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11.02.2016
Posted by Reena Leone
Each day, more Drupal 7 modules are being migrated over to Drupal 8; new modules are also being created. In this series, the Acquia Developer Center is profiling some of the most prominent, useful modules available for Drupal 8. This week: Devel. We sat down with Moshe Weitzman, the creator and one of the maintainers of Devel. Moshe has been a Drupalist since 2001, when Drupal was just getting started. Devel was actually one of Moshe’s first modules; today he has over…
16.11.2015
Posted by Kevin Hankens
Acquia Engineering is excited to be open-sourcing Statsgod, a reimplementation of StatsD we created internally to help scale our metrics collection effort. Acquia developers often create tooling to build, deploy, and monitor applications we run on Amazon Web Services, and Statsgod is one such tool that we want to make publicly available. Statsgod was designed to be highly scalable and easily deployed. Features Added StatsD was originally created by Etsy and we have…
29.07.2015
Posted by Erik Webb
You’d hate to have your business struggle for critical resources such as skilled employees, Internet bandwidth, or even capital. The same is undoubtedly true for website performance.   For developers, “contention” refers to when many website visitors are simultaneously competing for your application’s attention. In this blog – the third in a series about load testing – we’ll look at how you can try to catch a contention issue before it becomes a really big issue.   The…
05.04.2015
Posted by The Acquia Team
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. Over the years we have received a lot of great feedback, and so we redesigned Dev Desktop 2 from the ground up, incorporating the most requested improvements. Thousands of users have tried the beta version, and now it's ready for prime time. If you haven't upgraded to the April 3rd release of Dev Desktop 2,…