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Front End Frameworks
Posted by David P. Butler on Dec 12, 2017
Developing single page applications? Mobile applications? Signage applications? You are developing digital applications, not websites. Digital customers are driving websites toward digital applications and vice versa. The transition from sites to apps means the separation of front-end presentation...
a coupler/decoupler
Posted by Dane Powell on Nov 28, 2017
Overview Brian Reese, Jason Enter, and Dane Powell, members of Acquia’s Professional Services team, recently released an open-source application that demonstrates how Drupal and Node.js can easily be paired to create beautiful and functional decoupled applications. This demo application was split...
stack metrics
Posted by Aaron "Checo" Pacheco on Nov 21, 2017
Stack Metrics allows you to see the underlying health of your site infrastructure. We want you to have the tools and data you need to make informed decisions. With Stack Metrics, you can gain insights into the health of your fleet and narrow down the possible causes of performance issues without...
empathy
Posted by Prachi Garg on Nov 17, 2017
When I became a project manager some ten years ago, my career mentor told me that to be successful, a project manager needs to be “empathetic.” I did not pay much attention to his advice at the time, but now I realize that being empathetic towards a project allows a manager to overcome many...
Travis CI guy
Posted by Cash Williams on Nov 14, 2017
For the past 6 years, private Github repositories using Travis CI have been vulnerable to a privilege escalation attack. Under certain configurations, an attacker with read-only access to the Github repo could change the code just by submitting a pull request. This was reported to the Travis CI...
Vurt da furk!
Posted by Adam Hoenich on Nov 09, 2017
This is a fairly advanced topic. If you are new to Drupal 8 development, you probably don't need to worry about this stuff. Ah, the config system. Crown jewel of Drupal 8, amirite? Well, yeah, it’s fantastic and flexible (as is most of Drupal). But if you have advanced use cases — such as building...
journey orbiting
Posted by Barrett Smith on Oct 30, 2017
Acquia's new Journey offering is, put simply, an orchestration engine: providing a means of connecting disparate tools into complex flows driven not just by data but also the behavior of your users. In building out these journeys, I've found the reference to an orchestra to be especially apt. Like...
robot hand
Posted by Jim Ambras on Oct 06, 2017
In my role as a Solutions Architect at Acquia, it’s exciting for me to be working with a growing number of customers who are moving from agile development processes to Continuous Integration (CI) and even Continuous Delivery (CD) processes. Acquia Cloud CD provides the platform to enable this...
cog!
Posted by David Myburgh on Oct 05, 2017
The Building a New Acquia.com series is a fascinating, and instructive, window into the eat-our-own-dogfood process that Acquia is going through on our way to a completely new redesign. Check out the series page to catch up with this multi-part epic. This post, by Acquia Senior Engineer Dave...
state of drupal presentation
Posted by Dries Buytaert on Sep 27, 2017
(reposted from Dries' blog: https://dri.es/) Yesterday, I shared my State of Drupal presentation at DrupalCon Vienna. In addition to sharing my slides, I wanted to provide some more detail on how Drupal is evolving, who Drupal is for, and what I believe we should focus on. Drupal is growing and...