Alternatives to Acquia’s DevDesktop For Local Drupal Development

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Mar 31, 2021

For many years, the easiest and most popular way newcomers to Drupal could experiment and learn was Acquia’s DevDesktop. Unfortunately, Acquia has decided to discontinue development and “end of life” is scheduled for June 30th, 2021. In this video, Rod discusses two alternatives - MAMP Pro (not free) and DDev (free). (links below).

DDev - https://ddev.com
MAMP & MAMP Pro - https://mamp.info

Helpful Guides
DDev:
Excellent book - https://www.ostraining.com/books/local/

MAMP:
Installing Homebrew, Composer and Drush on a Mac - https://www.div.digital/how-install-homebrew-composer-and-drush-mac-osx…

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