[development] Drupal 8 & Symfony2

DTH david at hartster.org
Thu Apr 5 20:59:46 UTC 2012

Thanks for the replies; it sounds like I should give Symfony2 a decent
go and see how I get on with it compared to my other options. (I must
admit, I'm glad Drupal settled on Symfony rather than on Zend as I've
never really found much joy in the latter whenever I've looked at it)

> A lot of conceptual things like controllers, the kernel, at least some
> event dispatcher bits, etc. will be exposed to module developers.  It
> will not look like the Symfony full stack framework, but learning
> Symfony full stack certainly won't hurt.
> --Larry Garfield
> On 4/4/12 8:20 AM, DTH wrote:
>> I currently use Codeigniter as my PHP framework. I'm considering the
>> pros and cons of moving to a different framework. For non-core
>> developers, how much advantage is there likely to be in knowing/being
>> comfortable with Symfony2 when Drupal 8 rolls around? Or will all the
>> Symfony stuff be under the hood?

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