July Newsletter (Issue #18)
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- Sprint Focused on Plone 5 & Theming, Sept. 15–10, Munich, Germany
- Plone Conference 2015; Oct 12–18; Bucharest, Romania
Plone Conference Bucharest
- 2015 Plone Conference Training — Get Ready for Plone 5!
- 2015 Plone Conference Now Accepting Talk Submissions
Plone Foundation and Board
New on plone.com
- Plone Intranet: From Plan to Reality
- Plone Intranet From Idea to a Working Platform – the Story So Far…
Tutorials & Tips
This is an overview of getting Plone 4 (4.3.6 at the time of writing) up and running in 5 minutes or less on Cloud9 IDE. The aim of this is to make it easy, especially for students, to try out Plone, and more importantly Plone development for zero dollars.
How to add icons (or text) to share content on Facebook and Twitter.
Framework for maps creation, how we dockerize our Geonode project
Nix makes it reasonable to build Docker containers from scratch.
The greatest blocker for using Nix or complex Python projects like Plone, I think, is the work needed to make all required Python-packages (usally very specific versions) available in nix expression.
It's almost a year, since I tried to bend Nix package manager to fit my own workflows for the first time.
The new portal is made in Plone and is dedicated to georeferencing and consultation of all projects funded by the Foundation in naturalistic.
A sprint focused on Plone 5 and Theming will take place at the University of Munich from 16-20 September 2015 in Munich.
Experience Plone 5 on our demo website. It contains several illustrative presentations of popular add-ons, including themes, custom forms and embed service.
I attended the Nonprofit Technology Conference last March and was inspired to submit a session proposal for next year’s conference.
A content-driven website can look like an intimidating pile of information to the average visitor. You want to help your visitors find what’s important to them. How can you ensure that the right content is easy to find?
A Plone sprint is the best way to get work done in a short time. We take various people that are important to the project and put them in one location.