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On the road with DDEV

It’s the height of tech event season and we’re on the road. We’re proud to sponsor events across our users’ communities. Where we can, we’re attending and volunteering too, sometimes virtually! You can check our event calendar to see where we’re at. Here are some important dates for the upcoming months. Meet the DDEV team … Continued

Onsite Collaboration and Communication

This week is an exciting, and colorful time here in Denver Colorado. We have a broad array of events happening from Denver ComicCon to Pride Fest and our first real Drud Technology onsite. Being part of a distributed company with a remote culture means our communication needs to be extraordinary. Luckily, our team is flexible, … Continued

Set up DDEV-Local from scratch on macOS

In this video tutorial, we’ll show you how to use DDEV-Local from scratch on macOS. With a local development environment, it also means you’re working on your projects without risking injury to your live projects. Follow instructions to install DDEV-Local in the docs or watch this video for an overview. How to install your Docker-based dev environment with … Continued

Docker containers vs VMs for quick consistent local dev

Here’s a well-guarded secret that most developers, teams, and agencies don’t share with their clients: a ton of work is needed just to get to the work. Have you ever lost hours to managing your team’s local development environments? Maybe you’ve enjoyed a few too many coffee breaks while waiting for your virtual machines to … Continued

Why DevOps, Containers, and Tooling Matter in Digital Transformation

The ever-accelerating pressure to deliver faster, simpler, better products and services is industry agnostic; it affects every company in every market. Our ability to wield the powerful but complicated digital resources available to us (and our competitors) will directly predict our place in those markets. Companies adopting DevOps practices are outstripping their competitors in speed … Continued

Open Source Engagement for Business

I’m honored and excited to be speaking about Open Source Engagement at DevOpsDays Boise on June 6th, 2018. See full agenda (PDF.) I’m incredibly passionate about open source, creating successful teams, and helping people.  This talk focuses on some of the lessons I’ve learned through experience. Keystones for successful open source projects Keystones for successful … Continued

Choosing an ideal web development environment

This is a guest post from web developer and trainer, Mike Anello of DrupalEasy. Find out more about Mike. At DrupalEasy, I’ve delivered Drupal training to hundreds of learners, and I’ve produced over 200 episodes on our Drupal podcast about the community and best practices. As someone who has built a career out of the … Continued

Getting On the Same (Web) Page by Standardizing Local Development

As agency teams adopt DevOps culture and practices, their ability to achieve peak performance through continuous improvements on processes and practice becomes limited if they are unwilling to standardize tools and workflows. Having a reliable local development environment is a foundational part of that practice because it is the interface between a developer and the … Continued

Reduce the Time to Onboard New Developers with DDEV

Getting new developers up to speed with your procedures and their projects can be a time-consuming and complex process. Unfortunately, we’re still hearing horror stories at events like Drupalcon Nashville, specifically new hires taking as much 1-2 days to get their laptops properly set up and 1-2 weeks of onboarding before they can deliver code … Continued