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Professional Plone Development: Building robust, content-centric web applications with Plone 3, an open source Content Management System by Martin Aspeli

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Quick Start

Understanding your development environment is an important step in becoming a productive developer. If you need to get up and running quickly, however, and you have the prerequisites outlined above in order, here are the key steps.

We will assume you have Python 2.4 as your main Python interpreter. First download easy_install if you do not have it already, and use it to install ZopeSkel:

$ wget http://peak.telecommunity.com/dist/ez_setup.py
$ python ez_setup.py
$ easy_install ZopeSkel

Note

If you do not have wget (e.g. because you are using Windows), you can just as easily download the ez_setup.py script using a web browser. When you run this script, it will install the easy_install binary to a directory that may not already be in your ...

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