Blog - 2010

Have the vendor open ...

Dec 17, 2010 37 comments

Firstly, I need to credit Dylan Jay for the excellent title of a talk he did, which I have pinched for this blog post. I have recently ...

Open Source Content ...

Dec 15, 2010 3 comments

Last week two very different reports into Open Source Content Management Systems were published:

Online Information 2010: ...

Dec 07, 2010 5 comments

Last week's Online Information 2010 expo (formerly IMS) in London marked what looked like an interesting turning point in the CMS ...

Online Information 2010: ...

Dec 03, 2010 4 comments

So, Online Information 2010 is now over. Three days of a conference and associated show floor expo dealing with all manner of things to ...

Online Information Day 1

Dec 01, 2010

Its the start of day 2 at Online Information 2010 (formerly IMS) at Earls Court Olympia's Grand Hall in London, and we are here manning ...

Come chat to us at ...

Nov 23, 2010

Once again this year we will be going to the Online Information (formerly IMS) conference in London next week. This will be held at ...

Plone Conference 2010 - ...

Nov 18, 2010 6 comments

So, I thought I'd write a post about the final financial figures for the Plone Conference 2010, and our budgeting, and how things went ...

Plone Conference 2010 - ...

Nov 16, 2010 3 comments

This year's annual Plone conference was a fantastic success, judging by the reaction and feedback from attendees. The success of the ...

Plone Conference 2010 ...

Nov 15, 2010 2 comments

Well.... after a chance to finally catch some sleep and collect my thoughts, I thought I'd write a post about the Plone Conference we ...

Obligatory 'New Website' ...

Oct 24, 2010 3 comments

So here goes... the obligatory 'We've just launched our new website' blog post. Its a mandatory requirement isn't it? ;)

Plone Conference Update

Sep 30, 2010

Right... with just over 4 weeks until the Plone Conference 2010 kicks off, I thought I'd give everyone a bit of a 'behind the scenes' ...

European Plone Symposium ...

Jun 11, 2010

Once again this year, the European Plone Symposium took place in Sorrento. The symposium was organised with the usual style of the ...

Ploneconf2010.org uses ...

May 28, 2010 3 comments

[The code below has now been update to reflect the advice from Martin in the comments below]

Setting a default view ...

May 21, 2010 1 comment

This is mainly a note for others looking to do the same. I'm sure this is documented somewhere, but I thought I'd put it here (mainly ...

Licence To Bill

May 07, 2010

Having been part of the team exhibiting on the Plone stand for two previous technology shows, IMS and TFM&A, it was a nice change to be ...

Aliased Content

Apr 16, 2010

One of the sites I'm currently working on has a content type called a "Report". The main purpose of the site is to display these ...

Plone CMIS Integration

Mar 23, 2010 10 comments

Today I read a great article by Jeff Potts of Optaros: A CMIS API library for Python, Part 1: Introducing cmislib. It talks about how to ...

Similar Items portlet ...

Mar 19, 2010 1 comment

We are in the process of building a new website for Netsight, and one of the items on the wish-list was a 'related items' portlet for ...

Plone Conference 2010 ...

Mar 18, 2010

Well, we have about seven months until the Plone Conference rocks up in Bristol in October, and we've been busy securing the venue.

We're off to showcase ...

Feb 22, 2010

We are packing up the van again today and heading up to the big smoke to man a Plone booth at the Technology for Marketing and ...

Netsight and Plone at ...

Feb 20, 2010

Talk to us and see Plone in action at the Technology for Marketing and Advertising Expo, 23rd - 24th February 2010, Earls Court 2, ...

Zope Page Templates in ...

Feb 04, 2010 4 comments

At EuroPython last year, Matt Hamilton gave a talk on using Zope Page Templates (ZPT) outside of Zope. ZPT uses the Template Attribute ...

Netsight chosen to host ...

Jan 27, 2010

Netsight chosen to host Plone Conference 2010

Plone Conference 2010 in ...

Jan 26, 2010

Well, we've finally done it! For a number of years now at Plone conferences around the world, I've said "Wouldn't it be great to hold ...

Plone 4 Speed in Real ...

Jan 19, 2010

Having just seen Hanno's blog post on how much faster Plone 4 is, I thought I'd give it a test myself. Whilst Hanno did a test on a ...

Open Source: Does it ...

Jan 11, 2010 11 comments

Last week I attended an event organised by the BCS entitled Public Funds in the UK: Open Source for Document and Content Management?. ...

Public Funds in the UK: ...

Jan 05, 2010

Is Open Source a viable way for the public sector to contain its IT costs? Government policy is gradually becoming more favourable to ...