Archive for 2006 February

The Apogee Project

French systems integrator, Nuxeo, makers of CPS, just announced a new project called Apogee. Apogee is an Eclipse RCP based thick client for ECM systems such as CPS, Documentum and Interwoven. I think this project has a lot of potential.
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Michael Sippey "dumbing it down"

Michael Sippey has a nice post annotating Tom Coates’ slides on the future of web apps. Sippey adds to the dialog started by Jeremy Zawodny in a similar post by describing why Coates’ rules matter. I think there are some good takeaways for …

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Plone Roadmap

The Plone Blog just published links to a road map that describes the next three releases of Plone: a maintenance release (2.1.3), an infrastructure release (2.5), and the next major release (3.0). It looks like release 2.5 will take more of the …

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ECM as Infrastructure

A couple of days ago, I listened to an AIIM webinar presented by Stellent and DocuLab’s Jeetu Patel. It has been a few months since I have listened to commercial ECM messaging and I have to admit that I was a little surprised. …

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Joel Spolsky's Translations Wiki

Joel Spolsky, author of the very popular technical blog Joel On Software, is currently doing an experiment of using a wiki for translating his blog content into other languages. From his global readership, Joel definitely has the resources to do the translation, it …

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AJAX: thick client feel in a thin client wrapper

Unfortunately, I missed Tuesday’s Boston PHP User Group meeting because it was an excellent one. Our own Steve Zimmerman, along with Gabe Ricard from iMaxWebSolutions.com, Max Carlson from OpenLazlo, and Adam Peller from IBM all talked about AJAX. My colleague, Eric Shea, took …

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California Holds Hearing on Open Source Software in Election Systems

Apparently the government listened to my assertion that I would only vote on an open source electronic voting system. This article reports on hearings within the California State Senate about using open source software in election systems. The article also points to several …

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Joomla! Announces Developer Portal

The Joomla! project just announced the launch of their new Developer Portal. Joomla! already has the Joomla! Forge site which is a SourceForge for Joomla! add-ons and a very well managed and helpful user forum. The goal of the Developer Portal is to …

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How Open Source CMS Fits into the Future of Digital Publishing

In his summary of the SIIA Information Industry Summit, John Blossom makes some interesting observations about the future of the publishing industry. His ideas were largely based by the presence of Craigslist CEO, Jim Buckmaster, and his measured customer focused approach to the content …

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Plone and Zope 3

Rocky Burt wrote a nice post on how Plone development is converging with the new Zope 3 architectural patterns through the help of the Five Project. If you are just coming up to speed, Zope 3 is a major change from Zope 2.x and …

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