Playing with Meteor: Account Management is awesome

I started playing with Meteor - a Node.js and MongoDB framework - last week as a toy app to help some friends, and it is actually really nice. I don't know yet how serious it is - I've only got maybe five hours playing with it - but one thing it has over almost every… Continue reading Playing with Meteor: Account Management is awesome

A quick first-contact tutorial for PencilBlue

Let's see if we can figure out how to use PencilBlue. It looks interesting enough, and I like much about the approach they're taking ("Eventually someone who's not in love with the technology has to manage the site"); let's see if we can hammer out some basic workflows. The philosophy PencilBlue seems to prefer is… Continue reading A quick first-contact tutorial for PencilBlue

PencilBlue on Fedora 20

Tom Callaway (spot) mentioned a company local to the Raleigh area, publishing an open source CMS, called PencilBlue. PencilBlue is written with Node.js, a server environment leveraging Javascript. You might wonder why I'm even considering trying a different platform. After all, I'm already a user of WordPress; I also work for a company that produces… Continue reading PencilBlue on Fedora 20