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Solr Search with Drupal 8
May 25, 2018 Mike
Search is an important facet of any large website these days. We’d talked previously about why you want to take full control of your site search. Bombarding your users with a mess of links won’t do anyone any favors. One of our favorite solutions ...

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Drupal Drupal8 Howto

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Web Design & Development Process: Part 1 - Aggressive and Relentless Requirements Gathering
January 31, 2018 Clint
This is the first part in a series on how not to ruin your life on your next Drupal project. Sound extreme? Well, if you’ve ever suffered the crushing defeat of working your tail off on a lengthy project only to sit there at the end after launch ...

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Who Uses Prefixes Anymore?
January 3, 2018 Mike
CSS prefixes are useful for getting cutting edge, or at least somewhat modern features to work across the major web browsers. Without using these, you would likely see that your website looks very different between browsers and sometimes it could ...

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Cross-browser Testing Howto

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Headless Testing with CasperJS
November 15, 2017 Mike
Testing is a necessary part of the development process. Without sufficient testing, your project is going to run aground very quickly when you launch and that doesn’t make for many happy people. Human testing can be useful as you can get pretty ...

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Testing Howto

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Git Subtree: An Easier Way to Import a Repository into Dev Cloud
April 24, 2012 Russell
In my last post about moving an existing Drupal Git repository into Acquia Dev Cloud without losing history, the best way I could put together to actually merge in the Git repository was to use a rather obtuse (if effective) git ...

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Acquia Dev Cloud git Howto

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Improving Dev Cloud Drush Aliases to Improve Workflow
April 11, 2012 Russell
Yesterday I went over how to import an existing Drupal Git repository into Acquia Dev Cloud without losing its history, which was great for setting up our existing codebases, but I still ran into a bit of a problem I didn’t like with getting the ...

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Drush Howto Drupal Acquia Dev Cloud

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Moving an Existing Drupal Git Repository into Acquia Dev Cloud without Losing History
April 10, 2012 Russell
UPDATE: Although this method works, there is a much simpler way to bring existing Git repositories into Dev Cloud without losing history. Check out the newer post about using git-subtree for more information. That post supersedes this one.

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