Drupal and Docker the easy way with Lando

Submitted by christophe on Mon, 05/03/2018 - 18:22
Ever thought about spinning up a Drupal 7 or 8 dev environment that is close to your production setup in minutes (Apache or Nginx, PHP 5.6 or 7.1, MySQL or Postgres, or ...)? Even better, you will be able to share the configuration with your team straight on your Git repository as a YAML file. Lando provides development environments (LAMP, LEMP, MEAN, ...) and other recipes for Drupal 6 to 8, Laravel, Backdrop, ... .

React and Drupal 8 with JSON API 3/3

Submitted by christophe on Tue, 16/01/2018 - 22:31
This post focuses on translation issues and various pitfalls that you might encounter while building with React and Drupal: internationalization with and without language fallback, include images with images styles, taxonomy filter, fetch data on the route or the component, sort by weight, deploy in production.

Migrate a Drupal site with CiviCRM from a custom LAMP environment to Virtualmin (1/2)

Submitted by christophe on Fri, 05/01/2018 - 12:13
This post goes a bit against the mainstream, with one purpose in mind: for a low budget, leave a custom LAMP server provisioning for a well maintained LAMP stack that comes with a smart GUI and helpers for common sysadmin tasks like: several versions of PHP, a php.ini for each virtual host, backup system, internal monitoring, Let's Encrypt ready. We will use a Drupal 7.x website with CiviCRM 4.6.x LTS as an example.

Drupal 8, React, Vue, JSON API and ES6 learning resources

Submitted by christophe on Wed, 29/11/2017 - 10:24

You can start your journey with this website from Lullabot education React ❤ Drupal. Then when you are ready to get your hands dirty, give Contenta or Reservoir a try. Have a look at Dries' post about How to decouple Drupal in 2018.

If you are still hungry, here are some clues.
Updated on 23 February 2018

Drupal 8 with Docker CE and Docksal on MacOSX

Submitted by christophe on Sat, 18/11/2017 - 14:56
We will cover here two options to get started with Docker for Drupal: the Docker Community Edition, then a more straightforward way with Docksal. Let's have a look at the underlying stack by starting with the bare minimum Docker setup to have a Drupal 8 site running before switching to Docksal.

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Planet Drupal

Submitted by christophe on Tue, 10/10/2017 - 22:24
In this newcomer guide, you will find:
  • How to accelerate the onboarding process and how to get a fresh Drupal 8 install, for testing.
  • The documentation reduced to the essential for the following topics: tools, projects, Drupal concepts and drupalisms, main events, contribution and service providers.
  • A brief comparison of other solutions, and when to use Drupal.

There are at least 42 reasons to onboard drupalship.org!

Drupalship.org a starter kit for newcomers

Submitted by christophe on Wed, 27/09/2017 - 00:42
Today, building a website in Drupal 8 is faster than ever, even for a beginner. Or let’s rephrase this: it can be fast when you have the right information at your fingertips. The seed of this idea was sown during the session of Dave Hall given in the DrupalCamp Antwerp on September 2017. Just have a look at what follows, it describes the adoption process of Drupal compared to other solutions like Contentful.