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Embedded Media Field a Media Essential

Embedded Media Field has grown exponentially in the last year since I’ve begun developing it. From its humble beginnings as a brainstorming session at DrupalCampNYC last spring, it has grown from a quirky method of make embedding YouTube videos easier for editors to a full-featured suite of modules allowing for drag-and-drop placement of third party

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Playlist Sorting at Air America

We just added user play list functionality for Air America’s media player. Users are able to create their own play lists of favorite audio and video clips, and sort them in their preferred order. To see this functionality in action, you’ll need to go to the Air America site, and create a user account. After

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Playlist Sorting at Air America Radio

Advomatic just added user play list functionality for Air America’s player. Users are able to create their own play lists of favorite audio and video clips, and sort them in their preferred order. To see this functionality in action, you’ll need to go to the Air America site, and create a user account. After doing

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YouTube API Sneak Peek!

As referred to in YouTube API for Drupal on the Way, beeradb has now opened the YouTube API module for development. He and I have been working to polish it up and make it ready for release. You can take a look at the YouTube search on this site if you want to try it

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YouTube API for Drupal on the Way!

I blogged briefly recently about YouTube’s new and improved API. Soon thereafter, there was a flurry of discussion about creating a Google Summer of Code project to integrate it with Drupal, including a proposal that wasn’t accepted, but I believe nothing further happened from that point. Until now. Brad Bowman (beeradb) has stepped up to

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Future of Drupal FTP

On IRC, Károly Négyesi (better known as chx) asked me about the status of the Drupal FTP project. He was concerned that it stores FTP usernames and passwords, which could open up the possibility for security holes and malware if extended or used improperly. Additionally, one of its stated goals was as a possible means

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5 Second Game Widget Mock-Up

Here is a rough mock-up for a widget for the upcoming 5 Second Game Drupal module that Morbus Iff and I are developing. It doesn’t do anything yet, but check back soon… Basically, this mock-up is for one of several planned widgets that are meant to be embedded in blogs and other posts. As a

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No More Teasers!

I just read We don’t need no Pagination, which describes a technique to replace the read more of a page with an automatic page loader for the next section. I think this could easily be done in Drupal, maybe as a plug-in for Views and teasers. As a start, I could easily envision teasers automatically

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Aaron’s Project Plans in June

This list is partly to inform interested others of my personal Drupal plans this month, partly to get feedback, and partly as a reminder for myself when I see my blog. The order is roughly in order of priority for me. We’ll see how it actually pans out… Finish writing Drupal Multimedia! (I’ve finished 10

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5 Second Game (Concept)

The engine for 5 Second Game is built on a Rock-Scissors-Paper concept. There are three stats, corresponding to that, and everything modifies that: character classes, skills, combat, etc. It is meant to be a fast paced, easy to grasp, infinitely extensible game. The game is designed to be fit into an embeddable widget, so that

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