Instructional

Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce

Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce shows how to build an online store using Drupal Commerce, a set of modules that extend Drupal. The course demonstrates the basics of configuring a store, processing a payment, and charging for shipping and taxes, as well as creating, displaying, and categorizing products. The course also explains how to integrate a store into a Drupal site, customize a store's appearance, and increase site traffic using search engine optimization (SEO) techniques. Exercise files accompany the course.
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Screenshot of Create Your First Online Store with Drupal Commerce
Date of publication: 
Thu, 11/17/2011

Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data

This course demonstrates how to use the Views module and other add-ons in Drupal to present dynamic, data-rich content. The course examines several real-world examples of effective data visualization and describes the Drupal data-storage model. The course also shows how to create, format, and style views; control access to data; improve data administration with Views Bulk Operations; and display content as custom maps and slide shows. Exercise files accompany the course.
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Screenshot of intro to Drupal 7: Reporting and Visualizing Data
Date of publication: 
Thu, 11/17/2011

Migrating a Web Site to Drupal

White paper to help clients define strategies and tactics for moving their web site to the content-management system Drupal.

Cover of "Migrating a Web Site to Drupal" white paper
Date of publication: 
Thu, 07/15/2010

Intego VirusBarrier X6 user manual

A bottom-up rewrite of the previous version's manual.

Top of VirusBarrier X6 user manual
Date of publication: 
Wed, 01/20/2010

Adapting four user manuals to HTML

Took user manuals in Microsoft Word format and adapted them for online reading, which included new screen shots and some reorganization of material. The four manuals were ContentBarrier, Personal Antispam, Personal Backup, and FileGuard.

Decorative graphic to depict the conversion process
Date of publication: 
Tue, 04/13/2010

Guide to Large-scale Publishing with Drupal

White paper that explores Drupal as an online publishing system for newspapers and magazines.

Cover of "Guide to Large-scale Publishing with Drupal" paper
Date of publication: 
Fri, 04/16/2010

Intego VirusBarrier Server 3 user manual

Adaptation of a manual for a Paris-based computer security company, with all-new screenshots and some new writing.

Top of Intego VirusBarrier 3 online manual
Date of publication: 
Tue, 06/15/2010

Bsecure Online for Mac user manual

Adaptation of a previous manual, with all-new screenshots and some new writing.

Top of Bsecure Online for Mac's online manual
Date of publication: 
Sun, 08/15/2010

Panda Antivirus for Mac user manual

Adaptation of a previous manual, with all-new screenshots and some new writing.

Cover of Panda Antivirus for Mac user manual
Date of publication: 
Wed, 10/20/2010

Drupal 7: Visual QuickStart Guide

A how-to book for Drupal beginners.

I started writing it in 2009, then shelved it, then revised extensively in late 2010 as the pre-release software changed substantially. It was officially published about three weeks before Drupal 7's release.

Cover of Drupal 7: Visual QuickStart Guide book
Date of publication: 
Sat, 12/18/2010

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