D8: Creating a simple block module

With the first Beta of Drupal 8 released this week on DrupalCon Amsterdam it is time to get learning Drupal 8 and all the changes that are in it. With the adoption of object oriented programming and the Symfony components Drupal 8 is leaping from the procedural PHP 4 style to the full fledged PHP 5.3+ style object oriented model.
Personally I think this is a great improvement and I’m very happy with it. PHP is getting a really nice language with a good object model.
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