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Posted by DC Denison on May 19, 2016
Can we all agree that it's too early for any kind of definitive guide to Drupal 8 migration? I think we can, so I won't pretend to wrap up the topic with a neat bow on top. Whether your starting point is D6 or D7, it's still an adventure to move a site to D8. It's getting better all the time, of...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 18, 2016
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 with the arrival of Drupal 8, you may be contemplating your first foray...
Posted by DC Denison on May 09, 2016
Hatching your Search strategy for Drupal 8?  You're in luck.  You can tap into two recent blog posts -- one new, one refreshed -- and get a good idea of the State of Search in Drupal 8.  Faceted Search in Drupal 8 Jeff Geerling's Faceted Search in Drupal 8: Using Search API Solr and Facets explains...
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Posted by Nick Veenhof on May 09, 2016
tl;dr Contrib Search maintainers are committed to make Drupal 8 kick ass with Search API. Search is a massively cool technology spectrum with loads of really tough problems such as language stemming, delivering search as a site scales and helping customers actually find what they want. However,...
Posted by Dries Buytaert on May 04, 2016
Republished from buytaert.net Today's third-party applications increasingly depend on web services to retrieve and manipulate data, and Drupal offers a range of web services options for API-first content delivery. For example, a robust first-class web services layer is now available out-of-the-...
My Drupal 8 Path
Posted by Barrett Smith on May 03, 2016
Recently, fellow Acquian Tanay Sai published a blog with a link to the activity cards he and other members of the Acquia India team have been following to learn Drupal 8. Each card is a self contained lesson on a single topic related to Drupal 8: with a set objective, steps to complete the learning...
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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...