Drupal as business application platform

Drupal was built to be used as a CMS for community web sites. But because of its Lego-like architecture, it has evolved into a platform that helps build web-based business applications, although in a very non-traditional way. That's how OpenCraft has been using Drupal and we aim to share our experience, insights, and future directions with you.

  • The elements of Web business applications: information, business logic, horizontal features, presentation
  • The standard approach: building on Web application frameworks
  • The Drupal approach: composing functionality
  • Concrete examples
  • Things we wish Drupal could do and what we're doing about it
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