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Drupal 8 Module Development by Daniel Sipos

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Tools for developing in Drupal

Drupal is a sophisticated platform, and from the glimpse provided in this chapter, we can already see that there are numerous systems and structures to keep track of. In this section, I will provide tools that simplify or streamline the development process.

Going forward, I assume that you have your own web server stack and your own PHP development tools. However, if you are just getting started, you may want to look at Acquia Dev Desktop from Acquia (http://acquia.com). It offers entire application stacks to get you started on Windows, Linux, or macOS X. Alternatively, if you are even just a bit more advanced, you can consider the Drupal VM (https://www.drupalvm.com/), a Vagrant and Ansible-based local development ...

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