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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 27, 2016

Module development in Drupal 8 is drastically different from Drupal 7 and previous versions of Drupal. The changes in Drupal 8 can appear daunting at first, but after you learn a few tricks you’ll be surprised by how much you can do with so little code.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 21, 2016

A conversation from DrupalCon Asia DrupalCon Mumbai 2016 with members of Acquia's Pune, India office: Prassad Shirgaonkar, Prassad Gogate, Prafful Nagwani, and Jeffrey A. "jam" McGuire in which we touch on Drupal and community in India, the history of the DrupalCon Prenote, Drupal's multilingual strengths, the Drupal Campus Ambassador Program in India, and more!

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Posted by DC Denison on Jul 19, 2016

Maybe you are already grokking Drupal 8's new configuration management system; maybe you've already absorbed D8's embrace of object-oriented code.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 18, 2016

Each day, between migrations and new projects, more and more features are becoming available for Drupal 8, the Drupal community’s latest major release. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some prominent, useful, and interesting projects available for Drupal 8--modules, themes, distros, and more! This week: Permissions by Term.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 14, 2016

As Drupal begins to be more widely used as a back end for web services and for application ecosystems by extension, developers of wildly diverse backgrounds are now consuming and manipulating data from Drupal in unprecedented ways. There's just one problem: JavaScript and native application developers don't speak Drupal.

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Posted by Danielle Sheffler at Acquia on Jul 14, 2016

As businesses realize the importance of having an accessible website, there is a push to check both content and code to ensure that they are meeting

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 13, 2016

Gregg Marshall contacted me while he was finalizing his book, Mastering Drupal 8 Views, for Packt Publishing. Flatteringly, he asked me whether I'd be willing to write a foreword for it, after having a look at a late draft. I had a look, I liked it, I wrote the foreword and was pleased to run into Gregg at DrupalCon New Orleans. Listen to the audio or watch the video of our conversation. Below is also a full transcript of our chat.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 13, 2016

Each day, between migrations and new projects, more and more features are becoming available for Drupal 8, the Drupal community’s latest major release. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some prominent, useful, and interesting projects--modules, themes, distros, and more--available for Drupal 8. This week: Fast 404.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 6, 2016

The JavaScript renaissance of the last few years has yielded an extraordinary number of innovative frameworks, libraries, and other tools. By combining these technologies with the power of Drupal, developers can create highly interactive and engaging experiences for users of the modern web. React is particularly well suited to utilize with a decoupled Drupal approach and kick your project’s UX into high gear.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 5, 2016

Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated over 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 available for Drupal 8. This week: Google Analytics.

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Posted by Matthew Grasmick on Jul 5, 2016

Deploying your website to production shouldn't be stressful. It should be easy. You should release with confidence.

To make that a reality, you need a repeatable, reliable and most importantly automated deployment process. BLT provides tools for connecting your GitHub, Travis CI, and Acquia Cloud accounts together to ensure that changes to your website are validated, tested, and deployed automatically.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 1, 2016

Vladimir Roudakov and I sat down at DrupalCon New Orleans to talk about an event close to my heart: the 2016 edition of Drupal South. This year, it'll be held in Australia's Gold Coast. Knowing the Australasian Drupal community, this will be a very high quality event in terms of what you'll be able to get out of it. And knowing the location, right by the world famous "Surfers' Paradise" beach, if you're into sun, fun and Drupal, you'll be in for a treat!

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Posted by Adam Balsam at Acquia on Jul 1, 2016

The following post is from the Acquia Lightning blog.

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Posted by Jeff Geerling on Jun 30, 2016

Many developers who work on Drupal (or other web/PHP) projects have error reporting disabled in their local or shared dev environments.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 29, 2016

A lot has changed in Drupal 8, and many people are close to completing or launching their first build. With any new build, you may be wondering how to ensure security and confidence in your site.

In this webinar, we’ll discuss some of the common security issues Acquia’s Professional Services department has found when doing security audits. Most of these issues are based around developers trying to make Drupal 8 work the way it did in previous versions. Additionally, there are some new security features you may not be aware of.

Topics will include: