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SOLD OUT Creating Intranets and Extranets Using Plone
Joel Burton, Developer/ Board Chair, Plone Foundation

Track: Python
Date: Monday, July 26
Time: 8:45am - 12:15pm
Location: Salon B


Plone is a content management system built on Zope that is particularly good for fast and flexible intranet and extranet development. In this tutorial, we'll walk through the creation of an intranet with customized content types, relational database storage, a typical application system, a customizable search interface, and discuss skinning the site for a different appearance, covering:

  • Advantages of Plone for intranet/extranet development

  • How to customize Plone's appearance for your organization

  • Creating custom content types using Archetypes

  • Customizing the search interface

  • Storing content in relational databases, including MySQL and PostgreSQL

  • Creating a workflow that matches your organization

  • Useful add-on products for intranet/extranets

  • Basics of Zope application development

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