All the Drupal Views Module Classes
This pathway will help you get up to speed with Views - the most important module in Drupal. These four classes cover the basics of Views, more advanced options, Contextual views and also the Entity Views Attachment module.
In this class, Rod introduces Views, one the most important modules in Drupal. Rod demonstrates ten ways to use Views, from a simple blog page to a dynamic slideshow.
In this class, Robert demonstrates a variety of advanced views displays including row classes based on node attributes, taxonomy specific views and using PHP to re-write or hide output.
Contextual filters work similarly to regular filters, but there is one important difference. Instead of setting a filter value manually, the value is fetched from variables sent programmatically to the view. This adds an incredible amount of flexibility to the views you create.
If you need a listing of content based on the first letter in the title, you need a glossary. In this class, Robert demonstrates how to build a glossary from scratch.
The Views Slideshow module is one of the most popular modules for Drupal. Views Slideshow can be used to create a slideshow of anything that can be displayed with Views!
EVA or Entity Views Attachment is a really powerful way to add complex data to a node. EVA allows you to actually embed a contextual view in a node.