The Week in Drupal: April 13, 2012

A look back at interesting modules, articles and other Drupal news of the last weeks: April 1 - 13, 2012.

Druplicon is Watching

Drupal News

The Future of Drupal Governance: Resources and Next Steps

Drupal core announcements: UI for hierarchical permissions, introducing permission rules

/drupalgive initiative

UX Team update Q1

Great Posts and Tutorials

Faster Mobile Sites

Using field_attach_load() to load one node field programmatically

Multi-headed Drupal

Module Monday: Flex Slider

Larry Garfield and the Symfony Integration in Drupal 8 (podcast)

OpenAid: A Drupal Distribution for NGOs and Non-Profits

Simple HTTP authentication for Drupal sites

Using Homebrew to Support Drupal on OS X

Using Drush to Mass Delete Comments

Do you want a PM day at Drupalcon? and 5 Ways to Get More Project Management Content into Drupalcon Sessions

Navigating your way in Drupal core development

Interesting New Modules

Geofield Proximity - Adds proximity fields and filters to Views.

Commerce Userpoints Grant - Allows you to sell a "points/credits" product and then grant users userpoints based on the quantity of the product within the order. Works with Rules and Drupal Commerce.

Mobile Switch - Provides a simple theme switch functionality for mobile devices, detected by browscap.

Webform CampaignMonitor - Provides a webform component in a checkbox format that lets you subscribe users to specific lists on Campaign Monitor

Path breadcrumbs - Path breadcrumbs allows site administrator to create a custom breadcrumbs for a custom page. For example, if you create a new page using Views module you may want to set custom breadcrumbs for it.

Wysiwyg TinyMCE Clear Buttons - Adds WYSIWYG buttons that allow you to insert a breaking element that will clear floated elements above it.

Mass Apply Filter - This module will run all nodes of a specified content type through a specified filter.

Nice groups - Provides a UI for picking OG audience that's similar to the Tagging module.

Taxonomy Hierarchy Views Argument - Provides a views contextual filter (argument) that takes a taxonomy term id and sorts (and optionally filters) the matching results in order of their taxonomical relevance (first direct matches, then parent terms, child terms, and finally sibling terms).