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OpenCms 8 is becoming stable. Maintenance release version 8.0.1 online.

By Mike Johnston June 30, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

The new OpenCms 8 contains a greatly improved user interface for content managers and numerous other enhancements. The "Advanced Direct Edit" mode allows content managers to create page content by drag & drop. The new sitemap editor allows creating new pages and rearranging the navigation tree by drag & drop. OpenCms 8.0.1 is a maintenance release that fixes a number of issues that persisted in the initial release of OpenCms 8. Some new features have been added as well. The sitemap and ADE configuration has been greatly simplified and improved.… Read More →


Interview with Byrne Reese, Chairman of the Open Melody Software Group

Interview with Byrne Reese, Chairman of the Open Melody Software Group

By Mike Johnston June 16, 2011 Interviews  Comments

Recently, we spoke with Byrne Reese, Chairman of the Open Melody Software Group. For those who are unaware, Melody is a publishing platform based off of Movable Type 4 code that has recently announced their first official release. CC: Can you tell us a bit about your background and how you came to be involved with Movable Type and finally, Melody? BR: My first exposure to Movable Type came way back when Movable Type was still in its infancy eight or nine years ago.… Read More →


Nuxeo Document Management Now Offers Digital Signature Option

By Mike Johnston June 12, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Nuxeo, the Open Source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform company, now offers a Digital Signature add-on for its flagship Open Source Document Management software, Nuxeo DM. Based on the X.509 standard, the new component provides a secure electronic method for signing PDF files in Nuxeo DM and verifying the signatures with a digital certificate in a PDF reader. When used with Nuxeo Document Management, the Digital Signature option helps to ensure compliance and audit trails, and replaces paper-intensive signing with more efficient electronic processes.… Read More →


Jahia Launches Jahia 6.5 the Next-Generation Enterprise CMS

By Mike Johnston June 10, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Jahia, provider of next generation Open Source CMS solutions, today announced the commercial release of Jahia 6.5, the first open source, zero-coding, next-generation CMS, featuring a broad range of Enterprise capabilities. The new release bridges web, portal, social, search, mobile user experience, and content management, with a single composite platform. Jahia 6.5 offers the best of both worlds by combining the modular ease of PHP on top of the latest powerful Java frameworks.… Read More →


MODX releases Revolution 2.1 with Microsoft SQL Support

By Mike Johnston May 24, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

The development team at MODX have been hard at work and have released the next major version of the Revolution series. MODX Revolution 2.1 is officially out and includes Microsoft SQL support natively. "Now you can run MODX Revolution on a full Microsoft stack including Microsoft SQL Server. This is a tremendous opportunity for MODX Solution Partners in being able to sell into environments dominated by commercially licensed software and servers," said Ryan Thrash, CEO of MODX, LLC.… Read More →


Introducing Stackbox CMS, a new Open Source Content Management System

By Mike Johnston May 20, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

A new open source content management system based on the BSD license has surfaced. It's called Stackbox CMS and it looks pretty slick. Stackbox CMS is an ambitious new open source content management system aimed to end the "backend" editing paradigm for good. All content editing is done directly in-place and on-page through drag-and-drop, JavaScript and AJAX methods. Check it out at Stackbox CMS … Read More →


Best Drupal based Projects

Best Drupal based Projects

By Mike Johnston May 11, 2011 Articles and Editorials  Comments

Drupal has long been known for it's incredible extensibility and today we're focusing on two projects that make the best use of this strength. What follows are two of the best Drupal based projects we've seen so far.  Let's get started. OpenPublish First up comes an incredibly good project for those looking to use Drupal as a publishing platform and is called OpenPublish.… Read More →


Nuxeo Announces Nuxeo World 2011, the Second Edition of its Global User Conference

By Mike Johnston April 13, 2011 News & Headlines  Comments

Nuxeo, the Open Source Enterprise Content Management (ECM) platform company, announced today the second edition of Nuxeo World, a global conference dedicated to the open source ECM ecosystem. Building on the success of Nuxeo World 2010, which brought together over a hundred people from the Nuxeo community, this year Nuxeo is inviting customers and partners to meet and share their experiences against the backdrop of the historical Théâtre des Variétés, in Paris, France, October 20-21, 2011.… 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 →



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