My reflections on my first Plone conference... Things that were great The conference, in whole. The organizers did a great job, and we should all contribute to pay off their mortgages. I'm sometimes a bit jaundiced about the overused word, "community," but the Plone/Zope community is aces. Things that weren't great The Ronald Reagan Building … Continue reading Plone Conference 2008 reflections
Plone 2008 Theming bootcamp, day 2
ZCML, CSS hooks, portlets, viewlets, GenericSetup, customization tricks, and I18N. I sat in the front row, and my DVR, using the ECM-DS30P, made good recordings of the instructor's voice. But boy, the ECM-DS30P does quickly drain the battery. A fresh AAA battery lasts about five hours when I use the best recording quality. Jon Stahl … Continue reading Plone 2008 Theming bootcamp, day 2
Plone 2008 Theming bootcamp, day 1
Today was ZPT, TTW philosophy, portal_view_customizations vs. portal_skins, viewlets, and simple customizations. Joel Burton is an excellent instructor. The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center sucks. Many D.C. buildings are huge, but the Reagan building outsizes almost all of them. It's so large that I found it uncomfortable and disorienting. And sterile, bland, and cold … Continue reading Plone 2008 Theming bootcamp, day 1
Hotel Harrington’s Wi-Fi
To those of you staying at Hotel Harrington for the Plone 2008 conference: Its Wi-Fi rocks! At least, on the third floor, in the vicinity of room 316, on a Sunday. 🙂 I'm seeing a 1Mbps download speed.
Plone conference 2008: Seattle still besting Bristol!
Seattle is still the most represented city in the Plone 2008 conference's EventVue page. Bristol, UK is still far behind. Thbbbbbtttt!
Plone conference 2008: Seattle is still in the lead
Seattle is still the most represented city in the Plone 2008 conference's EventVue page. Bristol, UK nearly spanked us, but a couple of new entries from Seattle's contingent enabled us to maintain the first-place position.
Plone conference 2008: Seattle will be most represented city?
So far, Seattle is the most represented city in the Plone 2008 conference's EventVue "community."
Plone 2008 conference
I'll be attending the Plone 2008 conference, and one of the bootcamps prior to the conference. I'm psyched. Besides learning a ton, maybe I can find candidates interested in my Plone job opening.