The Week in Drupal: December 10, 2010

A look at interesting new modules, articles and other Drupal news of this week.

Frozen Raindrop

Drupal News

Drupal 7 Release Candidate 2 (RC2) is Out!

DrupalCon Chicago Session Voting is Now Open

Great Posts and Tutorials This Week

Improve Javascript Loading with Head JS - Includes code for Drupal 6 and 7. (D6 code in comments)

7 Ways to Scale the Learning Brick Wall of Drupal - A good list of resources. We also do Drupal Training in Michigan, in addition to the trainers listed.

Interesting New Modules

Media: Facebook - Embed Facebook images into content.

Botcha Spam Prevention - Adds extra hidden fields to forms that trick spam bots into to filling them out, at which point they are blocked.

SlideDeck for Views - SlideDeck is a slick accordion-style slideshow jQuery plugin. This module integrates it with Views.

Feeds: Youtube - Import Youtube videos to your site with the Feeds module.

Production Check and Production Monitor - Like a pre-launch checklist. Checks SEO, error logging and other important settings to make sure they are ready to go live.

Field Injector - Display CCK fields inside other fields, like putting an Imagefield image after the first paragraph. (Drupal 7 only)

Ubercart Option Categories - Group your Ubercart dropdown attributes into categories.

Comment Registration - Register new users inline with adding their first comment.

Panels Regions - Remove certain regions in specific Panels variants.

Wayne Eaker
December 10, 2010