How to install Drupal 8 with Acquia Dev Desktop.
Acquia Dev Desktop is a local development environment for Drupal. You can also use it to sync your site with Acquia Cloud: https://www.acquia.com/acquia-cloud-free.
Go to https://dev.acquia.com/downloads and download a release for your operating system.
Run the installer:
If you can't open it by double-click, right-click it and select open.
Select Open again:
Use the default settings and finish the installation.
Select start from scratch to add a new site:
You will be offered bunch of distributions, select the official release:
Leave the default settings and select Finish:
Navigate to the site address to finish the installation: http://drupal-8-3-0.dd:8083:
And there you go:
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Posted by Samuli Natri on 11 April 2017