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17.08.2016
Posted by Lubomir Culen
Welcome to Post #2 in my series about debugging in Drupal 8. If you haven't read my Introduction, the reason why I decided to create this series is that a lot of Drupalists use ”legacy” ways of non-interactive debugging based on php-native commands. Even though it's completely valid to use these commands to quickly display the value of a random variable, and to do simple (re-)search based on that, they have significant drawbacks compared to real interactive debugging…
01.06.2016
Posted by DC Denison
If there's anyone who has command of the command line, it's Dave Myburgh, a senior engineer at Acquia. Dave has worked with Drupal for 10 years. His very first site went live on Drupal 4.7 – the project started in Drupal 4.6 – and it's still running. He's behind some big projects at Acquia. Day-to-day, Dave runs a team that handles the main Acquia.com website and several others, including this one, the Acquia Developer Center. Recently, he helped in the migration of…
31.05.2016
Posted by Nicolás Bouhid
Have you ever been asked by a client to export pages or content as a PDF? Yeah, I know that feeling. I think this is one of the most underestimated development tasks in the non-technical world. It is not that easy, and it is even harder to explain. What tool should I choose? Is it compatible with the OS of the host site? Is there a module for that? Ok, it’s not impossible, but it’ll take time… Probably more than what your client is willing to pay… And then, the…
25.05.2016
Posted by Matthew Grasmick
It's my pleasure to introduce Acquia BLT, a development tool for generating new Drupal projects using a template derived from our Professional Services' best practices. We began building and using BLT internally over the past year. Our goal was to codify a set of tools and conventions that would allow us to: Easily implement Automated Testing, Continuous Integration & Deployment Reduce project setup time and developer onboarding time Improve the quality of our…