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Drupal 8 Development Beginner's Guide - Second Edition by Kurt Madel, Malabya Tewari, Rakesh James, Krishna Kanth, Edward Crompton, Samuel Keen, Tassos Koutlas, Neeraj Kumar

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Time for action – installing Drupal using Acquia Dev Desktop

If you are using Mac or Windows, Acquia Dev Desktop is the easiest method to develop Drupal:

  1. Visit https://www.acquia.com/downloads and download the installer you need.
    Time for action – installing Drupal using Acquia Dev Desktop
  2. Open the Acquia Dev Desktop file and start the installation process. If you are a Windows user, find the folder that you used to save your Acquia Dev Desktop download and double-click on the .exe installation file.
  3. If you are a Mac user, find the folder that you used to save your Acquia Dev Desktop download. Move the file to the Application folder and double-click on the .dmg installation file. A new folder will pop up, with ...

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