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How To Get a Fabulous Website on a Modest Budget Using Plone
The University of Minnesota Press had big ideas about what they wanted their website to do, but a budget that common wisdom would judge too modest for those aspirations. Sally and Alec Mitchell describe how Jazkarta was able to create the site that UMP dreamed of within their budget constraints using Plone.
When Not to Use Plone: and Why You Might Consider Django or Pyramid
Nate explores scenarios when a full-featured CMS such as Plone is the right tool for the job, and when a more lightweight web framework is preferable.
Pyramid Deployment and Maintenance
Carlos shows how a Pyramid application can be deployed using a front end web server like Apache or Nginx. He also covers how to automate deployment using buildout and a PyPI clone, and post-deployment creation of a variety of maintenance scripts and cron jobs that perform application specific tasks through Pyramid.
The Future of Search in Plone
Sally provides an information retrieval tutorial and discusses the questions: What does Solr bring to Plone? Should Solr become part of Plone core?