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Report on eXtremeManagement

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I finished a report for school about work I did on eXtremeManagement at Zest Software the past months. Biggest parts: getting xm to run on Plone 3.0 and use Zope 3 technologies. Download the report or read the preface, abstract and conclusion. read more...


eXtremeManagement on Plone 3.0

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Part of my big final assignment of my study Informatics is getting eXtremeManagement to run on Plone 3.0 (beta). That is functioning nicely now. Some remarks about what I needed to do for that. read more...


Minimally overwriting a content type

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If you want a new content type slightly different from an existing one, you might be able to use only GenericSetup to accomplish this. Update: 'diff -u' added; alternative way using the ZMI added; point to TemplateContentTypes by Rocky. read more...


Poi, intelligenttext and Plone 3

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Poi has seen some interesting changes recently. Which branch or bundle can you use in combination with which Plone version? An investigation. read more...


Embrace and Extend: The Zope 3 Way

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Use case: extending Quills

New Plone product: roulationpolicy

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Do you want to add a document to a folder that ends up (almost) at the top? Or do you want to roulate/rotate contents of a folder so a different one ends up on top each day or so? Zest Software presents a Plone product that does just that: roulationpolicy. read more...


Annotations for time registration

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eXtremeManagement has gotten an overhaul under the surface. To keep track of actual hours booked and a total of estimates for an Iteration or Story or Task we were using ComputedFields and some ugly methods. We got rid of those. Instead we are now using clean zope 3 style annotations. Why, you ask? read more...