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The Week in Drupal: October 22, 2010

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

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Great Posts This Week

Is your website smarter than a 12-year old? - How to use the Readability module to keep your posts understandable.

3.4 Million page views per day, 92 million per month, one server and Drupal - A presentation given at DrupalCamp Toronto on how to optimize the hell out of Drupal. 

The Week in Drupal: October 8, 2010

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

Drupal News

Drupal 7 Beta 1 Released - Yes, at long last.

Great Posts This Week

Spaces_Node Demo Video - I haven't been all that interested in Spaces, but after seeing this, I'm going to have to give it a try. Impressive.

Open Data and Beautiful Maps - A nice video tutorial on using Views for making maps.

The Week in Drupal: October 3, 2010

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

Interesting New Modules

Panels Dashboard - Allow individual users to hide panes within panels. Saves state per user.

Page View Block - This makes a proper module out of a hack we often have to do on client sites: hiding the page view for a content type that you only want to show up in Views. (e.g. slideshow banners)

The Week in Drupal: September 26, 2010

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

Interesting New Modules

Saved Searches - Allows users to save frequently used searches and access them in a block.

Image Fetchr - Pull screenshots from a URL like Facebook link posting. 

Inherited Formatter - This is cool! Have your empty CCK field pull in a default value from another node related by a Nodereference. Great if you have several instances of the same thing. (Example given in the description is Sections of the same Course.)

The Week in Drupal: September 19, 2010

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

Interesting New Modules

Webform Protected Downloads - Serve up files for download to users who fill out a webform. This is something that clients often ask for when they want to give away whitepapers for newsletter signups. We have always hacked something together in these cases, but now we have a simple solution. 

TweetRSS - Simple module that will be tweet out links to new items that are pulled in from RSS. Build your own version of TwitterFeed.

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