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Posted by Acquia Dev on May 08, 2015
The Acquia Certification Program is running a test center at DrupalCon LA in room 306A. Attendees can test their knowledge and skills and earn an Acquia Certification credential while at the event. Stop by and say hello! For those who have earned a credential in the past, we have special pins...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 07, 2015
Creating the code that makes a website accessible to all visitors doesn’t have to be as time-consuming or resource-intensive as you might think. All you need to do is follow some simple steps that require a little extra time and effort. But these efforts will ensure that your Web content is at the...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 07, 2015
This is the first of a series of security-related postings, which Acquia will compile into a free ebook. In this entry, we’ll look at the perennial question: Is Open Source software inherently more secure than commercial closed-source software? Securing applications is an ongoing process. It’s a...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 05, 2015
You know how when you're buying a car, and the questions just keep on coming? And the salesperson keeps making roundtrips to the manager's desk? It's kind of like that when you're considering where to host your website. There's always time for more questions. It's one less surprise later on. That's...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 04, 2015
Getting your hands on new technology is the best part of being a developer -- playing around with it, and trying out cutting-edge concepts is challenging. But trying to meet deadlines with new tech, especially if you don't understand it fully? That can mean lots of late nights and weekend work when...
Posted by Acquia Dev on May 04, 2015
Is your Drupal project stalled? Perhaps you don't know exactly what's wrong, but for some reason the project is just stuck. You're eager to take the next step -- if only you knew what that was. If you find yourself in this situation often enough, you might want to consider hiring a technical...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Apr 30, 2015
The Acquia Certification Program published the new Acquia Certified Drupal Site Builder exam this past March and is designed for professionals who build Drupal sites using core and contributed modules. This test focuses on knowledge of Drupal 7 and topic areas including Drupal features, Content and...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Apr 30, 2015
The Acquia Certification Program has put in place a new credential, the Acquia Certified Grand Master 2015 certification. To achieve this special recognition, and demonstrate that you are best of the best as a Drupal Developer, you need to pass the three Acquia Certified Developer exams over the...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Apr 30, 2015
In a recent webinar one participant asked about inline images in Drupal 7. I pointed to a tutorial we have here on Acquia.com, and mentioned the "Insert" module. That sparked another question: "The name Insert doesn't scream 'picture handling.' How can you find the right modules?" Modules in Drupal...
Posted by Acquia Dev on Apr 27, 2015
The Percona Live MySQL Conference was held in the second week of April this year and a lot of sessions were focused on the upcoming MySQL 5.7 release. The week before the conference, Oracle released MySQL 5.7.7 which has the Release Candidate status. Although they're not saying when the GA version...