Mike Booth, Senior Cloud Software Engineer at Acquia, on tackling concrete problems, file systems, real world Drupal -- and the value of incremental improvement. Part 1 in a series.
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.
I have a theory. My theory is that every single person / organization who is considering building a site on Drupal 8 has created some variation of the exact same spreadsheet. The spreadsheet tracks rows with information, such as which contributed...
There are plenty of tools that can improve your efficiency, but they can become burdens rather than real helpers.
Q. I’m new to Drupal and want to know if I need to learn Composer. Is it worth the time investment to learn?
Recently I began working on a D8 module, but this isn't a story about a D8 module. The work I did provided me an opportunity to get back to my pre-Drupal object oriented (OO) roots.
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
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.
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.