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What's happening with Drupal Yarns?

Mon 18th Jun 2012 -- Lee Rowlands

Just a quick update to all of those who were kind enough to participate in an interview with me during Drupal Downunder 2012 to explain what's happening with Drupal Yarns.

I've not forgotten you!

Things have changed considerably for Nick and myself, both of us have accepted permanent positions with PreviousNext, Australia's largest Drupal Firm. As a result Rowlands Group has effectively wound down all activities.

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Getting Views Bulk Operations working with Draggable Views.

Wed 29th Feb 2012 -- Lee Rowlands

Background

In Drupal 6, Views Bulk Operations and Draggable Views defined views style plugins in order to deliver their respective functionalities. While this is great it meant you could only have one or the other, not both.

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Accessing user's Facebook Photos and Albums with Drupal

Sat 14th Jan 2012 -- Lee Rowlands

One of the options for SendMyPostcards.com is for users to choose from their Facebook Photos and Albums for the front of their postcard.

In this article I'll demonstrate how to use the Facebook Graph API from Drupal to access user's details from Facebook including, but not limited to, their albums and photos.

Getting Started

To get started you need the fbconnect module. The module has a fairly involved install process that includes:

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Building a custom content type workflow with Drupal 7 and the Field Permissions module

Tue 23rd Aug 2011 -- Robert Bromwich

Recently we've been working on an employment/mentoring site with Drupal 7 with a quite complex business workflow. The site features a large number of custom processes that mirror the client's off-line operations.

At many points of the process there are documents completed that build on the workflow. For a number of reasons we've chosen to implement these documents as nodes rather than webforms - including access controls and other built-in node behaviours.

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SASS Mixin for jcarousel, works great with views

Sat 13th Aug 2011 -- Lee Rowlands

Displaying content using a carousel is a common design pattern, and with Drupal it's pretty easy to use views + jcarousel to whip up a carousel for displaying in blocks etc.

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Importing really old Drupal 5 sites into Aegir

Thu 11th Aug 2011 -- admin

Recently we had to take over some old Drupal 5 sites and bring them into our Aegir hosting platform. We had a few problems getting it all running smoothly so though we'd detail the steps involved.

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