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Is a Faster Web on the Horizon With WebAssembly?

PHOTO: Robin Pierre Imagine you wanted to write an application for a design studio that was capable of creating amazingly realistic 3-D previews of the interiors of restaurants. Using the app, a customer of the design studio just points a phone camera at the corner of a room made of rough concrete and a reddish-brown mahogany bar with the latest Saint-Émilion wine...

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DNN Updates DNN Platform, dotCMS Hires New CMO, More Open Source News

PHOTO: Johannes Plenio DNN released version 9.2 of its DNN Platform, which includes updates such as "Prompt," a command-line interface for managing a DNN site, as well as a storage connector for Azure. Prompt was created and led by Kelly Ford, President of DNNDev, with other members of the community contributing. DNN 9.2 can be downloaded at GitHub. Ford, who is also...

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8 Tips For Choosing a Learning Management System (LMS)

Learning management systems continue to mature PHOTO: Unsplash There is no shortage of enterprise learning management systems on the market. In fact, you could argue that there are a few too many — complicating the process of actually choosing and adopting an LMS. To help smooth out the selection process, CMSWire has taken advice from industry practitioners and experts to figure out what...

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DotCMS Updates, TYPO9 9.1 Released, More Open Source News

PHOTO: Cezanne Ali Miami-based dotCMS has rolled out dotCMS 4.3, featuring new Static Publishing features as well the new “Four Eyes” workflow approval.  DotCMS’ Static Publishing feature — which was released last year — has been updated so users can save comprehensive static HTML versions of their websites in multiple locations, including local folders, AWS S3 buckets, or any external location or...

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Why Content Governance Is Key to Taming Content Chaos

Without a strong content governance framework in place, you open your organization up to brand damage or worse. PHOTO: Erik Eastman Large organizations are publishing more and more content across more and more channels. But combine that scale of content produced on a daily, or even hourly basis, with the diverse skill sets of the content creators, and bad processes such as checking...

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Netlify 1.0 Launched, More Open Source News

PHOTO: James Sutton On Dec. 7, 2017, Netlify announced its open source Netlify CMS project had hit version 1.0, boasting a fully-redesigned UI, a new media library and identity management. Mathias Biilmann, CEO of Netlify, told CMSWire Netlify 1.0, “provides an open source alternative to the rising number of proprietary headless CMS offerings that enable how developers actually work today — in Git and increasingly decoupling the front...

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Build Bridges Between Marketing and Development

Did you ever wonder why it's so hard to find software that meets both marketer's and developer's needs? Software frequently reflects the culture of the organization that built it PHOTO: Leio McLaren Today's multitude of tools and technologies have made leading a digital experience (DX) project a bewildering task. Marketing wants this. Development wants that. What’s a digital leader to do? When you look at how to speed...

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WordPress 4.1 Released, DNN Open Sources Automation Framework, More News

A final look at what's happening in the open source software world for 2017 PHOTO: Rob Bye WordPress 4.1 has arrived, and it’s a substantial update. Named after jazz musician Billy Tipton, WordPress 4.1 “Tipton” has received enhancements for site building, workflow management, coding and widgets. WordPress users can now draft and schedule website re-designs via Customizer, as well as collaborate with others using shareable preview links. Plus,...

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How to Prep for a Headless CMS

Moving to a headless content management system requires more than technological change, you must also prep your people and adjust your strategy PHOTO: Jolene Thompson In today’s era of brand disloyalty, convenience and customer experience are the new differentiators. As people demand the information they need, where and when they want it, we’re seeing a major re-architecting of the web toward "push-based" delivery, where the content you...

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Taming Sitecore’s Configuration Chaos

Sitecore CEO Mark Frost discusses new features in Sitecore 9 at the Sitecore Symposium 2017 in Las Vegas. Smokey, this is not 'Nam. This is bowling. There are rules.   —Walter Sobchak (in The Big Lebowski) LAS VEGAS — One of the most frustrating aspects of managing Sitecore is dealing with its long and chaotic configuration process.  In recent releases, especially, the sheer number of configuration...

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