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Posted by Adam Malone on Sep 27, 2016
Whether you’re outside China and trying to get in, or inside China and trying to get out, a well-known barrier sits between the Chinese internal network and the wider internet. The Great Firewall of China (防火长城) acts as a giant filter between the two networks, restricting access to external sites...
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Posted by Anjali Nikumb on Sep 23, 2016
The purpose of software testing is to reduce issues to a minimal level and to carve out optimal quality for a product. When it comes to bugs and defects, there are different schools of thought, but quality is always the main focus. There is no concrete definition of bugs or defects written in...
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Posted by Will Eisner on Sep 12, 2016
This is Part 4 of an interview with Will Eisner, Senior Director, Product at Acquia. Will’s primary focus is on Acquia Cloud Site Factory, which helps organizations create and manage many sites, from a dozen to thousands. In Part 1 and Part 2, Will discussed how companies often discover, to their...
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Posted by Lubomir Culen on Sep 06, 2016
Before you read this, you should review a previous installment of this series: Debugging Drupal 8 in PhpStorm: Local Web-based Debugging in Mac OS X, Acquia Dev Desktop 2, and XDebug. The reason is that PhpStorm stores a lot of settings automatically when debugging is invoked from the browser for a...
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Posted by Preston So on Aug 29, 2016
Special thanks to Kyle Browning for contributions to this blog post. As Drupal is increasingly widely used as a back end for application ecosystems, developers of wildly diverse backgrounds are now retrieving and manipulating data from Drupal in unprecedented ways. With Drupal 8 and core REST...
Posted by Lubomir Culen on Aug 25, 2016
Lots of people think that template engines like Twig cannot be interactively debugged. I heard this several times as an argument against template engine, and for using legacy php processing like phptemplate (standard in Drupal 7). Well, it’s not entirely true. And even more, debugging Twig is not...
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Posted by Preston So on Aug 22, 2016
Progressive decoupling, a concept outlined last year in Dries Buytaert’s first post about decoupled Drupal, is a compelling approach to building Drupal's front end where content editors, site assemblers, and front-end developers maintain contiguous experiences. For content editors and site...
Posted by Ryan Dekker on Aug 18, 2016
At ClikFocus, we have been following and playing with Drupal 8 for more than a year. This led to our decision to build clikfocus.com on Drupal 8; it really forced us to dig in and experience some of the coolest features that Drupal 8 has to offer and we wanted to get our feet wet. We knew that if...
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Posted by Lubomir Culen on Aug 17, 2016
Welcome to Post #2 in my series about debugging in Drupal 8. If you haven't read my Introduction, the reason why I decided to create this series is that a lot of Drupalists use ”legacy” ways of non-interactive debugging based on php-native commands. Even though it's completely valid to use these...
Posted by Peter Wolanin on Aug 16, 2016
Do you let users upload files to your Drupal site? You know that "user" is a synonym for attacker, right?. To keep your Drupal site secure you need to remember and account for the fact that any string or file upload that comes from a user can be an attack. Even if you don't let users register...