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  • SDL Unveils Next Gen Machine Translation Technology

    SDL (LSE: SDL) today introduced the next generation of machine translation technology – XMT, a core component of the Language pillar within SDL’s Customer Experience Cloud.

    By RealWire
    Posted May 13, 2015

  • concrete5's first big release of 2015: Version 5.7.4

    concrete5's first big release of 2015: Version 5.7.4

    Last week, Andrew Embler announced the availability of concrete5 5.7.4. In his announcement, Andrew stated that this is so far concrete5's biggest release in 2015 and also the biggest release since launching 5.7 last year. concrete5 is free and open source under the MIT software license. 

    Update: After this article was published, concrete5 released 5.7.4.1. According to Andrew Embler, concrete5 5.7.4.1 fixes a number of "important bugs in 5.7.4, including broken dialogs on Windows servers and an inability to edit your site while asset caching is enabled". 

     
    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted May 11, 2015

  • It's all about WordPress 4.2 and 4.2.1

    It's all about WordPress 4.2 and 4.2.1

    Last week, when WordPress announced that Version 4.2 was available, I planned to take my time upgrading my site. Then word came that WordPress 4.2.1 was made available. Sure enough, WordPress has provided a critical security release for all previous versions of their CMS and the developers were strongly encouraging WordPress users to update their sites immediately. Apparently, the WordPress team were made aware of a cross-site scripting vulnerability which could enable commenters to compromise a site. 

    The good news is that updating your WordPress site to 4.2.1 also gets you all the brand new features found in the just just-released WordPress 4.2. WordPress is branding this major version upgrade as the one to help you communicate and share, globally.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted April 29, 2015

  • The Google Mobile Friendly Update: Get Your Site Up To Scratch

    The Google Mobile Friendly Update: Get Your Site Up To Scratch

    The "Google Mobile Friendly Update" was launched on April 21st 2015. The update is designed to address the fact that more and more people are browsing and searching on the web from their mobile devices.

    By Mik Dunne
    Posted April 27, 2015

  • Jahia advocates for an ethical Web Experience Management

    Jahia advocates for an ethical Web Experience Management

    Jahia is aiming at launching a community project at the Apache Foundation, whose mission it is to provide software for the public good. One of the Apache Foundation many strengths in this respect is to provide a license that is both business-friendly and open to any development community. Thus this project would allow all software vendors, brands, organizations and communities to use an open, agreed upon and community-enriched engine to collect and share user context data. 

    By CMS Report
    Posted April 22, 2015

  • Uncle Sam Wants You To Update Your WordPress Plugins

    Uncle Sam Wants You To Update Your WordPress Plugins

    In times of war, you may be asked what you can do for your country. In modern times, your country may be asking you to do your part by updating your WordPress plugins.

    The United States' Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), through the Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3), issued a public service announcement last week recommending website administrators to update their Wordpress sites. More specifically, the bureau wants you to update your third-party WordPress plugins.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted April 15, 2015

  • 5 features of a modern CMS

    5 features of a modern CMS

    How are CMS vendors responding to the contemporary needs of the market to create a content-centric and context-relevant experience for their users?

    By Bojana Sekeljic
    Posted April 08, 2015

  • Embarcadero Delivers Major New Release with RAD Studio XE8

    Enables Delphi/Object Pascal and C++ developers to extend existing Windows applications into solutions for mobile, cloud, and the Internet of Things

    Maidenhead, U.K. - April 7, 2015 - Embarcadero Technologies, a leading provider of software solutions for application and database development, today released Embarcadero® RAD Studio XE8, the connected app platform for Windows and beyond. This major new release of RAD Studio enables Delphi/Object Pascal and C++ developers to leverage their Windows VCL applications and build expanded, innovative solutions for mobile, cloud and the Internet of Things (IoT).

    By RealWire
    Posted April 07, 2015

  • Drupal Association Announces the Aaron Winborn Award

    Drupal Association Announces the Aaron Winborn Award

    This Tuesday, March 24, 2015, the Drupal community lost Aaron Winborn who was diagnosed with ALS a few years ago. In honor of Aaron, the Drupal Association and Angie Bryon recently announced the Aaron Winborn Award. The announcement reads:

    Announcing The Aaron Winborn Award to honor amazing community members

    In honor of long-time Drupal contributor Aaron Winborn (see his recent Community Spotlight), whose battle withAmyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) (also referred to as Lou Gehrig's Disease) is coming to an end later today, theCommunity Working Group, with the support of the Drupal Association, would like to announce the establishment of the Aaron Winborn Award.

    This will be an annual award recognizing an individual who demonstrates personal integrity, kindness, and above-and-beyond commitment to the Drupal community. It will include a scholarship and stipend to attend DrupalCon and recognition in a plenary session at the event. Part of the award will also be donated to the special needs trust to support Aaron's family on an annual basis.

    Thanks to Hans Riemenschneider for the suggestion, and the Drupal Association executive board for approving this idea and budget so quickly. We feel this award is a fitting honor to someone who gave so much to Drupal both on a technical and personal level.

    Thank you so much to Aaron for sharing your personal journey with all of us. It’s been a long journey, and a difficult one. You and your family are all in our thoughts.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted March 25, 2015

  • CMS Industry Working Together to Standardize Personalized Web and Digital Experience

    Standardizing personal experience sounds impersonal, doesn't it? Yet, that's what we're talking about here and there are plenty of software folks believing it's the right time for such an effort. When companies manage or utilize a number of systems involved with customer experience management, there is a need for those systems to transfer data from one system to the next. It is a huge challenge for CIOs, trying to streamline heterogeneous technologies and the data and transactions flowing from each solutions from their information system, while at the same time avoiding losing control over the collected data.

    Working together, Jahia and Enonic have launched a new project at the OASIS international consortium to develop a standard that will enable the creation, management and delivery of personalized web and digital experiences. This initiative lead to the creation of the OASIS Context Server (CXS) Technical Committee (TC). Think of this effort similar to what brought us Content Management Interoperability Services (CMIS) but instead of a standard for content, we're talking about a standard for personalized data.

    By Bryan Ruby
    Posted March 24, 2015

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