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Posted by Peter Wolanin on Jan 18, 2016
Note (January 2016):  While this blog post was originally written about drupalgardens.com (originally published April 06, 2010), the same basic strategy for updating sites has continued to be used in the Acquia Cloud Site Factory (ACSF) platform that emerged from it. Some of the very specific...
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Posted by Reena Leone on Jan 15, 2016
Each day more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated over to Drupal 8. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some of the most prominent, useful modules that have crossed the chasm. This week: Services. Kyle Browning, Drupalist since 2006 and Technical Consultant at Acquia, provides...
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Posted by Christian Lopez Espinola on Jan 15, 2016
Lingotek’s Translation Network is a cloud-based solution that connects all your global content in one place, giving you the power to manage your brand worldwide. Our technology pairs with the best-in-class applications, such as Drupal, to continuously push dynamic multilingual content to all of...
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Posted by Isaac Sukin on Jan 11, 2016
Today we’re releasing a new Log Streaming Chrome extension that allows developers to see the logs they are generating in real time as they click around their websites. Imagine you run a large e-commerce website powered by dozens of servers, and your customers are reporting problems checking out....
Drupal Global Sprint, 2015
Posted by DC Denison on Jan 06, 2016
Coming right up: a great way to start getting familiar with Drupal 8. It's the annual Drupal Global Sprint Weekend, happening all over the world on the last weekend in January, the 30th and 31st.  Acquia, along with Genuine Interactive and OwnSourcing, will be sponsoring the Boston location, so if...
Posted by Luiz Petri on Dec 22, 2015
Your website has been in production for months. Everything seems great until one day, you get a call. On the line is your client, clearly irritated, telling you he has been receiving lots of complaints about slowness on his website. In order to identify the root cause of this issue, a developer can...
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Posted by DC Denison on Dec 10, 2015
When Acquian-authored content starts piling up elsewhere around the Web, it's time for a Scan. In this edition: 5 handy Drupal modules, a localization client module for Drupal, and some advanced thinking from Drupal's founder on the white hot topic of "decoupling." 5 ways to extend Drupal One of...
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Posted by Rok Zlender on Dec 04, 2015
Rok Zlender is the manager of Site Factory Engineering at Acquia. Previously he was a developer, then Director of Technology, at Examiner.com, a news site that at the time (2010-2013) was the 40th largest site in the US, publishing around 3000 stories a day. Today, Rok is still managing sites at...
Posted by Thomas Howell on Dec 02, 2015
This started out as a very modest project, and then it grew. Like Drupal 8 itself (to a much lesser extent, of course). The Drupal 8 Anatomy Project began back in late 2013 as a small, independent team’s attempt at starting a learning initiative for our support staff here at Acquia. Initially, the...
Posted by Mike Booth on Nov 30, 2015
Mike Booth, Senior Cloud Software Engineer at Acquia, on tackling concrete problems, file systems, real world Drupal -- and the value of incremental improvement. Part 1 in a series. Mike Booth started out in electrical engineering, earning a PhD at Cornell, where he trained in laser physics and...