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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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Chapter 4. Customization Basics

To a certain extent, all we ever do when we use Plone-the-platform is to customize Plone-the-product. Sometimes, that means building a system that barely resembles “out-of-the-box” Plone; and at times, it’s just about adding a few bells and removing a few unnecessary whistles.

In this chapter, we will learn about the main types of customization that Plone supports. In the next chapter, we will put these concepts into practice by creating a policy product to manage specific customizations relevant to Optilux Cinema case study.

Persistent Settings and the ZODB

The first type of customization most developers encounter is the settings exposed by various tools and Plone control panel forms. Sometimes, they build applications ...

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