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Posted by DC Denison on Jul 19, 2017
When Acquia-related developer content starts piling up around the Web, it's time for an Acquia Dev Scan. In this edition: Taming Expanding Databases in Drupal 8, Reservoir on DrupalEasy, and a Conference for Decoupled Drupal Developers Dealing with expanding cache_render tables in Drupal 8 There...
an explorer
Posted by Colin Calnan on Jul 19, 2017
Now that Drupal 8 is “production ready,” and agencies are ready to expand their capabilities by building in Drupal 8, clients are asking about it, and the community’s focus has shifted to developing for it. Drupal 8’s predecessor, Drupal 7, has been around since January 2011, which means that by...
Drupal 8 Photo Gallery website - home page
Posted by Jeff Geerling on Jul 17, 2017
In this two-part series of blog posts, I'm going to show you how we built a Drupal 8 photo gallery site, integrated with Amazon S3, Rekognition, and Lambda to automatically detect faces (allowing us to automatically identify names!) and objects found in our photos. Acquia Build Week Every year,...
lectronimo
Posted by Sarah Ailes on Jul 10, 2017
With budget cuts and rising expectations, higher education websites have become a challenging balancing act of function and affordability. As one of the main marketing tools to prospective students, higher ed websites increasingly need to do it all. They have to be responsive, accessible, easily...
Lift starter graphic
Posted by Andrea Rosi on Jun 27, 2017
We have all heard the buzz around personalization — the key to orchestrating a customer experience that will drive engagement, conversions, and loyalty. Unfortunately, implementing personalization continues to be a challenge for marketers due to an inability to collect data across multiple customer...
actual waterwheel
Posted by Preston So on Jun 26, 2017
As I've written previously, the Waterwheel ecosystem and Reservoir distribution help pave the way for non-Drupal developers to use decoupled Drupal as a headless back end without having to learn a lick of Drupal or PHP. Thanks to the Contenta team, there is now a growing slate of applications...
proxySQL
Posted by Pim van der Wal on Jun 20, 2017
One of the more interesting products to hit the spotlight at this year's Percona Live Open Source Database conference was ProxySQL. This open source MySQL proxy server has been around for a couple of years now and keeps adding more features. The current release (1.3.6) has the usual features that...
A reservoir
Posted by Preston So on Jun 19, 2017
Decoupling Drupal can be arduous, whether you're developing a Drupal-backed front end or configuring Drupal to be an ideal content repository for decoupled applications. Adding to the challenge is the fact that there is a lack of definitive starting points, boilerplates, and best practices. But the...
Certified!
Posted by Andy Laken on Jun 13, 2017
One of the questions we get most often is, "How do I prepare for the Acquia Certified Developer - D8 Exam?" Now we've got an answer: the Drupal 8 Developer Immersion Course w/ Certification Prep - an 8-week, instructor-led, project-based online course that covers all areas of Drupal 8 and prepares...
project manager managing
Posted by Prachi Garg on Jun 08, 2017
As project managers (PMs), we are often asked to deliver on Key Results Areas (KRAs), to put up “our best show.” Unfortunately most of us think that as a project manager, our only task is on-time quality delivery within a stipulated budget. However, in this rat race, we tend to forget what makes...