Upgrade YOUR module to Drupal 8

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Drupal 8 is in API freeze and headed for its first beta. Now is the time to start upgrading contributed modules so that they're ready the day 8.0 is released. We'll begin with a quick overview of how to start the module upgrade process, and provide some brief information about new Drupal 8 APIs, including:

Drupal 8 Entity API

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Developers will get to know the new API, learn about the ideas behind the API design and see how the API can be used to manage your data.

The Search API in Drupal 8

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Since the release of Drupal 7, the Search API module (along with its numerous extensions) has been providing a new, flexible way of creating searches in Drupal. It was considered as a model for core search in Drupal 8 at some point and is now used on Drupal.org for issue queue searches. However, as it was designed almost from scratch for Drupal 7, numerous shortcomings were identified in its architecture since its creation.