Blog

Skill Level
Blog
0
Posted by Erik Webb on Jul 22, 2015

When Drupal comes out of the box, it's configured for ease of development – not performance.

Blog
1
Posted by Erik Webb on Jul 17, 2015

You don't need to rely only on performance-related mo

Blog
3
Posted by Matthew Grasmick on Jul 17, 2015

There are plenty of tools that can improve your efficiency, but they can become burdens rather than real helpers.

Blog
1
Posted by John Kennedy on Jul 14, 2015

This is a part of our Drupal 8 Ready series of blog posts.

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 9, 2015

In the last installment of this series, we considered

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 7, 2015

Drupal was designed from the ground-up to be modular. Once you install Drupal core, you can add any number of modules to enhance Drupal's basic functions.

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 2, 2015

The quest for improved page-load speed and website performance is constant. And it should be.

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jul 1, 2015

Identity theft and site compromises are all-too-common occurrences -- it seems a day rarely goes by without a news story detailing the latest batch of user passwords which have been compromised and

wildebeests migrating
Blog
1
Posted by Adam Hoenich at Acquia on Jun 30, 2015

Hi there. I’m Adam from Acquia. And I want YOU to adopt Drupal 8!

I’ve been working on this for months. Last year, as an Acquia intern, I wrote the Drupal Module Upgrader to help people upgrade their code from Drupal 7 (D7) to Drupal 8 (D8). And now, again as an Acquia intern, I’m working to provide Drupal core with a robust migration path for your content and configuration from D6 and D7 to Drupal 8. I’m a full-service intern!

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 15, 2015

In business, technology is a means to an end, and using it effectively to achieve that end requires planning and strategy.

The Capability Maturity Model, designed for assessing the formality of a software development process, was initially described back in 1989. The Forrester Digital Maturity Model is one of several models that update the CMM for modern software development in the age of e-commerce and mobile development, when digital capability isn't an add-on but rather is fundamental to business success. The model emphasizes communicating strategy while putting management and control processes into place.

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 11, 2015

One of the major challenges facing every digital publisher is making sure its content will display properly up on every possible venue: desktop, tablet, and phone of course, but also in web service

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 9, 2015

It seems as if almost every Web developer hates using JIRA. Many developers feel it’s tedious, time-consuming work and they’d rather do just about anything else.

But JIRA doesn’t have to feel that way. With the help of some easy-to-learn shortcuts, you can use JIRA more efficiently and have time to do something you enjoy. In fact, these shortcuts are all but guaranteed to make you like JIRA more – or maybe hate it a lot less.

I recently reviewed the shortcuts with Acquia’s India team, and developers there couldn’t thank me enough for simplifying things. As you probably know, JIRA provides bug and issue tracking and project management functions. In other words, it’s useful and often necessary – something not to be avoided.

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on May 29, 2015

As our series continues, let's look at what non-technical team members need to understand about Drupal 8.

Blog
0
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on May 27, 2015

Like a composer who can’t wait to conduct a great symphony, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on Composer, a PHP dependency management tool.

Blog
1
Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on May 27, 2015

Most advice to improve Drupal site performance is aimed at developers and DevOps folks. In reality, many Drupal sites are built by site builders using flexible Drupal modules rather than custom code.

In this blog series, we will give site builders the knowledge and tools to enhance the performance of their web sites, without ever touching PHP or the command line.

The Drupal community is already rich in modules and best practices that can significantly improve the performance of any Drupal site. Now it’s time to take advantage of the community’s hard work!

Skill Level