The Week in Drupal: June 22, 2012

A look back at interesting modules, articles and other Drupal news of the last week: June 15 - 22, 2012.

Drupal flyer

Drupal News

Drupal Global Training Days This Friday, June 22

Drupal core announcements: Help needed resolving Drupal 7.15 release blockers

Great Posts and Tutorials

Module Monday: Security Questions

Building a mobile app API using Drupal, Node.js and MongoDB

Extending Drupal Commons with Feature Alter Hooks

Understanding MapReduce in MongoDB, with Node.js, PHP (and Drupal)

Views Without Views… Introducing “Relevant Content Bean”

Nedjo Rogers and Rosemary Mann and The Open Outreach Distribution - Modules Unraveled Podcast

Automatically backport commits using git

Interesting New Modules

Webform view - Allows you to embed a view as part of a webform. Form elements (checkboxes, quantity selectors) are inserted into each result row.

Dynamic Views Columns - Provides an additional table-like style to views that allows administrators to indicate that only some fields (columns) should be rendered by default but the user should have the ability to add/remove additional fields (columns) through drop-downs below the header and above the filters.

Retina JS image style - Use RetinaJS with drupal core image style.

Select2 - Select2 module adds integration with the Select2 Javascript plugin.

FileField Target - adds a display formatter for field field that allows you to set the target attribute.

IP Subscription - Grant anonymous and authenticated users access to content, based on the users IP address.

Solr Best Bets - Apache Solr provides a feature that goes by the name of “bets bets”, “sponsored searches”, or “editorial boosting” depending on the technology you are used to using. Simply put, administrators can configure which documents are explicitly promoted to the top of the search results or excluded from the result set based on the keywords entered by the user.

Multiple Select Resize - Multiple Select Resize allows the admin user to set the size of a select field by visiting the admin/config/content/multi-select admin page.

STOMP | - The Stomp module implements an alternative Drupal Queue backend for queues supporting the STOMP protocol - such as ActiveMQ, RabbitMQ.

OG access byRole - Control access to OG content by OG role.

Autocomplete FAPI element - Allows you to do autocomplete without including the ID in the text of the autocomplete

Wayne Eaker
June 22, 2012