Zero to Drupal in 60 Days with Acquia Lightning

Zero to Drupal in 60 Days with Acquia Lightning

To build great sites and digital experiences, you need easy-to-use tools for rapid development, simple page building, drag-and-drop widgets for rich media and content, and an intuitive way to review, approve, and publish quickly.

Acquia Lightning, a Drupal 8 open source distribution from the Drupal experts at Acquia, is the content management foundation that provides these capabilities and more to developers and experience teams in thousands of organizations worldwide.

Watch this webinar, led by Drupal project lead and Acquia CTO Dries Buytaert and Jeff Beeman, Acquia Lightning product manager, to discover why Lightning is the best content management foundation for developers and next-generation experience builders.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • Why Acquia Lightning is the best starting point for your Drupal projects
  • How developers are reducing development time by 30 percent while creating better, more usable sites
  • How experience builders can create page layouts, embed rich media, and create, approve, and publish content easily to engage with audiences faster
  • Why Lightning, on Acquia Cloud, is the secret to building better, faster, and delivering more engaging sites

Watch this webinar on using Acquia Lightning to create Drupal sites faster.

Watch this webinar on using Acquia Lightning for Drupal 8

occurred on

Thursday, December 13, 2018


12:00 PM EST



Dries Buytaert, chairman and chief technology officer, Acquia

Dries Buytaert

Chairman, Chief Technology Officer Acquia, Inc.

Dries Buytaert is an open source developer and technology executive. He is the original creator and project lead for Drupal, an open source platform for building websites and digital experiences. Buytaert is also co-founder and chief technology officer of Acquia, a venture-backed technology company. Acquia provides an open cloud platform to many large organizations, which helps them build, deliver and optimize digital experiences. A Young Global Leader at the World Economic Forum, he holds a PhD in computer science and engineering from Ghent University and a Licentiate Computer Science (MsC) from the University of Antwerp. He was named CTO of the Year by the Massachusetts Technology Leadership Council, New England Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young, and a Young Innovator by MIT Technology Review. He blogs frequently on Drupalopen sourcestartupsbusiness, and the future at

Jeff Beeman, technical director, Acquia Professional Services

Jeff Beeman

Senior Director, Technical Services Acquia

Jeff Beeman has been a Drupal developer, administrator, contributor, and trainer since 2005.

At Acquia, he has provided technical leadership and consultation for clients in the areas of Drupal architecture, development, deployment, and performance.