Tag Archives: Open Source CMS

Open Source CMS Award 2009

Packt announced the launch of the fourth open source CMS award, an award organized by the publish company since 2006 in order to encourage, support, recognize, and reward open source Content Management Systems.

Nominations are open until the 11th of September, to submit a nomination have a look at the 5 different categories and if you are looking for inspiration visit open source directories like opensourceCMS or CMSMatrix.

I am honoured to have been invited to join the judge panel this year, and I am looking forward to share my thoughts with other judges and learn about their views.

Open Source Business Strategy: OpenERP and Long Term Sustainability

Matt Asay says that creating an open-source software able to attract significant outside development contributions is difficult, yet important. Quid pro quo paradigms, as Stephane Croisier calls them, can foster more sustainable open source communities. Both Jahia and OpenERP found their way to foster external participations.

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Open Source CMS books: Alfresco Developer Guide

Alfresco Developer Guide,” yet another book from Packt, written by Jeff Potts, Director of ECM practice at Optaros and winner of the Alfresco’s 2007 Community Contributor award.

Jeff’s first book is aimed at tomorrow’s Alfresco developers, introducing them to tools and skills required to implement Alfresco-based solutions, how to define custom content model, advanced workflows and much more.

Customizing and extending Alfresco becomes a step-by-step discovery, bringing you to deploy Alfresco throughout your own organization just following the examples. You will learn also things like using the jBPM jPDL designer, or implementing a Single Sign-On using CAS from JA-SIG.