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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 30, 2012

The X.commerce website, x.com, provides online communities for PayPal, eBay and X.commerce developers.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 25, 2012

As a result of Randy Fay's blog posts and Drupalcon Denver core conversation on Drupal governance (see show notes for links), Dries Buytaert convened a working group to define the first steps in the refinement of Drupal governance. In this episode, I sit down with the working group members to talk about what they have been working on, what they have accomplished, and what the next steps are in defining what governance in the Drupal community should look like.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 25, 2012

Following extensive collaboration with Jeff Noyes and Lisa Rex of Acquia's design team, we're excited to share an interactive prototype of Drupal Commons 3.x, and we hope that you'll provide feedba

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 23, 2012

In a recent blog post, I introduced some of Acquia's training partners, as a follow up, I wanted to introduce the trainers.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 16, 2012

Michael Cooper, Engineering Director for the Acquia Network ("If it's broken, it's probably my fault."), brought a vision with him when he came to Acquia: a tool to manage, optimize, and secure large numbers of Drupal websites easily. This has turned into one of the Acquia Network's crown jewels, Insight, which monitors hundreds of metrics on live Drupal sites and offers not only alerts for more than 170 kinds of potential problems, it also proactively suggests ways you can improve your site' performance, SEO optimization, and more.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 10, 2012

My name is Nick Veenhof and I've been a member of the Drupal community for quite some time now. (more than 5 years it seems!).

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jul 5, 2012

Katelyn Fogarty, Manager of Online Marketing at Acquia, is a great example of the kind of Acquian who brings a variety of skills and experience to the table – in her case Drupal development and configuration, online marketing, and management – and combines them to perform a unique function uniquely well at Acquia.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 28, 2012

Alex Bronstein talks at DrupalCon Denver about how his job in the Acquia OCTO (Office of the CTO) lets him make a difference to the development and ongoing improvement of Drupal 8.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 26, 2012

This is a guest blog post written and contributed by Bill Hodak, Director of Product Marketing at New Relic, an application performance management vendor and Acquia partner.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 26, 2012

The Finnish national broadcasting company, YLE, must be one of the earliest institutional adopters of Drupal. They go all the way back to 2004 and Drupal 4.3! At the time, the YLE wanted community websites and commissioned Carl-Magnus Dumell, through the IT company he was working for at the time, to find a PHP-based product to launch their social web presence.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 21, 2012

Before Drupal, Chris Strahl had a successful career running his own company, doing multi-million dollar implementations with propr

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 18, 2012

Ezra Barnett Gildesgame is the Technical Lead of Acquia's Distribution Team. He is in charge of maintaining and developing Acquia's two distributions, COD (Conference Organizing Distribution) and Commons, the social business and collaboration distro. (Download them here: https://www.acquia.com/downloads.) His work goes into maintaining and improving these two Drupal products. The direct improvements made to the code go back to the repositories on Drupal.org, of course, but Ezra's work also helps the Drupal product landscape by helping other people working on other distributions.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 13, 2012

Closing the Drupal talent gap 2 ... with Addison Berry, Director of Education at Lullabot. Addison is also the Product Manager of Drupalize.me, a video training portal that offers training resources for helping folks improve their Drupal. Some companies are using these resources to hire junior developers and help them get up to speed faster and more efficiently. A theme Erich Ludwig also addressed in Acquia Podcast 46.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 12, 2012

Most weeks I am consulting with large clients ready to host or tune Drupal.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 7, 2012

In this podcast, I talk with Peter Wolanin and Thomas Seidl, the primary maintainers of the two primary suites of modules for Solr search: Apache Solr Search Integration and Search API modules. We discuss the history of the modules, their different approaches, and recent enhancements that make them more powerful than ever.