The Week in Drupal: December 31, 2010

A look at interesting new modules, articles and other Drupal news of the past two weeks.

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Drupal News

Drupal 7.0 RC4 is released - 0 critical bugs!

Great Posts and Tutorials This Week

Using hook_init() to Include CSS and JS files

A Case Study in Converting from openCommerce/phpBB/Wordpress to a single Drupal/Ubercart site

An improved Webform user interface for Drupal

The Drupal Christmas Song

Plan your local Drupal 7 release party! - A guide

Drupal 7 Release Party List

Interesting New Modules and Themes

Node Gallery jCarousel - Use jCarousel to page through your Node Gallery image galleries.

FlowPlayer Playlist - Integrates FlowPlayer playlist functionality with the Views module.

Ubercart Disable Store - Turn off Ubercart based on certain conditions, like user role.

Wordpress XML for Feeds - Import your Wordpress WXR files with the Feeds module

Signature Field - Sweet! An HTML5 canvas-based signature CCK field. Works with the Webform module, as well.

Blue Masters - A beautiful theme. Not too many of these on

HeadJS - Speeds up the downloading of javascript on your site by allowing parallel downloads.

iTweak Links - Remove some node links, or turn them into dropdown menus.

Webform MySQL Views - This module creates MySQL views that flatten the data collected by the Webform module. If you've ever tried to extract Webform data from the database directly, you know what a nightmare it is. This is much needed.

Netbeans Templates for Drupal Development

Wayne Eaker
December 31, 2010