Alexander Kandzior

CEO
Alkacon Software GmbH
Germany

Alexander is CEO of Alkacon Software GmbH and leading OpenCms core developer.

Being the original architect, Alexander invented OpenCms back in 1998. Since then, he is an active developer and contributor to the project. He also was responsible for the "open sourcing" of OpenCms in 2000. End of 2001, he founded Alkacon Software with the goal to focus exclusively on high quality OpenCms consulting and development. Today, Alkacon Software is the official maintainer of the OpenCms core development, currently serving over 100 customers all over the globe.

Working with OpenCms since more than 10 years, Alexander has been involved in literally hundreds of OpenCms projects worldwide. He also has developed significant portions of the OpenCms core system, for example the XML content API, the full text search integration and the image scaling.

When not in the office, Alexander enjoys indoor cycling, movies and playing with his little daughter.

 

Latest News

  • Documentation website for the Mercury template

    Jul 8, 2024 - The Mercury template from Alkacon Software is a comprehensive, modular template based on Bootstrap 5 for OpenCms. This feature-rich template now has a complete and exhaustive documentation website.

  • OpenCms 17 available

    Apr 9, 2024 - OpenCms 17 gives content managers the new app "Date search" to find content that has been changed in a certain time range. The "Websites" app allows to easily export the content of a complete site for archiving. An option has been added to hide "sensitive" content in the Offline project. The default Mercury template has been further improved, e.g. with SEO optimized job postings, a "spacer" function and marker clusters for maps. OpenCms 17 has also been tested and certified using Java 17 LTS and 21 LTS.

  • OpenCms 17 Release Notes

    Apr 9, 2024 - The OpenCms 17 release notes contain detailed information about the new features and fixes in this version.

  • Alkacon OCEE 17

    Apr 9, 2024 - Alkacon OCEE 17 is the latest OCEE release for OpenCms 17. This version improves the cluster shutdown behaviour when using the CmsShell.