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Drupal t-skirt!

by Heather

It's the Drupal t-skirt! You have a pile of Drupal t-shirts, you can knit some Drupal socks (by Emma Jane Hogbin), and now you can complete your outfit with a skirt.

New to Drupal? Learn how to build an event calendar

By Heather James

Events in Drupal

Pretty much every time I run a Hello Drupal course, people want to know more about event calendars in Drupal. These two questions just came into my inbox just this morning:

Q: Is it possible to have different users logging on and updating the events/ and only have access to their own events to edit?
A: Yes! That is included with Drupal core.

1-click Migration to Acquia Cloud How-to Video

It's now easier than ever to get your site setup on the Acquia Network starting with the 2.2 release of the Acquia Network Connector module. Using just your Acquia Network email and password, your subscription credentials will be set and with 1-click you can migrate your entire site to Acquia Cloud.

Drupal for government in Dublin

My colleague, Frank Maxwell, and I presented recently at the "OSForum" - open source forum day for local government in Ireland, after that we received emails from people who wanted to know more. It seemed we needed to do something to suit a bigger audience. We helped out on a "Drupal4Gov Day" with Rhoda Kerins of the Local Government Management Agency of Ireland offices in Dublin. Participants ranged from project managers to developers who work for local government at the city and county levels in Ireland.

Using GitHub with Acquia Cloud

Most Drupal developers are moving towards Git, and many of them prefer to host their Git repos at GitHub for their excellent Git support, Pull Requests with integrated code review, and more. At Acquia, we think GitHub is terrific, too, and like to use it for many of our own public and private projects.

When and how caching can save your site. Part 2: authenticated users

On my last blog post we looked to what Drupal achieves out of the box regarding Drupal caching. We understood how Drupal can cache pages for anonymous users and found solutions to avoid to bootstrap Drupal to serve a cached page (using a reverse proxy like Varnish or redirecting requests using Boost). We also saw that even if any of these tools is used, Drupal is also able to save cached versions of pages in the database. However, Drupal allows to plug transparently other caching backends that are faster:

From the dorm room to the boardroom - Ten years of Drupal growth and success

More than a million served! It’s been just over a decade since Drupal’s inception as an online message board in founder, Dries Buytaert’s student dorm in Antwerp, Belgium. It is now developed and supported by a vibrant, collaborative, international community of thousands of businesses and hundreds of thousands of users. Drupal powers over a million websites of all kinds.

Acquia Cloud By the (Big) Numbers

The Acquia Cloud continues to flourish! We set new records in the last month, thanks to our customers' exceptional Drupal sites, delivering 1 billion page views from Managed Cloud and Dev Cloud alone. When you add in Drupal Gardens, it amounts to over 100 terabytes of content! We’ve set performance records for individual sites as well. A customer’s recently-launched Acquia Cloud site delivered over 25,000 requests/second during realistic load testing — the equivalent of over 1 million unique visitors in a single day.

Drupal's long warmth toward third party code

A friend asked why Drupal has such a Not invented here (NIH) syndrome. Here is my quick rebuttal:

Even before our recent commit of Symfony's Classloader and HttpFoundation components, Drupal core has long history of embracing third party code ...

Acquia Dev Cloud free developer tier

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