Plone 3 Multimedia By Tom Gross
Publisher: Packt Publishing 2010 | 315 Pages | ISBN: 1847197663 | PDF | 7 MB
Plone is a free and open source content management system built on top of the Zope application server. Multimedia provides us with stunning interactive user experiences and many design options, but it requires discipline and knowledge to utilize it effectively so that we do not alienate our audiences. By providing an overview of multimedia content together with a practical focus on how to process it in the web context, this book will be your ideal partner when turning your Plone site into a full-featured multimedia Internet presence.From watermarked images, integrated Silverlight-applications over geotagged content and rich podcasts to protected video-on-demand solutions this book provides a rich repository of tools and techniques to add full multimedia power to Plone. This step-by-step guide will show you how to collaborate with many external web resources to build a powerful interactive Plone site that perfectly meet your needs.
Multimedia data is a very important part of the Internet, considering the amount of storage and bandwidth taken. This book will show you how to turn your multimedia data in valuable multimedia content by using the mature and extensible open source CMS Plone.
With its content-centric approach Plone allows specialized use-case scenarios for image, audio, video, Flash and Silverlight applications. The initial chapters focus on managing image, audio, video, and flash content for your Plone website. We then plunge into content control and syndication.
The book will show you how to structure your content by tagging, rating, and geolocating. It will give you insights on how to upload, store, and serve your multimedia content in an effective way.
Embed, display, and manage multimedia content in your Plone website
Build a modern full-featured multimedia CMS with Plone and add-on products
Use and extend specialized multimedia content-types for images, audio, video, and Flash
Set up a custom multimedia CMS by collaborating with external resources such as YouTube, Google videos, and so on
Follow a step-by-step tutorial to create a feature-packed media-rich Plone site