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Posted by Corey Wood on Aug 12, 2016

Regardless of the purpose of your Drupal site, it is important that the site be reliably available and performant for your users. For those of us with limited resources at our disposal it isn’t feasible to scale up hardware indefinitely. Thankfully, Drupal provides us with a number of tools in core, and even more in the contrib community, that make caching accessible to even the least technical amongst us. Let’s walk through the basics of the Drupal cache and discuss the importance of properly configuring cache with the goal of avoiding common missteps.

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Posted by Lubomir Culen at Acquia on Aug 10, 2016

Welcome to my series of blogs about debugging in Drupal 8.

The reason why I decided to create this series is that a lot of Drupalists use ”legacy” ways of non-interactive debugging based on php-native commands like print_r(), var_dump(), debug_print_backtrace() or commands provided by contributed modules or themes like dpm() or dump() inside of twig templates.

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Posted by Barry Jaspan at Acquia on Aug 10, 2016

tl;dr: Acquia Pipelines lets you automate building, testing, and deploying sites on Acquia Cloud using tools like Composer, Sass, and Behat.

data science
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Posted by Barrett Smith at Acquia on Aug 9, 2016

The words "Data Science" are not themselves sources of dread in most people.

server room
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Posted by Shawn Volpe on Aug 8, 2016

As Amazon Web Services has grown into the vast platform that it is today, it has created many opportunities for innovation: in how we interact with the products and how we fit all the pieces togeth

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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.

web accessibility image -- a keyboard with an "accessibility" key
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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

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 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.

blt workflow
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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 Adam Balsam at Acquia on Jul 1, 2016

The following post is from the Acquia Lightning blog.

Drupal logged PHP messages on screen
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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 Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Jun 29, 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: Inline Entity Form.

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Posted by Support Goddesses at Acquia, Inc on Jun 23, 2016

One of the best troubleshooters we ever worked with is a former sound engineer. He taught us, “Follow the signal, it’s all signal flow.” Running a website, your stack is the combination of hardware and software that you use to deliver your website and the “signal” is a web request. To understand the “signal flow” of your site, you will need to understand your stack. Understanding how all of the pieces fit together lets you know where to start looking for the problems.