Planning with the calendar modules


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Planning with the calendar modules

So far in this course, we have used dates twice, the first time was when we setup the People Content Type. There, we included a CCK field for the Date of Birth. The second time was when we set up the Event Content Type and used another CCK field to show when that event would take place. We then presented those dates in text format on the screen. But we don't usually look at dates in that form, do we? Now, we often find them easier to understand when we put them on a calendar. Fortunately, the author of the Date Module, Karen Stevenson has also written a really nice module to output date information in this calendar format.

Karen was also very involved in the development of the CCK module by the way, and the Calendar module integrates beautifully with both it and Views. We have already downloaded and installed the Calendar module. If you need any help doing so, see the section of my Lynda.com Drupal Essential Training course, expanding your site's capabilities with modules. Settin...

Planning with the calendar modules
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Planning with the calendar modules provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Tom Geller as part of the Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data

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