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Creating Applications With Drupal

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Creating Applications With Drupal

  1. 1. Creating Applications with Drupal
  2. 2. Who We Are <ul><li>Ben Benone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Director of Applications, BioRAFT Inc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Project Manager/Planner </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Chris Porter </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Chief Technical Officer, BioRAFT Inc </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Technical Lead for BioRAFT Development staff & main system architect. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. BioRAFT, Inc <ul><li>Small company based out of New Hampshire, USA </li></ul><ul><li>4 years old </li></ul><ul><li>Using Drupal for >2 years (started on 4.6) </li></ul><ul><li>Specialize in providing tools for use in laboratory research, mainly at universities. </li></ul><ul><li>Utilize Drupal as a platform for all of our application development. </li></ul>
  4. 4. What We Will Cover <ul><li>Application Groundwork </li></ul><ul><ul><li>User Authentication / Profile Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organic Groups / Group Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Showcase #1: BioRAFT RMS </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Data Tracking </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Tracking Data Related to Groups and Users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Access Controls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data Reporting </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Showcase #2: BioRAFT Radioactive Isotope Manager </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Advanced Modifications (Discussions and Code Display) </li></ul>
  5. 5. Common Application Needs <ul><li>Authentication </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Utilize an Existing Authentication System </li></ul></ul><ul><li>User Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Track Profile Info </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track Activity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track Assets, etc </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Group Management </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organize Users </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track Group Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Track Group Activities, Assets, etc </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Authentication Options <ul><li>Drupal Authentication </li></ul><ul><li>External </li></ul><ul><ul><li>LDAP, Active Directory, WebServer </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Pass Through </li></ul><ul><ul><li>POP, OpenID, etc </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. User Management <ul><li>Profile Module </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Store extended profile information </li></ul></ul><ul><li>LDAP Module </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Retrieve Profile Information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Update on login </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Utilize usernode Module </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows for categorization with taxonomy terms </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attach any node (files, notes, etc) with Node Relativity </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Show lists of users and allow filtering/searching with views </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Group Management <ul><li>Organic Groups </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows you to create an organizational infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cluster users into functional groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Allows users to manage their groups. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Assign content to belong to the group. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>OG Roles </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Apply permissions based on each group a user is a member of. </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Show Case #1: BioRAFT Researcher Management System
  10. 10. Data Tracking & Reporting <ul><li>Assign content to a group/user </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organic Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Node Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Generate Reports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Views </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Tiered Access Control Organic Groups Taxonomy Access Drupal Roles Individual Groups Oversight Personnel Site Admins Example
  12. 12. Data Tracking & Reporting <ul><li>Assign content to a group/user </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Organic Groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Node Relationships </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Generate Reports </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Views </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Show Case #2: BioRAFT Radioisotope Management System
  14. 14. Advanced Modifications <ul><li>Friendly Name </li></ul><ul><li>conf_url_rewrite </li></ul><ul><li>Multisite </li></ul><ul><li>Workflow </li></ul><ul><li>Others? </li></ul>
  15. 15. Any Questions?? Thank You
  16. 16. <ul><li>Problem: You can’t do it with views out of the box! </li></ul><ul><li>How do you show all licenses for a given isotope? </li></ul>Isotopes Authorized Labs Isotopes Allowed Radioactive License University Isotopes

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