We covered a lot of ground in this chapter, by picking up where we left off in the previous chapter, and by creating the necessary components required to implement the hybrid approach. This was achieved by walking through the following steps:
1. We first abstracted out all component functionality into separate classes, where the
ControlBarwas a separate class from the
2. We built a static communication gateway between those classes. For our example, this was the
In the next chapter, we will continue our exploration into other ways to extract data from Drupal by creating lists of content using the very popular Views module.