Paster templates for standard NiteoWeb Plone projects
Starting, deploying and maintaining Plone projects made easy
zopeskel.niteoweb is collection of ZopeSkel templates to help you standardize and automate the task of starting, deploying and maintaining a new Plone project. Its particularly helpful for less experienced Plone developers as they can get a properly structured and deployed Plone project in no time. A complete tutorial on how to use these templates for your own projects is at http://ploneboutique.com.
It will help you to automate and standardize:
- Starting a new Plone project that includes old- and new-style python, zope page template and css overrides, collective.xdv, etc.
- Adding your own functionalities and look to Plone.
- Staging and deploying your Plone project on Rackspace Cloud server instance running CentOS, with Nginx in front and secured with iptables firewall (only $11 per month per instance!)
- Maintaining and upgrading your Plone project on the production server.
By default the Plone project you create with these templates is equiped with:
- latest collective.xdv with sample rules.xml and template.html,
- .svnignore files to ignore files/folders that should not be stored inside your code repository,
- base.cfg that holds global configuration for your buildout,
- versions.cfg that pins all your eggs to specific versions to ensure repeatability,
- development.cfg that builds a development environment,
- production.cfg that builds a production environment with ZEO,
- sphinx.cfg that is used to generate documentation for your code,
- test_setup.py that shows you how to write tests for your project,
- fabfile.py with Fabric commands to deploy your code and data to a Rackspace Cloud server instance running CentOS,
- Sphinx documentation for your project,
- nginx.conf template to setup the Nginx web-proxy in front of your Zope,
- basic iptables configuration to deny access on all ports but the ones you actually use,
- munin-node.conf template to setup Munin system monitor node on your production server,
- and many more smaller goodies.
Installation is simple, just run ‘sudo easy_install zopeskel.niteoweb’ and you’re good to go. Go where? To http://ploneboutique.com.
Out-of-the-box, this package is intended for NiteoWeb’s internal projects. However, at http://ploneboutique.com you’ll find a comprehensive guide on how to use these templates for your own projects.
- munin plugins for Zope
- audit iptables
- audit sudoers
- audit sshd_config
- Nejc ‘zupo’ Zupan, NiteoWeb Ltd.
- Domen ‘iElectric’ Kožar, NiteoWeb Ltd.
- Added initial documentation. [zupo]
- Initial release. [zupo]
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