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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21.06.2016
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
Each day, new functionality is being created for and built with Drupal 8. At the same time, more and more Drupal 7 modules are also being migrated to 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: the Drupal 8 Lightning distribution. John Kennedy (johnkennedy on Drupal.org)--Lightning Product Manager and Program…
08.06.2016
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
Each day, between migrations and new projects, more and more features are becoming available for Drupal 8, the Drupal community’s latest major release. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some prominent, useful, and interesting projects--modules, themes, distros, and more--available for Drupal 8. This week: Workbench Moderation. I spoke with Joe Purcell, Technical Analyst and Senior Web Developer with Digital Bridge Solutions; Ken Rickard,…
31.05.2016
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
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: Media Entity. Janez Urevc, aka slashrsm, comes from the tiny and beautiful European country of Slovenia. He was one of the initial founders and leads of the Drupal 8 media…
17.02.2016
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated over to Drupal 8; new modules are also 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 available for Drupal 8. This week: Metatag. We reached out to Damien McKenna, a long-time Web developer who came into the Drupal world in 2008, and is now Community Lead at Drupal agency Mediacurrent. The open and…