Archive for 2009 April

Website Product Manager

I often tell my clients that every website needs a “product manager.” This is the person who ensures that the website is meeting the needs of the customers (the audience). A product manager understands the customer and prioritizes the enhancements of the technical …

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Web Content 2009 Conference in Chicago

The Web Content Conference in Chicago (June 15-16) is running a special promotion of $100 off the regular registration price. I have spoken at this conference twice and consider it a hidden gem in the content management conference scene. The atmosphere is non-commercial …

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New Report: Drupal for Publishers

Note: because this report no longer covers the current version of Drupal, it is available for free on Scribd: Drupal for Publishers
Florence, MA (April 21, 2009) — Content Here is pleased to announce the availability of a new report. Drupal for Publishers, is the …

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New Look for Content Here

If you recently clicked through to Content Here, you may have noticed that some changes are afoot. Most obvious is that I have retired my old site theme. The old theme has served me well (starting on Blogger and now on WordPress) but …

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Finally, Drupal Gets Deployment

Greg Dunlap, over at Palantir, has a post introducing a new “Deploy” module for Drupal. Most of the site design and behavior in Drupal is controlled through configuration stored in the database (as opposed to files on the file system). The ability to move …

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NYC Agile Developer Book Club

My friend and colleague Brian Kelly and I are starting an Agile Developer Book Club in New York. The first meeting will be on April 29th (location TBD) and we will start by reading one of my favorite books on software development: The Pragmatic …

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Different Storage Models for Content

Joel Amoussou has a great article explaining the benefits and implications storing your content in a relational database vs. an XML store. After making the case for when to consider XML over the more common RDBMS/ORM/POJO/Template approach, Joel provides some tips for content modeling …

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