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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...
bug on keyboard
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...
internet speed
Posted by Corey Wood on Aug 12, 2016
Regardless of the purpose of your Drupal site, it is important that the site be reliably available and performant for your users. For those of us with limited resources at our disposal it isn’t feasible to scale up hardware indefinitely. Thankfully, Drupal provides us with a number of tools in core...
bug on keyboard
Posted by Lubomir Culen on Aug 10, 2016
Introduction Welcome to my series of blogs about debugging in Drupal 8. 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 like print_r(), var_dump(), debug_print_backtrace() or commands provided by...
Posted by Barry Jaspan on Aug 10, 2016
tl;dr: Acquia Pipelines lets you automate building, testing, and deploying sites on Acquia Cloud using tools like Composer, Sass, and Behat. Request an invitation to the private beta now. Acquia has a long history of providing cutting-edge developer tools. Acquia Cloud’s Workflow UI, released in...
data science
Posted by Barrett Smith on Aug 09, 2016
The words "Data Science" are not themselves sources of dread in most people. At just four and seven letters, respectively, they're almost too cute to be really off-putting like some of the other terms you come across when you begin digging into the field; terms like "k-nearest neighbors" or "...
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Posted by Shawn Volpe on Aug 08, 2016
As Amazon Web Services has grown into the vast platform that it is today, it has created many opportunities for innovation: in how we interact with the products and how we fit all the pieces together. AWS's API-based nature has allowed an ecosystem of products to arise, all piggybacking on each...
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Posted by DC Denison on Jul 19, 2016
Maybe you are already grokking Drupal 8's new configuration management system; maybe you've already absorbed D8's embrace of object-oriented code. But that doesn't mean you should scoff at easy on-ramp introductions to Drupal 8. Solid overviews of Drupal 8 can be tremendously valuable when you're...