Blog

Topics
Experience Express Column graphic
Blog
1
Posted by Preston So at Acquia on May 15, 2018

As we saw in the previous post, core REST only allows for individual entities to be retrieved, and Views REST exports only permit the issuance of GET requests rather than unsafe methods as well. But application developers often need greater flexibility and control, such as the ability to fetch collections, sort and paginate them, and access related entities that are referenced.

In this column, we'll inspect JSON API, part of the surrounding contributed web services ecosystem that Drupal 8 relies on to provide even more extensive features relevant to application developers that include relationships and complex operations such as sorting and pagination.

experience express graphic
Blog
0
Posted by Preston So at Acquia on Apr 26, 2018

As we saw in a previous installment of Experience Express, because Drupal has a HAL-compliant REST API available out of the box with minimal configuration, you can easily provision an API that can immediately be employed to consume content entities and manipulate them from other applications. Now that we have successfully exposed content entities as REST resources, used Entity Access to govern permissions, and customized the formats and authentication mechanisms in use by the core REST API, it is now time to move into actually retrieving and manipulating that data.

Matthew Grasmick and Jeff Geerling presented on Composer and Drupal at DrupalCon Nashville.
Blog
0
Posted by Jeff Geerling on Apr 19, 2018

Fellow Acquian Matthew Grasmick and I just presented

Nashville!
Blog
0
Posted by Preston So at Acquia on Apr 18, 2018

As the weather heated up last week in Nashville and the city's eponymous hot chicken incinerated tongues left and right, something else was burning in the spotlight at DrupalCon Nashville: decoupled Drupal.

Acquia Decoupled Starter Kit for React image
Blog
2
Posted by Jason Enter at Acquia, Inc. on Apr 9, 2018

The Starter Kit includes three separate applications to demonstrate various Headless Drupal design patterns: a React application, a GraphQL application, and a Headless Lightning Drupal website. Each application was created to work in tandem with each other, but also as a collection of boilerplate tools for your personal applications.

Experience Express
Blog
0
Posted by Preston So at Acquia on Mar 29, 2018

Perhaps the most critical piece of any decoupled CMS architecture is the API layer which exposes data in the back end for consumption by other applications.

experience express graphic
Blog
0
Posted by Preston So at Acquia on Mar 16, 2018

Every time I leave the Windy City, I feel something pulling me back. This time, it wasn't the gusts that whip around the skyscrapers towering over Lake Shore Drive.

Acquia Cloud UI
Blog
0
Posted by Cash Williams at Acquia, Inc. on Mar 9, 2018

One of the common issues I've noticed when working with customers is the tendency to treat non-production environments, such as dev or stage, as less important with respect to security.

This is understandable since these environments are effectively disposable and could be rebuilt from production at any time. However an important consideration that should be taken into account is what data lives in these environments.

Photo by Ash Edmonds on Unsplash
Blog
0
Posted by Preston So at Acquia on Mar 6, 2018

Perhaps the most fascinating single fact of the Cambrian explosion is that life on Earth diversified from largely unicellular organism

Photo by Ash Edmonds on Unsplash
Blog
2
Posted by Preston So at Acquia on Mar 1, 2018

At no point in the history of digital content has there ever been such a dizzying proliferation of devices in our lives, and experiences we encounter and consume.

lightning
Blog
1
Posted by David P. Butler at Acquia on Jan 19, 2018

Acquia Headless Lightning provides an API-first back-end content repository that allows for easy ingestion by front-end applications.

a coupler/decoupler
Blog
6
Posted by Dane Powell at Acquia on Nov 28, 2017

Acquia’s Professional Services team recently released an open-source application that demonstrates how Drupal and Node.js can easily be paired to create beautiful and functional decoupled applications. See how easy it was to create the Drupal backend using a combination of Acquia and Drupal community projects such as Lightning, BLT, and DrupalVM. This will allow you to follow the same process to rapidly create your own custom decoupled applications.

stack metrics
Blog
1
Posted by Aaron "Checo" Pacheco at Acquia on Nov 21, 2017

Stack Metrics allows you to see the underlying health of your site infrastructure.

journey orbiting
Blog
3
Posted by Barrett Smith at Acquia on Oct 30, 2017

Acquia's new Journey offering is, put simply, an orchestration engine: providing a means of connecting disparate tools into com

robot hand
Blog
2
Posted by Jim Ambras at Acquia on Oct 6, 2017

In my role as a Solutions Architect at Acquia, it’s exciting for me to be working with a growing number of customers who are moving from agile development processes to Continuous Integration (CI) a

Topics