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Live tutorial on using Bootstrap with Drupal today!

Our old training site was looking a bit long in the tooth. It was not only Drupal 6, but also had an old Acquia design several versions behind the current main site. It was time for a major update.

Step by step tutorials

Dave Myburgh, Lead developer for Acquia.com recently gave two webinars about the experience. He shares specific tips on what modules he used to keep the development lightweight and flexible.

Learn Drupal 7 theming in fun, friendly workshops - 2013

Learn Drupal 7 theming in English or French in the US, Austria, Canada, France or Switzerland. See the upcoming course dates for 2013.

Frontend United Netherlands 2012

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Join designers, developers & drupalistas for three days of focused workshops, talks & sessions on design, frontend engineering & Drupal at the cool Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam.

Drupal is content first, and that's good

As a Drupal trainer, I am very interested in the results of usability testing because it often chimes with the same observations we make of new users as they learn Drupal. One finding in particular strikes a chord for those who are new to theming:

Beautiful Drupal - growing the designer community and its impact

I'm happy to have seen the good response to my "What shall we do about themes?" post. I'm particularly glad to see a bunch of self-described designers participating, and to see the thoughtfulness of the comments.

From the 50+ comments, a few consistent messages emerged (no editorial pen here; just consolidating / summarizing):

    Acquia Podcast 11: Interview with Mike Caccavano - Tree House Agency

    In this podcast, Robert Douglass talks to Mike Caccavano from Tree House Agency. Mike talks about Tree House and their experience working with enterprise customers on Drupal theming projects.

    S-Files: Customizing a theme with a sub-theme

    This is the first in a two-part post about creating a sub-theme and using the sub-theme to customize the display of a views block on an Acquia Drupal site. The first installment will include creating the sub-theme and adding some CSS. In part two we'll get into updating the theming for a views block.