[Evangelism] 8 Really Cool Things About Plone 4

Ken Wasetis [Contextual Corp.] ken.wasetis at contextualcorp.com
Wed Apr 14 17:46:52 UTC 2010


Good one!  Maybe 'Snow Leonard', then?  Sounds a bit geekier, which is 
right. ;)



Eric Steele wrote:
> I've been considering it more our "Snow Leopard". It's got a lot of backend cleanup, many smaller UI optimizations, a visual refresh, and the Python you already have won't work quite right. ;)
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> Eric
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> On Apr 14, 2010, at 11:40 AM, Ken Wasetis [Contextual Corp.] wrote:
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>> Plone 4:  The 'Stealthy Bliss Release' ?
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>> I see it being akin to the updated Facebook iPhone App that finally respects ones 'block' settings, so one doesn't have to read through everyone's Farmville and Mafia updates ;)
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>> Sometimes it's the little things that really matter to people.  Apple is king of marketing/emphasizing these.  I think the best way to highlight this is going to be through screencasts that we market, have a prominent link to from the plone.org home page, etc., so let them begin...
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>> -Ken
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>> Steve McMahon wrote:
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>>> Scott asks a particular question; let me raise the general one:
>>>
>>> Plone 4.0 is really a "sucks less" release. To me, it's awesome because I know that all the many "sucks less" improvements (not as slow, not as much memory use, more mainstream visual editor, no silly small/large folder distinction ...) will make huge improvements for integrators, developers and users. But, it's a marketing challenge to convey that to those outside our circle. "Plone 4: It's better at everything that matters"?
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>>> On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 8:19 AM, Scott Paley <scott at abstractedge.com <mailto:scott at abstractedge.com>> wrote:
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>>>    "New default visual editor: TinyMCE"
>>>
>>>    But why is that a benefit? What was wrong with the old editor?
>>>    What problem is the new editor solving?
>>>
>>>    Without explaining the benefit of TinyMCE, I'm not sure it's a
>>>    selling point.
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>>>    On Wed, Apr 14, 2010 at 11:16 AM, Steve McMahon <steve at dcn.org
>>>    <mailto:steve at dcn.org>> wrote:
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>>>        A few of my favorites:
>>>
>>>        Dramatic speed improvements -- see Hanno's charts. Both for
>>>        page rendering and initial load.
>>>        http://blog.hannosch.eu/2010/01/plone-4-how-much-faster-is-it.html
>>>        http://jstahl.org/archives/2010/01/19/plone-4-three-times-faster-than-drupal-joomla-or-wordpress/
>>>
>>>        Python 2.6's improved memory management will decrease overall
>>>        memory footprint
>>>
>>>        New default visual editor: TinyMCE
>>>
>>>        Images and binary blobs automatically stored in file system
>>>        rather than ZODB, prevent database bloat.
>>>
>>>        New default theme, Sunburst, provides a modern, minimalist,
>>>        grid-based theme that's a better starting point for modern themes.
>>>
>>>        Support for login by e-mail address
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>        On Tue, Apr 13, 2010 at 5:13 PM, Roberto Allende
>>>        <rover at menttes.com <mailto:rover at menttes.com>> wrote:
>>>
>>>            Hello
>>>
>>>            Two years and a half ago, Jon Stahl wrote a great post
>>>            blog named "8 Really Cool Things About Plone 3"[1]. There
>>>            he wrote about new features coming with Plone 3.
>>>
>>>            Considering there are just two weeks for World Plone Day
>>>            2010 and Plone 4 is going to be the star of the event, i
>>>            would like to ask you what are the features or things you
>>>            would add in the "8 Really Cool things about Plone 4" list.
>>>
>>>            You answer will help a lot making the great Plone 4 talk,
>>>            every host *must* have :)
>>>
>>>            Kind Regards
>>>            r.
>>>
>>>            1.
>>>            http://jstahl.org/archives/2007/07/16/8-really-cool-things-about-plone-3/
>>>
>>>            --             http://worldploneday.org
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