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A sample package to demonstrate Plone add-on development

Project description

Introduction

collective.package is a sample add-on package for Plone developers.

Motivation

Boilerplate from template generators like ZopeSkel is nice, but not quite as nice as real, but generic, examples.

In the same way the collective developer’s manual (http://svn.plone.org/svn/collective/collective.developermanual/trunk/) aims to document every single occurence along the way to Plone coding zen, collective.package aims to code it then release it as an installable add-on.

Installation

You may install this add-on via Buildout, like so:

[buildout]
extends = http://dist.plone.org/release/4.0.2/versions.cfg
versions = versions
parts = plone

[plone]
recipe = plone.recipe.zope2instance
user = admin:admin
eggs =
    Plone
    collective.package

Usage

This package contains code examples for common add-on package tasks in Plone. For example, creating a Python package that “shows up” as an installable add-on in the Plone control panel. Or installing an authentication plugin.

Examples

Here is a list of examples:

  • How do I make my package “show up” in Plone? Use the Quick Installer of course.
  • How do I create an authentication plugin? Use the Pluggable Auth Service, of course.

Changelog

0.2 (12/01/2010)

  • Add PAS example
  • Rename Products.product to collective.package

0.1 - Unreleased

  • Initial release

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