Drupal 8 Learning Series: 2. Disable Cache in a Devel Environment

If you've developed in Drupal before you're familiar with the classic question "have you cleared the cache?". If you haven't developed in Drupal before, let me ask you this: – Have you cleared the cache?

To do any kind of decent development you need a non-cached environment, so that changes you make to the code are reflected upon reloading in the browser. In this second article of the Drupal 8 Learning Series we'll look into how to configure your cool new D8 project for development.

Drupal 8 Learning Series: 1. Create a child theme

Where should an aspiring web developer who wants to try out Drupal 8 begin? In a series of posts I’ll walk you through a few basic exercises to help you get acquainted with Drupal 8.

If you’re already a real pro scooting around D8 in your coding skills equivalent of a jetski – this content is clearly not for you. But if you feel a bit lost where to start and want to try out some basic Drupal development you’re welcome to read along.

Filter content in a Drupal View with AJAX

When displaying Drupal content through Views you’d sometimes like the user to be able to dynamically filter the content from a list of links. Ajax is already part of Drupal 8 Views. This is how you change the default <select> list into themable links.

Update 2018-01-05: Some of my readers have had trouble getting this to work properly. So I've added a demo module that you can download from GitHub to get working code including a preconfigured view. Remember to clear Drupals' cache after installing it.