Alex Moreno Lopez

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BLT and DDEV -- Together!

Posted on Friday, November 16, 2018 - 03:22

BLT (Build and Launch Tool) provides an automation layer for testing, building, and launching Drupal 8 applications. It is the default recommended tool used by Acquia Professional Services.

We use BLT in Professional Services to sync databases, manage configurations, create artifacts for deployments, and tons of other things that -- most of the time -- save us time. If you have not tested it yet I’d recommend you to have a look:

DDEV, on the other hand, is a Docker-based, open source tool that helps you to quickly spin up a (local) environment in applications like Wordpress; Drupal 6, 7 and 8; Backdrop, and Typo3. Have a look at

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Decoupling in Drupal: All the Questions You Have, Answered by the Internet

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 - 09:36

I've been interested for some time in this whole idea of decoupling Drupal and decoupled architectures: collecting links, ideas, videos, and anything that I considered useful.

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A Simple Way to Communicate Better with Your Customers

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 - 12:03

Whenever you get into a situation where you are not sure which version of Drupal to use, or you expect to get challenged by a client, my recommendation is to use the approach of putting together th

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10 Reasons Why You Should Start Your New Project in Drupal 8 (instead of Drupal 7)

Posted on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 - 14:02

Sorry Drupal 7, it’s not you, but it’s time to move on... (to Drupal 8).

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