Converting 7.x Drupal module to 8.x

Ashwini Kumar

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This is PART – I of creating module in Drupal8.

As we all know Drupal community are working very hard in development of Drupal8. So, I thought of writing about converting Drupal 7.x module to Drupal 8.x. Obviously porting to D7 module to D8 module will start when D8 core will get stable. But I was just curious to understand the changes made by community in D8 so I thought to take a dive in developing modules in D8 and along with that learn the changes with some coding , which probably will help at the time of module contribution for D8.

If you are not familiar with setting up D8 instance in your local machine then probably you should go through my earlier blog on Drupal8.

here’s the link :- https://beautiful7mind.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/whats-new-in-drupal-8-and-how-you-can-contribute

So, we will create one custom module in D8. Our module name is “alien”.

Steps to follow:-

  1. Create…

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