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Porting Modules to Drupal 7

by Robin Monksand Benjamin Melançon

Drupal, like many open source projects, relies on volunteer contributors to keep its ecosystem of development active and current. This is one of the key strengths of open source software; the downside is that people who used to volunteer time to Drupal often drop out when other commitments take over.

As a result, you'll occasionally discover a module that's exactly what you need, but the module developer hasn't upgraded it to Drupal 7 yet. In this chapter, I will upgrade a simple Drupal 6 module to Drupal 7. I'll examine the different processes to perform module ...

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