Join Tom Geller for an in-depth discussion in this video Planning with the calendar modules, part of Drupal 6: Online Presentation of Data.
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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.…Setting up calendars turns out to be a pretty complicated affair, but the good…
- 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