Tuesday, November 15, 2005

Plone Sprinting

A Plone 'sprint' took place recently which can only be good news for those of us who already know about Plone's strengths and capabilities. It's definitely good news for my own company, Hobo Internet, as we use Plone as the basis for all the content managed websites that we deliver.

Events like this reinforce the fact that Plone is now a serious contender in the content management 'arena' and further demonstrate the continuing rise of open source as a viable and, sometimes, highly desirable alternative to proprietary software.

Read the Stanford Daily's report about the Plone sprint.

Monday, November 14, 2005

d.Construct-ing Web 2.0

I went to the d.Construct Web 2.0 conference at Fabrica last Friday. An interesting mix of ideas about what Web 2.0 is and where it's going with plenty of good stuff including:
The conference was organised by clear:left. The podcasts of the conference weren't ready when I wrote this but MP3 versions of some of the talks are available.