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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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.
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.
In the Open Source community, the best way to get involved, and learn, is to dive in, head-first, at the deep end.
Salsa Digital has gifted us all with some truly exceptional documentation of their
Under normal circumstances, accessing government data, creating hacks with it -- even making products with it -- would be seen as irresponsible, and possibly criminal.
When managing a whole government platform, as we do in Australia with govCMS, there need to be layers of testing, staging, and assurance before
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.
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.