CMS and Presentation Systems

stdout.be talks about what Presentation Systems are and what their responsibilities could be in an environment where the CMS is no longer a single system, but an ecosystem in “The Post-CMS CMS”. It’s a great post, and reminds me of how we’ve defined the role presentation systems play in our solution stack. (via @SeanBlanda) Sean […]

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A new CMS to watch?

Armstrong is a new open source CMS in development, based upon Django, and funded by the Knight Foundation. There is a recent piece about Armstrong posted at The Nieman Journalism Lab with a good thread questioning the need and the backing technology since other options exist. I think the more experimentation in this space the […]

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Easiest Movable Type Upgrade Yet

Over the years I’ve used Userland Frontier, Userland Manila, Userland Radio, GreyMatter, WordPress, PHP-Nuke, PostNuke, Drupal, and have ran this blog using Movable Type for years. This upgrade was the smoothest yet, probably due to the lack of custom plugins or templates I am relying on these days. But the urge is still there to […]

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Alfresco Links for February 7th, 2010

Alfresco Webcast: What’s New in 3.2? Alfresco Webcast: WCM Roadmap Webinar – Versions 3.3 and 4.0 Key to Content: Alfresco WCM Roadmap (notes from the presentation) Philip Kedy at CapTech: Alfresco WCM or DM: What is the best choice for your enterprise portal? Jeff Potts: Understanding the differences between Alfresco’s repository implementations Recent related event: […]

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The case for killing ‘WCM’ (Web Content Management)?

First, a disclaimer. The title refers to the term ‘WCM’, not the functionality implied by it. WCM (Web Content Management) as defined by Wikipedia is a system that “allows non-technical users to make changes to a website with little training. A WCMS typically requires an experienced coder to set up and add features, but is […]

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