Materials for the presentations at the Plone Symposium 2005
Hands On: Build an Extranet
Rob Miller gave this excellent tutorial to a packed room. The talk revolves around customizations and process to customize the Plone Content Management System to be used as a customer-oriented extranet.
Geoff Davis talks about various caching strategies using reverse proxy servers. One focus is on correctly using E-Tags.
An Outside Perspective of Plone
Paul Tindall works mainly with large scale CMS systems. He discusses his views of Plone as a enterprise content management system
Tutorial: Plone Skinning
Alexander Limi talks about Plone Skinning. Tips and Tricks.
State of Plone
Alex Limi and Alan Runyan give the state of plone
Mozilla/XUL and Plone Integration
Using Mozilla/XUL as a rich client for the Plone Content Management System
Open Source Licensing
Ron Chichester presents a survey of Open Source licensing. Some may find it controversial. Everyone walked away with a better understanding of copyright law. The GPL is a subject of focus.
Case Study: UNC Medical School
University of North Carolina's success with the Plone Content Management System
Web Services in Plone
Benjamin Saller talks about SOAP/Web Services integration into Plone. General ideas of SOA (Service Oriented Architecture) is discussed and DOs and DONTs are discussed.
Case Study: Rosetta Archive
Whit Morriss talks about the Rosetta Archive project.