Troy DeRego Guides Developers Through Local Drupal Setup with DDEV

The author's mouse and cat

The author's mouse and cat

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Troy DeRego, a seasoned Drupal developer, recently shared his insights on overcoming the initial challenges of setting up a local Drupal development environment. He highlights the complexities of integrating custom code with Drupal core and advocates for the use of Docker containers, which simplify the setup process without the need for extensive technical maneuvers. 

Troy DeRego specifically recommends DDEV, a Docker-based PHP development environment, as an effective tool for Drupal development, providing a step-by-step guide on installing and utilizing it to create a local Drupal project. His article serves as both a tutorial for new developers and a reflection on the evolution of development environments, aimed at demystifying the process and encouraging more people to engage with Drupal development.

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