[Educational] [ANN] ECLecture 1.3

Mario Amelung amelung at iws.cs.uni-magdeburg.de
Sat Sep 26 09:24:24 UTC 2009

The eduComponents team is pleased to announce the release of ECLecture 1.3.

About this release

- ECLecture was completly re-implemented with support for Plone 3.

- It is now eggified and uploaded to PyPI (see installation instructions

- Plone 2.x support has been dropped.  Plone 2 user should use ECLecture
version 1.2.

About ECLecture

ECLecture is a Plone product for managing lectures, seminars and other
courses.  An ECLecture object serves as a portal to all course-related
materials like slides, exercises, tests, or reading lists.

ECLecture is licensed under the GPL and is freely available from:



See the Installing an Add-on Product tutorial for more detailed
product installation instructions.


Installing with buildout

If you are using buildout to manage your instance you can install
ECLecture by adding it to the eggs line for your instance:

  eggs =

After updating the configuration you need to run


which will take care of updating your system.

Then restart your zope instance and use the Add/Remove products page in
Site Setup to install ECLecture.

Installing without buildout

Download the ECLecture product package.  Move (or symlink) the ECLecture
folder into the Products directory of the Zope instance it has to be
installed for, and restart the server.  Use the Add/Remove products page
in Site Setup to install ECLecture.


For questions and discussions about ECLecture, please join the
eduComponents mailing list



ECLecture was written by Mario Amelung and Michael Piotrowski.

The icons used in ECLecture are from the Silk icon set by Mark
James.  They are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution
2.5 License.

ECLecture was ported to Plone 3 by Eudemonia Solutions AG
with support from Katrin Krieger and the Otto-von-Guericke
University of Magdeburg.

Mario Amelung

Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Inf. Mario Amelung      <amelung at iws.cs.uni-magdeburg.de>
Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg               WDOK Research Group

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