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From Upayavira>
Subject Re: "Apache Cocoon in Action" suggestion and call for opinions
Date Wed, 13 Apr 2005 09:17:24 GMT
Linden H van der (MI) wrote:
> Hi,
> sorry I've been too busy lately to participate in anything I've promised
> over time. It's not that I don't want to do it any more, just time...
> well, you know.
> Reading this thread, something clicked as I've been working on a simple
> website using Cocoon with simple XML files as "backend". So no high-end,
> sophisticated connecting-legacy-to-homegrown-software-to-Cocoon stuff,
> but simply taking advantage of things already available in Cocoon.
> I could try and write down the process I've gone through and using that
> as a base for a tutorial for "MyFirstCocoonWebApp". I know I sometimes
> work backwards (i.e. develop first, think later ;-)), so things might be
> out of (efficient) order.
> The website I'm referring to is currently online at:
> It's a multi-lingual (NL + EN) site with some Cforms for registration
> and a connection to an eXist database for some searching.
> My idea about this tutorial is building a similar website e.g.
> "MyPersonalSite" containing biography and CV, "MySmallBusinessSite" (who
> are we, what do we do, portfolio, contact form).

Sounds great. At some point, we've got to come up with a list of the 
sort of tutorials and walk-throughs we want, so that we can have 
comprehensive coverage. In the meantime, I'd say just go ahead and write it!

Regards, Upayavira

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