A review of interesting modules, articles and other Drupal news of the last week: October 31 - November 7, 2014.
Great Posts and Tutorials
An Overview for Building Drupal 8 Modules
RESTfulness and Web Services
Interesting New Modules
File Entity Archive - Adds an archive file type for the File Entity module. Includes some archive mime types missing from core.
Drupageddon Tester (module) - This sandbox module provides simple and fast check for Drupageddon exploits seen in the wild for administrators without Drush.
HTML5 Colorpicker - creates a new Form API element type: html5_colorpicker.
Form Options Attributes - adds the ability to specify attributes for individual options on Drupal Form API elements of the types: select, checkboxes, and radios.
Username Reminder - provides a form for requesting a username reminder, which is linked from the user login block and the user page. A user who has forgotten their username can enter their e-mail address into the form, and if it matches an active account, the account username is e-mailed to the e-mail address.
FAPI Table - Adds an input table as a FAPI element.
Apachesolr Image - This module provides ways to index image fields directly as markup, and allows to choose what image styles to be used for this indexing. The module integrates with Apachesolr Views and provides a field handler that can take advantage of the indexed images and display them as a views field.
Picture field - a Drupal 8 module that provides a separate field type for outputting images using the HTML