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Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data

Course Summary

 Shows how to use the Views module and other add-ons in Drupal to present dynamic, data-rich content.       

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    Course Syllabus

            What you need to know
            Using the exercise files
        1. Data Visualization Gallery
            A yoga studio
            A national organization
            An entertainment company
            An organization with hyperlocal branches
        2. Mastering Drupal's Data-Storage Model
            Planning your site's data structure
            Creating record templates
            Understanding Drupal 7's data-template model (entities)
            Creating categories using two methods
            Creating unusual field types
            Reusing and grouping fields
            Looking at Drupal's database
            Migrating custom fields from Drupal 6
        3. Importing, Connecting, and Presenting Data
            Connecting two fields using references
            Importing data using Feeds
            Changing the appearances of fields
        4. Understanding Views
            Understanding why views are useful
            Learning from built-in views
            Creating and deleting a simple view
            Diving into the Views interface
            Surveying field types
            Adjusting the settings of individual fields
            Sorting and filtering data
            Changing Views' administrative options
        5. Changing the Appearance of Views
            Varying how a view appears in different displays
            Formatting views with grid, list, table, and jump menu appearances
            Rewriting field output for interesting results
            Creating multipart views using attachments
            Styling the output of views
        6. Learning Views' Advanced Options
            Importing and exporting views
            Controlling access to data
            Adding dynamic filters to views
            Extending views with relationships
            Improving data administration with Views Bulk Operations
        7. Working with Locational Data
            Understanding locational data
            Setting up the Location module
            Displaying basic maps with the GMap module
            Displaying custom maps
        8. Putting Data in Other Forms
            Exporting data in simple text form
            Adding dates and calendars
            Displaying content in a slideshow
            Next steps

Course Fee:
USD 25

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5 - 6 hours / week

This course is listed under Open Source , Development & Implementations and Data & Information Management Community

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