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No two Drupalists are exactly alike. But just how much do Drupalists differ from one another? What trends are emerging in the adoption of tools and user behaviors throughout the Drupal community? Take the Drupal user tools and trends survey to help Drupal better serve its community.

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4 Trends for Website Developers

Acquia's Peter Brown looks forward to some key trends will directly impact how applications are developed in the short term. These include increased regulation in Europe, integrated digital experiences, new digital channels, and artificial intelligence.



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Decoupled Drupal Authentication with JSON Web Tokens

Although JSON Web Tokens (JWT) is a younger specification than its more well-established cousin, OAuth 2.0 Bearer Token authentication, JWT has been adopted by quite a few in the Drupal community due to its relative simplicity. In this installment, we explore JSON Web Tokens and how this authentication mechanism can benefit your decoupled Drupal architecture.


Acquia Cloud CD

The fastest way for developers and DevOps teams to deliver higher quality customer value.

Including "production-like" environments (CDE), available on demand in less than a minute, and Pipelines (CDP), for continuous building and testing code on Acquia Cloud.

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Acquia Lightning

Lightning is a packaged distribution of the open source Drupal social publishing system for Drupal 8.

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Acquia BLT

Acquia BLT generates new Drupal projects using a standardized template that is based on Acquia Professional Services' best practices.

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Drupal 8 Free

Try Drupal 8 on Acquia Cloud for Free

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Acquia Dev Desktop

Acquia Dev Desktop is a free app that
allows you to run and develop Drupal sites
locally on your computer. Download the latest versions: Mac or Windows


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A Drupal 8 update, let's grow Drupal, and fostering values and participation.

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