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Introduction to Caribou CMS 3.0

By Mike Johnston May 24, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Here's a good introductory video to Caribou CMS. Caribou is a web development platform with integrated eCommerce. It's a good platform to consider if you have an inclination to sell digital products, start a membership website or sell subscriptions. Check it out. Their website is here: http://www.cariboucms.com/ … Read More →


Moodle 2.0.3 and Moodle 1.9.12 have been released

By Mike Johnston May 19, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

The team of developers working on Moodle have recently released Moodle 2.0.3 and Moodle 1.9.12. In addition to a number of bug fixes and small improvements, five security vulnerabilities (4 major, 1 minor) in 2.0.2 and two security vulnerabilities (both major) in 1.9.11 have been discovered and fixed. As always, they recommend that you upgrade your sites to these latest versions as soon as possible. All 50,000 admins of registered Moodle sites have been notified previously. Upgrading from 2.0.x or 1.9.x should be very straightforward.… Read More →


WordPress 3.2 beta 1 available

By Mike Johnston May 12, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

In preparation for a potential June launch of a stable version, WordPress has begun working on version 3.2.  Today, they released the first beta of this upcoming release for testing. From the announcement: It seems like just yesterday that we released WordPress 3.1, but it’s actually been almost three months.… Read More →


Liferay Promises Free iPads for Liferay Training Attendees

By Mike Johnston May 11, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Liferay, provider of the world’s leading enterprise-class open source portal, today announced that attendees of select Liferay Training Courses in the United States will now receive a free iPad 2 device. Liferay training is guided by the expertise of experienced Liferay trainers. Attendees benefit from a hands-on approach that enables attendees to learn material effectively and quickly. Liferay Training classes are scheduled near major U.S. cities including Los Angeles, Chicago, Orlando, Philadelphia, San Francisco, and Washington, D.C.… Read More →


Liferay Previews Marketplace for Application Developers

By Mike Johnston May 10, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Liferay, provider of the world’s leading enterprise-class open source portal, today previewed Liferay Marketplace at its annual East Coast Symposium. The highly anticipated Marketplace will be the premier destination for solutions built on the Liferay Platform, enabling Liferay customers, partners, ISVs, and the wider community to easily publish, share, and monetize these applications. The Liferay Portal platform boasts a global community of 45,000 fans and users as well as over 4 million lifetime downloads of its freely available open source version.… Read More →


pTools Launches Web Content Management for Cloud Computing

By Mike Johnston May 6, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

After three years of development and over €1 million R&D investment, Web Content Management (WCM) provider pTools today launched a new cloud-based version of its software, pTools System6, for the global market. Developed to take advantage of cloud computing scalability at lower costs, it offers customers an enterprise level website environment that is ready for development, meaning they can cost-effectively deploy and maintain their web presences in a matter of hours.… Read More →



Kentico Expands US Operations with New Office in Seattle

By Mike Johnston April 15, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Kentico Software (http://www.kentico.com), the Web content management system vendor, announced today that it is expanding its US operations by opening a new office in Seattle and has signed on Justin Smith as a Territory Sales Manager for the Western United States. Justin Smith will work as a Territory Sales Manager, being responsible for key business development initiatives, providing support and input for Kentico developer partner channels and maintaining strategic alliance partnerships in the development of increased business opportunities within the developer channels.… Read More →


Flypaper Studio Releases Version 3.5 with Features that Extend Flypaper's Open Content Creation and Sharing Platform

By Mike Johnston March 30, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Flypaper Studio, Inc., making high-impact Flash and motion graphics simple, has released a new version of its content creation software. Flypaper Version 3.5 has new features and updates that support demand for integration between content development tools, and a more open environment for content sharing and publishing.… Read More →