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DDEV-Local Database Management

DDEV-Local provides lots and lots of flexibility for you in managing your databases between your local development, staging and production environments. Most people know about ddev import-db and ddev export-db but those tools now have more flexibility and there are plenty of other adaptable ways to work with your databases. Remember, you can run ddev … Continued

Ten more ways to increase your efficiency with DDEV-Local

Sometimes as the releases go by not everybody ends up noticing new features in DDEV-Local. People liked it the last time we did a “remember these simple new features” article, so here comes another one: Built-in docs: Never forget you can just type ddev (which shows all available commands) and ddev help <command>. Those are … Continued

Sharing a DDEV-Local project with other collaborators

Even though DDEV-Local is intended for local development on a single machine, not as a public server, there are a number of reasons you might want to expose your work in progress more broadly: Testing with a mobile device Sharing on a local network so that everybody on the local network can see your project … Continued

Vote for your favorite new DDEV-Local development environment features

2019 was an amazing year for DDEV-Local thanks to all of your contributions, involvement and experience! DDEV-Local is open source so that we can work together to support a broad range of users using our local development environment across operating systems and PHP projects. We were proud to be able to support DDEV communities in … Continued

How DDEV-Live users contribute to our cloud hosting platform

Last autumn we began early access trials of our DDEV-Live cloud hosting platform for a small group of users in order to collect feedback and build out features together. DDEV-Live is the culmination of years of experience and experimentation amidst maturing technologies and changing landscapes in open source. Our mission is to deliver tools that … Continued

Apache Solr with Drupal 8 and Search API Solr

DDEV-Local’s first official third-party service was Apache Solr, and lots of people have used it successfully over the years. But I never actually took the time to explore what was going on, and to support people who are having trouble it’s best if you actually understand the context 🙂 Since I had to do a … Continued

Drupal deployment workflow on DDEV

DDEV Drupal development to deployment demo! Yes, we’re fans of alliteration. We’re also fans of creating a straightforward workflow for you to take a PHP project from development to deployment as quickly and simply as possible. To that end, we’ve brought you DDEV-Local to get your projects started locally, and we now bring you DDEV-Live … Continued

Introducing DDEV-Live Drupal hosting at DrupalCon

Thank you, DrupalCon Amsterdam! We would like to extend a big Thank You to all the organizers and volunteers who helped make DrupalCon Amsterdam happen! Many community members contributed significant personal time and effort to make the event welcoming and useful for both attendees and those following along online. We were happy we could contribute … Continued

TYPO3Con 2019 Wrap-Up

Thank you, TYPO3Con! We were pleased to sponsor the 14th International TYPO3 Conference in the Hague this October and grateful to be able to support TYPO3 users! The TYPO3 community is an energetic and driven space full of people who are eager to share ideas and get to work making things happen. Thank you to … Continued

BADCamp 2019 Wrap-Up

Thank you, BADCamp! We had a great couple of days out in Berkeley with you all! It was our pleasure to be Exhibition Hall sponsors for the event as well as sponsoring the DevOps summit and DevOps after Dark. That evening event was especially good for having more engaged conversations with many of you this … Continued