drupal 8

Seamless Migration to Drupal 8: Make it Yours

Hi there. I’m Adam from Acquia. And I want YOU to adopt Drupal 8! I’ve been working on this for months. Last year, as an Acquia intern, I wrote the Drupal Module Upgrader to help people upgrade their code from Drupal 7 (D7) to Drupal 8 (D8). And now, again as an Acquia intern, I’m working to... Read more

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Build Your Drupal 8 Team: The Forrester Digital Maturity Model

In business, technology is a means to an end, and using it effectively to achieve that end requires planning and strategy. The Capability Maturity Model, designed for assessing the formality of a software development process, was initially described back in 1989. The Forrester Digital Maturity... Read more

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Drupal 8 - 1st product of the PHP-FIG Era

I was happy to talk with two major contributors to Drupal 8 at the same time at Drupal South 2015 in Melbourne Australia. At the time we recorded our conversation in March 2015, Hussain Abbas from Bangalore, India and Jibran Ijaz from Lahore Pakistan had both contributed well over 100 patches to... Read more

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Build Your Drupal 8 Team: Non-Technical Team Roles & Required Skills

As our series continues, let's look at what non-technical team members need to understand about Drupal 8. Although they don't need to write code and implement functionality, these team members may have responsibility for defining the product or developing the content for the site. These are the... Read more

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Build Your Drupal 8 Team: Technical Roles and Required Skills

Last time, we discussed some big themes your Drupal 8 team should be synched up with, like object-oriented programming. Now we're going to drill down into more specifics on the technical side. Is your tech team full of generalists, or do all your developers have special skill sets and focus on... Read more

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Acquia Helps Shine Spotlight on Drupal 8 at DrupalCon Los Angeles

Here’s an understatement of the year: There’s an abundance of Drupal brainpower gathered in Los Angeles this week for DrupalCon 2015. Here’s another: Drupalists aren't afraid to share what they know to make the Drupal community a smarter place. Thousands of the world’s best and brightest... Read more

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Build Your Drupal 8 Team - Skills for Tech, Non-Tech, and "Bridge" Members

Getting your hands on new technology is the best part of being a developer -- playing around with it, and trying out cutting-edge concepts is challenging. But trying to meet deadlines with new tech, especially if you don't understand it fully? That can mean lots of late nights and weekend work... Read more

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Drupal 8 Will Make a Huge Difference in Development for 2015

The Drupal Community is supported by an active and diverse group with more than 1,136,828 Drupalers in 229 countries speaking 180 languages. The launch of Drupal 8 is going to be more than just a new software iteration, it will provide over 200 new features and improvements. So let’s take a moment... Read more

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A New Way to Plan Your Journey to Drupal 8

Each day I hear something new about Drupal 8 -- the changes and great things it will bring. All of this got us thinking inside of Acquia’s Learning Services Team about what this means to education. With this amazing tool coming to the market, is the way we have traditionally taught Drupal really... Read more

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Drupal 8 + Twig: More Secure, More Power

Originally posted by our partner, Genuine. With PHPTemplate engine, Drupal took aim at following MVC best practices: Let’s separate the logic from the presentation layer. In line with the adoption of Symfony 2, Drupal 8 will replace PHPTemplate with Twig and take this philosophy one step further.... Read more

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