Talking Drupal
Talking Drupal is a weekly chat about web design and development by a group a guys with one thing in common, we love Drupal. With hosts Stephen Cross, John Picozzi and Nic Laflin.

On today’s show we are talking about Single Directory Components in Drupal, How they differ from Web Components, and what are their benefits with guest Mateu Bosch & Mike Herchel. We’ll also cover Component Libraries: Theme Server as our module of the week.

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  • What are Single Directory Components?
  • Where did the idea of adding Single Directory Components to Drupal come from?
  • Where does support for this stand in Drupal Core? Fully supported? Still need a contrib module?
  • How do they differ from Web Components? (Mike will take this one)
  • How does Single Directory Components make Drupal Theme development easier?
  • What is the point of creating a schema for an SDC?
  • Can modules or themes override SDCs? How?
  • Can SDC be integrated into component library systems like Storybook? How?
  • Any other helpful contrib modules that enhance SDCs?
  • Does this at all help a headless?
  • How can someone get involved or help contribute to Single Directory Components?


Single Directory Components
JSON Schema
SDC Display
SDC Styleguide
Cl Devel
CL Server
CL Generator
SDC Documentation
Mike’s blog
SDC Slack Channel (Components channel in Drupal Slack)
Drupal Board Elections


Mike Herchel - @mikeherchel
Mateu Bosch -


Nic Laflin - nicxvan
John Picozzi - johnpicozzi
Andy Blum - - andy_blum

Module of the Week

with Martin Anderson-Clutz - @mandclu

Component Libraries: Theme Server

This module lets you use component libraries, like Storybook, in your Drupal project, without Twig.js!

Direct download: td416.mp3
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