List of OpenCms Days 2008 Sessions

Conference welcome

Date: May 5, 2008 / 08:15 - 08:30
Track: Opening Session
Speaker: Arash Kaffamanesh (Pomegranate Software)

The conference moderator will introduce the conference team and provide some last minute organizational details about the upcoming sessions. Details

Conference Opening Keynote - Status of the OpenCms project

Date: May 5, 2008 / 08:30 - 09:30
Track: Opening Keynote
Speaker: Alexander Kandzior (Alkacon Software GmbH)

OpenCms can look back to a 10 year successful history. But where will OpenCms be in 10 years from now? In this conference opening keynote, Alexander will lay out the Alkacon roadmap for the OpenCms future. ... Details

OpenCms at the Royal Library of Denmark

Date: May 5, 2008 / 10:00 - 11:00
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Carl Alex Friis Nielsen (The Royal Library)

This is a presentation of the implementation of OpenCms at the Royal library, which is an organization with many editors, and different departments with different needs. ... Details

Building Dynamic Websites with OpenCms and jQuery

Date: May 5, 2008 / 10:00 - 11:00
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Matt Butcher (Aleph-Null, Inc.)

This session will focus on integrating the jQuery JavaScript library with OpenCms. It will assume basic knowledge of JavaScript and JSP. Knowledge of Java will help, too. ... Details

Change & Challenge: Switching 15 complex insurance sites to OpenCms

Date: May 5, 2008 / 12:00 - 13:00
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Christian Schöneich (OEV Online Dienste GmbH)

Working in the past with a well functioning but cost-intensive, full paid software equipped internet platform, last year OEV Online Dienste GmbH and its clients and partners switched to an open source platform in which OpenCms constitutes the central element. ... Details

Secrets of using the OpenCms CRE

Date: May 5, 2008 / 12:00 - 13:00
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Michael Moossen (Alkacon Software GmbH)

The OpenCms 7 Content Relation Engine (CRE) is one of the most important improvements of OpenCms compared to previous versions. The CRE allows OpenCms to easily and efficiently track any kind of relations between two resources in the OpenCms Virtual File System (VFS). ... Details

www.gardena.com - a global flash based site with OpenCms

Date: May 5, 2008 / 13:15 - 14:00
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Heribert Wettels (GARDENA GmbH)
  Alexander Lehn (3m5 Media GmbH)

The talk describes the realization of www.gardena.com - a huge interactive flash based website with OpenCms. Emphasizing the editorial maintenance of flash and fallback HTML content with a shared content management. ... Details

Leveraging the Direct Manipulation Capabilities of OpenCms by Introducing a Page Definition Layer

Date: May 5, 2008 / 13:15 - 14:00
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Konrad Wulf (businessMart AG)

In this session the speaker will present an extension to OpenCms, called Page Definition Module. This extension permits to create, edit, delete and position heterogeneous content elements freely from within the page preview. ... Details

OpenCms in Spain

Date: May 5, 2008 / 14:15 - 15:00
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Alejandro Alves (OpenCms Hispano)

This session's main purpose is to provide all attendees a good understanding of the meaning of OpenCms for the Spanish market in both, client and solution provider's point of view. Covering, at the same time, all the economical aspects involved in the projects execution. ... Details

Using and extending OpenCms search capabilities

Date: May 5, 2008 / 14:15 - 15:00
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Claus Priisholm (CodeDroids ApS)

Many web sites and applications benefits from a good search function. OpenCms uses the highly acclaimed Lucene full-text search engine and thus provides a solid foundation for full-text searches. ... Details

A Guide to the Java Open Source Web Content Management Landscape

Date: May 6, 2008 / 07:15 - 08:15
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Seth Gottlieb (Content Here, Inc.)

