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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...
Posted by DC Denison on Aug 18, 2015
The release of Drupal 8 will bring many improvements and new capabilities. Recently, Dries Buytaert, chief technology officer at Acquia and the founder of Drupal, sat down with Angie Byron, Wim Leers, and Alex Bronstein to answer a few burning questions about what this new release means in a live...
Posted by Kent Gale on Aug 09, 2015
It’s finally here. No, not the new Star Wars movie. Last month, after much anticipation, Drupal 8 made its debut on the Acquia platform. Drupal 8 offers more than 200 new capabilities for customers of the open source platform. We here at Acquia expect that on our platform, Drupal 8 will further...
Posted by John Kennedy on Jul 14, 2015
This is a part of our Drupal 8 Ready series of blog posts. Read what Dries has to say on buytaert.net. This post will be focused on our push toward Drupal 8 for Drupalists. If you have been wondering when the right time is to start new projects with Drupal 8, you are not alone. We are approached...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Jul 14, 2015
Q. I’m new to Drupal and want to know if I need to learn Composer. Is it worth the time investment to learn? A. The Drupal Association thinks Composer is a solid choice and one that complements the functionality built into their product. In fact, they’ve found Composer to be so useful that they’ve...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Jun 30, 2015
Hi there. I’m Adam from Acquia. And I want YOU to adopt Drupal 8! I’ve been working on this for months. Last year, as an Acquia intern, I wrote the Drupal Module Upgrader to help people upgrade their code from Drupal 7 (D7) to Drupal 8 (D8). And now, again as an Acquia intern, I’m working to...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Jun 15, 2015
In business, technology is a means to an end, and using it effectively to achieve that end requires planning and strategy. The Capability Maturity Model, designed for assessing the formality of a software development process, was initially described back in 1989. The Forrester Digital Maturity...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 29, 2015
As our series continues, let's look at what non-technical team members need to understand about Drupal 8. Although they don't need to write code and implement functionality, these team members may have responsibility for defining the product or developing the content for the site. These are the non...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 27, 2015
Like a composer who can’t wait to conduct a great symphony, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on Composer, a PHP dependency management tool. You could say this blog post is my "Ode to Joy" about using Composer. It was fun watching it update all my libraries on just a single command: composer...