Another Successful Annual Plone Conference

The Plone Digital Experience Conference 2016 in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, comes to a close

The organizers of the 2016 Plone Digital Experience Conference, Jazkarta and Wildcard Corp., have declared this year’s event a resounding success.

Held in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, October 17-23, the conference boasted 150 Plone, Pyramid and Python developers from all over the world, with some coming from as far as Thailand, Bangladesh, India, South Africa and Australia.

Supported by Cars.com and Six Feet Up, the event started with two days of free training classes on topics like Mastering Plone, Plone Deployment, Plone 5 Theming, Custom Workflows etc. held around the city at prestigious venues such as MIT Media Lab, Landmark Centre and District Hall.

The conference itself spanned three days and offered aplethora of keynotes, presentations, lightning talks, and Birds of a Feather sessions and ended with two days of sprints, which are self-organized team work around documentation, training, marketing, and coding.

Popular talks centered on Through The Web Theming, the new Dexterity content creation tool, the latest ZODB features, the new Quaive social intranet, and the Rapido quick application builder tool. Highlighting the ever increasing popularity of the Python language, several speakers offered an enthusiastic glimpse into upcoming Plone developments such as getting Plone ready for Python 3, Zope 4, the headless CMS and the Plone REST API, which enables the development of the new Plone JavaScript client.

Next year’s Plone conference will be held on October 16-22, 2017, at University Politècnica de Catalunya - Barcelona Tech in Barcelona, Spain, hosted by longstanding members of the Plone community and Plone Foundation: Victor Fernandez de Alba and Ramon Navarro Bosch.

For full information about the trainings, keynotes, talks, demos, and sprints, see the Plone Digital Experience Conference 2016 website.