFS shared folder than using a default LAMP setup on the host directly
Disclaimer: Drupal 8 is still in a very early stage. Therefore, some examples or content in this article is subject to change without notice. I will be using the Drupal 8.0-alpha10 package that you can find here.
My girlfriend and I (like mostly everyone really) are always looking for ideas about what to eat. We tried a lot of recipes over the years and couldn’t figure out a good way to file them for future use.
We finally took the time and created a little website to expose all the recipes we loved; and we did it through a simple web service. It was the perfect time to try the new Drupal 8 web services!
Disclaimer: Drupal 8 is still in a very early stage. Therefore, some examples or content in this article is subject to change without notice.
Translating content in Drupal isn’t a straightforward task in Drupal 7. That is why they made it a priority in Drupal 8 to make this process smoother. They even created a whole initiative that you can follow here.
Let’s take a look at what is needed to get up and running with a multilingual website in Drupal 8.