Posted on Tuesday, November 19, 2013 - 08:10
In order to find candidates to grow your Drupal team, you need to define your requirements. How many people do you need on your team? What skills should each have? How much experience does each need? Read my previous post to lay the foundation for
Posted on Friday, November 15, 2013 - 06:53
In order to successfully create a great digital experience with Drupal, you need a great Drupal team. Building a great team requires some thoughtful planning and possibly widening your net a bit. In this blog series, we'll be looking at the 5 Steps
Posted on Monday, October 21, 2013 - 06:35
There are some excellent improvements to modeling data in Drupal 8, including a number of new fields. This is going to make it easier to model content in Drupal. Let’s look at the image handling in Drupal 8 and what changes are in store. In this
Posted on Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 06:51
Sitebuilders will be able to do much more with Drupal 8 right out of the box. There are many excellent enhancements you'll want to know more about.
Because new Drupal adopters will have the essential functionality of the most popular contributed
Posted on Monday, October 7, 2013 - 08:09
(updated Oct 8- went from 14 contrib modules you don't need to 32! thanks to larowlan, klausi, webchick, swentel, gabor and wim leers for heads-up!)
Over the next couple of weeks, I’ll dig into the main Drupal 8 site building tasks and how they’ve
Posted on Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 06:18
Much of the community is focusing on the improvements to Drupal 8 under the hood. Now, based on modern PHP practices, a standardized framework, and an improved theming system, Drupal 8 brings many enhancements for developers and designers. However,
Posted on Friday, September 27, 2013 - 06:46
Often community managers are moving between a variety of fractured systems. They might have a community discussion in a forum application, but they need to edit content in a CMS. Recently we completed two live tutorials showing community managers
Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 - 12:42
Today we held Part 3 of our Drupal for Project Manager's course with Amye Scarvada @amye. We focused entirely on issues around launching. This is the project manager's opportunity to stave off any potential disasters at the point of going live. It's
Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2013 - 12:03
Today we held part 2 of our Drupal for Project Managers mini-course. Here are the questions Jakub addressed in our interview today. If you missed the session you will be able to watch the recording (recording link coming soon!). Ask your questions
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2013 - 13:00
Today we held part 1 of our Drupal for Project Managers mini-course. Here are the questions Adam addressed in our interview today. If you missed the session you will be able to watch the recording (recording link coming soon!). Ask your questions
Posted on Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 12:09
Are you a project manager working for a company adopting Drupal? Are you new to managing Drupal projects? This course is the right one for you!
This course follows the life cycle of a Drupal project from start to finish and back again and is based
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2013 - 10:45
Here are notes from the 2nd class in our Views mini-course.
Watch the recording Views Mini-Course, Part II: Creating Flexible Views with Drupal 7.
Review the notes and recording from last week.
Sign up to Views Mini-Course, Part III: How to
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2013 - 09:05
I'm delighted to announce that I'm getting my own show at Acquia! *doing tap dance with jazz hands* OK, not a show, more like a virtual classroom! Each Wednesday, I'll be talking you through tutorials to learn Drupal. These will be recorded of
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2013 - 08:00
As part 1 of our 3 part mini-course on Views, I've written up the notes for today's session.
Update: here is the recording
To get the most out of this mini-course, you need to know the following:
How to customize content types (add fields); and add
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 13:15
We work hard with partners to keep a steady flow of Drupal training events in our calendar to bring Drupal training as close to you as possible. However DrupalCon poses a great opportunity for you to get training on a variety of speciality topics.
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2013 - 16:37
By Heather James
If you're responsible for building and skilling up a team to develop Drupal sites, I'm going to introduce you to three inspiring internship programs you should know about. I'm also going to show you what is working in those programs
Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 - 07:26
In my first blog post, I outlined the main sources for fresh news and info about Drupal. In this post, I’ll round up the best blog sources for tutorials in the Drupal community.
Great Beginner Blogs Round-up
There’s such a large volume of great
Posted on Monday, February 25, 2013 - 05:36
If you’re new to Drupal you maybe haven’t noticed yet. Things more fast in Drupal. One of the mottos is: “The Drop is always moving”. It can be hard to find out what new tools and methods are becoming popular and where the action is. Good thing is,
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 - 17:26
In this 3 part Drupal How to series, I'm going to show you how various options for configuring images on your site. In Part 1, we looked at how to tweak the default image options. In Part 2, we saw ways to allow inline images.
In this post, I’ll
Posted on Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 09:35
As a training manager, my job is to help Acquia’s clients develop the skills on their teams through training. I spend time listening to the team leads and matching their requirements to our courses, or our partner's online training services. Over