The Week in Drupal: August 12, 2011

A look back at interesting modules, articles and other Drupal news of August 5 - 12, 2011.

Drops of Web

Drupal News

DrupalCon Denver 2012 Call for Speakers

Great Posts and Tutorials This Week

Turning the CIA's Data into Pretty Pictures on Your Site Using Views - uses SPARQL and CIA Factbook data (Part 2 is here.)

Drupal 7 Tip: Adding Contextual Links to Anything

Debugging Email Messages in Drupal

Drupal's Increasing Complexity is Becoming a Turnoff for Developers

A Beginner's Guide to Caching Data in Drupal 7

Interesting New Modules and Themes

Field Display Label - Have a different field label for display and editing.

Ultimate Cron - Includes parallel execution of cron jobs.

Entity Reference - A field type that can reference arbitrary entities.

Node Reference View Formatter - Adds field formatter to display referenced node's data.

WYSIWYG Codemagic - Nice editor for writing HTML source code.

Publish Date - For moderation, use the published date instead of created date in RSS or other node sorting views. Works with Workbench and modr8.

Media and Plupload Connection - Use Plupload multi-uploader with Media fields.

Video Embed Field - Embed Youtube videos by URL with this field.

Wayne Eaker
August 12, 2011