Posted on Donnerstag, 13. März 2014, 17:53 Uhr EDT
As a demo for my local Drupal meetup, I offered to show how to use an origin pull CDN to serve the static assets of a Drupal 7 site installed on Acquia Cloud. If you are not familiar with basic CDN concepts and terminology, start by reading this
Posted on Mittwoch, 26. Februar 2014, 14:47 Uhr EST
Update: a textual representation of the first half of this video has been posted.
Two weeks ago I had a great opportunity to spend a few days working with Moshe Weitzman (moshe weitzman), Justin Randell (beejeebus), Alex Bronstein (effulgentsia),
Posted on Mittwoch, 3. Oktober 2012, 20:13 Uhr EDT
Last week the Acquia Engineering team assembled in the office for a week of brainstorming, coding, and fun. One full day (24 hours) was devoted to a hackathon, and we vetted ideas and jockeyed to recruit teammates right up to the 9 a.m. starting
Posted on Dienstag, 6. März 2012, 12:54 Uhr EST
A cornerstone of good Drupal development is deploying your site’s code from a version control system like Git or SVN. A further best practice is to put all your code in a directory in the repository, instead of at the top level of the repository.
Posted on Mittwoch, 20. April 2011, 17:30 Uhr EDT
Acquia Cloud will be adding native support for git soon, but it is already the version control system (VCS) of choice for many developers. You can develop and host existing projects on the Acquia Cloud right now using git–or many other VCS’s:
Posted on Donnerstag, 7. April 2011, 08:19 Uhr EDT
On Monday we made a series of module and service releases to bring Acquia Search to Drupal 7:
The Apache Solr Search Integration project version 7.x-1.0-beta4 includes a number of new features, API improvements, and fixes, including changes to the
Posted on Mittwoch, 30. März 2011, 00:12 Uhr EDT
Would you like to help get the Apache Solr Search Integration module to a stable and feature-full release for Drupal 7? We are planning a virtual code sprint for Friday April 8 through April 13. That spans a weekend with the expectation that some
Posted on Montag, 14. März 2011, 17:02 Uhr EDT
At Drupalcon Chicago, Chris Pliakas and I presented Attain Apache Solr Coding Chops to an enthusiastic audience. While some of the content was similar to past presentations, we updated it to highlight more of the changes in the Drupal 7.x-1.x
Posted on Freitag, 5. November 2010, 22:38 Uhr EDT
The Apache Solr search server that powers Acquia Search has many powerful features. One of the less appreciated ones is the ability to specify at query time that documents matching certain criteria should get an extra "boost" in their relevancy
Posted on Montag, 30. August 2010, 21:51 Uhr EDT
It sounded like a really simple request: "Is it easy to add a search filter for 'My posts'?". In other words, add a search result facet for posts by the current (logged in) user through the Apache Solr Search Integration module APIs?
But then the
Posted on Mittwoch, 25. August 2010, 12:02 Uhr EDT
It is day two at Drupalcon Copenhagan, and Robert Douglass and I presented this afternoon on Apache Solr Search Mastery. While the concepts in this talk apply to the Drupal 6 versions, all the code examples are taken from the Drupal 7 port of the
Posted on Dienstag, 24. August 2010, 05:16 Uhr EDT
Drupalcon has started! I had the pleasure this morning of giving one of the sessions in the first time slot at Drupalcon Copenhagen.
It was treat to present "Drupal Security for Coders and Themers" with Jakub Suchy from Dynamite Heads and one of my
Posted on Donnerstag, 1. Juli 2010, 23:33 Uhr EDT
We have marked the one year anniversary of the our hosted search service by rolling out a significant update with new features and some fixes. This was released Wednesday night (June 30).
Changes for all subscribers:
Posted on Freitag, 30. April 2010, 12:15 Uhr EDT
If you are reading this and Drupal 7 is not yet released, pop over to the critical issue queue and roll, review, or comment on a patch before you go any further!
Ok, done? Drupal 7 is the top priority, but getting people together for the core
Posted on Sonntag, 11. April 2010, 21:07 Uhr EDT
In the run-up to our talk "Apache Solr Search Mastery" at Drupalcon San Francisco, we decided that we would not have time to really cover all the advanced topics in the session. So we're going to put up a couple blog posts before hand to invite some
Posted on Dienstag, 6. April 2010, 20:23 Uhr EDT
In Drupal Gardens 2 month update Chris wrote about a number of the improvements to Drupal Gardens in our last sprint. I want to focus on our solution for a system that now lets us perform Gardens site upgrades with only a couple minutes of
Posted on Montag, 14. September 2009, 21:13 Uhr EDT
As of the final Drupalcon Paris code sprint, http://groups.drupal.org was upgraded to Drupal 6, and its site search has also started running on Apache Solr. Since last summer we have used a scrubbed groups.drupal.org database dump which we updated
Posted on Donnerstag, 13. August 2009, 08:56 Uhr EDT
On July 26 and 27 I participated on behalf of Acquia in a code sprint with a great group of other Drupal contributors at the Zivetch offices in Philadelphia. Aaron Winborn has already written a good summary of the event. I want to focus here on a
Posted on Donnerstag, 5. März 2009, 09:15 Uhr EST
Yesterday (March 4th) Gábor Hojtsy and I presented a Drupal Module Development Kickstart session at Druplcon DC.
This session was part of the "Launch Pad" series of presentations for newcomers to Drupal. While this session required a little bit of
Posted on Freitag, 10. Oktober 2008, 14:53 Uhr EDT
We did a security release of Acquia Drupal yesterday in order to incorporate the security fixes in the core Drupal 6.5 release. One of the internal goals of the Acquia engineering team is to respond to security releases of Drupal core, or any of