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Plone @ PyCon2015
Come visit the Plone community booth at PyCon 2015 in Montreal
There are a couple ways to customize some default pattern options coming in Plone 5. Magic Templates In Plone 5
Magic Templates In Plone 5
Plone 5 uses Chameleon a its rendering engine. Did you know that because of that you can put a pdb in a template? If you saw the keynote by Eric Steele on Plone 5 you probably do. But did you also know that the variable econtext holds all current variables up to the moment the pdb is thrown?
How we set up a new distributed Continuous Integration infrastructure for Plone with Jenkins, Ansible, Jenkins Job Builder, and mr.roboto.
How to delete specific CMFEditions versions
Everybody likes the information sheets! For this we have created a product that allows you to create them, manage them and use them with ease. Want to know more?
Over the past few months here at Six Feet Up I have noticed an increasing need to demonstrate the usefulness and efficiency of Python command line tools. Command line tools can be very handy, and, making your own using Python is easier than you might think! The information in this article is part two of our series on building a command line app and will show you how to execute and install console_scripts.
As many of you use slideshows in your Plone sites, we have developed a series of articles you will see over the next few months that aim to provide a more in-depth look at these slideshows. Here you will find step by step instruction for using EasySlideshow.
With the recent EasySlideshow v2.2 release and development for v3 for Plone 5 underway, we have created a series of articles that aim to provide a more in-depth look at the app's functionality. Here you will quick instruction for displaying EasySlideshow within pages.
Over the last year there has been a lot of work on hosting tools in the Plone community. Here at Jazkarta, most of our client’s sites are hosted using Amazon Web Services and OpsWorks because this platform’s robust tool set and high level of flexibility is a good fit for sites like The Mountaineers and KCRW. But there are many other options, especially for smaller sites.
On Feb 28, we'll present document sharing in Plone.
Japan Blind Association of Nishi-Waseda brought about 30 participants.
Updates to Japanese translations for buildout.coredev package in GitHub, instructions for how to deploy Plone production environment, release of a streaming video product, and more...
Well-researched audience personas communicate deep insights
With these tips, you can make your retargeting campaign more efficient and attract customers.
We have 3 tips that you should definitely take note if you want to write a successful blog article.
11 years of Plone at UW Oshkosh, and now a new start.
Since two months I have been very busy with finding a working combination of Linux kernel, hardware and Linux distribution that would actually stable for running Docker in production. Only one out of eight combination worked for me.
The following post was pulled from our Sixie's author archive and has been updated to reflect current practice and standards. Written by our Senior Template Developer, check out how we added Responsive Design the Six Feet Up website and learn a few tricks along the way!
It's that time of year... the Great Backyard Bird Count, organized by the Audubon Society, the Cornell Institute of Ornithology, and Bird Studies Canada. And that means that it's also time for the Great Backyard Plone Count, this weekend Friday through Monday.
A follow up on streaming video product from Python Mini Hack-a-Thon (article available under "Event Summaries" in this newsletter.
If you are member of the UNIX 'docker' must be considered harmful. Being member of the 'docker' group is not unusual because it gives you the right to build and execute containers as normal user but it also gives you full root access rights which I consider as a major security issue and a broken-by-design feature.
Six Feet Up recently organized the IndyPy Pythology Lecture Series, where the focus was on testing and debugging Python applications. There were five presentations given with the goal of helping developers understand what it takes to properly test and debug code for the real world. Here are five key points that were discussed during the event:
If you are going to write unit tests with Python you should consider this library: Python mock.