The Week in Drupal: November 11, 2011

A look back at interesting modules, articles and other Drupal news of November 4 - 11, 2011.

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Drupal News

Drupal 8 - Core Initiatives Progress Update - 10/27/11 Edition

Drupalcon Voting is a waste of time & resources

Great Posts and Tutorials This Week

Simple guide to install Apache Solr 3.x for Drupal 7

Module Monday: Panelizer

Custom steps and forms in a D7 install profile

Auto-refreshing views for real-time information streams

Solr and OpenLayers in Drupal 7 (Podcast)

Adding color module support to your theme in Drupal 7

How to create Drupal exercise files that work every time

Quick and Dirty Coupon with Custom Line Item and Rules (Screencast)

Remember that the CAPTCHA module disables page caching

How Google and Bing crawlers were confused by quicktabs

Interesting New Modules and Themes

Alert - Allows you to call a drupal_set_message_for_user(), even if that's not the logged in user.

oData - Display data provided by any Open Data Web Services using Views module.

Tadaa! - Easily switch enabled modules and settings for development, staging and production modes.

Views Filters Populate - Use one exposed filter to search multiple Views fields. (such as First Name, Last Name)

Face.com API - Detect faces and automatically crop images with the Imagecache module.

Redirect after logout

Commerce Flat Rate

Profile2 Registration Path - Assign different registration URLs for different Profile 2 profile types.

Commerce Giftwrap