Join Mike, Ryan (Andrew is out this week) and special guest Damien McKenna from Bonnier Corporation for a podcast about this week's Drupal news. Some of the things we talked about this week include Panels 3, Documentation, Motorcycle Maintenance, as well as our Picks of the Week.
- Zen and the Art of Drupal Maintenance - something anyone who maintains a Drupal site should read - including your clients!
- Panels 3 in Beta, http://www.drupal.org/project/panels - it's new, and different - very different.
- The Problem with Drupal Documentation - interesting take on complex issue.
- Fast, Low Memory Drupal 6 System Module, http://fourkitchens.com/pressflow-makes-drupal-scale - useful for large Drupal sites.
- Best New Drupal 6 Theme Releases of 2009 - some great themes to check out!
Picks of the Week - every podcast we each pick a module, theme, or other Drupal-related "thing" that we'd like to spread the word about.
- Mike - FileField and ImageField by Nate Haug (quicksketch) - great new versions of these workhorse modules.
- Ryan - Calendar by Karen Stevenson (KarenS) - Takes CCK or other Date fields and exposes them to views; includes iCal import/export
- Damien - XMLSitemap by Kiam LaLuno ([email protected]), Earnie Boyd (earnie) and Dave Reid - Creates a sitemap.org-format XML file which informs search engines what the key parts of your site are and how often they're updated.
Site of the Week - every podcast we collectively pick a (usually new) Drupal site to be highlighted and discussed. This week's pick is Scuba Diving Magazine - http://scubadiving.com
If you'd like your site highlighted, please submit it here: http://DrupalEasy.com/siteoftheweek
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Good stuff once again guys. I've had a hard time with documentation especially with the Calendar module myself. There are just various ways to go about the same task depending on when someone asked the question, what Drupal version you are using etc. I've been trying to get iCal feed import to work for 2 weeks and I just can't get it to work properly. I really need the iCal events as nodes to use the auto newsletter creation of Simplenews. I'll talk about it with you guy at the meetup. Thanks again for the podcast.
Drupal is burning my brain, I can feel the flames. Thanks for sharing this stuff. Drupal documentation isn't the easiest to understand