Not long ago, companies looking for an open source Java web content management system (WCM) had limited options. While the open source content management system (CMS) community as a whole was thriving, most of the activity was on the PHP and Python stacks. ... Details

Advanced usage of OpenCms multi site functionality

Date: May 6, 2008 / 07:15 - 08:15
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Olli Aro (Clicks and Links Ltd)

Technical OpenCms workshop outlining how OpenCms multi site functionality can be utilized to establish a shared hosted OpenCms platform either in order to consolidate a group of internal websites or provide OpenCms as ASP service. ... Details

Discussing OpenCms Workplace usability for editors of corporate websites

Date: May 6, 2008 / 08:30 - 09:30
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Christian Weber (Nionex GmbH - DirectGroup Bertelsmann)

One major goal of content management systems is to bring web publishing capabilities to employees in business companies. The users of a CMS, called "editors", belong to departments like marketing, product management or technical documentation. ... Details

Build Procedure for OpenCms based Projects using Maven 2

Date: May 6, 2008 / 08:30 - 09:30
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Felix Noz (comundus GmbH)

After a short introduction into the build tool Maven 2 we dive into how we use it to build complete OpenCms based projects. A custom made Maven VFS Plugin helps managing all VFS content in a file system source tree just like Java sources. ... Details

Qimonda Intranet: creative, passionate and fast

Date: May 6, 2008 / 10:00 - 11:00
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Hannes Distler (Qimonda AG)

A close look at the project and processes for a multi-language corporate Intranet with regional Websites - The session is intended for business managers. ... Details

Single sign-on enabled OpenCms

Date: May 6, 2008 / 10:00 - 11:00
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Pavel Slavíček (Qbizm technologies, a.s.)

The presentation will introduce the architecture of Single Sing-On implementation into OpenCms. At the beginning of the session Single sign-on will be introduced. ... Details

OpenCms @ Bayer

Date: May 6, 2008 / 12:00 - 13:00
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Pascal Hollenbrock (Bayer Business Services)

This session is aimed at (technical) project leaders and decision makers in the IT-environment. It will generally illustrate the benefits OpenCms - as an OpenSource-solution - offers for a major enterprise such as Bayer. ... Details

Developing custom widgets in OpenCms

Date: May 6, 2008 / 12:00 - 13:00
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Dan Liliedahl (eFoundry Corp.)

This session is intended for developers familiar with OpenCms. It covers the use of custom widgets in structured content editors. In the session the audience will be taken through the process of designing and creating a custom widget that obtains its data dynamically. ... Details

Breaking down the door: OpenCms in the UK market

Date: May 6, 2008 / 13:15 - 14:00
Track: Business (Presentation)
Speaker: Jonathan Grove (Futurate)

Although open source solutions are increasingly accepted among the UK voluntary and community sector, this type of product has had only limited impact on the corporate and public sector which continue to be dominated by proprietary content management systems. ... Details

Do you speak ... ? - Integration of other scripting languages than JSP

Date: May 6, 2008 / 13:15 - 14:00
Track: Technical (Presentation)
Speaker: Sebastian Himberger (agil - mehr Internet KG)

This talk will describe how the current JSP integration works in general and explain a way to embed other scripting languages to produce dynamic content or perform other actions inside OpenCms. ... Details

Conference roundup discussion panel

Date: May 6, 2008 / 14:15 - 15:00
Track: Closing Session
Speaker: Arash Kaffamanesh (Pomegranate Software)

Arash will moderate a panel of speakers, sponsors and delegates from the conference. In this panel, proceedings of the OpenCms Days conference and expo will be discussed and resulting next steps in the OpenCms community will be outlined. ... Details

Latest News

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    Nov 30, 2016 - OpenCms 10.5 focuses on site localization, adding tools for assisted translation of pages and sitemaps. Many usability improvements have been made for the Page Editor and the Explorer. OpenCms 10.5 also ships a much improved version of the Apollo Template. Based on Bootstrap, the Apollo Template is fully customizable without coding.

  • OpenCms 10.5 Release Notes

    Nov 30, 2016 - The OpenCms 10.5 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • OpenCms Docker image

    Nov 30, 2016 - Test OpenCms 10.5 using the official image from the Docker hub registry - the fastest way to evaluate and test OpenCms.

  • OpenCms documentation and demo sites

    Nov 30, 2016 - We have launched a new OpenCms documentation site and updated the demo site for OpenCms 10.5. The new OpenCms Documentation Central connects all relevant sources of information about OpenCms.

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