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Posted by Dries Buytaert on Apr 28, 2016
Republished from buytaert.net The one big question I get asked over and over these days is: "How is Drupal 8 doing?" It's understandable. Drupal 8 is the first new version of Drupal in five years and represents a significant rethinking of Drupal. So how is Drupal 8 doing? With less than half a...
Posted by John Kennedy on Jan 27, 2016
I looked at my Drupal 8 Module Acceleration Program (D8 MAP) Trello board this morning and was struck with the enormity of what we have accomplished over the past 4 months. If you want an overview of the Drupal 8 Module Acceleration Program check out my post on Acquia.com. In this post I would like...
Posted by Thomas Howell on Dec 02, 2015
This started out as a very modest project, and then it grew. Like Drupal 8 itself (to a much lesser extent, of course). The Drupal 8 Anatomy Project began back in late 2013 as a small, independent team’s attempt at starting a learning initiative for our support staff here at Acquia. Initially, the...
Posted by DC Denison on Nov 05, 2015
With the official release of Drupal 8.0.0 on the horizon, "real world" Drupal 8 stories are becoming more valuable. Now that the train is actually approaching the station, we all want to know what it will be like to get on.  Mediacurrent, a leading Drupal design firm, got their Drupal 8 ticket...
Posted by Jessica Fujimori on Oct 22, 2015
In our last post, we looked at why Manhattan Associates was happy with Drupal 8 from a front-end perspective. What sealed the deal for them, though, were the powerful ways they could extend and develop Drupal 8 with improved configuration management, a new Web services API, and easy...
Posted by Jessica Fujimori on Oct 16, 2015
Thinking about becoming an early adopter of Drupal 8? Hesitate no longer. More than 400 sites are already running on it. Manhattan Associates is one of these Drupal 8 pioneers — here’s why they made that decision, and why they’re happy with it. Manhattan Associates — a supply chain management...
Posted by Angela Byron on Oct 01, 2015
The Problem I have a theory. My theory is that every single person / organization who is considering building a site on Drupal 8 has created some variation of the exact same spreadsheet. The spreadsheet tracks rows with information, such as which contributed projects the site needs, what URL those...
Posted by Michael Meyers on Sep 18, 2015
In my last post, we discussed the advantages to getting a headstart on Drupal 8 before its official release. Once you make the decision to become an early adopter, you’ll need to put in some work to adopt your skillset and bring your organization up to speed. Based on my experience leading the...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Sep 15, 2015
If you're reading this post in the Acquia Developer Center, I'm guessing that you may have used Drupal before. You might be familiar with Drupal 6 or 7, and with some of the modules that shipped with those Drupal versions. But, Drupal 8 is coming later this year -- a completely re-written version...
Posted by Peter Wolanin on Aug 27, 2015
Security is very hard to bolt on to any software or product after it has been built. Building it into the core of the code helps to avoid mistakes, and thus the upcoming release of Drupal 8 tries to build in more security by default, while still being usable for developers and site builders. This...