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Making Critical Updates Easier – What You Should Know

Professional developers–creating open source or proprietary software–have to take responsibility for every line of code they commit to a project. And they have to commit to keeping it up to date. Is the cost and pain of keeping your site updated leaving it open to vulnerabilities? DDEV is here to help make updates easier! The … Continued

Web Development Workflows Simplified

It is DDEV’s mission to create a faster, better, simpler, and more reliable web development workflow. Kamran Ahmed’s Roadmap to becoming a web developer in 2018 gives a bird’s eye view of the sprawling list of technologies a web developer needs to learn and be aware of to master web development today. From scripting languages … Continued

Top Tips for Open Source Contribution Sprints

Open Source community leaders’ tips on running successful contribution sprints – In 2018, many people seem to understand the value FOSS delivers–technical, business, and otherwise. Improved ROI, shared risk and benefit, and not competing in IT when you’re not in the IT business all make sense. We FOSS service providers spend less time nowadays explaining how … Continued

Install, test, repeat – Rapid local development with DDEV

I wanted to know how Joe Shindelar manages to generate and deliver hundreds of hours of Drupal learning content and where DDEV fits into the picture. Joe is ‎Lead Trainer and Lead Developer at Lullabot Education, where they provide expert Drupal training on the e-learning site Drupalize.me.     Joe told me, “I use DDEV pretty … Continued

DDEV – A local development environment that just works

Adam Bergstein (aka nerdstein, VP of Engineering at Hook 42) has been on a long search for the ideal local development environment. Adam has a diverse set of responsibilities at work, analyzing and supporting client needs for sales and another set of needs around his deep involvement in open source software communities and contribution. You … Continued

Removing the Biggest Barrier to Contribution

An open source project needs a steady intake of users who supply feedback and improvements, especially in the form of code. Project maintainers need support from other contributors. To make the flow of contribution, we need to help people over one of the biggest (and often overlooked) barriers to contribution: the local development environment. In … Continued

DDEV Adds Support for TYPO3 CMS

We’re on a mission to make it easier for developers, teams, and organizations to adopt modern container-based toolsets and workflows. To get there we’re expanding our support to new communities and platforms. Today we’re excited to announce that DDEV integrates with the TYPO3 CMS to provide a fast and robust way to work across multiple … Continued

DDEV Adds Support for Backdrop CMS

As part of our ongoing mission to make it easier for individuals and teams to adopt modern, container-based toolsets and workflows, we’re expanding the number of CMSs that we support in DDEV. Today we’re thrilled to add Backdrop CMS to the list! DDEV provides a fast yet robust way to work across multiple projects across … Continued

Saving time and making money with DDEV

Danita Bowman of DSquaredB Consulting wears lots of hats. “My primary role is that I do everything! At her web agency, she’s responsible for web development, deployment, site maintenance, and sales, too. “So the last thing I need is more complexity.” She uses DDEV for her local development because it reflects her approach to her … Continued