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Puppies in Layout Builder

Drupal Plans to Push the Page-Building Frontier with “Layout Builder”

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 - 11:03

If you’ve been reading about new -- and promised -- easy-to-use page builders, you many not be aware that the Drupal community has been working on a super ambitious visual design tool, Layout Builder, that will be included in the next version of Drupal, Drupal 8.7, scheduled to be released this Spring, 2019.

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A Developers Guide to Acquia Engage 2018

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 10:42

Acquia Engage 2018, which takes place November 7-9 in Austin, Texas, is a sprawling event, broadly focused on what organizations need to know to stay ahead

Lighting, literally

Jumpstart Your Drupal 8 Adventure with this Webinar on Acquia Lightning

Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 - 11:53

If you’re going to start a Drupal 8 project, and there are many reasons why this makes sense, you should start with

An Update on Drupal's Evolution Towards an API-first Platform

Posted on Thursday, July 19, 2018 - 14:31

When Drupal 8.0 was released two and a half years ago, with a built-in REST API, it signaled the start of Drupal's evolution to an API-first platform. Since then, each of the five new releases of Drupal 8 introduced significant web service API improvements. Drupal 8.6, shipping in September, will also have a new bunch of API improvements.

Recently Dries Buytaert, founder and project lead of Drupal (and co-founder, Chief Technology Officer, and Chairman of the Board of Acquia), published an update on Drupal's continuing evolution towards an API-first platform. Definitely worth a read.

Working Toward a JavaScript-driven Drupal Administration Interface

Posted on Wednesday, May 23, 2018 - 09:45

As more organizations are using JavaScript frameworks to create visitor-facing experiences with Drupal as a backend, Dries Buytaert reports on the progress towards creating a JavaScript-driven Drupal Administration Interface.

geographic distribution of SA-CORE-2018-002 attacks against Acquia's customers

How Acquia Blocked 500,000 Attack Attempts

Posted on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 - 11:15

The Acquia blog has a fascinating and important post by Dries Buytaert and Cash Williams on the recent Drupal critical security vulnerability, and it'


Node.js with Decoupled Drupal on Acquia Cloud: A Great Tutorial

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 14:17

Acquia Learning Services has published an excellent tutorial on how to build a Decoupled Drupal applicati

decoupled drupal

If You're Looking for a High-Level Intro to Decoupled Drupal, This is It.

Posted on Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 15:59

If you've been hearing a lot about decoupled, or headless Drupal, but have been wondering when and how to start figuring it out, we have good news: the time is now, and the ho

drupal + commerce

Drupal Commerce 2.0 Wisdom from Acro Media

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 - 10:36

If you’ve been following the Acro Media blog, you probably know that the digital agency (and Acquia partner), based in Kelowna, BC, Canada, has a special interest in Drupal Commerce.

So with the recent launch of Drupal Commerce 2.0, it made sense to check in with them.


Node.js and Headless Drupal on Acquia Cloud

Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 09:13

Acquia Cloud now supports the use of Node.js in addition to Drupal. Acquia's new application service for Acquia Cloud makes it easy for digital IT teams to build and run JavaScript alongside Drupal. 

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