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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire on May 31, 2016
Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated to Drupal 8 and new ones are being created for the Drupal community’s latest major release. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some of the most prominent, useful modules, projects, and tools available for Drupal 8. This...
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Posted by Nicolás Bouhid on May 31, 2016
Have you ever been asked by a client to export pages or content as a PDF? Yeah, I know that feeling. I think this is one of the most underestimated development tasks in the non-technical world. It is not that easy, and it is even harder to explain. What tool should I choose? Is it compatible with...
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Posted by David Stoline on May 26, 2016
When you spin up sites for a living, velocity is important. The developers at Acquia understand this, which is why we’re always looking for ways to make website development simpler and easier. Because that equals faster. Many of our customers are already using these tools and practices. But we’d...
Posted by Matthew Grasmick on May 25, 2016
It's my pleasure to introduce Acquia BLT, a development tool for generating new Drupal projects using a template derived from our Professional Services' best practices. We began building and using BLT internally over the past year. Our goal was to codify a set of tools and conventions that would...
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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...
At the Chinese Hackathon
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,...