Valio.fi deep dive #7: The resource data storage model

After the previous post on how our CMS works on a concept level, it’s time to explain the technical details. Note that remembering the previous post’s concepts is pretty much mandatory for understanding this discussion. Oh, and this gets quite detailed; unless you’re designing a content management platform, you probably don’t care enough to read […]

November 19, 2011 · Jouni Heikniemi · No Comments
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Valio.fi deep dive #6: Features of our custom CMS

In the last post, I touched on the choice of using a CMS product or writing your platform yourself. We picked the custom platform approach, and this time I’ll tell you what that led into. What’s in a Content Management System? Wikipedia defines CMS in a very clumsy and overgeneric way. Let’s not go there. […]

November 5, 2011 · Jouni Heikniemi · One Comment
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Valio.fi deep dive #5: Content Management Systems as platforms

After a brief hiatus, it’s time to look at the Valio case again. This time, I’ll explain a few decisions behind our content management model. I’m sure some of this sounds familiar to almost every web site developer, although most won’t probably dive as deep as we did. The setup So you’re developing an ASP.NET […]

October 20, 2011 · Jouni Heikniemi · 3 Comments
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