Acquia Lightning

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Acquia Lightning is an open source distribution that accelerates the process of building great authoring experiences in Drupal 8. Developers can use Lightning’s lightweight framework, documentation and best practices to develop accelerated Drupal 8 experiences. Lightning’s automated testing framework contains more than 90 automated behavioral tests out of the box and allows developers to implement continual integration pipelines that monitor major functionality, providing a safe environment to innovate with focused tests and modular additions to Lightning.

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28.03.2019
Posted by DC Denison
DrupalCon Seattle is coming up: April 8-12, 2019 at Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington, USA. And if you’re starting to assemble your schedule, which you can conveniently do on the event site, we’ve got a session to recommend: Shockingly Fast Site Development with Acquia Lightning. The session, by Acquians Stephen Raghunath and Matthew Grasmick, is an introduction to Acquia Lightning, an open source Drupal distribution that addresses the…
12.09.2018
Posted by DC Denison
If you’re going to start a Drupal 8 project, and there are many reasons why this makes sense, you should start with Acquia Lightning. Because this flexible Drupal 8 distribution streamlines the process of building and delivering feature-rich Drupal 8 sites. It takes the guesswork out of Drupal 8 module selection and configuration for key features like media, page building, and workflow. The result: Acquia Lightning saves web developers and builders 30 percent or…
19.04.2018
Posted by Jeff Geerling
Fellow Acquian Matthew Grasmick and I just presented How to build a Drupal site with Composer AND keep all of your hair at DrupalCon Nashville, and though the session wasn't recorded, we posted the slides and hands-on guide to using Composer to manage your Drupal 8 sites to the linked session page. I wanted to dive into the session a little bit, because it was popular enough that many people couldn't even get in since the room was so full! Matthew, in case you didn't…
22.03.2018
Posted by Preston So
With its flurry of sessions, events, concerts, and exhibitors, it's a wonder anyone gets any sleep at SXSW, the giant gathering of minds, auteurs, and performers in the capital of Texas. Here in Austin, there's always a sense that everyone is on the verge of the next big discovery, whether that's the hottest new cryptocurrency or the finest taco purveyor. During my second year attending SXSW Interactive, I managed to catch a few fascinating sessions that consistently…