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Drupal Rules How-to

By : Robert Varkonyi
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Drupal Rules How-to

By: Robert Varkonyi

Overview of this book

Rules is what every Drupal site builder and developer has to use when creating event ñ action-based applications. The framework provides a highly flexible way to create sophisticated, condition-based functions any Drupal based system into an interactive application. Rules makes Drupal rule the CMS world."Drupal Rules How-to" is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear step-by-step exercises, which will help you take advantage of the real power of the Rules framework, and understand how to use it on a site builder and developer levelThis book demonstrates the power and flexibility of the Rules framework. It discusses the main aspects of the module both from the site builder and developer perspective, from basic and advanced Rule configurations using Events, Conditions, Actions and Components to getting familiar with the Rules API. You will also learn how to use additional modules together with Rules to further extend the possibilities of your Drupal system, such as Rules Scheduler to schedule the execution of your Rule configurations and Views Bulk Operations to execute Rule configurations on a view result list. The book also demonstrates the main API features that enable you to create your own Events, Conditions and Actions, provide new data types to Rules and execute your configurations programmatically
Table of Contents (7 chapters)

About the Reviewers

Sree (a.k.a Veturi JV Subramanyeswari) is currently working as a Solution Architect at a well known software consulting MNC in India. Prior to joining this company, she served few Indian MNCs, many startups, and R&D sectors in various roles such as, programmer, tech lead, research assistant, Architect, and so on. She has around more than eight years of working experience in web technologies covering media and entertainment, publishing, healthcare, enterprise architecture, manufacturing, public sector, defense communication, gaming, and so on. She is also a well known speaker who delivers talks on Drupal, Open Source, PHP, Women in Technology, and other such topics.

She reviewed other tech books such as:

  • DevOps

  • Twitter Bootstrap

  • Drupal 7 Multi Sites Configuration

  • Building Powerful and Robust Websites with Drupal 6

  • Drupal 6 Module development

  • PHP Team Development

  • Drupal-6-site-blueprints

  • Drupal 6 Attachment Views

  • Drupal E-Commerce with Ubercart 2.x

  • Drupal 7: First Look

  • Twitter bootstrap

  • Drupal SEO

  • and many more

Liran Tal is a leading software developer, expert Linux engineer, and an avid supporter of the open source movement. In 2007, he has redefined network RADIUS management by establishing daloRADIUS, a world-recognized and industry-leading open source project.

Liran currently works at HP, leading the development team on a Drupal based collaboration platform in HP's Live Network department.

At HPLN, Liran plays a key role in system architecture design, shaping the technology strategy from planning and development to deployment, and maintenance in HP's IaaS cloud. Acting as the technological focal point, he loves mentoring his team mates, drive for better code methodology, and seek out innovative solutions to support business strategies.

He graduated cum laude in his Bachelor of Business and Information Systems Analysis studies and enjoys spending his time playing the guitar, hacking all things based on Linux, and continuously experimenting with and contributing to open source projects.