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Samuli Natri 2017.04.11
Entrepreneur. Software developer since the 90's.
Attended Helsinki University Of Technology (Computer Science) and Helsinki University (Social Sciences).

Drupal - How To Install Drupal With Acquia Dev Desktop

Tutorial on how to use Acquia Dev Desktop to install Drupal.

Go to Acquia Downloads and download a release for your operating system.

Run the installer:

If you can't open it by double-click in OS X, 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:

Check How To Install Drupal With MAMP tutorial for info about the last state of the installation.

And there you go: