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Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data: Part 9 of 10Connecting content to existing nodes
Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data
Drupal's built-in data presentation tools offer several ways for web designers to clearly and attractively package their data. In Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data, Tom Geller explains how Drupal handles data so users can set up intelligent structures and implement them with Drupal's Content Construction Kit.
Tom also shows how a data-driven web site can improve its interactivity by using geographic data to connect real-world addresses to maps.
- Importing and manipulating data in Drupal
- Presenting date-formatted information in calendars
- Understanding Drupal's data-query interface, "Views"
- Improving view appearances with grid, list, and table formatting
- Importing, exporting, and cloning views
- Extending views with arguments and relationships
Connecting content to existing nodes
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Tom Geller became involved in computers in 1976, playing "Hunt the Wumpus" on a hardwired terminal that spewed tractor-feed paper onto the floor. He later became a computer journalist, first providing shareware reviews to Apple's "eWorld" online service, and later serving as a reviews editor at MacWEEK. Since returning to freelance writing in 2006 after a five-year hiatus, his work has been published by Apple, Nature Magazine, the IEEE Computer Society, and Chemical Heritage Foundation. He lives in San Francisco. http://www.tomgeller.com
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