Asset management in
Drupal: the Asset module
State of Drupal 2007
   Survey running for 30+ days
   More than 1000 responses collected
   Problem areas:
    −   Det...
Determining the module(s)
   So many different options:
    −   module creates a new content type (image)
    −   module ...
Difficult to add media files
   End-users
    −   Display assets as unified as possible
    −   Display assets as user-fr...
What is the asset module?

  The asset module provides
  an intuitive method of
  managing any type of file.
What is the asset module?
   Integrates with
    −   CCK
    −   Views
    −   Panels
    −   TinyMCE
    −   imagecache
...
What is the asset module?
   Asset module
    −   Asset bonus
    −   Asset embed
    −   Asset import
    −   Asset pane...
Asset wizard
   Images
Asset wizard
   Audio
Asset wizard
   FLV
Plug and play
   Just the asset module
Plug and play
   Asset module + TinyMCE
Plug and play
   Asset module + CCK
Make yourself comfortable
   Asset bonus configuration
Make yourself comfortable
   Asset bonus configuration: 1pixelout
Asset galleries
   Galleries using Views
Asset galleries
   Galleries using Panels
Asset 2.0
   Drupal 6
   Better GUI
   Pop-up be gone!
   New types and formatters
    −   PDF
    −   Google docs
   ...
Asset 2.0
Thank you

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Wim Mostrey

wim@mostrey.be
http://mostrey.be
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"Asset Management in Drupal using the Asset Module" as presented on FOSDEM 2008 during the Drupal Track by Wim Mostrey

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Asset Management in Drupal using the Asset Module

  1. 1. Asset management in Drupal: the Asset module
  2. 2. State of Drupal 2007  Survey running for 30+ days  More than 1000 responses collected  Problem areas: − Determining what modules to use − Difficult to add media files
  3. 3. Determining the module(s)  So many different options: − module creates a new content type (image) − module adds a field to a content type (upload) − module adss a cck field (filefield)  Use one or more modules: − One module per media type (audio, image, embed) − One generic module (upload, filefield)
  4. 4. Difficult to add media files  End-users − Display assets as unified as possible − Display assets as user-friendly as possible  Editors − Import files on the server − Manage files already entered before − WYSIWYG − Create galleries  Developers
  5. 5. What is the asset module? The asset module provides an intuitive method of managing any type of file.
  6. 6. What is the asset module?  Integrates with − CCK − Views − Panels − TinyMCE − imagecache − lightbox − Jeroen Wijering's FLV Player − 1 Pixel Out audio player
  7. 7. What is the asset module?  Asset module − Asset bonus − Asset embed − Asset import − Asset panels − Asset youtube
  8. 8. Asset wizard  Images
  9. 9. Asset wizard  Audio
  10. 10. Asset wizard  FLV
  11. 11. Plug and play  Just the asset module
  12. 12. Plug and play  Asset module + TinyMCE
  13. 13. Plug and play  Asset module + CCK
  14. 14. Make yourself comfortable  Asset bonus configuration
  15. 15. Make yourself comfortable  Asset bonus configuration: 1pixelout
  16. 16. Asset galleries  Galleries using Views
  17. 17. Asset galleries  Galleries using Panels
  18. 18. Asset 2.0  Drupal 6  Better GUI  Pop-up be gone!  New types and formatters − PDF − Google docs − presentations − ...
  19. 19. Asset 2.0
  20. 20. Thank you Presentation by Wim Mostrey wim@mostrey.be http://mostrey.be

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