Wichert Akkerman

Software design? Strange hacks? All of the above please!


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2Style4You en Python (Dutch)

An overview of how Python is used by 2Style4You.

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Lessons from other frameworks

This talk tries to provide an overview of lessons that Plone can learn from other python frameworks.

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plone.org infrastructure

This talk gives an overview of the infrastructure used to manage the plone.org website itself and related services.

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Dive into PAS

This is a tutorial providing a brief introduction into the Pluggable Authentication System used by in Plone. It describes the basic concepts and shows how to write basic PAS plugins

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Debian overview

A short overview of the Debian project and its GNU/Linux distribution.

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Security Conscious Linux

A brief overview of securing a Linux system and what to do when the inevitable happens.

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Evolution of the Debian package management system

An overview of how the dpkg package management system evolved between 1994 and 2001.

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Making a GNU/Linux distribution LSB compliant

An investigation into what is involved into making a Linux distribution LSB compliant.

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