Conference Session

Plone's Anatomy

By: Calvin Hendryx-Parker

About Calvin Hendryx-Parker

Six Feet Up's Director of Engineering Calvin Hendryx-Parker has been a staple in the Plone Community for many years and is offering to give a high-level and integrated vision of the Zope and Plone stack. This will be extremely helpful to anybody new to the Plone world. An engaging and natural speaker, Hendryx-Parker will leave the audience eager to reach their computers and start hacking.

About the session

Dive into the bowels of Zope and Plone and discover all the answers to the developer questions you have ever had. See how all the pieces of the software stack interact with one another. What is the CMF and the ZODB? Understand how each of the deployed pieces impact one another. Learn about some APIs that you can count on and re-use instead of coding common functionality from scratch each time.

Six Feet Up's Director of Engineering Calvin Hendryx-Parker will go over the following topics:

  • Exploratory dissection of the pieces that compose the Plone stack, such as the Plone product, CMF, OFS, etc.
  • X-ray of a standard Zope/Plone deployment comprising of a ZEO cluster, Pound, Squid, Apache, Nginx
  • The Natural Healing Book of Plone, with chapters such as: Standard tools (workflow, types, catalog), Content Types (AT, non-AT) and CMF APIs

This is a Talk (45 min)