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The Definitive Guide to Plone, Second Edition has been completely updated to cover version 3 of Plone and its newest features. This book provides a complete and detailed overview of Plone. It is divided into three parts, which cover using, configuring, and developing and customizing Plone. After the coverage of Plone’s features, the case studies in the final part of the book reveal the true power of Plone. These case studies demonstrate Plone’s ability to handle all kinds of requirements, while retaining an ...

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Overview

The Definitive Guide to Plone, Second Edition has been completely updated to cover version 3 of Plone and its newest features. This book provides a complete and detailed overview of Plone. It is divided into three parts, which cover using, configuring, and developing and customizing Plone. After the coverage of Plone’s features, the case studies in the final part of the book reveal the true power of Plone. These case studies demonstrate Plone’s ability to handle all kinds of requirements, while retaining an easy–to–use interface for users. As when you’re working with Plone itself, you can choose where to start in this book and how best to apply it to your own needs.


With Plone, anyone can manage a website or work with an efficient intranet. Start reading The Definitive Guide to Plone, Second Edition right away, and the World Wide Web will be yours!



  • Fully covers content management with Plone in Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux

  • Shows how to configure, administer, and maintain Plone

  • Details the development of custom applications with Plone

  • Includes case studies that show how Plone is already being deployed across networks and businesses


What you’ll learn

In this book you will learn:



  • Plone development fundamentals

  • How to customize Plone to develop new functionality

  • About the design and architecture of Plone

  • How to use relational databases with Plone

  • How to integrate Plone with other applications

  • How to optimize and improve the performance of Plone websites

  • How to secure Plone websites

  • How to internationalize/localize Plone websites

  • How to create and use the publication work flow


Who this book is for


This book serves as both an introduction to those who have never used this powerful CMS and as a reference for those wishing to expand and deepen their knowledge of Plone—in short, all Plone users and all those who want to use an open source CMS.


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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781430218944
  • Publisher: Apress
  • Publication date: 4/26/2009
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 376
  • File size: 11 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Andy McKay is a principal of Enfold Systems and an active contributor to a variety of Python-based open source projects. He is also a core developer of the Plone content management system. McKay maintains ZopeZen.org, a website dedicated to Zope-based applications and Zope extensions.
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Table of Contents

Ch. 1 Introduction Plone 1
Ch. 2 Installing Plone 13
Ch. 3 Adding and editing content 33
Ch. 4 Making simple customizations 71
Ch. 5 Introducing basic Plone templating 105
Ch. 6 Introducing advanced Plone templating and scripting 133
Ch. 7 Customizing the look and feel of Plone 173
Ch. 8 Managing workflow 213
Ch. 9 Setting up security and users 243
Ch. 10 Integrating with other systems 283
Ch. 11 Manipulating and categorizing content types 317
Ch. 12 Writing a product in python 347
Ch. 13 Developing with archetypes 387
Ch. 14 Administering and scaling Plone 427
App. A Key configurations and some APIs 465
App. B Code listings 509
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