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Drupal 7 Development by Example Beginner's Guide by Kurt Madel

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Time for action — installing the Views module

We are going to use Drush to download and install the Views module. Start by opening a Command Prompt for Windows or Terminal for Mac. Change to your d7dev project directory, and type the following command:

C:\xampp\htdocs\d7dev>drush dl views
Project views (7.x-3.3) downloaded to [success]
C:/xampp/htdocs/d7dev/sites/all/modules/views.
Project views contains 2 modules: views, views_ui.

Note

It is worth mentioning that Drupal 7 added the ability to install and update modules that are hosted on Drupal.org, directly with the administrative UI. You should definitely check it out. But once you begin custom development for Drupal, and start using Drush, you will find it to be an indispensable time saver. ...

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