About the speakers

Duncan Moore

Duncan Moore

11:00 - 12:00
Talk Topic
Drupal 8 Module Development, from a Drupal 7 Perspective

You have built Drupal 7 modules you know what you are doing and how to get things done. Now Drupal 8 pulls the rug out from under your feet and changes things, what will you do?

  • Run a mile?
  • Bury your head in the sand
  • Find out how awesome Drupal 8 is and get going

In this session we look at how to build a Drupal 8 module and how that differs from Drupal 7. We also look at the Drupal 8 CLI tools such as Drupal Console, Drush and Composer as well as Configuration management and Features in Drupal 8.



Duncan Moore is a senior Drupal developer working with e-Government for Citizens (Western Cape Government). Duncan studied horticulture, and remains a keen gardener; since the early 2000s has been growing PHP-based websites too. He brings his experience in education, online marketing, and development to creating web systems that deliver for site owners, content managers, and site visitors. Based in Obs since 1998 he is no stranger to the Cape Town Drupal community.