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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

TYPO3 Dev Days Wrap-Up

Thank you, T3DD! We had an amazing time at TYPO3 Developer Days (T3DD) in Karlsruhe, Germany this month. The sessions were enlightening, the venue was pleasant and peaceful, and the entire event so professionally organized by punkt.de. We were happy to be able to support the TYPO3 community by sponsoring T3DD and pleased especially that … Continued

How to use DDEV custom commands and other goodies to add zsh

DDEV-Local is a powerful local development tool that many of you are fond of for its simplicity and extensibility. Recent versions of DDEV-Local (v1.10+) add custom commands and loads of other goodies we’d like to show you how to use. In this screencast and tutorial, we’ll show you how to make use of DDEV-Local custom commands, … Continued

DDEV-Local Web Container Customization in v1.8.0

There’s never any end to the number of things you might need to do with the web container to make it “just right” for your project. In DDEV-Local v1.8.0 you can do that much more easily than in the past. Here are a couple of examples of how you might make these modifications, and a … Continued