Many things can be said about Jira - some love it, some hate it, some stay neutral. What I like about it the most is the pretty graphs it provides me with. What's not to like about this one for example?
I've been home from DrupalCON for over I week and it's taken a while to de-DrupalCon-ize and arrange my thoughts in somewhat relevant order. Not only was this conference overwhelming because of the awesome sessions but also because of the people - 3000 is a massive crowd!
Ever wanted to have a CCK field that fetches data from an external source and displays it? Something like node or user reference but for external data? Yep, we've all (probably) been there.
I managed to put together something that lets me fish data from our internal API (which supplies many of our services with miscellaneous data from resources to domain location), store it in Drupal and output it using additional data from the API if using more advanced formatters.
I'm having one of those grin on your face moments ATM. Enjoying it while it lasts so to speak before the herds descend to test every nitty gritty of it.
Step 1: Empty resources field