Drupal Rules and View Bulk Operations

Edit 20140319: There is a great screencast from DrupalCon London about Entity Construction Kit... in that presentation, from about minute 27 to minute 30, the presenter, Jeni Tehan, demonstrates how to create a rule that shows up in the VBO list ( http://youtu.be/hhUuv1cEgVY?t=26m59s ). It is a little more straightforward than the process I outline below. Instead of creating a rule

Understanding Panels styles

It's hard to find really good documentation on creating custom ctools style plugins, like the stylizer that comes bundled with panels. For example, if you search the web, you'll come up finding a link to http://dustinbons.com/panels-styles-plugin-drupal-7 which is not really a very good tutorial. If you view the advanced help module page on this, it comes up blank.

Drupal set module weight

In Drupal, each module has something called weight. The weight, which is stored as an integer, determines when the module's code gets run. Sometimes, you want to alter something that another module does. In order to override another module, your module has to have a higher weight. There is nothing in the UI that lets you change a module's weight. You can set the weight by changing the value in the 'system' database column. To automate this,