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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...
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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire on May 17, 2016
Semantic versioning special! Every day, developers in the Drupal community work on improving our open source software. So far in this series, we have been concentrating on profiling some of the most useful modules, projects, and tools available for Drupal 8. This week, however, we're talking...
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Posted by Adam Malone on May 17, 2016
In the Open Source community, the best way to get involved, and learn, is to dive in, head-first, at the deep end. This is exactly the reason why we run hackathons: to introduce new concepts to developers in an environment where they can be nurtured. By combining a hackathon with a DrupalCamp,...
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,...
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Posted by Jeff Geerling on May 06, 2016
When module authors decide to port their modules to a new major version of Drupal (e.g. 6 to 7, or 7 to 8), they often take the time to rearchitect the module (and sometimes an entire related ecosystem of modules) to make development more efficient, clean up cruft, and improve current features. If...
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Posted by Brian Silver on May 05, 2016
Acquia Academy is filled with courses to help our community, customers, and partners build amazing digital experiences. Our goal is to advance learners for the next challenge, no matter if they are leading front-end developers, or want-to-be leading developers. For instance, Acquia Lift enables...
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Posted by Zoe Hedinger on May 04, 2016
Shortly after graduating, I found myself an internship with miggle, a UK-based Web development specialist that uses Drupal exclusively. As a web production assistant, my primary role required me to look after the latter stages of a new website rebuild for an organization in the education sector....
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-...