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Web Applications

Yet another week of development is nearly over (at least for me). What was this week all about? Apart from the really low temperatures outside (on Tuesday it was -24C at 4am), I focused mainly on extending the multi-site support in Magnolia. This feature exists for years already. But what it really means in context of Magnolia? In general you can setup the server to run mulptiple domains and you...
on Jan 28, 2010
I was asked  recently if/how can someone create or configure the link control in Magnolia dialog so it would allow editor to choose not only the target of the link, but also the repository from which to choose such target. For those not familiar with the link control, right now you have to configure repository from which the control will let you select the target in the dialog...
on Jan 22, 2010
Or can there ever be too many backups? I don't think so. On the other hand very often I have seen people underestimating testing their backup solutions and restore procedures and discovering issues only in middle of a crisis when restore of previously made backup is desperately (and quickly) needed. Just few examples of those: Backup is seemingly running, but backup media is corrupted is a way...
on May 7, 2009
I might have mentioned something about cache in Magnolia here before, today let's look at another aspect of it. While in general Magnolia follows well known and understood publish/subscribe model when it comes to page activation (the activation is always done in direction from authoring to public instance), there is one notable exception to this model - public generated content. This it the kind...
on Apr 29, 2009
Over last couple of months more people have been asking about the workflow. Probably most often asked question is whether or not it is possible to monitor running workflow instances from within Magnolia. The response to this question have always been along the lines: yes, you can monitor the workflows, but no, you can't do so from within the admin interface of Magnolia. OpenWFE provides tools to...
on Mar 3, 2009
Just to give you a short peek under the hood of development going on for Magnolia 3.7, here come three different examples of writing paragraph templates for Magnolia. The example is actual textimage paragraph from the current samples. The first code snippet shows how things have been done up until now with JSP paragraph renderer. And it will still work in 3.7, so don't worry, you don't need to...
on Sep 16, 2008
Not so long ago I talked to Boris about Magnolia's new website and the problems with displaying blogs of developers using existing rss paragraph. While this paragraph allows displaying content of the feed on the fly there are several issues with the paragraph. First is the connectivity, paragraph doesn't keep the content of the feed, just a url to it and has to obtain fresh version on the fly. In...
on Aug 21, 2008
The stable release of Magnolia 3.6 will soon be out and it will ship with a brand new cache system implemented from scratch. The intention was not to reinvent the wheel, instead, the new cache system decouples Magnolia's presentation layer from the underlying cache mechanisms and allows to plug in any cache engine of choice. Magnolia 3.6 will be distributed with EHCache as the default cache...
on Jun 26, 2008
I never wrote anything about Magnolia on this blog yet, so for those of you who never heard of it here comes a brief summary. If you know what Magnolia is about, feel free to skip to the next paragraph. Magnolia is a Content Management System (CMS). It is Open Source and there is a Community Edition available for those who are in need of a CMS and are happy to work it out themselves and rely on...
on Jun 5, 2008