Adam Malone

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Cultivating Open Source and Drupal in China

Posted on Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 09:18

Following on from my previous blog posts around how Drupal and open-source are growing in China, we must start looking at how the overall ecosystem can be nurtured to turn one of the most populous countries in the world on to Drupal.

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Evaluating the Chinese Developer Community

Posted on Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 10:18

In the previous articles in this series, we’ve talked a lot about the technical solution to the challenges that deploying websites to China brings with it. What’s not been discussed so far is quite possibly even more important: the people aspect. In this post, let's look at China from the point of view of Chinese developers.

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How to Get Behind the Great Firewall of China

Posted on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 - 10:10

Whether you’re outside China and trying to get in, or inside China and trying to get out, a well-known barrier sits between the Chinese internal network and the wider internet.

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Drupal in China: Impressions after a Hackathon and a DrupalCamp

Posted on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 - 10:49

In the Open Source community, the best way to get involved, and learn, is to dive in, head-first, at the deep end.

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Six Insights from the govCMS Project That Will Enhance Any Project

Posted on Monday, February 8, 2016 - 17:19

Salsa Digital has gifted us all with some truly exceptional documentation of their

Hacking the Government: An Acquian Helps Push Australia Further Towards Open Data

Posted on Monday, November 30, 2015 - 11:48

Under normal circumstances, accessing government data, creating hacks with it -- even making products with it -- would be seen as irresponsible, and possibly criminal.

Automated Testing and govCMS

Posted on Friday, October 23, 2015 - 14:36

When managing a whole government platform, as we do in Australia with govCMS, there need to be layers of testing, staging, and assurance before

Protect Your Drupal Website with Permissions

Posted on Friday, September 11, 2015 - 13:30

Regardless of whether you’re developing a Drupal website or a Drupal module, you have to be aware of how visitors and users will interact with things.

Building Drupal Web Sites in China: The Existing Landscape

Posted on Thursday, September 3, 2015 - 13:02

After working with both Chinese customers and global customers with a Chinese user base, we at Acquia have developed an understanding not only of the sometimes difficult requirements faced, but also the existing state of both sites and platforms.

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