use pageroute to build node previews & the future

Submitted by fago on Fri, 09/29/2006 - 14:42
In the last days I've committed some new features to the pageroute & nodefamily modules. Now the nodefamily module comes with another new page-type for pageroute: the lonely node display This page-type will display the node of the configured content-type. This can be used to make an extra page, which acts like a kind of preview. It isn't really a preview, as the node is already stored, but it can be used to present the results to the user.

unique urls

Submitted by fago on Fri, 07/28/2006 - 14:53
I've started working on providing a userfriendly way for filling out the nodes of a profile in a through steps. I started with providing a unique url for each content-type which restricts its number of creatable nodes per user to 1 - as it happens for a nodeprofile content type.

views fusion for nodeprofiles

Submitted by fago on Wed, 07/26/2006 - 15:11
By doing the nodefamily views integration I ended in writing the module views_fusion.
Views Fusion allows one to fuse multiple views into one. So you can build fusioned views that display information that is stored in multiple nodes - useful for tabular views. It uses node relations for joining the appropriate nodes together.

nodefamily & views integration, status

Submitted by fago on Tue, 07/25/2006 - 12:25
In the last days I was working on the views integration for the nodefamily module. Unfortunately it turned out to be more complex than I thought originally. What I wanted to do, was that views is able to automatically join the node tables of different nodes together, so that one is able to list information of both nodes. But I noticed that this approach has some downsides. They are: