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Introduction to Apache Lenya

Speaker(s) : Richard Frovarp, Rudolf Korhummel
Language : English Level : Newbie Nature : Conference
Date : Friday 9 July 2010 Schedule : 09h20 Duration : 40 minutes
Place: ENSEIRB - Amphi A
Transversal topics: In english

The Talk

Apache Lenya is a Java and XML based content management system distributed by the Apache Software Foundation. The Apache Software Foundation, established in 1999, oversees 138 Open Source projects with over 2,000 committters. Lenya uses Apache Cocoon at its core, which provides great flexibility. The talk will cover the history of the project, current status, features, and usage.

Since Lenya is XML based, it is able to take arbitrary XML and transform it as necessary into other formats, including XHTML, via XSLT. This talk will cover examples of this use.

Main features include:

- Support for a variety of WYSIWYG Editors
- Default support for revisioning
- Customizable workflow engine
- Internationalization support
- Clean URLs
- Uses XSLT for templating
- Publication templating

The talk will conclude with future directions for the project.

The Speakers

Richard Frovarp

Richard Frovarp is a software engineer with North Dakota State University in Fargo, North Dakota. He has been active with Apache Lenya for several years and is on the Apache Lenya project management committee.

Rudolf Korhummel

Rudolf Korhummel has been active with Apache Lenya for several years and serves on the Apache Lenya project management committee.