Into the box Preside workshop

  • 19 Apr 2017
  • Alex Skinner

Pixl8 are pleased to be teaching a one day workshop for Into The Box 2017 for the Preside platform on Wednesday April 26th https://www.intothebox.org/#sessions

 We'll be covering a large number of topics in detail and this will be aimed at getting people up and running with the platform and all it has to offer, not just content management!

Prerequisites

  • Commandbox installed
  • Preside commands installed https://github.com/pixl8/Preside-CMS-CommandBox-Commands
  • Preferrably MySQL installed though you can at your option use SQL Server or Postgres

Agenda

Introductions

Checking prerequisites and ensuring everyone is ready

General Overview (1hr)

  • What it is and where its used
  • Getting started
  • Using commandbox commands to build new sites
  • Core behaviour
  • Site tree + Page types
  • Widgets
  • Asset management & derivatives
  • Preside objects & data manager
  • Tenancy
  • i18n
  • Extending Preside
    • Install extensions
    • Starwars

Introductions

  • Meet others in the class
  • Checking prerequisites

30 Minute coffee break

Topics to be covered in detail (dependent on demand)

  • Content management deep-dive
  • Working with sticker asset inclusion framework
  • Rules engine
  • Task manager
  • Building restful services
  • Marketing automation
    • Email service
    • Personalisation
    • Rules and personas
  • Form builder
  • Building custom applications with objects
  • Building extensions with cascading inheritance
  • Building subscription based sites
  • Multi-lingual capabilities

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Author

Alex Skinner

Managing Director at Pixl8