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Posted by Adam Weingarten at Acquia on Jun 12, 2015

Drupal is an incredibly flexible and expressive CMS and development framework. As a

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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.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Jun 4, 2015

Kanban and Scrum are two different methodologies that can be utilized within your development organization. Both have pros and cons as agile methodologies, and one is often suited to a certain project better than the other. Let’s explore the definitions, differences, and how to utilize them practically for your next development project.

Kanban is a model of continuous slating, or continuous improvement. Essentially, when utilizing kanban, project priorities can change in real time, based on what takes priority at a certain time, so there is a certain flow to the work. Requirements can be added and clients or internal stakeholders can change their minds at any given time throughout the life of the project.

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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.

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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!

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on May 21, 2015

Business is keenly aware of the importance of page-load time, and its impact on conversion and search engine optimization.

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Posted by Danielle Sheffler at Acquia on May 19, 2015

You’re in good hands. A developer is building or renovating your organization’s website, and everything is shaping up as planned.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on May 18, 2015

In the previous posts we’ve focused on defining your requirements and the basics of

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Posted by Danielle Sheffler at Acquia on May 7, 2015

Creating the code that makes a website accessible to all visitors doesn’t have to be as time-consuming or resource-intensive as you might think.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on May 7, 2015

This is the first of a series of security-related postings, which Acquia will compile into a free ebook.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Apr 30, 2015

The Acquia Certification Program has put in place a new credential, the

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Apr 5, 2015

Since we introduced the original version of Acquia Dev Desktop, thousands of people have used it to quickly create local Drupal sites on their Mac or Windows PCs.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Mar 25, 2015

Yesterday, Amazon announced a great new feature for S3: cross-region replication.

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Mar 6, 2015

Every year, brands spend millions of dollars on content management systems to overhaul their digital strategies and create order from the chaos that has resulted from the unprecedented amounts of i

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Posted by Acquia Dev at Acquia on Feb 27, 2015

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