Front-end Architecture

Articles, Case Studies, Episodes, Webinars, and White Papers

Should You Use Web Components in Your Drupal Project?

We cover the benefits and downsides of custom Web Components, and give you some advice on whether you should use them in your Drupal project.

Component Libraries in Drupal

An introduction to the Component Libraries suite of modules and Storybook.js.

The Drupal Theme StarterKit

Matt and Mike have Front-end core committer Lauri Eskola on to talk about the new Drupal core theme starterkit that can be used to generate new themes.

Level Up Your Twiggery

Drupal 8’s templating language, Twig, provides a powerful suite of tools that often go underutilized. Find out how they can empower you and themers of all levels to contribute in a maintainable way.

Kickass Visual Regression Testing with Tugboat

Learn how to easily set up and configure Tugboat's new visual regression testing system.

Measuring the Performance Impact of Third-Party Scripts

Poorly implemented external JavaScript can lead to excessive load times. Here's a guide on how to measure the difference with and without these scripts.

Update on the Admin UI / JavaScript Modernization Initiative

Mike and Matt interview members of the Drupal 8 JavaScript modernization initiative to find out what's going on, and the current status.

Decoupled Back Ends in the Age of Brand Consistency

It may sound surprising to hear about brand consistency from a back-end developer. Nevertheless, brand consistency is a powerful trend that’s affecting how we architect content APIs.