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Posted by David P. Butler on Jan 19, 2018
Acquia Headless Lightning provides an API-first back-end content repository that allows for easy ingestion by front-end applications. Front-end developers requiring a headless CMS or decoupled CMS have immediate access to a cloud-hosted content repository service for development, delivering, and...
waitin' for the subway
Posted by Dane Powell on Jan 10, 2018
Overview Mike Madison, a Technical Architect in Acquia Professional Services, recently completed a Drupal site build for a major public transit agency in the United States. I spoke with him in December 2017 about his experiences using BLT on this project. Mike said that BLT has been a critical...
Front End Frameworks
Posted by David P. Butler on Dec 12, 2017
Developing single page applications? Mobile applications? Signage applications? You are developing digital applications, not websites. Digital customers are driving websites toward digital applications and vice versa. The transition from sites to apps means the separation of front-end presentation...
a coupler/decoupler
Posted by Dane Powell on Nov 28, 2017
Overview Brian Reese, Jason Enter, and Dane Powell, members of Acquia’s Professional Services team, recently released an open-source application that demonstrates how Drupal and Node.js can easily be paired to create beautiful and functional decoupled applications. This demo application was split...
Vurt da furk!
Posted by Adam Hoenich on Nov 09, 2017
This is a fairly advanced topic. If you are new to Drupal 8 development, you probably don't need to worry about this stuff. Ah, the config system. Crown jewel of Drupal 8, amirite? Well, yeah, it’s fantastic and flexible (as is most of Drupal). But if you have advanced use cases — such as building...
journey orbiting
Posted by Barrett Smith on Oct 30, 2017
Acquia's new Journey offering is, put simply, an orchestration engine: providing a means of connecting disparate tools into complex flows driven not just by data but also the behavior of your users. In building out these journeys, I've found the reference to an orchestra to be especially apt. Like...
robot hand
Posted by Jim Ambras on Oct 06, 2017
In my role as a Solutions Architect at Acquia, it’s exciting for me to be working with a growing number of customers who are moving from agile development processes to Continuous Integration (CI) and even Continuous Delivery (CD) processes. Acquia Cloud CD provides the platform to enable this...
Posted by David Myburgh on Oct 05, 2017
The Building a New series is a fascinating, and instructive, window into the eat-our-own-dogfood process that Acquia is going through on our way to a completely new redesign. Check out the series page to catch up with this multi-part epic. This post, by Acquia Senior Engineer Dave...
state of drupal presentation
Posted by Dries Buytaert on Sep 27, 2017
(reposted from Dries' blog: Yesterday, I shared my State of Drupal presentation at DrupalCon Vienna. In addition to sharing my slides, I wanted to provide some more detail on how Drupal is evolving, who Drupal is for, and what I believe we should focus on. Drupal is growing and...
decoupled drupal
Posted by DC Denison on Sep 26, 2017
If you've been hearing a lot about decoupled, or headless Drupal, but have been wondering when and how to start figuring it out, we have good news: the time is now, and the how is watching this DrupalCon presentation by Preston So. The reason: Preston, Director of Research and Innovation at Acquia...