Node Access for Common Folks With Uncommon Problems
Here be Dragons.
Access control and content privacy can be a sensitive topic. Drupal's Node Access system is an often misunderstood friend to module developers to make sure that your site's content that should be hidden stays hidden.
We're going to take a look at hooks that are available to you, the module developer to do just that. The session will talk conceptually first, then dive into some code.
There are a ton of modules out there that allow you to administer such configuration by pointing and clicking. We're not going to go there. You're going to learn what you need to do when these modules don't work exactly how you need them to work for your site's unique access requirements.