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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11.02.2016
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
It’s DrupalCon time again! Acquia is once again a sponsor of DrupalCon, and those of us who have the chance to take part in DrupalCon Asia in Mumbai, India are getting excited. Some of us (like me!) are traveling a long way to be there and meet new friends from the Indian community. Other colleagues are already part of the Indian Drupal community and are getting the chance to share their knowledge and experience with everyone at the big event on the Drupal…
28.01.2016
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated over 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 available for Drupal 8. This week: Scheduled Updates. Scheduled Updates maintainer, Ted Bowman has been developing modules for Drupal since the beginning of Drupal 6 and has been a core contributor to both Drupal 7 and 8.…
27.01.2016
Posted by John Kennedy
I looked at my Drupal 8 Module Acceleration Program (D8 MAP) Trello board this morning and was struck with the enormity of what we have accomplished over the past 4 months. If you want an overview of the Drupal 8 Module Acceleration Program check out my post on Acquia.com. In this post I would like to share some of our victories, and name those who deserve credit.  The D8 MAP team, led by Adam Balsam, has accelerated over 20 modules including some the most critical…
22.01.2016
Posted by Jeffrey McGuire
Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated over 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 available for Drupal 8. This week: BigPipe. Wim Leers, Senior Software Engineer in Acquia’s Office of the CTO and Drupalist for more than nine years, helped me better understand the power and importance of this module that…