Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data
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Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data

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Thanks for watching Drupal 7 Reporting and Visualizing Data. I hope this course gives you everything you need to build your data-driven site the way you want it and that it gives you some ideas for creative ways to go further. If you're still hungry for more information, here are some resources. The first thing to do is to get an account on drupal.org. To do that, simply go to drupal.org and click here where it says Log in and Register. Then click Create new account. Once you've done that, you can take part in discussions, join special interest groups, and become part of the larger Drupal community.
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  1. 13m 51s
    1. Welcome
      50s
    2. What you need to know
      4m 50s
    3. Using the exercise files
      8m 11s
  2. 12m 58s
    1. A yoga studio
      3m 18s
    2. A national organization
      2m 51s
    3. An entertainment company
      4m 3s
    4. An organization with hyperlocal branches
      2m 46s
  3. 40m 43s
    1. Planning your site's data structure
      3m 31s
    2. Creating record templates
      5m 40s
    3. Understanding Drupal 7's data-template model (entities)
      4m 27s
    4. Creating categories using two methods
      6m 14s
    5. Creating unusual field types
      6m 38s
    6. Reusing and grouping fields
      6m 25s
    7. Looking at Drupal's database
      3m 50s
    8. Migrating custom fields from Drupal 6
      3m 58s
  4. 20m 47s
    1. Connecting two fields using references
      5m 36s
    2. Importing data using Feeds
      8m 48s
    3. Changing the appearances of fields
      6m 23s
  5. 53m 11s
    1. Understanding why views are useful
      5m 1s
    2. Learning from built-in views
      5m 52s
    3. Creating and deleting a simple view
      5m 42s
    4. Diving into the Views interface
      8m 43s
    5. Surveying field types
      6m 16s
    6. Adjusting the settings of individual fields
      5m 31s
    7. Sorting and filtering data
      8m 11s
    8. Changing Views' administrative options
      7m 55s
  6. 33m 33s
    1. Varying how a view appears in different displays
      10m 10s
    2. Formatting views with grid, list, table, and jump menu appearances
      6m 43s
    3. Rewriting field output for interesting results
      4m 21s
    4. Creating multipart views using attachments
      6m 8s
    5. Styling the output of views
      6m 11s
  7. 33m 56s
    1. Importing and exporting views
      6m 21s
    2. Controlling access to data
      6m 44s
    3. Adding dynamic filters to views
      5m 41s
    4. Extending views with relationships
      6m 24s
    5. Improving data administration with Views Bulk Operations
      8m 46s
  8. 29m 43s
    1. Understanding locational data
      4m 43s
    2. Setting up the Location module
      9m 42s
    3. Displaying basic maps with the GMap module
      8m 37s
    4. Displaying custom maps
      6m 41s
  9. 23m 50s
    1. Exporting data in simple text form
      7m 4s
    2. Adding dates and calendars
      8m 32s
    3. Displaying content in a slideshow
      8m 14s
  10. 1m 20s
    1. Next steps
      1m 20s

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Watch the Online Video Course Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data
4h 24m Intermediate Nov 17, 2011

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In this course, author Tom Geller demonstrates how to use the Views module and other add-ons in Drupal to present dynamic, data-rich content. This course examines several real-world examples of effective data visualization and describes the Drupal data-storage model. The course also shows how to create, format, and style views; control access to data; improve data administration with Views Bulk Operations; and display content as custom maps and slide shows.

Topics include:
  • Planning the data structure of a site
  • Creating record templates with custom field types
  • Connecting fields using references
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Varying how a view appears in different displays
  • Formatting views with grid, list, table, and jump
  • Creating multi-part views using attachments
  • Importing and exporting views
  • Extending views with relationships
  • Understanding and using location data
  • Exporting data
Subjects:
Developer Web
Software:
Drupal
Author:
Tom Geller

Next steps

Thanks for watching Drupal 7 Reporting and Visualizing Data. I hope this course gives you everything you need to build your data-driven site the way you want it and that it gives you some ideas for creative ways to go further. If you're still hungry for more information, here are some resources. The first thing to do is to get an account on drupal.org. To do that, simply go to drupal.org and click here where it says Log in and Register. Then click Create new account. Once you've done that, you can take part in discussions, join special interest groups, and become part of the larger Drupal community.

On that note, one group you might want to join is the Data Visualization group. It's at groups.drupal.org/taxonomy/term/7772. You'll also want to look through the other data visualization modules on drupal.org. You find them by going to drupal.org/ projects/modules, filtering by your Drupal compatibility; in our case, we're using Drupal 7, and then look for Content Display.

There's a lot there which leads us to the last step. Have fun with them. Whatever you do next, I can't wait to see the great things you'll do with your data-driven Drupal site.

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