Plone is a highly extensible content management system built on Zope application server, which is written in Python. But, you need to have good programming skills to design and develop Plone web applications. Does that mean you can't have a Plone website if you don't have good programming skills? Of course not! You can develop your Plone websites through a graphical interface where you don't need to fiddle with code. This book will give you clear understanding of how to use Plone 3 to meet your content management needs. Starting from the basics, this book will walk you through the easy-to-use features of Plone and help you create a feature-rich website through its point-and-click feature. A variety of authors have contributed chapters to this book in the hope that you, the reader, will get a good understanding of Plone and be able to use it effectively. This beginners' guide will introduce the great CMS and its features and then take you further in web development. The book will introduce you to Plone's advanced UI features and show you how to create such a UI platform for your website. You will learn how to manage the contents like web pages, news items, and so on. Working with custom portlets will help you enhance the web components for your site. Each chapter will show you how to add features to your site and develop its functionality. Each chapter can be read independently; you need not go through the previous one to continue further. You can pick and choose the topics depending on your interest and requirement. If you were waiting for a book that would teach you the basics of Plone web development with no programming involved and then make you go live, wait no further.Über den Autor:
Sam Knox hails from Seattle, Washington where he works as the Support Manager for ONE/Northwest – a consulting group that focuses on helping environmental non-profits adopt and effectively use online technology. ONE/Northwest has served hundreds of organizations in the Pacific Northwest and beyond over the last 12 years. Sam regularly conducts Plone trainings and writes end user documentation for a wide variety of audiences and skill levels. He is also primarily responsible for the highly successful online Plone documentation web site, learnplone.org.
Alex Clark is a Plone Consultant from Bethesda, MD, USA. He runs a thriving Plone consultancy along with his wife, Amy Clark. Together, they service a wide variety of government, corporate, and non-profit organizations in the greater Washington, D.C. area, and worldwide. For more information, please see http://aclark.net.This is his first book and he hopes that people enjoy the result and get inspired to use Plone.
Jon Stahl is the Director of Web Solutions at ONE/Northwest, in Seattle, Washington, USA. He has over 13 years of experience in technology consulting for non-profit organizations, and leads a team of Plone consultants who have launched several hundred Plone-powered sites for environmental organizations. Jon serves on the Plone Foundation board of directors, and is an active leader in the Plone community. His blog can be visited at http://blogs.onenw.org/jon.
Martin Aspeli is an experienced Plone consultant and a prolific Plone contributor. He served on the Framework Team for Plone 3.0, and is responsible for many new features such as the improved portlets infrastructure, the “content rules” engine, and several R&D efforts relating to Plone 4.0. He is a former leader of the Plone Documentation Team and has written a number of well-received tutorials available on plone.org. He is also the author of Professional Plone Development and was recognized in 2008 by Packt Publishing as one of the “Most Valuable People” in Open source Content Management Systems.
Darci Hanning has a BSEE from Washington State University (Pullman) and received her MLIS from the University of Washington. She brings over 15 years of experience in software and web application development to her position as the Technology Development Consultant at the Oregon State Library. For the past three years, she has been using Plone, an Open source Software Content Management System, to create and deploy dynamic, easy-to-maintain web sites for small libraries in Oregon. Since Spring 2006, she has been providing technical leadership for the Plinkit Collaborative, a multi-state co-operative, to deploy Plinkit in Colorado, Illinois, and Texas. She has given presentations on both Plone and Plinkit at national and international conferences, has recently served as the President of the Plone Foundation Board, and was selected as a "2008 Mover and Shaker" by Library Journal.
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