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Posted by Will Eisner on Sep 12, 2016

This is Part 4 of an interview with Will Eisner, Senior Director, Product at Acquia.

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Posted by Preston So at Acquia on Aug 29, 2016

As Drupal is increasingly widely used as a back end for application ecosystems, developers of wildly diverse backgrounds are now retrieving and manipulating data from Drupal in unprecedented ways. With Drupal 8 and core REST support articulating an API-first vision for the decoupled future, Drupal is eminently well-prepared to back a bevy of applications with divergent approaches. There's just one problem: non-Drupal developers don't know Drupal.

That's where Waterwheel comes in. Waterwheel is an emerging ecosystem of software development kits (SDKs) built by the Drupal community which ease and accelerate development of applications in other technologies. If you will momentarily forgive the flawed metaphor, Waterwheel helps non-PHP and non-Drupal developers "speak" Drupal.

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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.

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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 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 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 Preston So at Acquia on Jun 16, 2016

With the advent of web services in Drupal 8 core, decoupling Drupal — namely, using Drupal as a content repository to expose data for retrieval and manipulation by other applications — has never be

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Mar 29, 2016

Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated 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, projects, and tools available for Drupal 8. This week: Search API.

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Posted by David Stoline on Mar 15, 2016

Last week the entirety of Acquia Engineering, which spans the globe, was in Boston for Build Week.

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Posted by Jeffrey McGuire at Acquia, Inc. on Feb 25, 2016

Drupal Camp London 2016: 600 Drupalists, international guests, 35+ sessions, loads of Drupal 8 goodness, interesting keynotes, great community

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Posted by Larry Garfield at Palantir.net on Jan 26, 2016

Web developers are discovering that Web services have become critical to interacting with third parties -- whether on Web sites or in applications.

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Posted by Isaac Sukin on Jan 11, 2016

Today we’re releasing a new Log Streaming Chrome extension that allows developers

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Posted by Kevin Hankens on Nov 16, 2015

Acquia Engineering is excited to be open-sourcing Statsgod, a reimplementation of StatsD we created int

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Posted by Jeff Geerling on Nov 6, 2015

For the past few years, I've been fascinated with credit card-sized budget computers, most especially the one that started the current revolution in hardware hacking, the Raspberry Pi.

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Posted by DC Denison on Nov 5, 2015

With the official release of Drupal 8.0.0 on the horizon, "real world" Drupal 8 stories are becoming more valuable.

Now that the train is actually approaching the station, we all want to know what it will be like to get on. 

Mediacurrent, a leading Drupal design firm, got their Drupal 8 ticket punched early. They partnered with Acquia to launch a Drupal 8 site for Manhattan Associates, a supply chain management software provider, back in August, 2015, when Drupal 8 was in beta. The site has been on the Drupal 8 frontier ever since. 

So what has the experience been like? 

A "real world Drupal 8" series from Mediacurrent and Acquia has been telling some backstories. 

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