How to Set Up BLT and GitLab CI to Work with Pantheon Hosting (Part 2)

This is Part 2 of our article on how to tweak BLT so that it can work with Pantheon. If you want more information about BLT, Pantheon, and our setup, go to Part 1. In this part of the article, we'll go into the details of setting up the CI/CD system in a Drupal project with BLT and GitLab CI.  

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How to Set Up BLT and GitLab CI to Work with Pantheon Hosting (Part 1)

This article will help you make tweaks so that BLT can work with Pantheon. In Part 1, we'll give you an overview of Acquia BLT, Pantheon, CI/CD pipelines and the other parts that make up the system and explain why they're important. We'll introduce a simple use case and set the groundwork for the implementation of the setup in Part 2.

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Growing the Drupal Community in 2020

Last year, I created a presentation for DrupalCamp Atlanta called "Growing the Drupal Community". Since then, it's been my hallway track conversation of choice, and everyone I talk to seems onboard with the goal of growing Drupal. As part of my role on the Drupal Association board, I'm chairing the Community & Governance Committee. We've been having lots of conversations about facilitating community growth, and I wanted to share some of what I've been thinking.

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React Native vs. Flutter: Top Mobile Development Frameworks for 2020

In today's hyper-connected world, offering mobile apps for your business or services have become an expectation. At Evolving Web, we have been actively researching and experimenting with cross-platform technologies. Here's an overview of the pros and cons of React Native and Flutter, two top mobile development frameworks for 2020.

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Acquia Engage Takeaways: Personalization, Integration, and Scalability

Evolving Web attended Acquia Engage in New Orleans last week, an exciting and informative three-day conference where we learned a lot about how different companies are thriving in an evolving digital landscape. We were also sponsors of the event and presented a session on how to create more effective personalization by combining UX research and a strong content strategy. Aside from the fact that New Orleans has great food, music, and people, here are other takeaways from our time in the Big Easy.

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Drupal North: Growth of the Drupal Ecosystem in Canada

There’s never been a better time to be a Drupal user in Canada.

Since I started using Drupal in 2008, I’ve seen anecdotal evidence that Drupal is popular in Canada. Since 2006, and probably earlier, there have been active users groups in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal, that organize regular conferences and meetups. These local groups are key to the Drupal community’s culture of open source and knowledge sharing. So I wasn’t surprised to learn that Canada is fourth in the world in terms of active users on Drupal.org (behind the US, Great Britain, and India).

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How Content Editors Use the Drupal Layout Builder

The Layout Builder is one of the most exciting new features in Drupal 8. It's a site building tool that makes it easier to configure how your content is displayed in Drupal. You can use a drag-and-drop interface to combine fields, nodes, and other content, and actually control the layout used to contain that content.

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Final Thoughts on Drupal North 2019

This year's edition of Drupal North has come to an end and what a great experience it has been. We got to connect with so many people in the community, share our experiences, and learn from others. Here are some of the highlights and key takeaways from the last 3 days:

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