Mounting Acquia locally with sshfs

One of the things that I've been working on recently as part of my MBOs with Acquia is related to learning and teaching Drupal 8. My latest self enforced task it to port the SimpleSAMLphp Authentication module and create a new and shiny D8 version. After migrating most of the…

Run a Hackathon, inspire passion for Drupal

With a beta release of Drupal 8 just around the corner, and a library of modules that need a stable port (or at least a beta release) on release day, now is the time to get your learning underway and dive in. A brief look at this chart from the…

Core contributor without even knowing

A short while ago I had a conversation with webchick in #drupal-contribute about a Drupal 8 issue I was interested in. The topic of getting a patch committed came up and I expressed my desire to, one day, earn a commit credit. Although webchick believed that I already had credit…